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Bird Watchers Corner

Bird Watchers Corner

A pair of Silver-beaked Tanagers (Ramphocelus-carbo) at Pandama Wines, MadewiniAdult males (left) are velvety crimson black with a deep crimson throat and breast .

Roderick Bartrum: Creating objects pleasing to the eye

Roderick Bartrum: Creating objects pleasing to the eye

In the Sunday Stabroek two weeks ago (June 15), artist Stanley Greaves wrote about Roderick ‘Bermine’ Bartrum, who passed away recently .

 Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon .

Hampton Court

Hampton Court

Story and photos by Kenesha FraserHampton Court, a predominantly East Indian village located between Devonshire Castle and Windsor Castle, is well-populated but most of the people who live there, Sunday Stabroek was told, “don't like publicity .

Caribbean Rock Star Kitchener

Caribbean Rock Star Kitchener

We have rock stars in the Caribbean; we don’t call them that, but, in the North American meaning of the term, that’s what they are .

Conclusion: The Way Forward Part 2

Conclusion: The Way Forward Part 2

As indicated last week, today’s column is the last in the series of columns that I started on January 5, 2014 aimed at appraising the crisis state of Guyana’s sugar industry .

Colombian leader starts new term with a great idea

Colombian leader starts new term with a great idea

Newly re-elected Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’ proposal to prohibit successive presidential re-elections is the best political initiative I have seen in South America in recent years .

The PNCR:  Its past and future

The PNCR: Its past and future

Once again the issue of an apology from the PNCR has become topical .

The daily diet of what we read

The daily diet of what we read

One must be thankful that there are things to read other than the blood-filled and vitriol-laced pages of the daily newspapers .

Different problem, same effect

Different problem, same effect

Declining fortunesThis is no time for naysayers to gloat about the declining fortunes of the gold industry and the conundrum of the rice industry .

The ACP: An organization past its time?

The ACP: An organization past its time?

Two weeks ago, on ACP day – an event to the best of my knowledge not widely celebrated – an unusually frank and honest lecture was delivered at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) .

Surface tumours

Surface tumours

Continued from last weekHaematomas/SeromasI had promised last week (and the week before) to deal with ear haematomas .

Bernadette Persaud’a art  masterfully explores cross- culturalism ‘As New and As Old’

Bernadette Persaud’a art masterfully explores cross- culturalism ‘As New and As Old’

This morning is new, but the sunthat made it is old .

Carlsen wins the Rapid

Carlsen wins the Rapid

A fair number of elite grandmasters, including world champion Magnus Carlsen, Anand, Caruana, Karjakin and Judit Polgar have been doing chess battle at the World Rapid and Blitz championships in Dubai, UAE .

In The Rainforest...Black capped donocobius

In The Rainforest…Black capped donocobius

The Black capped donocobius is a cheerful and conspicuous bird along the canals in the Botanical Gardens in Georgetown .

In good taste...Pan-seared Chicken Twice-cooked

In good taste…Pan-seared Chicken Twice-cooked

I am sure that it has not escaped your consciousness that most of the recipes shared in ‘In Good Taste’ are based on experimentations .

Bird Watchers Corner

Bird Watchers Corner

One of a pair Pomarine Jaeger (Tapera naevia) that recently have been frequenting the area around the Kingston Jetty in Georgetown .

Cassia  fistula

Cassia fistula

Cassia fistula commonly called Golden Shower tree or Indian Laburnum as its name suggests, originated from the Indian sub-continent and South-east Asia .

Sunday Cartoons

Sunday Cartoons

Sunday Cartoons .

Friendship  Squatting Area

Friendship Squatting Area

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 .

What makes a good father?

What makes a good father?

In honour of Father’s Day, Sunday Stabroek interviewed Wil Campbell, teacherand counsellor, on the challenges of being a father and what therole demands .

Brazil’s Rousseff may be in real trouble

Brazil’s Rousseff may be in real trouble

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 .

Expect it to get worse

Expect it to get worse

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 .

Quid pro quo

Quid pro quo

The Peoples’ National Congress (PNC) government nationalised the Demerara Bauxite Company in 1971 .

Respect

Respect

This too shall pass .

The way forward for sugar

The way forward for sugar

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 .

The UK’s image in the region exceeds its capabilities

The UK’s image in the region exceeds its capabilities

Every two years the British and the Caribbean governments meet with the objective of moving forward a relationship that has become much changed .

The GVACE returns

The GVACE returns

-with big prize money and one new category

Alim Hosein is an artist, a linguist, a literary and art critic .

Roderick ‘Bermine’ Bartrum

In Memoriam

By Stanley GreavesIt was with surprise and regret that I learnt of the recent death of Roderick Bartrum .

As we were

As we were

In addition to the Memory Lane column, where the emphasis is on places or  .

Red-shouldered Macaw

Red-shouldered Macaw

In The Rainforest

In the afternoon, when fruits are in season, a high pitched,   .

Cornmeal: Bakes & Rolls

Cornmeal: Bakes & Rolls

In good taste

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 .

Bird Watchers Corner

Bird Watchers Corner

This bird, not always seen, may sing for long periods of time;   .

Muesa wins senior category in rapid chess

Muesa wins senior category in rapid chess

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 .

The haemangiosarcoma

The haemangiosarcoma

Last week, after discussing the benign haemangiomas (HAS), I promised to continue with haematomas – all within the context of the surface tumours theme .

Sunday's Cartoon

Sunday’s Cartoon

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Lawns need attention too

Lawns need attention too

There is no substitute for a well-kept lawn .



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