University under pressure

Guyana Review talks with newly elected President of the University of Guyana Students Society Joshua Griffith GR: Yours has been an inherited position since you were elected Vice President rather than President of the UGSS.

Shiv on the shore

Courtesy of The Cricket Monthly from ESPNcricinfo   By Rahul Bhattacharya   One day Khemraj “Cowfly” Chanderpaul got vexed.

Talking shop

Edited Address by Brigadier (rtd) David Granger, Leader, to the 18th Biennial Delegates’ Congress of the People’s National Congress Reform at Congress Place, Sophia, Georgetown on July 25, 2014.

On leadership

Guyana Review talks with youth leader Astell Collins   GR: When you look at the various challenges facing Guyana how do you see your own ideas on leadership making a difference?

The Edge of Night

By Ian McDonald   Watchman by the seawall koker twenty years I met him on my walks seawind and sunset I see recalling him.

The Caribbean Premier League

After two seasons of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament, this particular version of the game is still on trial in our part of the world.

School and September

September ought to be the most significant month in the lives of school children and in the entire school year.

Our splendid democracy

Things have not been the same since the general elections in November 2011, though, as Guyanese would say, the outcomes – or at least the majority of them – were hardly anything to write home about, anyway.

Two nations

By David A. Granger Hinterland Guyana comprises over three-quarters of this country’s territory.

Caricom’s inertia: Who’s to blame?

Address by Dr. the Hon. Ralph E. Gonsalves Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Chairman of CARICOM at the Opening of the Twenty-Fifth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government at Buccament Resorts, St.

Implementing decisions: ‘The Secretariat is not CARICOM’

Once I had read and re-read Dr Ralph Gonsalves’s address to the opening of the Twenty Fifth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government it was inevitable that it would be set aside for publication in this issue of the Guyana Review.

Talking media

Capitol News Director Enrico Woolford shares his views on media issues with the Guyana ReviewGR: When you think of media freedom what do you consider to be its key elements?  

A remarkable life of magic realism and urgent relevance

Boyd Tonkin recalls a recent pilgrimage to the former home of Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Cartagena and marvels at a writer whose fantasies helped define a country and continentLast September, I might easily have died in Cartagena de Indias.

Goat milk ice cream

Evaluation of nutritional, chemical, textural and sensory characteristics of goat milk ice cream manufactured with three different levels of Caprine milk fatNew research has been launched at Fort Valley State University for development of goat milk ice cream and its quality evaluation.

Deborah Backer

Deborah Jan Osman-Backer, Attorney-at-Law, former Deputy Speaker and Member of the National Assembly, died on Friday March 21, 2014, at the age of 54.

Terrence O Holder

Veteran Guyanese broadcaster and media administrator, Terrence O. Holder died on Wednesday Janauay 8, 2014 following a prolonged illness at the age of seventy- three.

Dr Laurence Clairmonte Clarke

Born sixty-two years ago in the East Coast Demerara village of Plaisance, Clarke attended Queen’s College from 1962-1969 where he established a reputation as an outstanding student and a know sportsman.

Delivering education: Realizing effective parent/teacher teamwork

The vast majority of parents send their children off to school every day hoping that they would do well though a smaller number actually address the formal education of their children from the standpoint of a carefully laid out plan designed to – as far as possible – ensure that they do well.

Education: Something to celebrate

The Caribbean Examinations Council marks 40

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) began its 40th Anniversary celebrations with a series of Interfaith and Thanksgiving Services across the region.

Politics: The political culture and the will of the people

The significance of the outcome of the November 2011 general elections – at least as far as the electorate was concerned – reposed in what we  describe as the “one seat majority,” that is to say the single-seat numerical advantage which the parliamentary opposition holds over the executive in the National Assembly.