Eccles is a thriving community just beyond old Georgetown. It has been around for more than 70 years, with its business growth beginning some 30 years ago.
“It is just hard for me to see myself like this and the New Year is coming, and things are not getting better.
A scathing editorial in the Kaieteur News last Friday shockingly castigated Members of Parliament in most unparliamentary language, from which the title of this piece is taken.
The preliminary photos of our revamped airport terminal at Timehri, remind me of the time I spent there after I graduated from Saint Stanislaus College in Georgetown.
Even in the worst of times – and who can doubt that the times are pretty bad– reading comes to the rescue by revealing other worlds of experience where cruelty and mindlessness and man’s inhumanity to man do not continually have the upper hand.
We witnessed recently, a series of draws in the classical games of the World Chess Championship Match.
The Christmas season is here and with it comes presents, pepperpot, black cake and the common cold.
Guyana now has an annual National Poetry Slam. This represents not only an entertaining event, but an important development of a popular performance form and a significant recognition of this form as a further addition to national literature.
At the conclusion of the recent special summit in Trinidad, CARICOM Heads of Government issued the ‘St Ann’s Declaration.’ It set out in the dusty language of officialese the measures being taken to breathe life into the stalled Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME).
Last Update: 479.71 Movement: -0.96% Current Update: 484.30 YTD Movement: 643.55%The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.965 during the second period of trading in December 2018.
Introduction In last week’s column, I had indicated that there were two proposals, which I wished to offer on the tenth topic on my list of “top-10 development challenges.” That topic is “Integrating PSA Revenues into the National Budget.” These proposals are: First, a call for a major framework policy indicative plan early on in the process.
Poinsettias are one of the symbols of Christmas and there is much excitement when they are seen.
The Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus or Micropalama himantopus) is a small shorebird. It is a long-distance migrant, wintering mainly in northern South America.
Andy Ville is one of the last villages in Wismar, Linden along the road that leads to Lethem.
Why has the Government failed to proceed with constitutional reform to implement the proposals contained in its manifesto for the 2015 general elections?
By the very definition of what they are, epiphanies come at us uninvited.
“I thought having a baby was the best thing that could have happened to me.
An old sporting argument – good for many lovely hours of intense discussion and fervent argument – surfaces every now and then: Is winning everything?
Introduction Today’s column starts consideration of the final topic (number 10) on my list of the top 10 development challenges, which I anticipate that spending Government’s Take from its coming petroleum sector, scheduled to be on-stream in early 2020, will have to confront in the coming years.
There is a new film currently in circulation in Guyana, which has already found its way further afield, particularly in the USA, and will no doubt go further.
Since the mid-2000s, the ability of the Caribbean tourism sector to generate rapid economic growth has been widely accepted by international financial institutionsm such as the IMF, World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank.
Good morning! Ever noticed that when you sleep well and wake up feeling rested, your day seems to go more smoothly?
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The renown that riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail; mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.
Two of the most popular outdoor hanging basket ferns are Rabbit Foot and Toyo which can be used along the patio.
The Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) is a pernine raptor which breeds from the southeastern United States to eastern Peru and northern Argentina; North and Central American breeds winter in South America where the species is resident year round.
Vauxhall is a tiny village in Canal Number One that is home to no more than 100 residents.
At the Georgetown mayoral elections on November 30, AFC Councillor Michael Leonard was nominated by his lone colleague.
The matter of music being played at a volume that triggers public clamour is again in the news, and clearly needs attention from the powers that be, but whoever sets about to tackle this issue needs to be aware that it is not simply a case of “turn down the volume” as has been suggested and this is not just of a case of some “inconsiderate people” as has also been mentioned.
My wife and I have just returned from one of the great cities of the world.
“He attack me on the road and people deh all around and nobody come to help me.
If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.
“Congratulations to Magnus Carlsen, World Champion once more! Valiant fight from Caruana. Pushed Magnus to show his best, and, unfortunately for Caruana, today he did!” – A tweet from Garry Kasparov, a previous World Chess Champion World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen retained his title in London, England, on Wednesday last, as he outplayed his worthwhile challenger Fabiano Caruana.
Over the next two weeks, Ministers, officials, non-governmental organisations, corporate lobbyists and protestors from around the world will assemble in Katowice, Poland.
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Introduction Today’s column concludes the discussion on the challenges facing Guyana in managing public expectations when spending its Government Take from the coming petroleum sector.
As we welcome the Christmas season, no home is complete without a couple of potted ferns for indoors and hanging baskets for the patio and around the house.
The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a small shorebird that breeds across most of Canada and the United States.
Capoey is an Amerindian settlement in the Pomeroon/Supenaam region named for the lake on which it sits.
This week, on the ground in Guyana, I ended up in an online conversation with my friend George Jardim (East Coast businessman and erstwhile musician) that involved our various dialect pronunciations or creations across the Caribbean.
The PNCR appears to have had no difficulty in accepting the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in its appellate jurisdiction.
Individual effort is the basis of success in any endeavour. Yes, I know about teamwork.
Electric Avenue Down in the street there is violence And a lot of work to be done No place to hang out our washing And I can’t blame all on the sun, oh no We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Oh we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Workin’ so hard like a soldier Can’t afford a thing on TV Deep in my heart I’m a warrior Can’t get food for them kids, good God We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Oh we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Oh no Oh no Oh no Oh no Who is to blame in one country Never can get to the one Dealin’ in multiplication And they still can’t feed everyone, oh no We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Oh we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Out in the street Out in the street Out in the daytime Out in the night We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Oh we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Out in the street Out in the street Out in the playground In the dark side of town We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Oh we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue And then we’ll take it higher Eddy Grant Edmond Montgomery Grant, more widely known to the world as Eddy Grant, was in the news recently because he was conferred with the degree Doctor of Letters by the University of Guyana at the institution’s 52nd Convocation.
“Girl I have already started cleaning,” my girlfriend said to me. “I want to make sure that by December 1st I finish everything.
Tired of paying $1,000 or more for a protein shake at the gym?
Sara Colangelo establishes the central motif of her film, “The Kindergarten Teacher” from the opening scene, which is ostensibly unassuming but slowly devastating.
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In just over a week’s time, on December 2nd, COP24, the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference will take place in Katowice in Poland.
The Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis) is a common and widespread resident throughout South America.
Since he became chess champion of the world in 2013 following his defeat of Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen, 27, can be described as the light of the chess world.