Story and photos by Desilon Danielsand Samaria Deonauth Sandwiched between Washington and Seafield/Number 42 Village, the small village of Rising Sun on the West Coast of Berbice is a community of close familial ties .
This week’s column concludes consideration of the sugar industry’s land productivity measure; that is tonnes cane (TC) per hectare (HA) of harvested land .
I listened intently to a television discussion last Sunday on Channel 28 sponsored through the auspices of the USAID LEAD Programme .
A few weeks, it seems, since the last one, a new birthday has come along – the 81st no less, hardly believable when one thinks how not so long ago one could joyfully spring up stairs three at a time if the occasion demanded it or party until dawn (very possibly celebrating another West Indies victory as No .
Forty-seven years ago this month Martin Luther King Jr .
A letter in Kaieteur News this week, by Mr M Maxwell, made the trenchant point that our forefathers came to Guyana already imbued with the racial prejudices of their ancestral homelands; that those ethnic divides, while recognized and exploited by the British for their own advantage, were a pre-existing condition; it was certainly used but just as certainly not created by the colonialists .
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What’s most interesting about the World Bank and International Monetary Fund economic projections released last week was not that they forecast a slower-than-expected growth in Latin America for 2014 — we already knew that — but that they foresee a rebound in 2015 and 2016 .
In good tasteThis is my mom’s favourite cake .
Easter is a religious festival that exhibits the regular characteristics of the large festivals of its type .
“Iwokrama’s mission is to develop strategies for conservation and sustainable development of the tropical rain forest system for local people in Guyana and the world at large .
Norwegian chess superstar, world chess champion and ambassador extraordinaire for chess, 23-year-old Magnus Carlsen, visited Moscow’s Institute of Physics and Technology, the equivalent of MIT, where he conducted two simultaneous exhibitions recently .
Tomorrow the Dharm Shala will observe its 93rd anniversary .
Just look at the beautiful flowers in bloom and you can tell it is that time of the year – Easter or Spring as they say in northern climates .
Certain foods are all about tradition in terms of how they are made and eaten; however, I have to confess (and this is the season for the baring of one’s soul) that I have never liked the traditional Cross Buns .
Story and photos by Dacia WhaulDrawn by the hope of a better life, approximately fifty-four farmers and their immediate families migrated from across the three counties of Guyana, to the Belle Vue Pilot Scheme, a co-operative venture, which is now known as Belle Vue Village .
A former professor of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez has just published a report on Venezuela’s political crisis, and his conclusions are disquieting — he says the most likely scenario in that country is a military coup .
I have written twice over the past year urging that the jury system should be abolished .
The fatal flaw in the Duckworth/Lewis formula for deciding unfinished cricket matches is that it makes no allowance for genius, flair and sheer, joyous inspiration .
Culture of lossesGuySuCo is a state-owned corporation .
For each of us there is the memory of a particular performance of a song at a particular time that stirred us deeply in some way, creating such an impact, for different reasons, that the memory stays and stays .
Grief and anguishThe budget debate might be over but not the grief and anguish of the Guyanese people .
A number of very important works of literature in the Caribbean that might have been out of print became available in Klaus Reprint, and were republished in Germany in 1970 .
The Black Skimmer is a distinctive bird with a unique red and black bill .
India’s eighth woman grandmaster and International Master of chess, Tania Sachdev, 27, has produced a chess video primarily to popularize the noted board game among young girls in India .
How others see us is sometimes hard to accept .
by Leon MooreThe Black-bellied Cuckoo (Piaya melanogaster) lives in the rainforests of the Amazon as well as Guyana .
Over the past few weeks I have spoken about several species of Bromeliads as decorative potted plants and pineapples which are planted for their commercial value and because they are rich in Vitamin C .
As indicated in my last week’s column, I was privileged to have been invited to participate in the University College of Cayman Islands Caribbean Anti-Corruption Conference held on 19-21 March 2014 .
Story and photos by Kenesha FraserThe little village of Somerset and Berks sandwiched between New Road and Evergreen is “peaceful and quiet” according to residents .
Introduction When evaluating Guysuco’s profitability and/or losses as a performance indicator the conclusion reached was that the corporation has been “mired in a sea of losses and indebtedness since the 2000s .
Democracies came to be based on a balanced view of human nature; people are by nature selfish but self-government is possible because we are wise enough to restrain and control that selfishness .
Critics outside the PPP have accused me of being silent while in the PPP, and of only recently having found my voice .
Barely movedDespite a major decline in the amount by which gross national disposable income (GNDI) increased last year as revealed in the 2014 budget statistics, the government expects the economy to grow by 5 .
(Continued from last week)Actually, the scientific literature on the nutritional requirements of the elderly dog seems not to be copious .
The Striped Forest Whiptail lizard (Kentropyx calcarata) is common in the rain forests of Guyana .