By Sharief Khan (An excerpt from an interview with Sharief Khan reprinted from Stabroek News, December 11, 1987, page 5) In gaining a politician like Cheddi Jagan Guyana might have lost a cricketer.
By Miles Fitzpatrick (Reprinted from Stabroek News Souvenir Edition, March 17, 1997, page 7) Fate gave Cheddi Jagan only four years in office as President of Guyana.
(Reprinted from Stabroek News Souvenir Edition, Monday, March 17, 1997, page 10) The widow of the late President, Janet Jagan, has expressed regret that her husband did not have enough time to fulfil the many dreams he harboured for his country and its citizens.
(Reprinted from the Souvenir Edition, Monday, March 17, 1997) Tens of thousands of Guyanese from all walks of life converge on State House and at the Albion Sports Complex ground between March 8-12, to pay their final respects to the late President, Dr Cheddi Jagan.
One of just six women with spouses stuffed among a shipload of strangers aboard the “Hesperus” her name was anglicized to “Mollie” within months of their arrival in British Guiana (BG).
At the invitation of the Indian Action Committee, I attended a public symposium ‘Reflection on the life and works of Dr.
A joke making the rounds in Mexico says that President Donald Trump has become the de facto campaign manager of leftist populist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who is leading in the polls for the July 1 presidential election.
17 Basic Principles of Corporate Governance Leadership, ethics and corporate citizenship 1. The governing body should lead ethically and effectively.
Gemma Robinson teaches at the University of Stirling, Scotland. She is researching Wilson Harris’s poetry, and is the editor of University of Hunger: Collected Poems and Selected Prose of Martin Carter (Bloodaxe).
Critiquing the critics is my least favourite thing about criticism, but here we are.
“Black Panther” recently premiered and T’Challa, the lead character, is the super-hero many are still talking about.
Introduction Column 37 which appeared last week dealt with the classification of costs and as indicated there, attention now turns to what Annex C describes as Pre-contract costs.
-And His Excellency’s expectations I suspect that citizens of our Guyana need to be reminded of the status of all Presidents they elected since 1980.
Immigrant Number 51 was a young “brown” Bouree man from Bancoorah, West Bengal reduced to just a single distinctive name, “Persaud” in the 1838 British Guiana (BG) historical files.
If it is true that Mr. Nigel Williams, the editor in chief of the Guyana Chronicle, was ‘taken aback’ by the level of public concern that met his decision to discontinue the weekly columns of Dr.
When Chile’s President-elect Sebastian Pinera told me that Chile may become Latin America’s first developed country by 2025, I was skeptical.
By Kristina Hinds Dr. Kristina Hinds is a lecturer in Political Science and International Relations at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.
Before proceeding with today’s article, we refer to the Government’s announcement that nine companies are interested in the allocation of the remaining oil blocks and that it is exploring options for both direct engagement and selective bidding.
By Greg Quinn British High Commissioner Today the 53 members of the Common-wealth will celebrate Commonwealth Day.
Hell is imagined to be a dungeon of fire where the ‘wicked’ would be punished in the afterlife.
With the Oscars all handed out, it’s just about time to bid 2017 film year adieu.
Strange numbers Size Column 36 published on Friday February 16, concluded the comparison of the 1999 and the 2016 Agreements proper.
-Dear City Hall, let’s celebrate with $500,000 Of course the entire lead caption is really “Lawlessness and homicides on our roads- a lack of discipline, education and enforcement.” See?
The group of strong, young friends in their 20s, had all signed up for their foreign adventure when the wily recruiters passed through the farming village in Bancoorah District, West Bengal promising steady jobs and good money.
Please excuse me if I am jaded by all the talk about our petroleum largesse and the good life it is supposed to deliver.
When I saw a demonstration of Domino’s pilot program to deliver pizzas with driverless cars last week, I wondered whether governments around the world are preparing for the massive job disruption that this new technology will bring.
The authorities have decided to remove the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GUYSUCO) from the portfolio of entities under the Ministry of Agriculture and place it under the Ministry of Finance via the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Ltd.
By Kimalee Phillip Kimalee Phillip is an African-Grenadian woman currently based in Canada.
The consensus seems to be that this year’s Mashramani was one of the best in years.
How does one even begin to talk about “Black Panther”? The question has been turning over in my head since I saw the movie in a packed theatre last week.
-National Flag, Corentyne’s Children “Her children pledge each faithful hour To guard Guyana’s Lands To foil the shock of rude invaders Who’d violate her earth To cherish and defend forever The state that gave them birth” The foregoing, of course is just a snatch from our Guyana’s Song of the Republic.
Trouble started aboard the “Hesperus” sailing ship from the time the ruthless 25 year-olds Henry Jacobs and his friend Charles James Wiltshire were appointed the only two interpreters for the mixed group of 167 pioneering Indians bound for British Guiana (B.G).
In his presentation to the 1979 congress of the People’s National Congress, Dr.
Amid the national debate over gun control in the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 people dead, there’s one detail that has received too little attention: the fact that the mass killer repeatedly made white supremacist and Nazi-like comments on social media.
Guyana has moved four points up on the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2017, from 34 to 38, with a ranking of 91 out of 180 countries surveyed.
By Mark Schuller Mark Schuller is Associate Professor of Anthropology and NGO Leadership Development at Northern Illinois University and affiliate at the Faculté d’Ethnologie, l’Université d’État d’Haïti.
Evidence suggests that only a small fraction of Guyanese make it a priority to tour our beautiful country.
“The Shape of Water” features a beautiful original score but the most significant musical motif of the film is found in the past.
Two terse introductory points up front: because I don’t –and suspect can’t- write every day, a Selwyn Persaud (KN Sat.
It was still stuffy when the 22 men stealthily set off for the swift-moving river, slinking among the shadows in single file and silence late one Monday night, as they sought to spot snatches of the water through the bushes in the sickly light of a slivered moon.
Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall claimed that ‘With each passing day, the Constitution of Guyana becomes a greater obstacle to President David Granger.
A senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School weeps in front of a cross and Star of David for shooting victim Meadow Pollack while a fellow classmate consoles her at a memorial by the school in Parkland, Florida, U.S.
By Dhanaiswary Jaganauth Dhanaiswary Jaganauth is a lecturer at the University of Guyana World Mother Language Day has been celebrated worldwide every February 21 for nearly twenty years now.
Interviews and photos by Dreylan Johnson and Bebi Oosman This week we asked the man/woman in the street about the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy and the decision of the United Nations Secretary General to refer the matter to the World Court.
Although we’re well into the second month of 2018, the film world at large is still experiencing arrested development.
A young man was murdered. He was found in a pool of blood on the road.
-We’re now an “other-people” people? Nostalgia usually refers to (fond) memories of something pleasant; sometimes a yearning for a return to past events and times.
Introduction Readers will recall that Article 27 – Applicable Law, was addressed in Column 29 which is available on the website of the Stabroek News as well as on chrisram.net.
For nearly four long months aboard the crammed “Whitby” the two little girls precariously hung on to life, as grown men groaned, suffered and died in the low, dark deck of the sailing ship.
On 8th February 2018, the same day the Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit and Exhibition (GIPEX) began and the vice president of ExxonMobil, Lisa Waters, was playing up the need for world economic growth to help the poor, an article by Ted Nordhaus was published in the influential Foreign Affairs magazine entitled The Two-Degree Delusion: The Dangers of an Unrealistic Climate Change Target (FA: 08/02/18), in which he said something similar but suggested that social development will be better achieved if we liberate fossil fuels and oil and gas in particular from the strictures placed upon them by the 2015 United Nations climate change conference in Paris.