The Conservancy Dam is the last of all the communities in Canal Number One Polder and is situated approximately seven miles from the Bagotville junction on the West Bank Demerara.
Certain words are beloved of bureaucrats; words like monitor, check, regulate, review, classify, and control.
President Granger’s address to the National Assembly completely omitted any reference to constitutional reform.
Over my 50-plus years in the business of popular music, I cannot count the times I have heard the question, “How do you come up with these songs?” Or, “What’s the secret?” I heard it again, this week and, as before, the answer is that there is no formula involved, at least in my case, that I can pass on.
A shrub can be described as a small to medium version of a tree.
KUALA LUMPUR, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The world’s largest collection of rice varieties has secured indefinite funding in what officials say will be crucial for the development of seeds resilient to the effects of climate change.
It may be said that Guyana’s newest feature film was released last week.
Introduction Having previously dealt with 1) aspects of the organizational and legal framework of Guyana’s intended Natural Resources Fund (NRF) (October 7, 2018) and 2) the fiscal rules governing its operations, today’s column turns to its overall assessment and evaluation.
A few days ago, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) warned all financial institutions that many citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes that offer passports in exchange for large sums of money create the potential for misuse.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.48 percent during the third period of trading in October 2018.
Guyana shone brightly at the 2018 Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia. After the dust had settled, and the analyses were considered, we emerged with a triumph of hope for our foremost chess aspirants.
If you want to lose fat, your first consideration should be your nutrition.
PRAGUE, (Reuters) – The Prague Zoo showcased five newly-born earless monitor lizards on Tuesday as part of a European breeding program aimed at boosting numbers of the nocturnal reptiles rarely observed in the wild.
The Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris) can be found in the Lesser Antilles and northern South America among other places.
Mount Sinai is a beautiful little village surrounded by Vryheid, Savannah Park, Angoy’s Avenue and Bermine Scheme in New Amsterdam.
My younger friends – and at my advanced age virtually everyone is younger – particularly Generation Xers (born 1965-79) and the millennials (born 1980-2000) – complain about being over-scheduled and over-committed.
Stabroek News will forever be defined by its birth pangs from an authoritarian womb.
“When I was getting her, I had so much dreams for her. I imagine I would be the perfect mother and she would be the perfect child who would grow up to be somebody good in life with a good job and I would be proud.” She rubbed her belly as if the child was still to be born.
Among the many things I discovered after migrating to Toronto in the late 1950s was the value of the Guyanese dialect I had grown up with; something in fact that I had been made to feel ashamed of in my homeland, a condition not unique to me.
As a personal trainer, I spend quite a lot of my time in gyms.
During this week I met some folks interested in gardening, but they were confused as to what to plant.
“We are focused on the administration of chess to increase our reach throughout Guyana.
Introduction Today’s column is numbered 16 in the sequence devoted to evaluating the “top-10 development challenges” that I predict spending Guyana’s Government Take from the coming petroleum sector has to navigate.
arrival this is the place mark its name the streets you must learn to remember there are special songs here they do not sing of you in them you do not exist but to exist you must learn to love them you must believe them when they say there are no sacrificial lambs here the houses are warm there’s bread there’s wine bless yourself you have arrived listen keys rattle locks click doors slam silence roomer here I cower from the day’s drain and glare a shadow a wrinkled skin cover me gently night’s linen prepare me prepare me separate ways stranger in the sunset I long to know you To touch the poem of your presence To dispel this loneliness But the sun darkens And we go our separate ways Arnold Itwaru These selected poems by Guyanese writer and academic Arnold Itwaru make statements about contemporary Guyanese literature and about Itwaru’s contribution to it.
The Brown-bellied Antwren (Epinecrophylla gutturalis) forages in the undergrowth of moist lowland forests for insects hidden among leaves, often as part of a mixed-species flock of other typical antbirds.
Last Update: 479.40 Movement: 0.37% Current Update: 481.18 YTD Movement: 63.50% LUCAS STOCK INDEX The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.37 percent during the second period of trading in October 2018.
For most citizens, international organisations such as the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the G20 and even the Inter-national Monetary Fund (IMF), have little immediate significance.
Among the hills on Wismar shore, Linden, lies the village of Victory Valley, home to a population of approximately 2,000 people.
A very great asset is the ability to write well. Just as the gift of speech first separated man from animal, so has the ability to set speech down in written form gradually raised man up from his first beginnings as brute to the high level of science, art, and social organisation which he now precariously occupies.
She held her baby awkwardly as she tenderly looked into the child’s bright eyes.
A disruption in the nuts and bolts of our lives, apart from the irritation that comes with it, can sometimes also be instructive in showing us how much more efficient we are now in communicating or sourcing, in a variety of ways, compared to how we went about those things in the earlier, less complex, life pattern that many of us wish still applied.
Local government elections are to be held on November 12th. With the polls, the never-ending stream of suspicions have emerged as the Government established new local government units and merged others.
Because I got quite a lot of feedback from last week’s column, I decided to do a part 2 of it.
The Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha had the distinction of performing its 22nd production of Naya Zamana at the National Cultural Centre on August 25 last.
There are over three trillion trees around the world. October 5 is designated National Day of Tree Planting in Guyana.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.49 percent during the first period of trading in October, 2018.
(Reuters) – People with Type 1 diabetes who are able to maintain good blood sugar control may reduce their long-term risk of developing dementia, a U.S.
LONDON (Reuters) – Sometime in the next few weeks, global oil consumption will reach 100 million barrels per day (bpd) – more than twice what it was 50 years ago – and it shows no immediate sign of falling.
OXFORD, England (Reuters) – A new method of analyzing images from CT scans can predict which patients are at risk of a heart attack years before it occurs, researchers say.
The Guyana team seeking eminence at the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia, entered the penultimate round of the competition with mixed fortunes albeit with more losses than victories.
For just under forty years Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA) has worked with the region in Washington to promote private sector led growth, successfully finding ways to help Caribbean governments and business leaders engage with and influence the thinking of US administrations.
The male Black-headed Antbird (Percnostola rufifrons) is mainly dark grey, with a black throat and crown.
Introduction Today’s column starts my evaluation of the Green Paper on Guyana’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF), laid by the Government of Guyana (GoG) in the National Assembly on August 8th, 2018.
Dun Robin is a tiny village on the Corentyne highway. So small that it consists of approximately eight houses with about five families; it might just be the smallest village in the county of Berbice, or maybe in the entire country.
The woman lovingly attended to what appeared to be a small wound on the one of the child’s fingers.
It is sometimes the case with the international events surrounding us that an occurrence in a distant country can have relevance for us, in completely separate matters, in our homeland.
It would cost US$700 million a year to immunise 250 million children in poor countries against polio, measles, whooping cough, diphtheria, tetanus and tuberculosis.
Sex and politics intersected in an explosive controversy that has gripped the United States as Professor Christine Blasey Ford gave evidence last Thursday to the United States Senate about a sexual assault perpetrated against her in the summer of 1982 by Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, on the US Supreme Court.
Question: What was the mood at the team meeting the night before the Test, bearing in mind that it was going to be Clive’s last Test match and the team had a chance to become the first West Indies side to go through a full tour of Australia unbeaten in Tests?
You will not find the word ‘overtourism’ in the Oxford English Dictionary. Despite this, it is being used increasingly by tourism professionals around the world.