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Accountability will accompany the coalition’s actions

Accountability will accompany the coalition’s actions

For too long, Guyanese have been saddled with a regime that has abandoned even the pretense of good, accountable governance .

Cartoon

Cartoon

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Ambition: the failure of the Jagan/Burnham alliance

Ambition: the failure of the Jagan/Burnham alliance

The APNU/AFC coalition seeks to draw some inspiration from the earlier attempt by Cheddi and Janet Jagan to establish a nationalist/socialist-orientated political organisation in the mid/late 1940s .

Housing versus Development

Housing versus Development

Home ownership is the main pillar of the PPP’s development strategy .

Unconscious Coordinates & the Value of Institution Building in Guyana

By Kevin De Silva Kevin De Silva, Guyanese, is a graduate of the University of Toronto and is currently engaged with issues related to Guyana and its diaspora .

The Vreed-en-Hoop Stelling

The Vreed-en-Hoop Stelling

Concerns have been expressed about the state of the Vreed-en-Hoop Stelling which accommodates a number of vendors now that there is no longer a Georgetown-Vreed-en-Hoop ferry service and just a small section is used for speedboats .

Vryheid’s Lust

Vryheid’s Lust

Story by Thandeka Percivalwith photos by Rae Wiltshire Every village in Guyana has its own unique personality, and Vryheid’s Lust, East Coast Demerara is one of the quiet ones .

Lessons for the next government: The ABC of Guyana’s public  investment management regime

Lessons for the next government: The ABC of Guyana’s public investment management regime

Introduction Surprisingly, considering what appears to be the public’s main preoccupations today, thus far I have already received an unusual number of queries concerning the notion of “pathological altruism”, which I had introduced in recent columns that discussed the Venezuelan PetroCaribe scheme .

Cheddi

Cheddi

When I was growing up in Guyana in West Dem, we had no electricity in our house, no telephone, and, in the early days, not even a radio .

Citizens Bank Incorporated

Citizens Bank Incorporated

Attention of management As we continue the assessment of the performance of the commercial banks in Guyana, attention turns to Citizens Bank Incorporated (CBI) .

The PPP and the Gospel according to St Mark

The PPP and the Gospel according to St Mark

In the Gospel according to St Mark, Chapter 10, Verse 25, Jesus is recorded as having said: “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God .

Bedrock

Bedrock

I have written often enough, and fervently believe, that cricket is an important element in our lives binding us closely together as West Indian nation – though I have to admit that recent West Indies cricket has displayed hardly any resemblance at all in the skill, camaraderie, spirit, pride and commitment to the game which once, win or lose, filled me with joyful anticipation, exhilaration and a sense of heightened patriotism .

The region should form a balanced judgement on how best to relate to Russia in the Caribbean

The region should form a balanced judgement on how best to relate to Russia in the Caribbean

Over the last five years Russian interest in the Caribbean has been growing steadily; so that today Moscow’s diplomatic profile and its economic presence in a number of Caribbean nations is now stronger than at any time since the end of the Cold War .

Examining the eye

Examining the eye

There could be many situations which would necessitate having a closer look at your pet’s eye .

How Fischer changed chess

How Fischer changed chess

– the Karpov interview continues

During the ‘Match’ following word that chess was categorized as another exciting version of the widespread draughts and which was delivered by a curious soldier of the former British empire who saw active service in the realm of the outer world, Mr Gomes, our village became a hub which was fired with a fervour for a board game which had not been noticeable in the past .

Porphyria’s Lover

Porphyria’s Lover

The rain set early in to-night,                The sullen wind was soon awake,It tore the elm-tops down for spite,                And did its worst to vex the lake:                I listened with heart fit to break .

Cruz’s candidacy is good news — for Democrats

Cruz’s candidacy is good news — for Democrats

US Senator Ted Cruz’s announcement that he is running for the Republican presidential nomination is great news for Democrats: He will push the other Republican hopefuls to the right on immigration, further scaring away Hispanic voters and making it more difficult for Republicans to win next year’s elections .

Blackish Nightjar

Blackish Nightjar

The Blackish nightjar is so named for its predominantly blackish plumage which gives the bird excellent camouflage in forest clearings and along trails .

Zinnias

Zinnias

We are well into the season of colourful annuals, seeds and bulbs .

Fire-roasted pickled sweet peppers

Fire-roasted pickled sweet peppers

This is one of those situations where there is excess on the market so you buy extra and find ways to preserve it .



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