Aechmea fasciata commonly called Urn plant comes from the Bromeliad family and originated from Brazil, and is also found throughout Central America .
Dogs training humans?We have just completed weeks of discussing canine paediatrics and how to choose the right pup to live in your home, as an integral part of your family for the next decade or more .
The Link Show is celebrating its 30th production during its current run for the year 2014 .
‘Chess is a miniature version of life .
One of the special things about making stews is the method of preparation and the ingredients used to give it its unique colour and flavour .
The eyes of raptors, like the Roadside hawk, are adapted in several ways .
Stabroek Sports’ Emmerson Campbell and Orlando Charles Friday night received their awards for being the best in their respective fields at the National Sports Commission’s (NSC) National Sports Awards ceremony at the National Culture Centre .
The Finance Minister’s recent vehicular accident is not the sort of news you would easily dismiss on a hectic day at a newsroom, even if the write-up is just to report the basic facts .
There is still one senior PPP-man (a People’s Progressive Party Stalwart) – that I can relate to as a somewhat principled gentleman .
When former President Bharrat Jagdeo took ill last week and ended up in the United States for emergency medical treatment, we witnessed how low we could sink as a nation .
In the banking system of Guyana, Caribbean economies and many developing economies there is a surfeit of liquidity .
(Guest contribution) The 2014 Winter Olympic Games recently ended and although Guyana did not participate in these Games, they did reveal some very relevant issues particularly with respect to fairness and corruption .
Photos and interviews by Dacia WhaulYesterday, we asked the man/woman in the street what they thought about Mashramani 2014 which was celebrated under the theme `Cultural Folklore, Celebrating 44’ .
On 16 January 2014, the Minister of Finance presented to the National Assembly the 2012 annual report of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) .
By Dacia Whaul with photos by Arian Browne “Zeeburg is the largest fishing community on the West Coast of Demerara,” boasted George, “and we have the best cricket team over here .
Before starting an assessment of the key performance indicators for the Guyana sugar industry, two issues need to be addressed .
Forget the movie Braveheart and the passion and nationalism associated with the long-standing desire by many Scots for independence from the English .
I am tired of hearing it .
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera will leave office March 11 with high popularity and one of the best economic records in Latin America .
In the past Guyanese looked forward to the announcement of national honours on Republic Day .
Further cuts Budgeting for education ought to be a simple task for the administration .
It is being noticed more and more – President Obama and Pope Francis are currently making it a theme in their speeches – that inequality is growing and that the already rich and powerful are becoming even more obscenely rich (the President and Pope are too diplomatic to use the word obscene but it is the right one) and even more unchallengeably powerful .
Brandade is a dish made of salt fish that has been whipped to create a light, fluffy texture .
A 13-year-old boy of modest upbringing decides that he will become the world chess champion .
As Guyana celebrates Republicanism with Mashramani and the 2014 Trinidad Carnival moves into high gear, the greatest calypsonian of all time, The Mighty Sparrow, is awarded Trinidad and Tobago’s highest honour, but in Guyana questions are raised over the calypso form itself .
Tillandsia commonly called Air plants are epiphytic and come from the Bromeliacea family .
(Continued from last week) Last week, we discussed the physical examination of young pups, especially their reproductive organs .
The words “child abuse,” with their unsettling overtones of physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment of a child, are triggers for rage .
Pre-Republic Day Greetings to those “regulars” who have followed this man-in-the street feature over its twenty-one years, as well as to those newer readers of the column .
Our idea of what makes a developed society informs us how to build this nation .
Perhaps with the intention of facilitating the call by the Leader of the Opposition, Mr .
By Rod HunterWASHINGTON, DC – In his recent State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama reiterated his ambition to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade agreement among the US and 11 Pacific countries .
Tiffany Barry is a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and the Women’s Studies Unit, both in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Guyana .
During the past week or so, various stakeholders expressed concerns publicly about the delay by the National Assembly to agree on the amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act 2009 to bring it in line with international standards and to avoid sanctions being imposed .