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Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce

Applesauce is one of those things that you can make to be spread on toast or biscuits, mixed into dough or batters for baked goods or be eaten as is, for dessert or a snack .

Spot-breasted woodpecker

Spot-breasted woodpecker

The very colourful Spot-breasted woodpecker feeds mainly on ants, found in trees by probing, or on the ground by probing into the  .

Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl

The Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) is the most widely distributed owl in the Americas; it ranges from Northern Canada to South America .

Guyana ranks 150 out of 179 countries in the Olympiad

Guyana ranks 150 out of 179 countries in the Olympiad

On the chess board , lies and hypocrisy do not last long    -Emmanuel Lasker  Guyana has been ranked 150th out of the 179 countries which are earmarked to participate in the 2014 Norway chess Olympiad, according to FIDE, the World Chess Federation .

 Sunday Cartoons

Sunday Cartoons

Sunday Cartoons .

Fishing

Fishing

Fishing in Bel Air (Photo by Arian Browne) .

Surface tumours/cancers

Surface tumours/cancers

(Continued from last week)Vaginal tumoursToday and next week, we’ll address two types of tumours affecting the canine vagina, which are similar, yet distinct, relative to their origins/causes and the way they exhibit themselves .

Reparations are owed

Reparations are owed

It has been over a century and a half since slavery was abolished in the Caribbean, but the wide-ranging consequences of one of the most oppressive and intolerable institutions in human history continue to shape life in the region .

Increasing understanding and reducing  stigma around mental illness in Guyana

Increasing understanding and reducing stigma around mental illness in Guyana

IntroductionStarting today, Stabroek News will publish a biweekly column by Sherlina Nageer on various wellness-related issues, including sexual, reproductive, women, and children’s health, nutrition, primary health care, alternative and traditional medicine, chronic diseases, as well as issues around training, monitoring and evaluation, health policy and education among other areas .

The brigadier’s “explosive sounds”

- Comrade Clarissa, Comrade Aubrey

Within a five–day period thousands of us interested enough were able to be treated to varied “explosions of sound” emanating from the PNC/APNU/Parliamentary Opposition Leader, retired Army Brigadier, David Granger .

Purposing powerful  Guyanese performance

Purposing powerful Guyanese performance

We excuse away the way we are being with vague, abstract generalizations, brushing aside, for example, our lack of powerful performance with the notion that we’re a small, weak, undeveloped nation .

APNU appears looking to scram!

APNU appears looking to scram!

The PNCR congress has come and gone, but the major issues that faced the party, some of which arose at the congress itself, will have repercussions for years to come .

Revisiting Financial Paper 1/2014 – Statement of Excess

Revisiting Financial Paper 1/2014 – Statement of Excess

Since my last article on the above subject, two developments took place .

What the People say about…Guyana’s chances in the current Caribbean Premier League

What the People say about…Guyana’s chances in the current Caribbean Premier League

Interviews and photos by Desilon DanielsAnand Jabar, watch salesman – ‘Guyana is playing good but I don’t like what’s going on with the team .

Two different cricket games

Two different cricket games

In recent days, with the CPL centre stage in the Caribbean, concurrent with England/Sri Lanka Test matches in the UK, we are seeing quite a contrast in cricket compared to the sport most senior folks grew up with in the region reaching back to the Union Jack days .

To whom our hands once clung

To whom our hands once clung

I dreamt of my father the other night .

Tobago Hill

Tobago Hill

Story and photos by Mario Joseph [caption id="attachment_298600" align="alignright" width="333"] The entrance to Tobago Hill[/caption]Deep in the North West District, Region One, in a world far beyond Georgetown, there lies a lush, green, remote village called Tobago Hill .

Guyana: More on debt relief for slavery reparations

Guyana: More on debt relief for slavery reparations

Last week’s column considered whether Guyana should support national debt relief as compensatory payment from slave-owning European countries to slave descendants residing in the region .

The PNCR Congress and  David Granger’s leadership

The PNCR Congress and David Granger’s leadership

The PNCR Congress is always an interesting time for political observers, not least because in recent times there has always been a challenge to the leaders and energetic contests for other positions .

Guyana and the national treatment principle

Guyana and the national treatment principle

Frequent concessionsIn the world of international trade, there is something called national treatment .

It’s time for International Anti-corruption Court

It’s time for International Anti-corruption Court

The more I read about the massive government corruption in Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela and other countries where top officials have been accused of stealing fortunes with near total impunity, the more I like a new proposal that is making the rounds in world legal circles — creation of an International Anti-Corruption Court .

Baked Fish Fillets

Baked Fish Fillets

In good taste

[caption id="attachment_298617" align="alignleft" width="375"] Baked Fish Fillets (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)[/caption]Did you try the fish fillets in Lemon Butter Sauce the week before last? How was it? Want another quick recipe to cook fish?Again I am recommending a whitefish fillet, that means, Bangamary, Trout, Red or Grey Snapper, Snook and any other variety of whitefish available can be used .

Regionally led private sector growth may have become a pipe dream

Regionally led private sector growth may have become a pipe dream

When Caricom heads of government met in Antigua earlier this month they had held a “frank and enthusiastic” exchange with selected leaders of industry and commerce .

Grow your own sweet basil

Grow your own sweet basil

Sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) originated from India and Iran .

Bird Watchers Corner

Bird Watchers Corner

[caption id="attachment_298620" align="alignleft" width="385"] Forest creek (Photo by Samantha James)[/caption]The forests of Guyana are a key part of the water cycle, since they produce oxygen and are critical for evaporation, condensation, precipitation, infiltration and runoff .

Pause

Pause

By Andre Haynes, Guest Contributor If the AFC has its way, we could soon find ourselves facing new general elections a lot earlier than expected .

Guyana’s Murderous Madness

-Bharrat, Benjie, Basmattie

- The Politics of the Seventh ParliamentIn these Op-Ed pieces one is given to (hopefully) well-thought out analyses and conclusions, strongly-held, truth-and-fact views, sometimes preachy “lectures” and heavily-referenced or endorsed dissertations .

Ireng-Sawariwau neighbourhood yearns for local democracy

Ireng-Sawariwau neighbourhood yearns for local democracy

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 .

Writing that shapes the social space

Writing that shapes the social space

Who makes a real difference in society?We look to politicians, as if they possess super-human powers, and when they fail, when Parliament descends to a crassly quarrelsome, strife-ridden place of inertia, we lament and moan and become disappointed .

Cartoon

Cartoon

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The PPP has far more questions to answer

The PPP has far more questions to answer

Last week, in response to the Alliance for Change (AFC) letter stating its intent to move a motion of no-confidence in his government under article 106 of the Constitution, President Donald Ramotar stated that he and his party were ready for any eventual elections, and then he did a very strange thing, which suggests the opposite .

Delaying the election of local authorities supports corruption

Delaying the election of local authorities supports corruption

The word democracy has its origin in two Greek words which together mean ‘people power’ (demos = people; kratos = power) .

Local government elections, US Ambassador’s statement and the “feral blast”

Local government elections, US Ambassador’s statement and the “feral blast”

In February of this year, the National Assembly approved a Bill for the holding of local government elections no later than 1 August 2014 .

The 2012 Guyana census

The 2012 Guyana census

This week we asked the man and woman in the street what they thought of the 2012 census draft report, which recorded a decrease in the population .

No 5 Village West Coast Berbice

No 5 Village West Coast Berbice

Most of the residents of the close-knit community of No 5 Village, West Coast Berbice are engaged in business from selling iguanas and water coconuts to running food stalls by the roadside .

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon

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