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Only the English

Only the English

Frankly speaking, as my columnist friend Alan Fenty would say, I have mixed feelings about the English .

NICIL examined

NICIL examined

ConclusionAlter the production structureLast week, this writer took a look at the financial profile of NICIL and its links to the long-term investment policies of the government .

On ethnicity

On ethnicity

I must confess that I have had an ambivalent attitude to ethnicity for most of my life .

Grove, East Bank Essequibo

Grove, East Bank Essequibo

The small farming village of Grove, located on the outskirts of Parika, East Bank Essequibo and made up of residents of mixed ethnicity, is bordered by the villages of Salem and Look Out .

The neglect of children tears the heart

The neglect of children tears the heart

I urge all those who can afford it – many thousands of you if you consult your heart first and only then your bank book – to make a gift of a new life for a destitute or homeless Guyanese child .

Diseases of the cornea

Diseases of the cornea

Last week we dealt with conjunctivitis, an inflammatory process of the membrane which covers the inner side of the eyelids and part of the surface of the eyeball .

Demerara Gold:  A dramatic monologue

Demerara Gold: A dramatic monologue

There are several ways in which theatre education in Guyana in its widest context has been broadening its scope and attempting to achieve greater depth at a national level .

How Fischer changed chess

How Fischer changed chess

Continued from last week

Here is the penultimate instalment of the Anatoly Karpov interview discussing Fischer .

World Bank rivals raise new  issues for the Caribbean

World Bank rivals raise new issues for the Caribbean

It is probably true to say that the average person has little idea what international financial institutions like the World Bank or International Monetary Fund (IMF) do, beyond knowing that they are in some way responsible for having governments impose tough austerity measures and conditions in return for their support .

Kohlrabi  watermelon salad with mint

Kohlrabi watermelon salad with mint

Food for thought

Thinking about salads to serve with Sunday lunch can cause some head scratching .

Summit final document aims at US

Summit final document aims at US

PANAMA CITY — We’ve known for a while that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was planning to stage an anti-US show at this weekend’s Summit of the Americas in Panama, but a copy of the draft final declaration of the meeting that I obtained this week shows that he will seek much more: a formal, region-wide condemnation of the United States .

Bird watcher’s corner

Bird watcher’s corner

A Giant Cowbird (Molothrus oryzivorus) doing its courtship display at the Iwokrama Rainforest Centre .

Voting by Proxy

Voting by Proxy

Proxy Voting is exercised in most forms of voting activity practiced around the world .

LGBT Guyanese deserve acceptance, equality, justice, and wellness

LGBT Guyanese deserve acceptance, equality, justice, and wellness

Sexual orientation (how one identifies sexually, in terms of who they are sexually attracted to) and behaviour are important elements of health and wellbeing .

Post-Nomination Day : Cheated?; Not Defeated?

-Dayclean breaks for the Coalition

As I wrote and promised three columns ago, today’s very brief piece is another contribution from me to GECOM’s and the political parties’ Voter Education process and efforts .

Lighter Sides to the Campaigns

YES YOU MAY! THE 11TH!

by Taurus – The HecklerThis was written five hours before Tuesday’s Nomination Day activities began .

An APNU+AFC government will put an end to crime, corruption and cronyism in public administration

An APNU+AFC government will put an end to crime, corruption and cronyism in public administration

In previous articles, this column has examined the specific characteristics of good governance, and explained exactly how the APNU+AFC coalition intends to make each of those attributes-of-democracy, a reality in Guyana .

Cartoon

Cartoon

Cartoon .

We say it … we mean it!

We say it … we mean it!

Civil society will no longer be silenced

Civil society is the “aggregate of non-governmental organisations and institutions that manifest the interests and will of citizens .

The forgotten alliance

The forgotten alliance

If the APNU/AFC coalition can seek succour in the failed Jagan/Burnham attempt to form a national movement, it would well be reminded that it also has much in common with the 1950s alliance between Forbes Burnham and Dr .



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