Did you go to GuyExpo? How was it compared to last year? Were you pleased with the exhibits?
This article was received from Project Syndicate, an international not-for-profit association of newspapers dedicated to hosting a global debate on the key issues shaping our world The extreme poor in Latin America’s rural communities live five kilometers or more on average from the nearest paved road – almost twice as far as non-poor rural households, resulting in difficult and very costly access to markets and needed services.
This article was received from Project Syndicate, an international not-for-profit association of newspapers dedicated to hosting a global debate on the key issues shaping our world VIENNA – For those who still wondered who Vladimir Putin is, the mystery is over.
Well I have to thank the Stabroek News young veteran-journalist Miranda La Rose for providing me with today’s lead issue indicated in my caption.
A monument expresses the collective goals, joys and sorrows of society. They are as varied as their creators and are regarded as masterpieces of architecture worthy of preservation for future generations.
This article was received from Project Syndicate, an international not-for-profit association of newspapers dedicated to hosting a global debate on the key issues shaping our world NEW YORK – Three hard facts are setting the boundaries for the talks United Nations negotiator Ibrahim Gambari is undertaking as he shuttles between Burma’s ruling generals and the detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
This article was received from Project Syndicate, an international not-for-profit association of newspapers dedicated to hosting a global debate on the key issues shaping our world The cyclist Lance Armstrong recently celebrated an anniversary.
This article was received from Project Syndicate, an international not-for-profit association of newspapers dedicated to hosting a global debate on the key issues shaping our world MOSCOW – On October 4, 1957, my father, Nikita Khrushchev, awaited a telephone call.
How do you dispose of your plastic bags and plastic bottles? Do you know that many plastics are not biodegradable?
In the Stabroek and Kaieteur newspapers this week, columnist/political scientist Freddie Kissoon and historian Nigel Westmaas have raised some welcome and provocative remarks on our relation to history, and specifically the tragedy of Guyana’s pasts.
Five community-based organisations have been awarded grants totalling US$20,000 under the United States (US) Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS.
“I think we need more PVC paste,” suggested President Jagdeo a little miffed he was doing the plumbing for the hotel only hours before the Rio summit was to open.
Prabhuran Lakhanran, newspaper vendor – `I don’t like that at all because gambling is not good.
The recent passage of the Gambling Prevention (Amendment) Bill, in spite of the serious reservations of religious leaders and the opposition political parties, has brought an entire series of questions about Guyana’s future to the fore.
This nation, such as it strives to be or become, indeed the whole world of nations, cry out for serious commentary, intense, informed analyses based on the study of the humanities, the philosophies and other rigid academic disciplines which human history has evolved for itself – and profound thought and conclusions which some other prolific writers seem capable of offering us.
Q: A family member in the United States is sick. Why can’t I go there to help?
Rezena Sukram, sales clerk – ‘I’m not satisfied with the investigation so far into the disappearance of the missing weapons because they have only found a small amount.
John Limerick The team is good at playing football but they are not scoring goals.
Dear Editor How should amounts of VAT less than a dollar be treated, should they be rounded up, down or some other treatment?
This pointedly brief piece published on this day is my own way of expressing unqualified solidarity with the Stabroek News and Sunday Stabroek in their issue with the Government regarding the latter’s withdrawal of State advertising from the two ‘papers.
VAT is imposed by section 9 of the Value-Added Tax Act 2005 on every taxable supply by a taxable person in Guyana.
Q: Why was my immigrant visa refused? What do I do now? U.S.
The first two instalments of this article examined the performance of the West Indies senior cricket team in 2006 in both Test and Limited-Over cricket.
Our entity supplies services to a company that has an agreement with the Government of Guyana under which it is exempted from all taxes.
Dear Editor, I can’t say Happy New Year (too much pressure shopping). When is comes to VAT it is clear that this tax was implemented by Government with the express purpose of collecting more money (revenue) from the Guyanese people.
What has been your experience with the Value Added Tax (VAT) so far?
It is now more or less recognized that at least as many Guyanese live outside of the country as within it.
Dear Editor, Whatever the motivation for zero rating split peas while retaining a consumer tariff on black-eye peas, the implicit associations with the ethnic usage of those products and their post VAT consumer costs should not be ignored or even discarded.
Q: Why are some people ineligible to enter the United States? There are many reasons someone might become ineligible to enter the United States.
The first installment of this article examined the performance of the senior West Indies cricket team in 2006 in both limited-over and Test Cricket.
Jim Lampley: Welcome back viewers to what must be the longest delay to a championship bout I can recall.
Zaimoon Ramjohn, fish vendor – `I am a poor woman. Everything in the shops raise.
Why, oh why, do I choose to begin the Western folks’ “New” year like this?
Installment Thirty Four Q: What type of visa do I need to become an academic student in the United States?
(Part 1) It is useful at the end of each year to assess the state of West Indies cricket at the highest level.
Jim Lampley: Welcome to HBO Boxing and we are back in Guyana. I never thought we would return given that the last fight between Corbin and Jagdeo ended up in a full out brawl.