The big news circulating in the international chess world is Fabiano Caruana’s riveting performances in the Sinquefield Cup, St Louis, USA .
One of the most striking events of the past two weeks was the demolition by fire of the Umana Yana in Georgetown on the afternoon of Tuesday September 9 .
Momordica charantia commonly called Carilla, bitter melon or bitter gourd originated from the Indian sub-continent .
This week, I found myself reflecting on my journalistic career and the toxic nature of the relationship that develops between the independent press in Guyana and our government, particularly within the last few years of the PPP/C’s scandal-filled management of the state .
American teens, Muslim global presenceSome weeks I do tire over the choice of topics or issues .
There is a tendency among people, all over the world, to defer to doctors and other healthcare practitioners .
Kellawan Lall, a former PPP/C minister of Local Government and Regional Development, once publicly-expressed a desire for a public-health crisis to occur in the city of Georgetown (KN, July 15, 2010) .
This Ask the Consul article addresses photo requirements for non-immigrant visa (NIV) applications .
We straddle South America and the Caribbean, this Guyanese nation, blessed beyond measure, able to make a dynamic contribution to the global village, positioned to play important roles in shaping regional affairs .
It appears that circumstances have finally got the better of Mr David Granger and pushed him towards radical action .
It was reported last week that Mr Robert Persaud proposed the high cost of energy as the key constraint preventing the development of manufacturing in Guyana .
By Peter SutherlandLONDON – On both sides of the Atlantic, anti-immigrant politics are undermining democracies and damaging lives .
Since the news of an apparent abuse in the grant of duty-free concessions to two remigrants, I have been tempted to do an article on the Remigrant’s Scheme with a view to identifying any shortcomings that might have contributed to this apparent abuse .
By Maya TrotzMaya Trotz teaches environmental engineering at the University of South Florida, Tampa In Environmental Engineering we usually say that there are 5 pillars of sustainability for projects: Environment, economic, socio-cultural respect, political cohesion, and community participation .
With a new school term having started two Mondays ago, this week we asked ten parents in Essequibo whether it was costly to get their children ready for the new school term .
I have far exceeded the Biblical span of three score years and ten, so I realize clearly that this overtime gifted by the Gods must be most carefully husbanded .
The announcement of support for a Nagamootoo/Hughes elections ticket for the AFC by its Leader, Khemraj Ramjattan, has attracted much comment .
Meet Dendropsophus leucophyllatus, the clown tree frog .
A Blackish nightjar (Caprimulgus nigrescens) (Circus buffoni) near a trail on the Osiris Farm, Linden HighwayThe Blackish nightjar is so named for its predominantly .
Portulaca grandiflora commonly called Jump-up-and-kiss-me is native to South America and the Caribbean .
This week, on Thursday, September 18, four schools, all tertiary colleges specialising in the creative arts disciplines in Guyana, will hold their 2014 Convocation ceremony at the National Cultural Centre .
Why is chess important? This question has been de-bated over time .
Continued from last weekWe will continue today analyzing the questionable arguments that develop when a person wants to self-justify reasons for killing his/her pet .
By Cynthia Nelson Last week at Tastes Like Home we talked about Caramelized onions – the cooking of onions low and slow until they brown, caramelize, get soft and sweet .
For years, US officials have been in a quandary about how to counter Venezuela’s political influence in Central American and the Caribbean through its subsidized oil exports .
Inequality resultsAs indicated, this week I begin with reporting the key results of official studies that sought to measure inequality and poverty in Guyana .
In the Cayman Islands, where I once lived, a part of the culture there, as in Guyana where I grew up, is a toy called ‘gigs’ (our word for it is ‘tops’) .
On September 10 the incoming President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Junker, named seven Vice Presidents and 20 commissioners who will jointly control the European Commission for the next five years, assuming they are confirmed in November by the European Parliament .
Primitive to sublimeThe world in which we live is full of natural resources and the economics around them can bring many pleasant and regrettable memories .
Sunday Cartoons .
Old car fun (Arian Browne photo) .
Just days after the World Health Organisation (WHO) named Guyana as the country with the highest estimated suicide rate for 2012 globally, the findings of a local study were released and together they confirmed the growing mental health crisis we are facing .
This is one of those Fridays I wanted for my time-out brevity .
Stabroek News has invited the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance for Change to submit a weekly column on local government and related matters .
Words shape space .
“[P]ublic arguments over policy often reflect the instinctive worldviews of the antagonists rather than honest dialogue to find the best possible solutions” (“What really happened in Bangladesh”, Foreign Affairs, July/August, 2014)Nowhere is this clearer than in the present discourse about constitutional reform .