Dr Jo-Anne S Ferreira Many popular myths surround Patois (known to linguists as French Creole or French-lexicon Creole), one of which, is that it is not a ‘real’ language, or that it lacks a ‘real’ grammar, or that it cannot be written, or that it is ‘simplified’ French .
It surprised me considerably that the turnout at the St .
“The history of the Caribbean Examina-tions Council cannot be written without the name Archibald Moore occupying a stellar position .
By Barrington BraithwaiteThe issue of publishing and the national ethos has never been treated with deserving seriousness .
When I first came to South America I wasn’t sure what to expect .
Musical tradition has decided that Trinidad and Tobago is the “home” of the Calypso, that art-form that once outsiders defined as “a West Indian Song .
Guyana, in April 2013, celebrates its 60th anniversary of cabinet government .
The professionalism of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the practices that attend policing in Guyana have long been the subject of intense public discourse .
Forty years ago on the 11th January 1973, the inaugural meeting of the Caribbean Examinations Council was held in Barbados .
After all of the official fuss and public anxiety that has been expressed over the issue of violence among schoolchildren and in schools in recent years, we were more than a little surprised that both the Chief Education Officer and the General Secretary of the Guyana Teachers’ Union passed up the offer made to them by The Guyana Review to publicly pronounce on these issues and even to say what, individually or together, their respective institutions are doing in order to seek to remedy these problems .
Public discourse over gender issues and more particularly the issue of violence against women rivals and in many cases, exceeds most other items on the national agenda .
Today, the Guyana National Council on Public Policy (GNCPP) wishes to launch its print media initiative to introduce itself to the Guyanese (reading) public .
It does no harm for the labour movement to get the occasional reminder about its threatened drift into irrelevance even though fears that it sometimes interprets those reminders quite incorrectly .
100th anniversary of aviation in Guyana….. Roraima shares the significance of the centenary occasion
From the pioneering work of aviation stalwarts like Arthur James “Art”Williams and Colonel Herman Edgar “Harry” Wendt to the current initiative to transform the Ogle aerodrome into the country’s second international airport, the aviation sector in Guyana owes its growth and development to the cumulative contributions of groups and individuals who .
Guyana’s economic improvement over the past 20 years, has seen a striking parallel in the aviation sector where Air Services Limited, has grown to become Guyana’s largest domestic aviation operator in the country .
Our Mission: To provide safe and reliable air transport services to our customers in Guyana and around the regionOriginating in 1956 from a single float plane air service, Trans Guyana Airways (TGA) has grown into Guyana’s premier and .
100th Anniversary of Aviation in Guyana … Ogle Rising: Guyana is journeying towards its second international airport
Ogle International Airport is a general aviation Regional Class Airport with a Class2C runway catering to commercial and private operators of aircraft .
The Art Williams and Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School, which is housed in the Hangar of Caribbean Aviation Maintenance Services Ltd .
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Steady appears to be the best word to describe the Carib-bean Advance Proficiency Examination (CAPE), both in terms of its growth and the performance of candidatesThe Encarta Dictionary describes ‘steady’ in these terms: steady: fixed, stable, or not easily moved .
The performance of candidates in the May/June 2012 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) on English A and Mathematics examinations has resulted in a call for action in the region to address deficiencies in the two core subjects .
These impressions of contemporary Cuba were penned by Guyanese, Dr .
Some institutions in Guyana, for reasons associated with their longevity and the contribution to the growth and development of the Guyanese society engender a special sense of history .
One has to wonder whether the hope expressed late last year that the outcome of the November general elections that had given the combined opposition a one-seat majority in the National Assembly would bring ‘some good’ to our political landscape was more of a pipe dream than an earnest hope .
The little that we do is not nearly enough If there is something profoundly sickening about the monotonous regularity with which domestic violence is claiming the lives of our womenfolk, what is even more disturbing is the sense one gets that the decibel level of public protestations notwithstanding, we are, on the whole, indifferent to the carnage .
Challenges of the Caribbean Community Keynote address at Dies Natalis Anton de Kom University of Suriname By Sir Shridath RamphalThe Treaty of Chaguaramas of 1973 - itself an emanation from the CARIFTA Agreement of 1965 - began with words which are fundamental to the economic integration commitments which followed .
Ideology, identity and the destiny of the PNCR The People’s National Congress Reform celebrated its 55th anniversary a few weeks ago in October at the centre of a five-party political partnership .
Whatever the extent of political and public criticism of his tenure as Home Affairs Minister the ruling PPP/C is unlikely to let go of Clement Rohee Clement Rohee has become used to questions being raised about his suitability to serve as a Cabinet Minister .
The fight against child sexual abuse By Margaret WalcottMore often than not societies resist change .
The Kuru Kuru Cooperative College In Guyana, Cooperatives have survived the passage of time and the emergence of a full-blown economic culture that gave the lie to the professed beliefs of both the People’s National Congress and the ruling People’s Progressive Party in a state-driven economy .
At eighty Magda Pollard remains mentally alert, enlightened, a keen conversationalist and seemingly always inclined to engage in discourse on important issues .
Historically, in nations under colonial rule, formal social control of the population was undertaken by a security force that had the mission of maintaining the status and prerogatives of the colonizers and their political and social elites .
Roraima Airways plays a significant role in the growth of the Guyanese economy, as a provider of travel services to tourists and commercial clients – offering foreign businessmen a convivial environment within which to do business in Guyana .
What has changed in Caribbean cricket apart from the fortunes of the Westindies team is the extent to which issues relating to what one might call the politics of the game surface in the mass media and in public discourse .
President Donald Ramotar is the first Guyanese Head of State ever to have to compete for the presidential candidature .