In the early part of October governments attending the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal reached an outline agreement on a basis on which all civil aviation emissions will be regulated in future .
Forty years ago, India had one FIDE titled chess player .
Nerium oleander commonly called Oleander or Rose bay originates from the Mediterranean region and the Middle East and comes from the Apocynaceae family .
LIMA — When I interviewed Peruvian President Ollanta Humala last week, he struck me as a less articulate leader than most of his South American colleagues —but one who may be doing a better job than his more loquacious counterparts .
One of the dangerous things about Netflix is that it encourages binge watching .
[caption id="attachment_264964" align="alignleft" width="333"] Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco) in the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown .
Oh Casak!On the farms, in practically every home, at gatherings in Isseneru, this local beverage runneth over .
Introduction For the remaining columns in this series on money laundering in Guyana, I shall concentrate on portraying a strategic road map for the way ahead, in light of the current impasse in Guyana’s relations with the Caribbean Financial Action Force (CFATF) .
Going in I admit I’m frequently complaining about things wrong in Guyana, and I make no apologies for that; we have many things wrong and we should do more complaining – me included .
If you think about it carefully it seems impossible to reconcile two things which most people would very much like to believe – one, that they enjoy free will and in some ultimate sense are masters of their fate, and, two, that the God of all creation is omnipotent and has a master plan for us all .
Few would any longer argue against the centrality of tourism to the Caribbean economy .
Principal OwnerProperty Holdings Inc is a company that was incorporated on October 5, 1999 for the specific purpose of managing or disposing of property owned by Guyana Stores Limited (GSL) .
The Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), also known as the Stinkbird, or Canje Pheasant is the national bird of Guyana .
The column presents the final part of Kasparov’s announcement of his candidacy for President of the World Chess Federation, FIDE .
Continued from last weekToday we continue where we left off last week when we discussed the provision of a suitable hygienic environment and nutrition for the newborn puppies .
Mark this for a mercy; that here birds, even here, sustain the wide and impossible highways of warm current, divide the sky; mark this- they all day have amazed the air, that it falls apart from their heavy wings in thin wedges of sound; though the dull black earth is very still, sweating a special sourness they make high over the hard thorn-trees their own magnificent turning, they chain all together with very slow journeys to and fro the limits of the dead place; smelling anything old and no longer quick .
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Platycerium bifurcatum commonly called Staghorn fern originates in the tropical areas of Australia, Asia and Africa, but has adapted well to Guyana .
By Marcelle Thomas with photos by Arian Browne Maybe it’s because every time it rains the village is flooded, that it got its name .
Last week’s column carried a brief description of the current situation of Guyana in regard to the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) .
Thirty years ago this coming week American and Caribbean forces landed in Grenada .
Self relianceOn Monday last, the administration launched the Micro and Small Enterprise Development (MSED) Project .
Continued from last weekHand-rearing of newborn puppiesThe advice given below is to pet owners who are faced with the challenge of hand-rearing part or all of a litter of newborn puppies .
The US government’s recent signing of a first-of-its-kind bilateral deal with the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo makes me wonder whether Washington will start a new strategy in Latin America — by-passing not-so-friendly national governments, and signing agreements with more amicable local authorities .
Most people are cowards .
Garry Kasparov has long been accustomed to hovering easily above his human opponents at a board game that he felt perhaps, was designed for him .
By Ralph RamkarranUnlike any other profession, law is practised in the glare of publicity and this is the season of admission of lawyers to practise their profession in open court .
[caption id="attachment_263158" align="alignleft" width="375"] Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) in Kingston, Georgetown (Photo by Kester Clarke)[/caption]Semipalmated Plovers are migratory and winter in the coastal areas of the southern United States, the Caribbean and much of South America .
I have no idea how many read it, but following the recent Guyana Prize awards, a lady from the University of Leeds in the UK, Lori Shelbourn, herself part of the jury deciding on the awards, wrote a review of the collection of poems by Cassia Alphonso that won the Guyana Prize for Poetry 2012 .
When it comes to breakfast, hold the muffins, cakes, sweet breads and jams, bring on the potatoes, sausages, eggs, salt fish, bakes and whatever savoury offerings you have .
Adiantum commonly called the Maidenhair fern originates from tropical Brazil .
The friendly and helpful residents of Lichfield, West Coast Berbice are known for their independence with many of them being engaged in cattle and rice farming .
PNC Leader David Granger, in celebrating the 56th anniversary of the founding of the PNC, declared on October 5, as reported in SN, that: “We have avoided the adoption of superficial solutions which do not involve the masses of our people and which do not resolve the deep-seated prejudices which impede national unity .
Self-evaluation The specific ‘no objection’ role that cabinet plays currently has to do with evaluating how well and fair the procurement process itself has been working .
The poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins – glancing and incandescent – is some of the most extraordinary to be found in English .
When I interviewed Nobel Prize laureate Mario Vargas Llosa last week, I was most surprised by his renewed optimism about Latin America, and by his confidence that Chavismo — the region’s authoritarian populist movement — is rapidly losing ground .