Major thrustA major thrust of this administration has been to invest in the physical infrastructure of the country .
Across the Caribbean concern is being expressed about the implications of civil unrest in Venezuela and what this might mean for the long term future of PetroCaribe, the concessionary agreement which underpins most Caribbean economies through the supply of oil at concessionary prices on deferred terms .
Aechmea fasciata commonly called Urn plant comes from the Bromeliad family and originated from Brazil, and is also found throughout Central America .
Dogs training humans?We have just completed weeks of discussing canine paediatrics and how to choose the right pup to live in your home, as an integral part of your family for the next decade or more .
The Link Show is celebrating its 30th production during its current run for the year 2014 .
‘Chess is a miniature version of life .
One of the special things about making stews is the method of preparation and the ingredients used to give it its unique colour and flavour .
The eyes of raptors, like the Roadside hawk, are adapted in several ways .
By Dacia Whaul with photos by Arian Browne “Zeeburg is the largest fishing community on the West Coast of Demerara,” boasted George, “and we have the best cricket team over here .
Before starting an assessment of the key performance indicators for the Guyana sugar industry, two issues need to be addressed .
Forget the movie Braveheart and the passion and nationalism associated with the long-standing desire by many Scots for independence from the English .
I am tired of hearing it .
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera will leave office March 11 with high popularity and one of the best economic records in Latin America .
In the past Guyanese looked forward to the announcement of national honours on Republic Day .
Further cuts Budgeting for education ought to be a simple task for the administration .
It is being noticed more and more – President Obama and Pope Francis are currently making it a theme in their speeches – that inequality is growing and that the already rich and powerful are becoming even more obscenely rich (the President and Pope are too diplomatic to use the word obscene but it is the right one) and even more unchallengeably powerful .
Brandade is a dish made of salt fish that has been whipped to create a light, fluffy texture .
A 13-year-old boy of modest upbringing decides that he will become the world chess champion .
As Guyana celebrates Republicanism with Mashramani and the 2014 Trinidad Carnival moves into high gear, the greatest calypsonian of all time, The Mighty Sparrow, is awarded Trinidad and Tobago’s highest honour, but in Guyana questions are raised over the calypso form itself .
Tillandsia commonly called Air plants are epiphytic and come from the Bromeliacea family .
(Continued from last week) Last week, we discussed the physical examination of young pups, especially their reproductive organs .
By Evi Paemelaere – (Panthera)In the land of giants, the jaguar stands strong and proud on the coat of arms, and adorns many banners and brochures to attract tourists who are happy to pay for catching a glimpse of America’s largest cat here in Guyana .
In the quiet farming community of Philippi on the Corentyne, Bertely Matheson, 70, was relaxing in a hammock in her yard when The World Beyond Georgetown dropped in .
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will sit in Guyana for the first time this week .
The feeling of joy is a strange emotion .
In the last few years almost every significant Caribbean country has announced that they are upgrading their port facilities and preparing to compete to attract the larger post-panamax vessels that from some time in 2015 will be transiting an enlarged Panama Canal .
Some things remain the same: political turmoil, taxation, potholed roads, and bad food in restaurants being four examples .
Commitment to hygieneAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), sanitation is about the provision of facilities and services for the safe disposal of human waste .
I had earlier cautioned readers to be sceptical of the widely held view that the European Community’s (EC) denunciation of the Sugar Protocol (SP) in 2009 was “the final nail in the coffin of Guyana and the rest of Caricom’s sugar industry .
The Greyish Saltator has grey or greyish-olive upperparts, a white stripe over the eye, a narrow white throat, a grey breast and a buff or cinnamon belly .
Cryptanthus commonly called Earth star comes from the Bromeliacea family and originates from the subtropics of Central and South America .
Justice Desiree Bernard, who is set to retire as a judge in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the near future, has left a legacy locally, regionally and internationally not just as a woman in the judiciary but also as a tireless worker on women and gender equality issues .
When I interviewed the head of the Inter-national Monetary Fund’s Western Hemisphere division last week, he didn’t mince words about the possibility of Venezuela descending into even greater economic chaos .
Where Death was Kind Long had I thought Of death And the n they told me You were dead .
(Continued from last week)You may recall that we were discussing the features to which special attention must be paid when we are purchasing or adopting a young puppy .
Sunday Cartoons .
Story and photos by Kenesha FraserIn the early years, according to residents, a white man named Daniel, who owned the sugar factory in the village of Sparta on the Essequibo coast, bought land in the area nearby, and the place was later called ‘Danielstown’ .