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 country is healing. It’s official. The Chronic made the announcement on Monday morning with this soporific headline: “Science technology being used to drive agricultural development.” The quite ordinary picture of Minister Persaud standing in front of some microscopes brought tears to our eyes.
In the wake of the Lusignan massacre, what do you think the government needs to do to improve security?
It is now ten days since the murderous events that took the lives of five children, three women and three men, all Indian, in Lusignan.
I have determined that I must stick to my promise to share the views of a knowledgeable analyst regarding how the rich world and its specially-created institutions perpetuate poverty around the always “developing” and “under-developed” world.
The creation of East Indian land settlement schemes in the late nineteenth century in colonial British Guiana was partly due to both the costly repatriation schemes and the cessation of re-indentureship at that juncture of our country’s history.
Life goes on
The Cariforum-EC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) is more than just a trade agreement: its scope embraces many subjects that have up to now been solely or mainly within national and regional jurisdiction (Box 1).
The exhibition opened at the Umana Yana on November 3rd 2007 and continued from 10:00 a.m to 5:00pm to Thursday November 15th.
In the context of integration institutions in the developing world, the Caribbean Community has had a certain success in terms of the relative longevity of its existence as a progressively innovating institution.
Chapter IV 276. Thus the day of departure ever drew nearer and kept us all the more occupied as we still had many a thing to think of, and much to worry over that we had postponed to the very last moment.
In 1989, CARICOM Heads of Government issued the Grand Anse Declaration, which established the West Indian Commission, an independent body with a mandate to come up with recommendations to advance the goals of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, CARICOM’s founding document.
Several companies recently showcased their solar and wind-powered generating sets at the Alternative Energy exhibition held at the Umana Yana and we decided to ask members of the public how much they knew about these two types of energy and if they would switch.
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 Bolivia seems to be in danger of falling apart.
Q: What can the U.S. Embassy do for me, if I, as a U.S.
The accidental discovery of the West Indies by Christopher Columbus set in stage a remarkable number of events allowing for European powers to establish their first overseas empires to reap the wealth first through the mining of gold and later through the establishment of plantation economies.
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 As the future of both Pakistan and its president, Pervez Musharraf, wallow in uncertainty in the wake of Benazir Bhutto’s assassination, parallels are being drawn to the 1979 fall of the Shah and the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
Richard N. Haass, formerly Director of Policy Planning in the US State Department, is President of The Council on Foreign Relations As America’s primaries move beyond Iowa and New Hampshire, it is simply impossible to predict who will be the Democratic and Republican nominees, much less who will become the 44th president of the United States.
(This is one of a series of fortnightly columns from Guy-anese in the diaspora and others with an interest in issues related to Guyana and the Caribbean) In the last week, a diverse group that included civil society organizations, trade unions, artists and academics, endorsed a statement expressing concern over the Economic Partnership Agreement that Cariforum (CARICOM member states and the Dominican Republic) initialled with the European Community in December.
With cricket in the air, we asked persons to comment on who should be the captain of the West Indies team Chris Gayle or Ramnaresh Sarwan?
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 People are fascinated by wealth.
Quite often, cost, funding, simply money – the lack of it – is the cause of sub-standard products and services.
David Dabydeen is much garlanded within and without his native land — Guyana.
Introduction In two previous articles, the participation of women in Guyana’s general elections was examined against the background of changing social, political and ideological conditions and the government of Guyana’s international, regional and national commitments to improve the status of women, especially in the areas of political participation and power and decision making.