I began playing music for fun, many years ago, growing up in Vreed-en-Hoop, across the Demerara River from Georgetown, and in a recent conversation with Bajan musician Roger Gibbs, now based in Toronto where I lived for many years (Tradewinds started there in 1966), it struck me that there is a terrific book in the story of the evolution of Caribbean music that has happened in our lifetimes, particularly in Trinidad and Jamaica, but also across the region generally, from St.
The Child Care and Protection Agency (CCPA) has taken the necessary precautions to ensure that its staff and members of the public are protected from COVID-19, its Director Ann Greene has said, but it is also cognisant of the fact that services provided by the agency are critical and it continues to operate as per normal.
With COVID-19 wreaking havoc worldwide and many countries imposing mandatory lockdowns and encouraging self-isolation, mental health is increasingly becoming a problem.
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Guyana is currently plagued by two pestilent emergencies demanding immediate and effective collective action which is imperative for the health of the nation.
The gyms are closed. Stores are shutting down. Schools are closed.
Larimakabra is a community of 18 people – a shopkeeper who lives by himself and the 17-member Williams family– located along the Parika-Hubu Road, between Naamless and Bendoroff, on the East Bank of Essequibo.
He is rushing things Dear Minerva, I am 22 years old.
As the movie industry slows to a halt, now is as good a time as any to turn to the digitised media that’s available.
The 2020 Candidates Chess Tournament, which was ongoing in Russia, has been suspended.
Over 20 years ago, Ecliffe Cooblall started out on a journey delivering the Stabroek News to homes and offices over those years, in his own words, he has met “a lot important people, people who I could talk to”.
This past week Hulu announced an early digital release for Céline Sciamma’s “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” which topped my list of 2019 films, and the release is a great reason to explore the recently published e-book from Seventh Cinema, titled “Portraits of Resistance: The Cinema of Céline Sciamma”.
Introduction Today’s column continues my evaluation of the impact of the 2020 global crisis on Guyana’s “infant petroleum sector”.
It has been said that with a strong personal identity, we can withstand powerful storms.
The headline is not an original formulation. It is partially borrowed from the late Miles Fitzpatrick, then a columnist in the Stabroek News.
”Stay at home” is one of the protocols to follow in confronting the Corona virus plague.
Private schools shuttered in light of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are providing lessons to their students online while for public schools, the Minis-try of Education (MoE) has resources on its website and has also shared links to educational websites on its Facebook page.
When Celestine Butters started working at the Guyana Marketing Cooperation (GMC) at the age of 20 she felt it was just a stepping stone to bigger and better things, but 43 years later she is still in the corporation’s employ and continues to enjoy the work she does.
Whether you’re practicing social distancing, in self-quarantine or going about your business as normal, it’s hard to ignore that the current times are a bit fraught.
By Dr Lystra Fletcher-Paul As the COVID 19 pandemic rapidly unfolds around the world and particularly the Caribbean, people are now awakening to the new reality of the far-reaching impacts that this pandemic will have on their lives in the future.