Outward movementGuyana continues to be a net exporter of its human resources and has one of the highest emigration rates in the world .
As mentioned last week, hedges are grown mostly for privacy .
Caricom governments are struggling to maintain the levels of social and other spending that electorates have come to expect .
The Guyana Prize for Literature Awards 2012 will be announced and presented tonight at the Awards Presentation to be held at the Pegasus Hotel starting at 7 .
The Ringed Kingfisher has a deep blue or bluish-grey plumage with white markings, a shaggy crest and a broad white collar around the neck .
ContinuedWhy do newborn puppies die? According to USA textbook figures, thirty per cent of puppies die between birth and weaning .
Recalling chess positions which existed previously, is critical for assessing a current position that you are playing .
Sunday Cartoons .
Story and photos by Mandy ThompsonNobody seems to know that away from the hustle and bustle of the Parika Stelling tucked away behind tall trees is the small community of Bendorff .
IntroductionAt this point of the ongoing discussion of the money-laundering situation in Guyana, readers would have come to realize that they cannot expect to form an intelligent appreciation of this issue, and as a result the several serious challenges which the country presently faces, without, at the very least, a rudimentary appreciation of the basic contextual issues surrounding this phenomenon .
The curtain is only just down on the recent Limacol Caribbean Premier League cricket tournament, enjoying sold-out games and strong sponsorship, and here comes the usual wailing in the press about the demise of cricket propelled by the T20 .
The world has changed immensely but in what fundamental way has it progressed? The ideology of empire based upon the supposed superiority of the nation or race once succeeded by the ideologies of communism and fascism which have being succeeded by a new, all-powerful ideology – the god of the market-place and technology, its acolyte .
The recent Congress of the PPP concluded just as was predicted by me in a recent article (‘The PPP’s 30th Congress’) .
Continued Last week we started sharing some basic information on newborn pups/kittens .
One of the strikingly different aspects of today’s Caribbean to that of the late 1970s and early 1980s, is the near invisibility of the private sector as a vocal single entity at a regional level .
A part of the Amerindian heritage that is very well known, highly visible and accessible is the literature .
Escovitch fish is a popular Jamaican dish of whole fried fish that is marinated in a fiery-vinegary pickle made of onions and vegetables, overnight, and served as a breakfast dish .
The World Economic Forum’s ranking of competitiveness released this week confirms what many of us feared: Latin America is losing ground in the global economy and is doing very little about it .
PioneerAbout 10 days ago, it was reported that Guyana had granted a licence to a company called Creditinfo Guyana to carry on the services of a credit bureau .
Are you planting a hedge and don't know what to choose?Most people when deciding to plant a hedge, do so for the simple reason of privacy, but if you want to add greenery and colour at the same time you can have both .
[caption id="attachment_257409" align="alignleft" width="302"] A Black-crested antshrike (Sakesphorus canadensis) in Abary, Mahaica-Berbice .
In the Crosswords and Games page of The New York Times of April 20, 2013 there was a story about former world chess champion Garry Kasparov captioned ‘In Retirement, a Champion Is a Crusader for the Game .
By Gaulbert Sutherland Photos by Arian BrowneAt the RH Hotel in Mahdia, it is easy to believe that you are on a Caribbean island .
Every time I go away to play to audiences outside I hear from Guyanese in the diaspora on the coping-with-life-in-Guyana question .
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is doing great things in Latin America, but I wonder whether its latest role as a middleman to help place 4,000 Cuban doctors in remote areas of Brazil does not amount to sponsoring slavery .
By the time this is published, it is likely that the US administration will have authorised a military attack on Syria .
IntroductionThis week’s column provides a highly condensed, yet hopefully accurate portrayal of the origins of money laundering, which as we shall observe is a uniquely modern phenomenon .
Reliable data is very important for conducting analysis and for making good decisions .
Two weeks ago a government team led by the President Ramotar visited Cotton Tree, West Coast Berbice .
One might have thought that as time passes the heart might harden as arteries harden and the sense of loss grow less acute as the five familiar senses most certainly tend to do .
Arundina graminifolia commonly called the Bamboo orchid is native to Asia and the Pacific Islands .
A handsome, small lapwing with striking features such as long red legs, red eye, brown crown surrounded by .
ContinuedIt is important that we understand the physiology and behavioural patterns of newborn puppies, so that steps can be taken to provide an environment which is conducive to the flourishing of the pups .
When the Guyanese nation celebrates Amerindian heritage it is like celebrating Guyana itself .
The FIDE World Cup is a knockout tournament which is being played in Tromso, Norway, and which concludes on September 3 .
Story and photos by Tifaine RutherfordSituated on the East Bank of Essequibo, Naamless stretches for about a ¼ of a mile and is home to approximately 150 residents of Indian and Amerindian descent .