By David A Granger MP, Leader of the Opposition The expulsion of an unarmed, seismic survey vessel from Guyana’s exclusive economic zone by a Venezuelan naval corvette was a dangerous and egregious exhibition of gunboat diplomacy.
The Guyana Review news magazine celebrated its 20th anniversary in February 2013 and, in so doing, set a record for longevity in the local periodicals industry.
“In discussing our contemporary shambles, almost every visitor to this country ultimately comes round to asking about local publications of the nature of this one.
By Karen De Souza Most adults in Guyana agree – without even thinking about it – on how to treat very young children.
Walter B Alexander Ever since the “Common Entrance” Examination replaced the former County Scholarship Examination in the 1960s there has always been much publicity about the ‘top’ performers.
It would not be altogether surprising if it transpired that the Government of Guyana finds it discomfiting the United States Secretary of State John Kerry has deemed Guyanese woman miner Simona Broomes a “hero” for her efforts to try to suppress the practice of Trafficking In Persons (TIP) in Guyana.
Q. Have you been able to measure the impact which the Coalition has had on employer responses to HIV/AIDS at the workplace?
Address by Canadian High Commissioner David Devine at Guyana Investment Forum June 27, 2013 Canadian High Commissioner HE David Devine Globally, the demand for investment dollars is becoming increasingly limited and competitive.
Long before she begun to attract wider attention for her work with schoolchildren participating in the Ministry of Education’s National Schools Drama Festival, Jean Kingston had been pursuing a love affair with the theatre.
There is something frighteningly repetitive about media reports regarding women… wives, paramours, girlfriends, all of whom share the common fate of having been brutalized, abused and often slaughtered in the most heinous ways by intimate partners.
After the results of the 2011 general elections and the consequences for the mathematics of the National Assembly had become clear, a fairly sizeable constituency of Guyanese roundly applauded the verdict of the electorate.
Dr Jo-Anne S Ferreira Many popular myths surround Patois (known to linguists as French Creole or French-lexicon Creole), one of which, is that it is not a ‘real’ language, or that it lacks a ‘real’ grammar, or that it cannot be written, or that it is ‘simplified’ French.
It surprised me considerably that the turnout at the St. Sidwell’s Anglican Church Memorial Service for the late Courtney Gibson included few of his contemporaries; I wondered whether it was that news of the event might not have reached them up to that time; but then it occurred to me that we live in a society where word gets around and once I got to thinking that there was probably no good reason why news of the event did not get around the circuit of Courtney’s contemporaries, I begun to reflect on times past and how different it was ‘in those days.’ News of Courtney’s death had reached me via Bert Wilkinson.
“The history of the Caribbean Examina-tions Council cannot be written without the name Archibald Moore occupying a stellar position.
By Barrington Braithwaite The issue of publishing and the national ethos has never been treated with deserving seriousness.
When I first came to South America I wasn’t sure what to expect.
Musical tradition has decided that Trinidad and Tobago is the “home” of the Calypso, that art-form that once outsiders defined as “a West Indian Song.” The origins of calypso are somewhat varied but a common thread is that it has a base in African lament and rhythm.
Guyana, in April 2013, celebrates its 60th anniversary of cabinet government. The Cabinet is an essential element in the state.
The professionalism of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the practices that attend policing in Guyana have long been the subject of intense public discourse.
Forty years ago on the 11th January 1973, the inaugural meeting of the Caribbean Examinations Council was held in Barbados.
After all of the official fuss and public anxiety that has been expressed over the issue of violence among schoolchildren and in schools in recent years, we were more than a little surprised that both the Chief Education Officer and the General Secretary of the Guyana Teachers’ Union passed up the offer made to them by The Guyana Review to publicly pronounce on these issues and even to say what, individually or together, their respective institutions are doing in order to seek to remedy these problems.
Public discourse over gender issues and more particularly the issue of violence against women rivals and in many cases, exceeds most other items on the national agenda.
Today, the Guyana National Council on Public Policy (GNCPP) wishes to launch its print media initiative to introduce itself to the Guyanese (reading) public.