Last week’s column mentioned that this year’s World Championship 12th game of classical chess between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin under standard time controls did not compare favourably to the 1985 World Championship 24th and final game of the Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov match.
By Michelle Yaa Asantewa
Michael Abbensetts, who inspired a generation of Black British writers and actors by writing strong, independent and believable black characters, challenging racial stereotypes, has died aged 78.
At the end of last month, China published a detailed 16-page document, ‘China’s Policy Paper on Latin America and the Caribbean’, which sets out a new approach to relations between the Americas and the world’s second largest economy.
The debate on improving educational standards never ends. And in this debate I am glad to see it is generally realised that new school buildings and classroom furniture are only a very small part of what matters.
This week, I begin a series of interviews with known faces in the local fitness fraternity. Though it can be considered a break from the regular health and fitness column, there will still be advice and tips in the athletes’ interviews that may be helpful.
Guyana’s economy is declining. The growth rate fell this year and the projection for next year is modest. This means that the income of the government has declined significantly and so has its ability to spend.
Under Section 31 of the Petroleum Act, official notification was given last month, by ExxonMobil and its partners (Nexen Energy and Hess Corporation), to the Government of Guyana confirming the find (discovery) of commercial quantities of oil and gas in the Stabroek Block.