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A Dream of my Ancestors and the Past

Stanley Greaves: It is a pleasure to see George Tancredo’s work again for several reasons. There was a time when artists including myself, made use of imagery from the culture of our Indigenous people.

The nuts and bolts of writing songs

Media interviews are part of a musician’s life and the best interviewers – Vic Fernandes in Barbados; Carlton James and Wanita Huburn here – will come at you with stuff that makes you turn inward and unravel things you learned along the way but never articulated. 

Castor Oil plant

  Ricinus communis commonly called Castor Oil plant originated in India.This shrub has many varieties. Lately, I have been seeing Castor Oil plants popping up and wondered if the seeds were flying.

Birdwatchers

Yellow headed Caracara

 The Yellow-headed Cara-cara is one of the most commonly seen birds of prey in South American cities. Female adults are larger than males, but they are otherwise similar in appearance.

About the PPP

Nearly six and a half decades after the PPP first came to government in 1953, with other hopeful junctures in 1964, 1992, 2011 and 2015, Guyana stands at another political crossroads and the outcome will again depend largely upon how the political elite and our diffracted civil society respond to the current difficulties.

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