On December 29 the Attorney General’s Chambers issued a statement asserting that the lease that had been granted to the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre (CJRC) in connection with the property in Kingston, Georgetown, known as ‘Red House,’ was invalid.
As we acknowledge the new year, it is neither the time nor the place for superfluous words. The time has come when we must settle all our accounts and move chess into the bright sunshine of popularity and away from the obscure shadows that seem to cover it.
Few people understand how great the daily pressures are on a prime minister or a president. Instead they mostly observe the public persona, see their leaders in the context of tribal politics, and are variously entertained or exercised by the media coverage of what is said, done or ignored.
– always gives a little even though she gets little
At 78, Eugene Lewis is the chairperson for her community and she supports herself by rearing chickens and ducks, coupled with produce from her fruit trees and she maintains that she wants it no other way since her independence is her greatest asset.
There’s a narrow trench running along the side of the road where I live on the East Coast, and it’s often fascinating to watch a chicken hawk diving down from the overhead utility wires to snatch an unsuspecting Kreketeh from the edge of the trench.
Focus and attention
The national economy is usually divided up into four sectors, namely, agriculture, mining, manufacturing and services. Forestry and fisheries are usually joined with agriculture while mining is usually paired with quarrying.
In the course of some time spent this week with a visitor from Barbados, I heard a question I’ve been asked many times: “These songs you compose; where do they come from?” and while the answer to that is fairly complex, there are two fundamentals in play: One, fairly obvious, is that it is a gift a person is born with.
There has been a veritable spate of commercial oil and gas discoveries since the 2000s. In its 2016 Global Economic Prospects report, the World Bank had indicated that over recent years there have been signs of this flagging among developing countries.