Last’s week column identified several key trends on the demand side of the global energy market. This was done in order to contextualize Guyana’s future insertion into this market, when its production and export of oil and natural gas come on stream in the early 2020s.
Following the conclusion of round six of the 42nd Chess Olympiad currently in progress in Baku, Azerbaijan, India’s men have taken the lead ahead of such behemoths as Russia, the US, China, Ukraine and the Netherlands.
Whether the reason or cause is personal economic hardship, innate disrespect for honesty and the law, greed or some disdain for (hard) work, there are parents or guardians who will knowingly accept stolen items generated by their younger relations.
Over 4 000 years old, the famous Epic of Gilgamesh is considered the earliest surviving great work of literature. It is an epic poem recorded in ancient Sumerian cuneiform on several precious clay tablets from Mesopotamia, detailing the exploits of the King of Uruk – an old city east of the Euphrates River in present day Iraq.
In opposition, APNU and the AFC were vehemently condemnatory of PPP/C corruption, incompetence, undemocratic behaviour, etc. If anyone had then told me that less than two years into the life of an APNU+AFC government, similar-type perceptions of it would have reached the stage where even some of its staunchest supporters are shaking their heads in wonderment, I would have listened but not believed.