By Joseph E. Stiglitz
NEW YORK – We are all Keynesians now. Even the right in the United States has joined the Keynesian camp with unbridled enthusiasm and on a scale that at one time would have been truly unimaginable.
(an extract from Schomburgk’s expedition to the interior. The work was translated from German by Walter E. Roth, Stipendiary Magistrate of the Demerara River District and author of several scholarly works, in 1920)
Colin Klass’s refusal to step down as President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) in the face of the rejection of his leadership by the players whom he purports to represent may have plunged local football into its most serious crisis ever.
With the ink barely dry on the historic maritime jurisdiction ruling by the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Guyana and Suriname are at it again, this time, following the October 14, 2008 seixure by Suriname navel vessels of the Lady Chanrda, a privately –owned Guyanese boat on the Corentyne River.
Mr President of the General Assembly, Mr Secretary General, Distinguished Represen-tatives Ladies and Gentlemen.
I join with those who have spoken before me, Mr President, in congratulating you on your election to guide the work of this 63rd Assembly, and in commending your predecessor for his stewardship of the Assembly over the past year.
Guyana Review reports on a recent environmental conference in Manhattan which focuses on the creation of jobs that can help in the global fight against the potentially cataclysmic consequences of climate change
As the global agenda becomes increasingly preoccupied with the issue of climate change and its likely implications for the quality of life on the planet, people the world over are seeking to fashion a multi-disciplinary response to the challenges posed by the threat of cataclysmic environmental change.
As Dave Martins’s popular, patriotic ballad “Not A Blade of Grass” pervaded the airwaves to find acceptance as Guyana’s second national anthem, the sonorous slogan “Every Citizen a Soldier” signalled the establishment of the Guyana People’s Militia in December 1976.
By Peter Fraser
James started as a creative writer; here I shall concentrate on the literary stage of his career which ended in 1936 with his play Toussaint L’Ouverture, his history of the Haitian Revolution, The Black Jacobins, concentrating on its qualities as a work of history, and then the three works that might be described as cultural studies: American Civilization, Mariners, Renegades and Castaways, and Beyond A Boundary.
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Guyana Review examines the issues surrounding the decision by the Kashif and Shanghai Organization to depart from an 18-year old practice by shifting the Finals of its annual football tournament from the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground to the National Stadium at Providence
The decision by the Kashif and Shanghai Organization to relocate the Finals of its 19th Annual Football Tournament from its customary venue, the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground, to the National Stadium at Providence is the latest in a series of troublesome issues to descend on a sport already besieged by its own fair share of controversy.
A conversation with Sir Shridath Ramphal
During a recent visit to Guyana former Commonwealth Secretary General Sir Shridath Ramphal granted The Guyana Review an extensive interview covering a wide range of issues embracing aspects of Caribbean diplomacy, the role of the United Nations and evolving issues in the development of the international system.