Good Hope is a community in Mahaica flanked by Hand-en-Veldt and Helena Number Two; it has approximately 500 residents.
Persons who know me well, or read this column, will know of my admiration and affection for dogs, particularly in the years when I lived in the Cayman Islands on two acres of land in the countryside, with several dogs in the family.
In Guyana, we have a culture of caring for our parents as they get older.
President Granger last Friday said that “the Government is conducting its affairs in accordance with the Constitution and with respect for the rule of law.” He sought to convince the nation that it was the Speaker of the National Assembly who directed the Government’s approach to the court and that the cooperation of the Opposition is necessary for credible elections.
“I felt horrible. I felt traumatised. And worse of all I felt like a criminal.
In my reading of Guyanese history and political economy, the issue of land distribution has psychic and perceived economic value for all Guyanese.
In following the news nothing is more terrible than learning of the death of a child.
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If you’re not a tea drinker, maybe you should be. But not just any tea.
Introduction Empirical observations, research and analysis, along with widely recorded historical experiences reveal that, beyond doubt, Guyana’s coming time of oil and gas production and their export will be fraught with severe risks.
University of Guyana law student Andre Jagnandan, 19, is one of the contenders for the title of National Junior Chess Champion.
One of the most significant developments in the theatre in Guyana now is the return of The Link Show.
A few days ago, the British Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, a Conservative, began an important address in an unusual way.
The Guianan Warbling-Antbird can be found from eastern Venezuela, through the Guianas, to northeast Amazonian Brazil.
Last week saw the height of carnival in Trinidad and Tobago: J’ouvert, Ol’ Mas, Carnival Mon-day and the end of the festival on Carnival Tuesday.
In chess as in life, when people cannot figure out what you are doing, they are kept in a state of terror – waiting, uncertain, confused.
The meetings last week between the President and the Leader of the Opposition and the President and the Guyana Elections Commission did not yield a solution to the impending constitutional crisis that has been dominating the news in recent weeks.
After an absence of a couple of years, the Link Show has been revived at the National Cultural Centre.
“That environment is not for me and I just had to pack up and leave.
The Mouse-coloured Antshrike occurs across the Guiana Shield, eastern Ecuador and Peru, and south to northernmost Bolivia.
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From Iraq through Libya to Syria, the approach to regime change by the US and its allies has been to support the removal of a disliked government with little serious thought as to the broader consequences.
Adventure Village on the Corentyne highway consists of just close to 30 houses with a population of mostly farmers.
On my recent travels I came across one of the most awesome sights: Tiger Lily being grown as potted plants.
Nature’s sports drink or simply coconut water is a nutritious potassium-rich drink that can fit into a balanced diet as a low-sugar alternative to sports drinks for hydration.
From time to time I hear from readers of this space saying that they enjoy the columns but suggest I should use some of them to focus on “feel good” stories, like the one last week about Fay James, the nature tourism lady running a successful nature-tourism business in a lodge on an island in the upper reaches of the Essequibo River.
“If you leave me, I will kill you…” “You can’t leave me, no one will take you…” “If I can’t have you, no one else will…” These are the words that victims of abusive relationships will likely have heard at some point during a violent encounter with their partners.
L’Esperance is a farming community situated between Noitgadacht and Sans Souci along the Number One Canal Polder road.
When you hear the term Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you may more often than not naturally think of war veterans or persons who have been severely traumatised by war.
It’s easy to get dillusioned or even cynical about mankind in a time of Trump, or of some wayward soul in the interior with a high-powered rifle, and not much else, shooting a beautiful jaguar, or of a man in Georgetown leaving his dog chained up in the hot sun all day long.
Guyanese can be excused for being baffled at the latest developments in the current political saga gripping the nation.
In this column, I will continue to explore the rationale of the PNCR’s economic policy since March, 2015.
“I just want to tell my story because I went through a lot abuse, but now I get out and I happy.
Introduction Thus far, I have considered two of the six Guideposts in my depiction of a Road Map for the Government of Guyana (GoG) “getting its petroleum revenues” dimension.
The wheels of the 2019 National Chess Championships have begun to turn with the current hosting of the qualifier for the National Junior Championship.
(BBC) – Clash of the Titans was one of the most popular films of 1981.
Health tourism is an enormous and highly competitive global business. Reliable estimates indicate that by 2021 the worldwide health tourism market will reach somewhere between US$46.6 billion and US$125 billion per annum and is experiencing a compound annual growth rate of somewhere between 13% and 19%.
Tagetes commonly, called Marigolds, originated in South America and New Mexico. Marigolds are a gardener’s favourite.
According to one survey, 38% of adults eat unhealthy foods or overeat during periods of stress.
The male Northern Slaty Antshrike (Thamnophilus punctatus) is distributed across much of the Guiana Shield, as well as more locally in the foothills of the east Andes, from southwest Venezuela to eastern Colombia, and thereafter reappearing in southern Ecuador and northernmost Peru.
How often do you find yourself glued to your smartphone? And do you find yourself justifying the long hours you spend on your devices?
The village of Kartabo is situated in the lower Mazaruni, six miles from Bartica.
The crisis facing Guyana, due to get worse on March 22nd, when the Government loses its legal authority, was not the result of the actions of evil people.
Even a casual observer of the various debates in the public spectrum of Guyana will notice that the subject of raising standards in the society is an abiding condition in the mix.
“I love my son, but it is getting to a place where he would soon have to leave my house if he continues with his lifestyle.
The qualifier for the National Junior Chess Championship begins today from 10 am at the Resource Centre, Woolford Avenue, opposite the Government Technical Institute.
Now is the time to start sowing your flower seeds to germinate all of those colourful flowering annuals.
As this is being written, an uneasy calm prevails in Haiti following nearly two weeks of widespread demonstrations against the Government of President Jovenal Moïse.
Introduction Last week I addressed two of the four lines of justification, which I advance in support of my bullish prediction of 13 to 15 billion barrels for Guyana’s oil reserves.
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