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Malgre Tout

Malgre Tout

Story and photos by Joanna KhanMalgre Tout is a tiny village on the West Bank Demerara bordered by Versailles and Klein Pouderoyen .

Caribbean has to become skills,  knowledge-based for vibrant services sector

Caribbean has to become skills, knowledge-based for vibrant services sector

When in the early 1990s it became apparent that Europe’s preferential regimes for Caribbean bananas and sugar were coming to an end, an impassioned debate began about a transition to other forms of economic activity .

World champions on show in current international chess tournaments

World champions on show in current international chess tournaments

The rapidity of strong chess tournaments have increased recently and it is becoming difficult to give coverage to all of them .

Cheddar-chive Dumplings

Cheddar-chive Dumplings

 Anyone up for some savoury dumplings? You know, there are times when one can take too many liberties with food .

Ailments of the eye (continued)

Ailments of the eye (continued)

Last week, we discussed problems associated with the third eyelid (the nictitating membrane) .

The Wizard of Ourz:  entertaining as a musical  and fairyland play

The Wizard of Ourz: entertaining as a musical and fairyland play

The Wizard of Oz is very well known as a story repeatedly told in various forms and reproductions for over 100 years .

Mexico’s new (but old) anti-corruption fix

Mexico’s new (but old) anti-corruption fix

After a series of corruption scandals, Mexico has created a government-backed National Anti-Corruption System that—to my surprise—is getting good reviews from some leading independent anti-graft groups .

Lesson 3 cont’d: The ABC of failed projects and Guyana’s public investment management regime

Lesson 3 cont’d: The ABC of failed projects and Guyana’s public investment management regime

IntroductionToday’s column concludes my examination of project failures and weaknesses revealed in public investment management in Guyana during the 2000s .

Gladioli

Gladioli

Right now, bulbs and tubers plants are popping up in the most amazing colours .

Pit bull politics

Pit bull politics

The OAS Observer Mission, the British High Commissioner, the United States Representative and the Private Sector Commission have all publicly raised concerns about the dangers of inflammatory language being used in the election campaign in Guyana .

The campaign: do we really hate each other this much?

The campaign: do we really hate each other this much?

When I was a schoolboy we had a games-master named Mr .

Some have lost all  sense of shame

Some have lost all sense of shame

From the time I launched Tradewinds in Trinidad in 1967, I have been to Guyana almost every year, sometimes twice a year .

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon .

The economics of unity (part 2)

The economics of unity (part 2)

Change in mindsetLast week’s article began a discussion on the economics of unity .

New Road, Essequibo Coast

New Road, Essequibo Coast

Described as a closely-knit community by residents, the village of New Road on the Essequibo Coast is cozily nestled between Charity and Somerset and Berks and is home to over 70 families .

President Carter, a true  friend of Guyana, visits again

President Carter, a true friend of Guyana, visits again

When the US Government under President Bush decided in 1990 that it would support free and fair elections in Guyana, it was the Carter Center that was called upon to act as the midwife for a new era of democracy in Guyana .

Lesson 3: The ABC of failed  projects and Guyana’s public investment management regime

Lesson 3: The ABC of failed projects and Guyana’s public investment management regime

IntroductionLesson 2 in the present series of SN columns was presented in two parts over successive weeks; the main content of which was summarized in two schedules carried in last week’s column .

Collar the candidates

Collar the candidates

In the building of reputations, be it in tourism attractions, or in a doctor’s practice, even for the best laundry soap, nothing is as immediately effective as the power of word-of-mouth .

The economics of unity (Part 1)

The economics of unity (Part 1)

The current struggle In 22 days, the current struggle for political leadership in Guyana will be over and the preference of Guyanese as to who must lead them would be known .

Export-led growth in goods and services to Europe remains elusive

Export-led growth in goods and services to Europe remains elusive

A little over five years ago the countries of Cariforum signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Europe .



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