As agriculture moves increasingly to the forefront of the Guyana economy the Guyana Review examines some of the key achievements of the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) in 2016
April last brought rainfall after a prolonged dry season that started in 2015.
By Philbert Gajadhar
No greater contrast could be imagined than that which existed between the imaginative power, the passionate drive and humour of Doris Rogers’ art on the one hand and her appearance and habits on the other.
By Alicia Nicholls
Reprinted from Caribbean Trade Law and Development: Posted on November 17, 2016
The United States’ position as most Caribbean countries’ largest economic partner and an important foreign policy ally means that constructive engagement with the incoming Trump administration is not just a choice but an imperative.
Fidel Castro’s death on Friday November 25 was, arguably, one of the most profoundly anti- climactic occurrences in contemporary global politics, his end coming a decade after he had relinquished the title of ‘El Commandante,’ Cuba’s unquestioned leader for forty-seven years.
It was one of those nights when the children had gone to bed with little to eat, when she had had to cover the distance from Kitty to Kingston on foot and when the Guard Hut felt colder and more desolate than it customarily did.
Odessa Primus says she was born to be funny. Perhaps oddly enough her claim is not particularly believable, at least not when her intellect strikes you like a rumbustious gust of breeze once you engage her in conversation.
By BC PIRES
The 1990s, the Queen’s Park Oval, West Indies playing – India, if memory serves, but mine is more likely to spit in my soup – and Carl Hooper slid down the wicket, like a cobra on cocaine, to lift some poor sap – Anil Kumble?
Interview by Simon Lister
Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd made his Test debut 50 years ago this week. He looks back at his time in international cricket
“The thing I am most proud of is that we have moved forever from ‘calypso cricket’ to fielding some of the best professional players you’ll ever meet.”
Clive Lloyd made his Test debut five decades ago.
We can only hope that the outcome of the final Sharjah test against Pakistan on November 3 provides some kind of impetus for the West Indies cricket team ahead of what will almost certainly be a far more testing encounter against England later next year.
We are still in our Jubilee Year though the ceremonies and celebrations put together to mark the 50th Anniversary of Guyana’s independence have passed and gone without matching the hype and hoopla that had been attached to the buildup to the event.
Address by His Excellency Brigadier (retd) David Granger Leader of the People’s National Congress to the 19th Biennial Delegates Congress of the People’s National Congress
The 19th Biennial Delegates Congress of the People’s National Congress assembles today.
A PRESENTATION BY AMBASSADOR COLIN GRANDERSON ASSISTANT SECRETARY-GENERAL FOREIGN AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) SECRETARIAT AT THE ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR THE NEWLY APPOINTED HEADS OF GUYANA MISSIONS
Caricom, going forward
In 2012, one year before the celebration of the Fortieth Anniversary of the Caribbean Community, the Conference took the decision to “re-examine the future direction of the Community and the arrangements for carrying it forward”.