We have rock stars in the Caribbean; we don’t call them that, but, in the North American meaning of the term, that’s what they are .
As indicated last week, today’s column is the last in the series of columns that I started on January 5, 2014 aimed at appraising the crisis state of Guyana’s sugar industry .
Newly re-elected Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’ proposal to prohibit successive presidential re-elections is the best political initiative I have seen in South America in recent years .
Once again the issue of an apology from the PNCR has become topical .
One must be thankful that there are things to read other than the blood-filled and vitriol-laced pages of the daily newspapers .
Declining fortunesThis is no time for naysayers to gloat about the declining fortunes of the gold industry and the conundrum of the rice industry .
Two weeks ago, on ACP day – an event to the best of my knowledge not widely celebrated – an unusually frank and honest lecture was delivered at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) .
Continued from last weekHaematomas/SeromasI had promised last week (and the week before) to deal with ear haematomas .
This morning is new, but the sunthat made it is old .
A fair number of elite grandmasters, including world champion Magnus Carlsen, Anand, Caruana, Karjakin and Judit Polgar have been doing chess battle at the World Rapid and Blitz championships in Dubai, UAE .
The Black capped donocobius is a cheerful and conspicuous bird along the canals in the Botanical Gardens in Georgetown .
I am sure that it has not escaped your consciousness that most of the recipes shared in ‘In Good Taste’ are based on experimentations .
One of a pair Pomarine Jaeger (Tapera naevia) that recently have been frequenting the area around the Kingston Jetty in Georgetown .
Cassia fistula commonly called Golden Shower tree or Indian Laburnum as its name suggests, originated from the Indian sub-continent and South-east Asia .
Sunday Cartoons .
Story and photos by Mario Joseph Whether it’s a hot sunny day or a cool afternoon, sweet ripe coconut water is always on sale at Priestman’s coconut stall on the edge of Friendship, on the East Bank of Demerara .
In honour of Father’s Day, Sunday Stabroek interviewed Wil Campbell, teacherand counsellor, on the challenges of being a father and what therole demands .
At a recent meeting of prominent economic and political analysts from across Latin America, I was surprised to hear Brazilian economist Paulo Rabello de Castro make a bold forecast: that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff won’t win this year’s elections .
Rogue driversThe minibus culture of reckless and indisciplined driving is expected to get worse as time goes by unless the police adopt a more aggressive attitude towards the rogue drivers in the industry .
The Peoples’ National Congress (PNC) government nationalised the Demerara Bauxite Company in 1971 .
This too shall pass .
The way forward for sugarPart 1 IntroductionIn this column and next week’s, I shall undertake the final task in this series on Guyana’s sugar industry .
Every two years the British and the Caribbean governments meet with the objective of moving forward a relationship that has become much changed .
Alim Hosein is an artist, a linguist, a literary and art critic .
By Stanley GreavesIt was with surprise and regret that I learnt of the recent death of Roderick Bartrum .
In addition to the Memory Lane column, where the emphasis is on places or .
In the afternoon, when fruits are in season, a high pitched, .
Just like last week, this is a case of me experimenting by making one dough and subjecting it to different applications, in this case, frying and baking .
This bird, not always seen, may sing for long periods of time; .
It is heartening to note that with last Sunday’s one-day rapid chess tournament, Engineering and Construction Incorporated (ECI) has successfully sponsored two tournaments this year .
Last week, after discussing the benign haemangiomas (HAS), I promised to continue with haematomas – all within the context of the surface tumours theme .
There is no substitute for a well-kept lawn .
Story and photos by Shabna Ullah Even with a small population, Number 6 Village/Bel Air, West Coast Berbice is booming with businesses and boasts beautiful modern houses .
In another country Patricia Bacchus might be practising human rights law, but not in Guyana .
Risk factorsAtlantic Tele-Network (ATN), the parent company of GT&T, has told the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it continues to worry about several risk factors that could affect its operations in Guyana .
Colombia’s opposition candidate Oscar Iván Zuluaga, who polls show is tied with President Juan Manuel Santos in the June 15 run-off, says one of his first foreign policy priorities, if elected, would be to demand enforcement of a regional treaty to restore democracy and fundamental freedoms in Venezuela .