Introduction Last week’s column dealt with a few of the more theoretical aspects of the role that “public expectations” play in general economic growth theory and the modelling of natural resources policy management.
Chelsea Park is a tiny village in Mahaica, so pictures-que that it has a park-like atmosphere and its villagers are health conscious, mannerly and friendly people.
When you write a column for the media, you’re drawing on nudges, intimations, angles from everywhere you can use; sometimes an idea comes in the middle of something else and you make a note of it in your “to do” book, which you resort to on the occasional week when no particular topic has already engaged you.
I apologise if this appears to take the form of a health and fitness page in this newspaper.
Firemen are first responders who are required to help and protect victims and their property.
“It came to a point where I wish I had the strength to commit suicide.
The French/German period piece “Angelo” and the lurid British pop-film “Farming,” both premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September, exist on starkly different ends of filmmaking but come together to ask a similar question: What does it mean to be black in a world that sees your skin as a curiosity?
By Dionne Frank Just over six weeks ago, Guyanese were captivated by the circulation of a series of videos on social media platforms showing a young lady, who despite appearing to withdraw her consent continued to be sexually abused by two men.
Two of the most common species of Bou-gainvillea are Bougain-villea glabra and Bougainvillea specta-bilis, which was cross-bred and hybridised giving rise to numerous varieties in the most amazing colours.
Introduction A number of readers have indicated to me I should have placed much more emphasis on the great extent to which the Permanent Income Hypothesis (PIH) fiscal rule for natural resources revenue management,no longer finds favour, even among its most ardent initial supporters.
Using the same weights or machines all of the time can become monotonous.
The Aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis) is mostly found in South America Its upperparts are dark blue-grey, with the usual falcon “moustache” contrasting sharply with the white throat and eyestripe.
Chess contains the concentrated essence of life. In chess, as in life, when people cannot figure out what you are doing, they are kept in a state of terror — waiting, uncertain, confused – Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power The World Championship of Chess is riddled with suppositions.
It is hard to avoid the conclusion that the United Kingdom, a once clear-minded and largely unified nation, is engaged in a process of self-harm over the issue of Brexit.
Home These days when I’m away too long, anything I happen to clap eyes on, that red phone box, somehow makes me miss here like nothing I can name.
Tenez Ferme is a sprawling community along the Canal Number One Polder Dam that serves as a haven for the more than 100 people residing there.
In the video, the two move in a dance and even though the moves are at times out of time with the beat of the music and the environment somewhat unkempt one initially gets the impression that they are a couple in love having fun; the caption is, “Nobody can stop this love”.
Prior to the announcement of the date for local government elections, there was speculation, particularly in Opposition circles, that the Government would find reasons not to hold the elections.
Let me continue on the theme of reading, the love of reading, the absolute value of reading in a child’s life.
In a recent column, I reproduced an article by Guyanese Hubert Williams, once a leading journalism light here, dealing with a recent show in Barbados, put on by the Barbados/Guyana Association, where I performed along with The Mighty Gabby and Red Plastic Bag.
Sometimes that scale just will not budge, despite what you would rightfully consider a herculean effort.
Amidst the socio-political unease of the world, filmmakers this year have seemed preoccupied with examining the ways that adults sometimes struggle with protecting the children they care for.
Introduction This week’s column addresses the Permanent Income Hypothesis (PIH) fiscal rule as applied to Natural Resources Funds (NRFs).
For some years now, several smaller Caribbean governments have been interested in increasing the number of shared embassies overseas in which one Ambassador represents several nations.
Trees can do so much to improve our lives and benefit our health.
“Never let anyone know what you are thinking,” Mario Puzo, The Godfather Guyana’s progressiveness in chess hinges on spreading the royal game to the four corners of the country.
The Bananaquit has dark grey upperparts, and a black crown with a white eyestripe.
Number One also called Number One Road which is located on the Corentyne highway is situated just between Borlam and Courtland villages.
Much discussion and debate has occurred since the elections of 2011 in relation to post-elections coalitions in Guyana.
My wife Annette is very big on Guyana. Soon after I met her, some 10 years ago, showing pictures of the Guyana interior at a THAG function where I was appearing, that came across loud and clear to me.
Anyone who writes about life must think about death. It is not being morbid to do so.
“I feel really bad and frustrated about this whole thing, me nah know why de police would do something like dah to me.
In the last week’s column, I wrote about some effective ways to kick bad eating habits to the curb while stating some strategies that can be utilized to help with changing habit.
Introduction Today’s column concludes my overall assessment and evaluation of Guyana’s Green Paper on its proposed Natural Resources Fund (NRF).
Among the extraordinary technological advances that will take place globally over the next decade, the most potent for the Caribbean may be Artificial intelligence (AI).
Last Update: 482.5 Movement: 3.48% Current Update: 499.36 YTD Movement: 69.67%The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 3.48 per cent during the fifth period of trading in October, 2018.
The creation of the top title of chess Grand Master for Guyana is not a doomed struggle.
An interesting, different, very significant and perhaps fairly unusual production was presented on stage at the Theatre Guild Playhouse a week ago.
If you have an open space and do not know what to plant, you should consider some ground cover.
The Guianan Toucanet is found in north-western Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela.
Bagotstown is a thriving village, though a few of its residents consider it to be one of the smallest on the East Bank Demerara.
“I can’t express my feelings about it right now. It was terrible and I can’t see how somebody could do something like that to a mother.
Guyana’s main political parties will only be interested in constitutional reform to transform our ethno-political system if a sufficiently large portion of the electorate demands it.
By Hubert Williams It has never happened that someone else wrote this column for me, but on October 20th, after a performance in Barbados for the Guyana/ Barbados Association over there, organised by Dr.
I remember “Read to Succeed” was once the theme of the activities and exhibitions organised to celebrate the work of library services for the children of Guyana.
Dulce et Decorum Est Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge.
As a Certified Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist, I naturally get a lot of questions based on nutrition and exercise.
By encouraging our appearance at the 2018 Chess Olympiad, President of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) James Bond has cast the nation’s involvement in international chess in concrete.