To end this series of comments on Guyana’s Third National Drama Festival held in November, 2013, we consider the way the festival closed with four new plays produced by students of the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama .
Many of us know this rice dish as Spanish rice but the Mexicans and Mexican food enthusiasts would probably shrug and wonder if it is called Spanish rice because Mexicans speak Spanish .
Zingiber officinale commonly called Culinary ginger comes from the Zingiberaceae family and originates from South-east Asia .
I have never thought of Shakira, Juanes and lesser-known artists as potential engines of Latin America’s economy, but newly released studies conclude that the region could grow more rapidly if it developed its so-called “creative industries .
Intermittently through the year, and especially during memorable times up the immense and soul-redeeming Essequibo, I like to read Shelley – as we all should do from time to time since he is pre-eminently the poet of hope .
Most people pass the scattered, thatched-roofed, mud-brick huts of Kumu without stopping and head directly to the white spray of the Kumu Falls to splash about in the cold waters roaring off the mountain .
Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet is likely to win the Dec 15 runoff election by a landslide, and the conventional wisdom is that her new coalition, which includes the Communist Party, will make a sharp turn to the left .
The recent tepid performance by the West Indies cricket team touring India has triggered yet another barrage of media outcries about our place in the sport that leaves us far removed from the world champions we once were .
Well-orchestratedAs stated last Sunday it was my intention to bring the series of columns on money laundering to an end .
Missed opportunitiesFor some time now Guyana has been using the public-private partnership (PPP) to invest in the creation of several public goods .
Last week the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, spelt out a new US policy for the Americas .
There has been much, inevitable speculation about the future of President Jagdeo .
Euphorbia mille commonly called Crown of Thorns or Christ of Thorns originates from Madagascar and comes from the Euphorbiaceae family .
Last year, world champion Viswanathan Anand lost game seven of his world championship match to his challenger Boris Gelfand, an Israeli grandmaster, in a best-of-12 series .
The third edition of the Guyana National Drama Festival ended its run of performances last Friday with plays entered by students of the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama .
The Straight-billed Woodcreeper is common in open woodland, scrub, and river-edge forest .
Sunday Cartoon .
Continued Problems at the navel site(1) BleedingWhen a puppy is in the womb, it is connected to its mother by the umbilical cord which contains tubes (one vein and two arteries) which bring in nutrients and take out impure blood .
Story and photos by Gaulbert SutherlandThere’s Egypt in the Land of Canaan .
Conclusion This week’s column indicates the remaining markers that go along with the strategic guideposts provided earlier for a way forward in dealing with Guyana’s situation in regard to money laundering, the financing of terrorism and proliferation .
Watching the West Indies batsmen in India in the current cricket clash, one is reminded of the instances in everyday Caribbean life where we run down the wicket, swing vigorously, and miss .
Catharanthus rosens commonly called Periwinkle, Never Done or Vinca originates from Madagascar .
Continued from last week Asymmetry of informationThe proposed regulatory changes identified in the previous part of this article reflect several deficiencies in the form and substance of reports .
Continued from last week Puppy diseases So far, we have been looking at the caring of the newborn puppy .
The Third National Drama Festival of Guyana, which is now in session, seems to be confirming the growing trend among Guyanese playwrights to use drama to tackle burning social issues .
In the 47 years of Guyana’s post-independence history, Guyanese have had the opportunity only once, in 1994, of having freely elected our local leaders .
The spirit grows weary with the weight of woe in the world at large and here at home .
In chess, in world championship matches, a player can reveal himself to his opponent by his choice of opening move .
If you like lump meat crab cakes then you will definitely enjoy this version of fish cakes .
It is hard to imagine any discussion on the Caribbean economy taking place without, at some point, it focusing on how best to encourage diversification, enhance competitiveness or attract investment in new industries .
More than two years after President Obama announced his plan to increase US-Latin American college-student exchanges to 100,000 in each direction by 2020, the programme may be advancing too slowly to meet its target .
[caption id="attachment_266729" align="alignleft" width="333"] Blood-coloured Woodpecker (Veniliornis sanguineus) in the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown[/caption]Arguably the most remarkable and most distinctive of the genus Veniliornis, and one of the most restricted-range woodpeckers, the Blood-coloured Woodpecker is confined to the coastal lowlands of the Guianas, where it is found in a variety of wooded habitats, including mangroves and plantations .
During a visit to Nigg, Corentyne in the scorching mid-afternoon sun, the village appears quiet and empty with hardly any activity, save for vehicles including a horse-cart with passengers, passing through .
(Part 1)Choice of ThemeLast week the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Guyana held its annual conference under the theme “Focus on Financial Services” .
In February of this year Cuba’s President, Raul Castro, said that he will step down in 2018 .
President Ramotar has announced his intention to re-examine the Government’s future relationship with the Opposition after its refusal to support the anti-money laundering amendment bill last Thursday in the National Assembly .