[caption id="attachment_296877" align="alignright" width="377"] A juvenile green Iguana perched above a muddy creek .
LIMA, Peru — Compared with most of its neighbours, Peru continues to be an economic star in Latin America, with a projected 4 .
The 2014 edition of the International Star Mixed Pair Tournament was won by the combination of Yasseer Seirawan and Zhu Chen, beating the pre-tournament favourites of Nigel Short and Hou Yifan .
Continued from last week Well, we are coming close to the end of this thematic – tumours and cancers .
[caption id="attachment_296874" align="alignright" width="327"] A White-chested Emerald hummingbird (Amazilia brevirostris)[/caption]A White-chested Em-erald hummingbird (Amazilia brevirostris) in Georgetown .
Coriander, commonly called dhania on the Indian subcontinent and cilantro or Chinese parsley in Europe and the Americas, originated from southern Europe and the Middle East .
Story and photos by Dacia WhaulOriginally a rice field, Belfield lies16 miles from the capital city between Nooten Zuil and Victoria on the East Coast Demerara .
Early daysThese might be early days to be discussing the results of the census taken in 2012, but the population decline may have dashed the hopes of the government to brag about its handling of the economy and the economic development of the nation .
IntroductionThus far I have identified two of what have been described in the economic literature as the “four essential roles or functions governments perform in the economy .
Contempt such as Ambassador Hardt is accused of in relation to the Head of State is a serious matter .
President Barack Obama’s vow to take executive actions to fix the immigration system and stem the avalanche of Central American children migrants to the United States is good news, but I’m afraid it will only be a Band-Aid approach, which won’t address the key issue: keeping Central American kids in school .
I do not think the young, intelligent and opened-minded Minister of Education will mind me delivering again a little, well-meant lecture to her .
Uzbekistan was catapulted into the chess world when one of its nationals, nine-year-old Nodirbek Abdusattorov, beat a FIDE rated 2600 chess grandmaster, Andrei Zhigalko, in the first round of a local tournament .
Living in the Caribbean it is quite possible to imagine that the world sees the region and its economic fortunes in an unchanging light .
Among human beings caught up in a hectic life, it is often the case that a thought will come across our mental screen, sometimes from a comment overheard, or a sign encountered, or even from a prolonged and heated public discussion, and the thought flits in and flits out and is gone .
Continued from last weekWe have already established that there are several types of skin cancer which can affect dogs/cats .
Mentha, commonly called mint, originated from the Mediterranean and belongs to the Lamiaceae family .
We have on many occasions commented on the very strong and noble tradition of comic theatre in the Caribbean with insights into its history .
By Jaswant Singh NEW DELHI – Iraq seems to be falling apart, with the rapid advance of the militant Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threatening to lead to the country’s division into Shia, Sunni, and Kurdish entities, while blurring its border with its turbulent western neighbor .
A Little blue heron with catch at the Ogle Seawall .
This week, it is another recipe of cooking chicken twice .
The Giant River Otter or ‘water dog’ is the most endangered neotropical animal .
Genip season: Children carrying home a tub-full of genips at Buxton, ECD yesterday (Photo by Arian Browne) .
Sunday Cartoon .
The following is an edited version of a tribute given by Major General (rtd) Joseph G Singh at St Andrew’s Kirk, Georgetown, on June 26 .
One man band: With two sticks, two metal bowls and an empty oil bottle on a tray of sorts, this gentleman was entertaining motorists along Sheriff St yesterday with his rhythms .
This year marks the centenary of the First World War, which officially started on July 28, 1914 .
Story and photos by Samaria DeonauthThe blooming gardens of Bachelor’s Adventure are pleasing to the eye .
God knows if I’ll ever finish it, but after several proddings from various quarters I have begun writing a book .
Many of the millions of us who watched the Mexico-Croatia game a few days ago asked ourselves the same questions when the umpire failed to call an obvious penalty kick for the Mexican team: are some of these World Cup matches fixed? Are the referees on the take?That day, it didn’t matter much, because Mexico won a decisive 3-1 victory over Croatia, and moved on to the next round .
IntroductionLast week’s column ended my extended presentation on the state of the sugar industry, which had begun on January 5 of this year .
AFC Vice Chair, Moses Nagamootoo, announced that his party was contemplating a motion of no confidence against the government .
Trying to describe the overall outcome of the Eighth UK-Caribbean Forum, the biennial government to government dialogue that took place in London on June 16-17, is far from easy .
If ever a country needed more civility in the discourse conducted between its political and other leaders it is Guyana now .
Public goodThe Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG) has proposed a hike in the tuition fees to be paid by students of the university .
World champion Magnus Carlsen has won three coveted chess titles, making him the World Champion in the classical or conventional format, as well as in the rapid and blitz formats .
Have you ever thought of growing your own kitchen herbs in pots or window boxes? Picking a few leaves of fresh basil, celery, parsley, thyme, dill or mint is a pleasure we should not deny ourselves .