What the people say…

How have you found food prices? Have you had to make changes in what you purchase?

Humpty Dumpty and Global Financial Imbalances

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.

Frankly Speaking… By A.A. Fenty

Former American Vice-President Al Gore has done his significant bit to heighten our awareness of the clear and present dangers of global warming and climate change generally.

History This Week

Two years ago the University of the West Indies (U.W.I.) honoured Mary Noel Menezes, a former head of the Department of History at the University of Guyana, by awarding her an honorary Doctorate Degree for her invaluable contribution as an academic and philanthropist.

Wednesday Ramblings

This was the Week of Unbounded Self Congratulation. Why not? There is really nothing more important to do at the moment what with the traffic crisis “condignly” solved.

In the Diaspora

Staceyann Chin is a full-time award winning writer and activist. She identifies as Caribbean and Black, Asian and lesbian, woman and resident of New York City.

Should we talk about race and intelligence?

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 PRINCETON, NJ – The intersection of genetics and intelligence is an intellectual minefield.

Frankly Speaking

Greetings to my regulars. And to the occasional, the curious and even the critics.

Buddy’s fuel trial

Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) prosecutor Anil Nandlall laid over his written response to the defence no-case submissions, as the Buddy’s fuel trial continued at the Providence Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

The Nobel Message

Al Gore’s Nobel Peace Prize is a fitting tribute to a world leader who has been prescient, bold, and skillful in alerting the world to the dangers of manmade climate change.

History this week No. 43/2007

The ability to participate without restraint in the domestic polity by way of the vote did not occur in Guyana until the 1953 elections.

Wednesday Ramblings

How exciting to read that this esteemed newspaper has resorted to a competition in order to keep its front page slogans going!

Latin America’s Corruption Challenge

COPENHAGEN – It is difficult to distinguish the consequences from the causes of the corruption that bedevils many Latin American and Caribbean nations.

America’s Self-Defeating Hegemony

When I wrote about the “end of history” almost twenty years ago, one thing that I did not anticipate was the degree to which American behaviour and misjudgments would make anti-Americanism one of the chief fault-lines of global politics.

Frankly Speaking… By A.A. Fenty

How sordid my captions. One would prefer not to address such issues for the young and the world to read and consider.

History This Week No. 43/2007

Introduction In the last article, the four general elections held between 1947 and 1961 were examined.

Wednesday Ramblings

It’s time the people have a little sympathy for their president. After all, he only has four more years of running traffic lights while speeding around the country as if in some manic hurry

America’s Houses of Cards

There are times when being proven right brings no pleasure. For several years, I argued that America’s economy was being supported by a housing bubble that had replaced the stock market bubble of the 1990’s.