A very wise woman, who also happened to be my mother, once told me: “If you know something good or hear something good about somebody, you should pass it on.” Today I’m doing as instructed by telling you about a few gems I stumbled on recently.
Cyber-security incidents continue to rise. Accord-ing to PwC’s Global State of Information Security Survey 2015, attacks rose internationally by 48 per cent in 2014 resulting in huge remedial and reputational costs to the companies and governments concerned.
So far in this series of columns I have covered the international discussion taking place on steps to secure the recovery of stolen public assets leading up to the recently concluded Third Conference on Financing for Development (FFD), held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last month.
Attorney-at-Law James Bond learnt to play chess last December. He was wowed and inspired by the game. Now eight months later, he felt inclined to stoke the smouldering remains of a chess fire caused by inactivity and sponsor a chess competition, minus the seriousness, over the past weekend.
There are growing concerns within the Indian Guyanese community that the government has embarked on large-scale discrimination against them. This is being fuelled by politically driven accusations by the PPP using the same emotive language used by the PNC/PNCR in the 1990s – ‘ethnic cleansing.’ I do not accept that there is such discrimination but the growing perception is a negative phenomenon so early in the life of the government.
Story and photos by Jannelle Williams
As The World Beyond Georgetown made its way to the Berbice Bridge access road which intersects the village, 19-year-old Darren Stuart was seen plying his trade, selling chips and other homemade snacks to passersby.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND (Reuters) – Shakespeare portrayed King Richard III as a “poisonous bunch-backed toad” who was reduced to offering his kingdom for a horse before he was killed by the forces of Henry Tudor, crowned Henry VII soon after, at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.