Sunday

Citrus-Soy Chicken

Citrus-Soy Chicken

Most of us prepare some sort of chicken dish on the weekends in addition to another meat .

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon

Sunday Cartoon .

Internal population shifts Census 2012

Internal population shifts Census 2012

Biggest challengesThus far, discussion of the 2012 Preliminary Census has focussed on 1) the population decline over the intercensal period 2002-2012; 2) the effect of outward migration; 3) estimating what the population might have been if it were not for item 2; and 4) making the inference, based on the preliminary data that high levels of brain drain (observed in previous intercensal periods) persisted .

Baracara

Baracara

Story and photos by David Pappanah Baracara is a predominately African community that is located approximately fifty miles up the Canje River .

Guyana’s 2012 population census: Runaway brain drain rules!

Guyana’s 2012 population census: Runaway brain drain rules!

IntroductionThis week’s column continues the discussion of the Bureau of Statistics (BoS) Preliminary Population and Housing Census Report for 2012 .

Gems among us

Gems among us

Like any poor country, Guyana is replete with occasions for despair about standards in everyday life .

Everything changes, nothing is different

Everything changes, nothing is different

In Guyana reciprocated animosity has not even come close to plumbing the awful depths which exist in so many other countries and, God willing, such hideous animosity never will prevail .

Can Region 10 farmers guarantee their success by seeing themselves as part of Guyana’s defence team?

Can Region 10 farmers guarantee their success by seeing themselves as part of Guyana’s defence team?

Important allies When one thinks about Region 10, it is usually in terms of extremes .

Shrimp fritters

Shrimp fritters

In good taste

Shrimp fritters are an easy appetizer .

Why has the UK Government not named a Caribbean champion?

Why has the UK Government not named a Caribbean champion?

On May 7, 2015 Britain will hold a general election .

Surface tumours

Surface tumours

Conclusion Venereal tumoursYou may recall that last week a passing reference was made to ‘transmissible canine venereal tumours’ (TCVT) as a vaginal condition which could be mistaken for the proliferation of cells which accompanies another ailment, viz vaginal hyperplasia .

Argentina’s default could hurt the world

Argentina’s default could hurt the world

I hate to agree with Argentina’s government, a bunch of mostly corrupt pseudo-progressives who have ruined the country despite benefiting from the biggest world commodity price windfall in recent history, but it is mostly right in its dispute with bondholders that led to Argentina’s default .

Guyana demolishes Burundi

Guyana demolishes Burundi

Guyana demolished a determined Burundi Olympic chess team on Tuesday 4-0 during the country’s current chess campaign in Norway .

Ringed kingfisher

Ringed kingfisher

[caption id="attachment_300400" align="alignleft" width="294"] An adult male Ringed kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata) near a Georgetown canal .

The breadfruit tree

The breadfruit tree

Part 1Artocarpus altilis commonly called breadfruit originated from Polynesia and Tahiti, both tropical islands in the Pacific Ocean .

Lima Sands

Lima Sands

Story and photos by Kenesha FraserWhen Sunday Stabroek journeyed into Lima Sands, a village of about 800 inhabitants behindAnna Regina in Essequibo, the trail used by the villagers was deserted .

LUCAS STOCK INDEX

LUCAS STOCK INDEX

       LUCAS STOCK INDEXThe Lucas Stock Index (LSI) declined slightly by 0 .

Post-Congress perspectives and legitimate expectations

Post-Congress perspectives and legitimate expectations

Even if the PNCR had been minded to support the proposed AFC motion of no confidence against the government, it is not now likely .

The extraordinary  claims of poetry

The extraordinary claims of poetry

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 .

Venezuela sanctions won’t have major impact

Venezuela sanctions won’t have major impact

Despite the excitement among many in Venezuela and Miami about the newly announced US visa restrictions against top Venezuelan officials linked to human rights abuses, I’m not so sure that the measures will have much impact .

Guyana’s recent  population bombshell

Guyana’s recent population bombshell

 IntroductionThe Bureau of Statistics’ (BoS) Preliminary Population and Housing Census Report for 2012 announced a decline in the population from 751,223 persons at the 2002 Census to 747,884 persons .

The collapse of the Doha Round is a mixed blessing for the Caribbean

The collapse of the Doha Round is a mixed blessing for the Caribbean

Geneva, a city that hosts many international organisations, is an attractive place .

Classic dialect creations

Classic dialect creations

At some point, almost every time I perform, I make reference to the value and beauty of our various Caribbean dialects .

Dwarf  golden apple

Dwarf golden apple

Dwarf ambarella commonly called Dwarf golden apple originated in the South Pacific and spread throughout the Caribbean, Florida South and Central America .

Emancipation traditions

Emancipation traditions

One of the most powerful poems by Trinidad and Tobago’s controversial poet Eric Roach is one called ‘Verse in August .

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce

Applesauce is one of those things that you can make to be spread on toast or biscuits, mixed into dough or batters for baked goods or be eaten as is, for dessert or a snack .

Spot-breasted woodpecker

Spot-breasted woodpecker

The very colourful Spot-breasted woodpecker feeds mainly on ants, found in trees by probing, or on the ground by probing into the  .

Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl

The Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) is the most widely distributed owl in the Americas; it ranges from Northern Canada to South America .

Guyana ranks 150 out of 179 countries in the Olympiad

Guyana ranks 150 out of 179 countries in the Olympiad

On the chess board , lies and hypocrisy do not last long    -Emmanuel Lasker  Guyana has been ranked 150th out of the 179 countries which are earmarked to participate in the 2014 Norway chess Olympiad, according to FIDE, the World Chess Federation .

 Sunday Cartoons

Sunday Cartoons

Sunday Cartoons .

Fishing

Fishing

Fishing in Bel Air (Photo by Arian Browne) .

Surface tumours/cancers

Surface tumours/cancers

(Continued from last week)Vaginal tumoursToday and next week, we’ll address two types of tumours affecting the canine vagina, which are similar, yet distinct, relative to their origins/causes and the way they exhibit themselves .

Two different cricket games

Two different cricket games

In recent days, with the CPL centre stage in the Caribbean, concurrent with England/Sri Lanka Test matches in the UK, we are seeing quite a contrast in cricket compared to the sport most senior folks grew up with in the region reaching back to the Union Jack days .

To whom our hands once clung

To whom our hands once clung

I dreamt of my father the other night .

Tobago Hill

Tobago Hill

Story and photos by Mario Joseph [caption id="attachment_298600" align="alignright" width="333"] The entrance to Tobago Hill[/caption]Deep in the North West District, Region One, in a world far beyond Georgetown, there lies a lush, green, remote village called Tobago Hill .

Guyana: More on debt relief for slavery reparations

Guyana: More on debt relief for slavery reparations

Last week’s column considered whether Guyana should support national debt relief as compensatory payment from slave-owning European countries to slave descendants residing in the region .

The PNCR Congress and  David Granger’s leadership

The PNCR Congress and David Granger’s leadership

The PNCR Congress is always an interesting time for political observers, not least because in recent times there has always been a challenge to the leaders and energetic contests for other positions .



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