About Pauline Melville
Pauline Melville was born in Guyana in 1948. She has worked as an actress, appearing in films such as Mona Lisa and British television programmes including the BBC Television comedy series ‘The Young Ones’.
One swallow decidedly does not make a summer and we must be mindful that what, for the West Indies, was a commendable outcome to the just concluded first Test match against Sri Lanka does not engender a misplaced sense of euphoria.
Kashif Muhammad gives the signal that plans for the 21st annual K&S tournament are underway
One doubts that the twenty first annual Kashif & Shanghai football tournament can match the spectacle of its immediate predecessor, though, over the years, the promoters have proven quite adept at springing surprises.
Two years before the end of what would have been his fourth five-year term as Secretary General of the Caribbean Community, (CARICOM) Edwin Carrington, the 72 year-old Trinidad and Tobago-born career diplomat, announced that he will step down from what is widely regarded as the foremost and arguably most demanding regional public service assignment, at the end of 2010.
President Bharrat Jagdeo’s address to the Sixty-Fifth Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, September 24, 2010
Mr. President, Distinguished colleagues Distinguished Secretary General Ladies and Gentlemen:
I bring to all delegates at this sixty-fifth United Nations General Assembly the warm greetings of my Government and people.
Part twoGERARD BEST continues his interview with Bevil Wooding, Programme Director for the Caribbean ICT Roadshow.
Part One of this interview was published in the September 2010 issue of the Guyana Review
Over the past several years there has been a lot of talk, in the region and around the world, about the need to build the “information society” and to develop “knowledge-based societies”.
The Ovaltine Programme was one of the best-loved children’s radio programmes in Guyana
The origin of radio broadcasting in Guyana is located somewhere in the 1920’s and the first evidence of radio is credited to several local ‘buffs.’ The introduction of short wave broadcasts was preceded by a modest wired service that relayed broadcasts from the BBC over the telephone system in Georgetown.
Darren Sammy’s surprise appointment as West Indies captain appears to mark another ‘fresh start’ for Caribbean cricketSurprising though the decision may seem to appoint Darren Sammy captain of the West Indies cricket team, the selectors may well have felt that they had little choice.
One of the largest teams ever fielded by Guyana at the Commonwealth Games concluded their assignment in India with a single medal, a bronze plus the considerable embarrassment of the defection of its entire three-member boxing team.
Head of the Commission of Enquiry into the Operations of City Hall, Keith Burrowes talks with The Guyana ReviewKeith Burrowes is altogether unsurprised over the fact that the outcomes of the 2008 Commission of Enquiry into the operations of the Georgetown Municipality have not, so far, brought the citizenry bountiful returns.