The following is a minimally edited address to the 2The surge in crime in Guyana started at the dawn of the new millennium– coinciding with the implantation of the transnational trade in illicit narcotics.
The failure of Guyana’s National Drug Strategy Master Plan Guyana’s National Drug Strategy Master Plan 2005-2009 has expired.
Queen’s College is steeped in traditions that have been nourished for 165 years.
The rise of Victoria – mother of all villages Victoria Village, the first village to be founded on Guyana’s coastland, celebrated the 170th anniversary of its purchase in November.
Had it not been abolished in 1975, the Queen’s College Cadet Corps which was founded in 1889 would have celebrated its 120th anniversary this year.
When it comes to colonial governors, many are reviled and few are admired.
Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General, famously remarked a decade ago “You can do a lot with diplomacy but, of course, you can do a lot more with diplomacy backed up by fairness and force.” This aphorism became an axiom in Guyana’s relations with its neighbours 40 years ago.
The rebellion that erupted forty years ago on Thursday, January 2, in the Rupununi District has been the single most serious threat to the national security and territorial integrity of the state.
Born in controversy in 1974, the Guyana National Service was dismantled in controversy in 2000.
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.
Radicals regarded it as their ritual duty to yell “Limey go home” on encountering British soldiers in British Guiana in October 1953, fifty-five years ago.
The First World War (1914-1918) changed the course of human history in significant ways.
Vaccination schedules One can extract from last week’s Pet Corner that there is no correct vaccination protocol.
By David Granger Onlookers at the Guyana Police Force’s169th anniversary parade last July must have been astonished at the sight of some Britishers in typical beachcombers’ gear marching amidst their differently attired Guyanese counterparts.
Guyana’s periodical press has survived through resilience and resourcefulness for over two centuries.
Shridath Ramphal and the art of diplomacy Richard Bourne (ed) Shridath Ramphal: The Commonwealth and the World.
It was Barbados in dance but it looked more like the poetic story of a few gifted beings unfolding on the stage at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) on Tuesday night, a beautiful and profound tale.
No single event so signified the vulnerability of the small states of the Caribbean as the catastrophe wrought by Hurricane Ivan on the island of Grenada in September 2004.