Kerese Collins was young and still unmarried when older women in her church sought her advice on marital issues, which she freely gave based mostly on her observations.
The 14th edition of the Caribbean Festival of the Arts (Carifesta XIV) has taken off in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago where it is running from August 16 to 26.
By Cosmata A. Lindie She was not sure just when it was that she first started noticing the birds.
Curated by Andre Haynes and Dreylan Johnson Cosmata Lindie, the writer of “The Birds,” is a 45-year-old clerical assistant who lives in New Amsterdam, Berbice.
I remember a very long time ago, in the era of Prime Minister—not even then President—L.F.S.
This column today is, virtually word for word, something I wrote recently when a Tradewinds fan overseas, himself venturing into songwriting, wrote me, asking that I elaborate on the process to help him in his efforts.
With just over 250 residents, Sisters stands as the most populated village on the Upper East Bank of Berbice.
“I don’t know if I am being too hard on her but even though I know she may not be around much longer like I just wish she would just say I am sorry.
Dear Minerva, I have been reading your column in the newspapers for years and I would just like some advice on a matter I have at work.
Fat loss training methods were discussed in last week’s column. This week, in part two, let us dive straight into other ways and means of getting rid of stubborn body fat.
There are the downright angry, explosive people. You know the types—you see them hurling expletives or smashing their fists into the wall.
Playing chess and administering chess are unequivocally two separate aspects of the brilliant mind game.
LUCAS STOCK The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) declined 0.23% during the first period of trading in August 2019.
The Chief Justice ruled last week in the case brought by Christopher Ram in connection with the house-to-house registration that it is unlawful to remove names from the registration list during the current exercise merely because they are not present at the addresses or had migrated.
Introduction Today’s column continues consideration of the three areas of Government spending that are supported in the Guyana Petroleum Road Map.
Unilateral administrative action Another red flag is unilateral political action over civil servant professionals.
In June 2010, 25-year-old Mary Sandy was leaving the Providence Primary, where she had taken her young son to school, when she was struck and killed by a car while attempting to cross the road.
At 18, Lakhnarayan Bhagarathi, has a lot on his plate, not the least of which is pursuing his dream of one day becoming a famous biologist.
By Imam Baksh As this excerpt begins, Danesh has just had a horrible and humiliating day at his high school and he has taken his little fishing boat out into the mouth of the Essequibo River to be alone.
Curated by Andre Haynes and Dreylan Johnson The beginnings of Danesh, the 15-year-old protagonist of writer Imam Baksh’s fantasy novel “The Dark of the Sea,” are very much grounded in a reality that is familiar to many of Guyana’s youth.
Fourteen years ago, when Naline Singh got married she left the busy village of Goed Fortuin to live in the quiet countryside village where her husband grew up.
“It is very hard because it is my daughter and I just want her with me.
Apart from recognising its “interim” status, the Government acknowledges no other consequence of the no-confidence motion passed in the National Assembly on December 21, after its members challenged the Opposition PPP/C to “bring it on.” Attorney General Basil Williams said at a symposium at the Marriott Hotel, sponsored by AmCham during last week, that Guyana is not geared for a no-confidence motion.
Guyana is in the midst of a bitter and divisive struggle.
It’s generally true for most folks that over the years, in the various areas of our life, we come to know individuals, or sometimes companies, that we turn to for our diverse needs based largely on the fact that we have come to value them for the standard of their work, to appreciate them for always “getting it right”.
Recently the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) expressed strong opposition to the notion of a common external tariff (CET) on refined sugar imported into the Caribbean Community.
The Stabroek News editorial of August 6, 2019 remarked at the multiethnic nature of the crowds of people who visited the National Park to take in the Emancipation Festival that is held there annually on August 1.
LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) – Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded.
If you have been killing it in the gym with nutrition on point and still not losing fat, it might be time to welcome a thermogenic into your routine!
(SciDev.Net) ACCRA – Variations in food prices around the world may help explain regional differences in malnutrition and obesity, with poorer populations missing out on healthy foods including eggs and dairy products because of their high cost, a study says.
Have you ever seen someone you know well or maybe even a stranger and noticed small incisions on their skin, particularly around their wrists?
Re-migrant businessman Frankie Farley captured a majority of the votes in last Sunday’s Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) election and is now the new president of the organisation.
The previous Part introduced the industry market, highlighting ‘imperfect knowledge’ on the part of both owners and contractors, and the dominance by owners.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) declined 0.23% during the first period of trading in August 2019.
Dexter Gardener, the designer of the winning costume in this year’s Miss Earth Guyana Pageant, has been selected to design the national costume that will be worn when Faydeha King competes with over 100 delegates from other countries at the Miss Earth 2019 pageant in October in the Phillipines.
Introduction Last week I had raised several critical conceptual and analytical concerns related to what I labelled as “the Government of Guyana’s (GoG) well underway priority” of establishing a Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF)//Natural Resources Fund (NRF).
Having a conversation with Eric Huntley, who is just a month shy of his 90th birth anniversary, is like talking to a virtual history book.
“The Dark of the Sea” stays true to its name and opens in darkness and near the sea.
By Scott Ting-A-Kee The following chapters are excerpted from Scott Ting-A-Kee’s debut novella, “Red Hibiscus,” which he will be promoting later this month at CARIFESTA.
Curated by Andre Haynes and Dreylan Johnson Red Hibiscus, Scott Ting-A-Kee’s debut novella, is a fantasy historical tale set in ancient China.
Recently a lot of my local friends and some who live in North America have been complaining about the sweltering heat.
Forgiveness is a term we hear being used quite often. But do we truly know what it means to forgive?
Verse in August (For Frank Collymore) knock drum draw bow on fiddle strings let rhythm jump and catgut screech let all time jig a kalinda and reel these august freedom days let dead bones rise and dance their own bongos who’ll dance my death farewell?
Last week in the World Beyond Georgetown, I began to explore Goshen, mostly through the eyes of ‘Auntie’ Carmen Williams.
“Guyana has not given me that chance to showcase my ability to its fullest and because of that I had to migrate to a smaller place that respects art and the artists,” says Lionel Aubrey Simon.
While the previous Part dealt with the inputs and outputs of the construction industry, this Part starts examining the industry itself; that is, how industry entities act on the resources between input and output.
The 2019 elections of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) is to be held today during the federation’s annual general meeting, which is scheduled to start at 10 am at the National Resource Centre, Woolford Avenue.
At her swearing in as Chair of Gecom on July 29, 2019, Justice Claudette Singh said that she will follow the law.
I have been heard in recent times beating the drum for Caribbean people to take more notice of the achievers among us, but it is not a recent obsession.