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Fire-roasted pickled sweet peppers

Fire-roasted pickled sweet peppers

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

La Belle Alliance

La Belle Alliance

Story and photos by Kenesha Fraser La Belle Alliance, comfortably nestled between Lima and Richmond is home to more than 60 families and has the largest burial ground of any village along the Essequibo Coast .

Guyana’s perspective: The basic contradictions of PetroCaribe

Guyana’s perspective: The basic contradictions of PetroCaribe

IntroductionAs I write this concluding column on PetroCaribe, global crude oil prices have resumed their decline .

These languages we speak

These languages we speak

From in front, be clear: I love a lot of things about America .

A look at Demerara Bank Limited

A look at Demerara Bank Limited

Reputation Last week, this column took the opportunity to examine the performance of Republic Bank during 2014 .

A confrontation which needs to be rapidly addressed

A confrontation which needs to be rapidly addressed

In a few weeks’ time President Obama will make a one-day visit to Jamaica .

Move into politics will not change me, Elisabeth Harper says

Move into politics will not change me, Elisabeth Harper says

– life dedicated to service

When Elisabeth Harper was announced as the PPP/C’s Prime Ministerial candidate recently the question many Guyanese asked was: “Who is she?”While Harper would have served for almost 40 years at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs—15 of those years as Director General—she was and still is relatively unknown outside of the political and professional circles .

Keeping the winner in check

Keeping the winner in check

When one thinks about it, the concept of ‘government’ is a strange one for it assumes as its fundamental premise that certain men and women – human beings like you and me – can and should be allowed to take upon themselves the right to direct the rest of us what to do, presumably for our own good .

Atwood’s Siren Song heralds local observance of World Poetry Day

Atwood’s Siren Song heralds local observance of World Poetry Day

Siren Song This is the one song everyonewould like to learn: the songthat is irresistible: the song that forces mento leap overboard in squadronseven though they see beached skulls the song nobody knowsbecause anyone who heard itis dead, and the others can’t remember .

Some other general considerations pertaining to the structure of the eye

Some other general considerations pertaining to the structure of the eye

The retinaWe promised last week that we’d discuss the retina in more detail .

Jagdeo and the PPP – lifestyle and politics

Jagdeo and the PPP – lifestyle and politics

In an article for my blog, www .

Little Cuckoo

Little Cuckoo

[caption id="attachment_327546" align="alignleft" width="200"] Little Cuckoo (Coccycua minuta) along the Mahaicony River .

Impact of the Fischer win over Spassky

Impact of the Fischer win over Spassky

Back in 1972, when Fischer opposed Boris Spassky for the world championship chess title, the game was propelled to an extraordinary high, which no one had ever realistically witnessed .

Prognosis for Brazil: indefinite paralysis

Prognosis for Brazil: indefinite paralysis

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s political troubles are growing by the day following a March 15 anti-government protest that drew much bigger crowds than expected — about 1 .

Marigolds

Marigolds

(Continued from last week)For those of you who would like to use garden soil or compost, just add some clean white sand and mix same together .

Fish en Papillote

Fish en Papillote

In good taste

Fish en Papillote is fish in parchment paper .

Le Destin

Le Destin

Le Destin, East Bank Essequibo, located about two miles from Parika is not well known by many, but it has a rich history that its occupants were willing to share .

Republic Bank in 2014

Republic Bank in 2014

Sheer sizeRepublic Bank (Guyana) ended 2014 with net assets of $13 .

Marigolds

Marigolds

Tagetes commonly called Marigold originated in Mexico, but can be found throughout South America and the Caribbean .

Cuba will determine the pace

Cuba will determine the pace

Over the last two months an extraordinary level of interest has emerged in accelerating engagement with Cuba .

Dem boys

Dem boys

Two things you should know about me: one is that I’m Guyanese from head to toe .

Discordant notes

Discordant notes

As expected, the events at Babu John attracted wide attention and media coverage .

Viv Richards

Viv Richards

I note with much pleasure that Viv Richards has been named by a very distinguished panel of 50 outstanding cricketers and writers about the game as the greatest ODI player of all time .

Obama’s sanctions may play into Maduro’s hand

Obama’s sanctions may play into Maduro’s hand

The big question about the US sanctions on seven top Venezuelan officials accused of human rights violations is not whether they deserve them — of course they do — but whether the measure won’t give Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro a golden excuse to usurp even more powers and further clamp down on the opposition .

PetroCaribe and the affliction of ‘pathological altruism’

PetroCaribe and the affliction of ‘pathological altruism’

IntroductionToday’s column, along with next week’s will concentrate on 1) an evaluation of the role the PetroCaribe initiative has been playing in the region’s regime of crude oil importation, since its establishment in 2005, and 2) an assessment of the near-to-medium prospects of this initiative, with special reference to Guyana’s membership .

Olive Senior has advanced women’s issues in literature

Olive Senior has advanced women’s issues in literature

Colonial Girls Schoolfor Marlene Smith MacLeish Borrowed imageswilled our skins palemuffled our laughterlowered our voiceslet out our hemsdekinked our hairdenied our sex in gym tunics and bloomersharnessed our voices to madrigalsand genteel airsyoked our minds to declensions in Latinand the language of Shakespeare  .

Anatoly Karpov talks Bobby Fischer

Anatoly Karpov talks Bobby Fischer

In addition to offering a detailed analysis of his life experiences for the publication Sport Express, the 12th World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov accommodated notable freelance chess writer Irwin Fisk with an interview which dealt solely with the American grandmaster Bobby Fischer .

In good taste...Oven ‘Fried’ chicken with hot sauce

In good taste…Oven ‘Fried’ chicken with hot sauce

Most recipes that tout the title “oven fried chicken” require that the chicken either be flash fried (fried quickly to crisp up) and then be finished off in the oven .

Bird watcher’s corner

Bird watcher’s corner

The Barred Antshrike is a sexually dimorphic, medium-sized suboscine songbird .

Ailments of the eye

Ailments of the eye

Having completed extensive articles on the issues of Pet Geriatrics and Euthanasia, we will commence today with considerations as they relate to specific organs and the diseases associated therewith .

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon .

PetroCaribe: The way to hell is paved with good intentions

PetroCaribe: The way to hell is paved with good intentions

Introduction: Lifeline or noose I shall outline the key details of the Venezuela PetroCaribe initiative in the next section of this column but upfront I wish to categorically assert that Guyana along with other members of this initiative have benefited greatly from it since its establishment in 2005 and for sure right up to the middle of 2014 .

Mango diversion

Mango diversion

Given the aggravations of daily life in Guyana, citizens are in need of some occasional light-heartedness to restore the human spirit, and this week, with the politics at full boil, one came for me via an email to his friends from Alex Neptune, who lives in New York with long roots reaching back here .

The PPP should embrace constitutional reform

The PPP should embrace constitutional reform

This month the PPP celebrates the life of Cheddi Jagan .

Animals have feelings too

Animals have feelings too

By Kristel-Marie Ramnauth This article was written by guest columnist Kristel-Marie Ramnath, who is an Associate Member of the Veterinary Association of Trinidad and Tobago and specialises in animal behaviour and pet psychology .

Understanding Massy

Understanding Massy

Conclusion By Rawle Lucas Insight Last week, we looked at the structure of Massy, the business activities in which it was involved and the geographic spread of its markets .



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