Even at a time when the attention of Guyana’s coalition government is focused on energizing the country’s underperforming economy, the administration still cannot afford to allow its attention to wander from a foreign policy agenda that includes managing relations with two neighboring countries with which separate territorial controversies loom large.
There has been an undeniable air of expectancy here in Guyana arising out of the disclosure last year by the United States company, Exxon Mobil that commercial deposits of oil and gas had been offshore Guyana.
Key excerpts from President David Granger’s address to the National Assembly on October 13, 2016 Economic policy
Your Government entered a depressing financial landscape in May 2015. The economic legacy that this nation inherited was characterised by a lack of strategic planning and whimsical decision-making.
As agriculture moves increasingly to the forefront of the Guyana economy the Guyana Review examines some of the key achievements of the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) in 2016
April last brought rainfall after a prolonged dry season that started in 2015.
By Philbert Gajadhar
No greater contrast could be imagined than that which existed between the imaginative power, the passionate drive and humour of Doris Rogers’ art on the one hand and her appearance and habits on the other.
By Alicia Nicholls
Reprinted from Caribbean Trade Law and Development: Posted on November 17, 2016
The United States’ position as most Caribbean countries’ largest economic partner and an important foreign policy ally means that constructive engagement with the incoming Trump administration is not just a choice but an imperative.
Fidel Castro’s death on Friday November 25 was, arguably, one of the most profoundly anti- climactic occurrences in contemporary global politics, his end coming a decade after he had relinquished the title of ‘El Commandante,’ Cuba’s unquestioned leader for forty-seven years.
It was one of those nights when the children had gone to bed with little to eat, when she had had to cover the distance from Kitty to Kingston on foot and when the Guard Hut felt colder and more desolate than it customarily did.
Odessa Primus says she was born to be funny. Perhaps oddly enough her claim is not particularly believable, at least not when her intellect strikes you like a rumbustious gust of breeze once you engage her in conversation.
By BC PIRES
The 1990s, the Queen’s Park Oval, West Indies playing – India, if memory serves, but mine is more likely to spit in my soup – and Carl Hooper slid down the wicket, like a cobra on cocaine, to lift some poor sap – Anil Kumble?
Interview by Simon Lister
Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd made his Test debut 50 years ago this week. He looks back at his time in international cricket
“The thing I am most proud of is that we have moved forever from ‘calypso cricket’ to fielding some of the best professional players you’ll ever meet.”
Clive Lloyd made his Test debut five decades ago.
We can only hope that the outcome of the final Sharjah test against Pakistan on November 3 provides some kind of impetus for the West Indies cricket team ahead of what will almost certainly be a far more testing encounter against England later next year.