Before proceeding with today’s article, there were two news items that deserve brief commentary. First, the Kaieteur News reported that the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Natural Resources would be meeting to discuss the future of the Guyana Lottery Control Commission since there was no meeting of the Commission since July 2015.
In last week’s discussion of Guyana’s proposed local content requirements (LCRs) policy for its coming oil and gas extraction industry, I had introduced three key concepts, which require further elaboration.
After last week’s column on empty cricket stands at the Queen’s Park Oval, I ended up, as I often do with these writings, in an interesting exchange, in this instance with John Aaron, a Guyanese who lives in New York, and with voices ranging from the man on Irving Street selling coconuts, to the widely dispersed views of Ron Sanders, Ambassador from Antigua to the USA and the OAS.
The Guyana Chronicle, which obtained Justice Franklin Holder’s letter to the Chancellor (ag), the Hon Yonette Cummings-Edwards, complaining about the conduct of the Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Hon Basil Williams, during the hearing of a matter in court on March 23, tried its best to obfuscate.
Just a week after celebrating Sir Derek Walcott, we have the opportunity to celebrate Wole Soyinka. His play The Lion and the Jewel will be performed by the National Drama Company (NDC) of Guyana at the National Cultural Centre on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4 and 5, in matinee performances with curtains at 1 pm each day.
Resistance training for women has been undergoing a massive re-birth in fitness culture over the last few years. However, many of the exercises that have been focused on during this rise in popularity have been lower body exercises.
Attorney-at-law James Anthony Bond was elected president of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) last Sunday at Olympic House. Frankie Farley, social entrepreneur and the CEO of Silicon Green and Shukura resort, is his vice-president.