On December 8, the fifth Cuba-Caricom summit will take place In Havana .
Guyanese chess players are being given an opportunity to oppose some leading chess nations of the Caribbean owing to the hosting of the Umada Cup chess tournament locally .
Forget about the Deepwater Horizon .
Immature Little Blue Herons are often mistaken for the all-white Snowy Egrets which have black legs compared to the greenish-yellow legs of the Little Blue .
You are getting two recipes out of this one dish .
Cycas revoluta commonly called Sago Palm originated from Japan in the Far East .
Again, I leave the reasons for and consequences of the Prorogation; the visible manifestations of unprofessional ineptitude with respect to vital infrastructure and the issue of how our young ladies dress to the more knowledgeable, the more “analytical” .
I have been lucky thus far in my life; I’ve never experienced any sexual violence .
On the day of your interview, please arrive at the Embassy at the time indicated on your printed appointment confirmation page .
A chief characteristic of globalization is time-space compression, one expression of which is a generalized CNN effect, namely the capacity of news media, nationally or internationally, to report in real time and pressure policy makers to make quick decisions in a particular direction .
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 .
Last week, we discussed the reason the President cited for proroguing Parliament as his belief that the Parliamentary Opposition wanted to disrupt Government’s business by forcing a debate on their no confidence motion .
This week we asked Berbicians to comment on the malfunctioning of the retractor span of the Berbice River Bridge which left countless persons stranded for hours on both sides of the river last Friday .
Story by Jeanna PearsonPhotos by Arian BrowneJane Cabral wakes up every morning to the smell of marijuana wafting across her small makeshift house that was once made of plastic .
Latin American programmes to send more students to US universities are beginning to bear fruit, even if the number of Latin American students in US higher education institutions remains way behind those of China, India, South Korea and even Vietnam .
As if the political controversies were not enough, the rains and inevitable floods brought more woes to the populace .
The title I gave to one of my collections of poems is ‘Between Silence and Silence .
IntroductionLast week’s column sought to make it very clear that, in my view, Guyana’s burgeoning inequality and poverty are the direct products of decisions and collective choices made by the ruling cabal of politicians, controllers of criminal networks, economic and financial rogues, and other marauders, who as I have indicated, consider themselves not only ‘too big to jail’ but also destined by the gods to rule Guyana .
In November 2015 the Commonwealth will have to choose a new Secretary General .
Certainties of lifeIt has often been said that death and taxes are the two certainties of life .
This past week in Demerara, at the height of the thunderous rainstorm that produced widespread flooding, an East Coast resident was in a quandary .
Cyrtostachys renda, commonly called the Lipstick or Sealing wax palm is another exotic palm in the Palmae family .
All across the Caribbean you can find a dish of stew-peas .
Mention was made in last week’s column about the possible need for special treatment for those animals which were companions to the one that was euthanized .
A sizeable number of chess aficionados, including a sprinkling of Guyanese, are viewing the live coverage of the World Championship Chess match via the internet .
Sunday Cartoons .
The audience for theatre in Guyana exhibits certain characteristics and behaviours defined by history, colonialism, slavery, culture and tradition .
Blue-black Grassquit (Volatinia jacarina)Males of this species have a jumping routine with a persistent call, usually from a fence post or .
Here comes one of my university-of-life/faculty-of-the-streets lecturettes today .
We now mark the fifth anniversary of this column in this exemplary, nation-defining newspaper, and it’s been an inspiring, beautiful journey .
Delivering his contribution to a PPP congress about a decade ago, Mr .
By Diana Abraham, Andaiye, Arif Bulkan, Janette Bulkan, Ronald Burch-Smith, Mellissa Ifill, Leila Jagdeo, Jean La Rose, Joy Marcus, Christopher Ram, Fr Malcolm Rodrigues, Iana Seales, Alissa Trotz On Monday November 10, 2014, President Donald Ramotar prorogued the 10th Parliament of Guyana by proclamation .
In view of the ongoing calls for attention to healthier eating so as to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases, the man and woman in the street were asked whether their go-to-meal would be fresh produce or fast food and the reason for their choices .
So the President has made good his threat to prorogue Parliament! He suspended the proceedings of the House for an unspecified period, although constitutionally a prorogation cannot exceed six months .
In today’s column I propose to take last week’s discussion concerning the impact of massive wage and salary spreads along with the prevalence of the phantom economy on Guyana’s inequality and poverty one step further, through engaging an important emerging global line of thought on these matters .
Proroguing parliament is a legitimate constitutional device in Westminster constitutions, whatever its origins and the purpose for which it is used .
Chile has just taken a bold step to promote innovation that should be copied by all other Latin American countries .