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 .
Violence and corruption in the police force can no longer be classified as allegations .
Bill Shankley, manager of Liverpool Football Club in the English Premier League, was once asked whether a game his team was about to play was a matter of life and death .
The folks in tourism have it right when they talk about the Guyanese treasures we have, particularly in the interior, for visitors .
Today’s column examines the fourth and last of the ‘other proposals,’ which aim at finding a way forward for the sugar industry .
By scoring two wins in his first two games, Italian grandmaster Fabiano Caruana is calmly demonstrating he might even take the prestigious Norway Super-Tournament, which boasts in its line-up the four highest ranked players on the planet .
Haemangiomas Haemangiomas of the skin and soft tissues are benign proliferations (growths) that closely resemble blood vessels .
A Striped Cuckoo (Tapera naevia) on a farm in Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara .
Over the weeks, I have had numerous visits and phone calls about people buying plants on the street and when they get home they’re all wilted, or a few days later they have all died on them .
Sliders are mini or small burgers .
For most persons around the world the internationally popular musical form reggae began with Bob Marley .
In addition to the Memory Lane column, where the emphasis is on places or occasions before 1966, we are offering readers space in this new column called ‘As we were,’ where the emphasis is on people, and in particular, relatives and friends .
This bold little flycatcher is the White Headed Marsh Tyrant .
Story and photos by Jeanna PearsonAcres of canefields and tractors line the access roads of many villages on the West Bank of Demerara, but there is something different about La Retraite that causes villagers, especially the younger folks, to remain in the place of their birth .
Privatization This week I shall continue with the presentation of the second and third ‘other proposals .