As I get older, I find I try to capture in memory more fully than ever the passing marvellousness of an ordinary day by writing down what happens in a journal.
Carnival and J’ouvert have come to Guyana, and as they do, they provide another opportunity to analyse Mashramani.
One of the most commonly spread myths is that carbs are the enemy.
The Pygmy Antwren (Myrmotherula brachyura) is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.
“This relationship only stressing me out.” “This wuk is bare stress.” “I fed up with all dis stress in meh life.” Sound familiar?
La Heureuse Aventure is really small. The village has the least number of residents in Canal Number One with no more than ten houses in total, of which a couple are vacant.
No matter how long ago you were born, no matter how long you live, we keep running into stuff that leaves you gaping and saying something like, “I think I know a lot of stuff, but I that’s news to me.
About to arrive at the age of 86, so suddenly after being born, I recognize very clearly that I am slowing to a jog, approaching a hobble.
By Alim Hosein The biennial Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition (GVACE) will be held in June of this year.
“I use to think that when the day come I would feel so free and happy that it was over.
The statement issued by the Bar Council of the Guyana Bar Association during last week quoted a dictum of the Chief Justice (ag) in the case of Attorney General of Guyana v Dr.
The Rufous-throated Antbird (Gymnopithys rufigula) is confined to the Guiana Shield, where it inhabits the understory of lowland terra firme forests.
Artocarpus heterophyllus commonly called Jackfruit originated in India and South East Asia. In 1887 it was introduced in Florida.
Caribbean private sector organisations are important. They, like the media, academia and non-governmental organisations, are central to the retention of plurality in the region.
Introduction Today’s column presents my justification for the “bullish estimate of 13 to 15 billion barrels of high quality oil as Guyana’s reserves potential.” Based on this estimated potential, I have gone further to predict Guyana’s daily rate of production (DROP) at full ramp-up (or operating at maximum/peak output) is likely to be as high as 1.5 to 2.5 million barrels of high quality crude oil per day.
The qualifier for the National Junior Chess Championship begins next Sunday, February 24, at the National Resource Centre, Woolford Avenue (opposite the Government Technical Institute).
As promised last week, I will do a short review of the book by Minister Carl B.
Last Update: 523.86 Movement: 0.57% Current Update: 526.85 YTD Movement: 2.33%LUCAS STOCK INDEX The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.57% during the second period of trading in February, 2019.
Have you heard a lot about the ‘Afterburner Effect’ lately? What exactly is it?
Do you sometimes feel like you’re overloaded with stress? As if your boss is constantly getting on your last nerve?
New Scheme, Patentia is not so new anymore; it has been in existence for more than 50 years and is home to hundreds.
By now everyone is aware the Chief Justice ruled that the no-confidence vote stands.
I usually post these articles on Facebook on Saturday evenings. Articles dealing with political issues usually attract a great deal of comment.
Certain aspects of Caribbean life can produce various rages in our people, with the ingredients to cause such maladies in the population as high blood pressure, copious perspiration, bulging veins in the neck, and stomach pains.
Perhaps my oldest memory—I must have been two or three—is of my mother hugging me at night when she put me into bed and holding the palms of my hands together while she said a simple prayer, which I soon learned by heart.
“Where were you last night? Where were you last night? You want knock me, you knock me,” the woman saying this was speaking to a man; she had grabbed his collar and was tugging and hitting him as she fired off the questions.
The audience at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) was entertained and enlightened by a fairly unique theatrical experience on Saturday, February 2, with “Musings of A Poet” produced and performed by the National Drama Company (NDC) of Guyana.
Chess got off to a roaring beginning this year as two successive tournaments were held in late January and early February.
Introduction Last week’s column indicated that, based on three published estimates of Guyana Government Take, the Strategic Road Map is premised on the country receiving the average of these estimates – 55 percent.
pPlumeria commonly called Frangipani originated in tropical America and quickly spread across the Caribbean and Guyana.
In the years following the Arab Spring, Europe learnt that without prior planning and consideration, large numbers of people fleeing instability can rapidly create political, social and economic tensions in ways that polarise national discourse, change politics, affect foreign relations, and redefine social thinking.
The Dusky Antbird (Cercomacra tyrannina) is found across much of middle America, from southeast Mexico southwards, thence across much of northern South America south as far as northern Brazil.
The New Year has come and gone. Did you make a New Year’s resolution?
Last Update: 537.17 Movement: 2.48% Currebt Update: 523.86 YTD Movement: -1.75% The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) declined 2.48% during the first period of trading in February, 2019.
Sitting snugly between Annandale and Hoff van Aurich on the Essequibo Coast, is the beautiful village of Zorg en Vlygt with the Atlantic to the east and rice fields just opposite.
Probably because it causes disruptions of varying levels in our lives, we tend to see change as something revolutionary, one of a kind, when in fact it is always going on.
My father was a gentle, calm, and wise man. “He never raised his voice except to give encouragement nor raised his hand except to greet a friend.” But in his gentleness he was also strong in his convictions.
The Chief Justice ruled that the no confidence motion was lawfully passed on December 21st in the National Assembly by a 33-32 vote, and that the vote of Charrandass Persaud was lawful, notwithstanding that as a dual citizen he was unlawfully occupying his seat in the National Assembly.
A couple weeks ago, in the column about ‘Raising our boys the right way,’ I made mention of how important it is for parents to have an open door policy when it comes to communication with their children.
“Imagine I go to do a test for cervical cancer. I done frighten and shaky and to hear she talking about how she never hear about pap smear and she don’t know is what and all them things… I think what really wrong with these people,” she said.
The calendar has flipped to February, so right around the corner there is Mashramani in Guyana, the Trinidad Carnival or any special event that you have to attend.
Introduction Last week’s column offered a summary outline of my Strategic Road Map for “getting and spending” Guyana’s anticipated petroleum revenues.
Platycerium bifurcatum commonly called Staghorn fern originated in Australia and New Guinea. Staghorn fern grows well on tree trunks, especially in the rainforest.
University of Guyana student Davion Mars won the Saturday, January 26 edition of the rapid-blitz chess tournament which was held under the auspices of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF).
Pocomania Long Mountain rise, Lift you’ shoulder, blot the moon, Black the stars, hide the skies, Long Mountain, rise, lift you’ shoulder high.
Last Update: 506.88 Movement: 5.98% Currebt Update: 537.17 YTD Movement: -4.33%LUCAS STOCK INDEX The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 5.98% during the fourth period of trading in January, 2019.
The Dusky-throated Antshrike (Thamnomanes ardesiacus) is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.
According to the Central Bank of Barbados, the island’s tourism output slowed in 2018 to an estimated 0.6% despite there being a 2.8% increase in visitor arrivals last year.
“Why you deh suh sad all de time man?” “You ain’t talking to nobody… you just deh by yuhself.’’ How many of us can relate to using these expressions towards someone we know and care about?
In two of the main centres of democracy, America and Europe, democracy is rapidly failing.