Bryan Hunt has proven that you don’t have to dress like a diplomat to excel at being one. During the period that he has been here, particularly over the fourteen months that he performed the functions of the head of the US Mission, his steady and deft hand has helped to monitor both Guyana’s general and local government elections and stabilize relations with Guyana after accusations by the previous government against Ambassador Brent Hardt of interfering in Guyana’s internal affairs.
Recently I read two poems which I want to share without much commentary – partly because they speak for themselves.
The first is by Primo Levi, the Italian chemist and resistance fighter, who survived the Auschwitz death camp and thereafter wrote books of astonishing grace and hope about agonizing tragedy and ultimate evil.
Guyana’s music industry remains troubling to those of us involved in it, and while the issues surrounding intellectual property rights, including the contentious copyright aspect, are a key part of it, the problems are varied and complex.
The World Bank has revised its projections for the global economy for 2016. At the beginning of the year, the global financial institution projected growth of the world economy to be close to three per cent.
At 17 years old, Michael (not his real name) is very optimistic about his future and he has vowed to make himself an honest man and to be a real father to any children he might ever have, even though all of the odds seem to be stacked against him.
Sometimes, and particularly in a country such as ours with no organized screening programme, prostate cancer is detected late. These cancers may present with blood in the urine, pain, kidney failure and in very advanced cases may spread to other organs or to the bones in the back, even causing paralysis.
Cordyline commonly called Red Dragon or Ti Plant originated in Australia, the Pacific and tropical America.
Cordyline has long sword-like leaves and varies in colour ranging from variegated green to pink to red and dark pink to red.
There was a promising time in Guyana following the creation of the chess association in the early 1970s, when the nation benefited from men who demonstrated commitment to the game, integrity, and polish.