Two weeks ago the French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, made a one-day visit to Havana .
Lousy jobImagine seven years after Sithe Global showed an initial interest in the Amaila Falls hydroelectric project, companies in Guyana are still increasing their profits by as much as 30 per cent in one year .
The Gashimov Memorial tournament which is being held in Shakmir, Azerbaijan, from April 20 to 30, has attracted some elite players, including world champion Magnus Carlsen .
This is not an everyday bread but more for special occasions, mainly due to its richness .
A new play by Janice Imhoff, The Eleventh Finger, was recently produced by SENOJ directed by Collette Jones-Chin and performed at the Impeccable Banquet Hall .
We have been spending what seems to be an inordinate amount of time on this subject .
The Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) is a common sight on the coast and interior of Guyana .
The adult male Black-tailed Tityra is dull white above and white below .
Caladiums commonly called Angel's wings or Lucky originated from Brazil and Central America .
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 .