“I am so scared, but I know I have to find out what is wrong.
“Musings of A Poet” is a theatrical performance to be staged at the National Cultural Centre on Saturday, February 2 at 8 pm.
Aberdeen is a small community on the Essequibo Coast bordered by Columbia and Three Friends villages, the Atlantic Ocean and rice fields.
Last Wednesday. Juan Guaidó, the President of Venezuela’s National Assembly, took an informal oath of office and declared himself the country’s interim President.
The story of 2019 chess in Guyana began modestly yesterday with a one-day, semi-rapid tournament.
Your overall health follows cycles and you can take control of those cycles.
The Yellow-headed Caracara (Milvago chimachima) is a bird of prey. It is found in tropical and subtropical South America and the southern portion of Central America.
Introduction Today’s column commences my first systematic delineation of a Strategic Road Map for getting and spending Guyana’s expected Government Take from the petroleum sector.
This week I had a few visits and calls from gardening friends and new customers, who are still confused about the difference between annual and perennial plants.
Last Update: 506.88 Movement:-0.00% Currebt Update: 506.88 YTD Movement: -1.55%The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) remained unchanged during the third period of trading in January 2019.
In my previous two columns before the one last week, “Dr. Politics Redux,” I made the point that if one political party gets most of its votes from one ethnic group, then the logic of clientelism or patronage means that the leaders must disproportionately reward its base.
By virtue of the now familiar Article 106(7) of the Constitution of Guyana, elections are due to be held within three months of the passage of a no-confidence motion in the National Assembly on December 21, 2018, that is, by the end of March.
Growing up in Guyana, or coming here to live, our waterways are part of your life.
Good Intent is a small village bordered by Spring Garden and Aurora Estate on the Essequibo Coast.
When I worked in the sugar industry I remember once discussing a problem with a young colleague.
It was the end of the working day and I was leaving the office when I saw her; she gave me a wave with a bright smile.
I should be writing about the serious problem of inequality and to what extent it has an ethnic dimension, as I promised last week.
Living in a patriarchal society means that many boys become men who believe they are powerful and privileged.
Contradicting what appears to be the unanimous prevailing view that dual citizenship prohibits a Guyanese from being a member of the National Assembly, Counsel in the case brought by Christopher Ram argues to the contrary.
I often get questions about advice on starting out in music but I usually try to abstain; the path in each case is different, and when one considers the thousands of factors involved, it’s not surprising that the process would itself vary wildly and advice is, therefore, a tangle.
My grand-father sailed on the ship Red-riding Hood: part of a straggly band of yellow humanity.
Often, we come across countless types of dieting protocols and testimonials of how these approaches work and each one of these diets seems to be better than the next.
Despite the British electorate having voted to leave the European Union (EU) two and half years ago, there is still no consensus on how to proceed.
Introduction Today’s column concludes my discussion of fiscal stabilization clauses (FSCs) in Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs).
If you would like to redesign your garden, but think you have too much concrete or limited land space, there is a way to get creative, utilise the space you have available and improve your landscape.
After six rounds of the elite Masters Group of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, Holland, Russian chess grandmaster Ian Nepomniachtchi was in the lead.
The White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) is a small migratory bird from Canada and Alaska.
Last Update: 510.29 Movement: -0.67% Currebt Update: 506.88 YTD Movement: -0.55% LUCAS STOCK INDEX The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) declined 0.67% during the second period of trading in January 2019.
“I don’t think I’m attractive enough.” “I’m exhausted from looking after the kids.” “I’m stuck between having a baby and putting it off to pursue my career further.” Thoughts like these are what make women unconsciously discredit themselves.
Two Field is a small community of some 50 households situated at the far end of Patentia on the West Bank Demerara.
“It does really hurt me, some days I would just sit down and cry to know that I carry he for nine months and now I don’t have no baby,” she said in tears.
I argued in the previous column that the no-confidence vote and the government’s response to it – flouting the very constitution President Granger and his party revere – indicate another chapter in the long-term and persistent ethnic conflict playing out in Guyana.
In a lengthy article, “Countries at the Crossroads 2011: Guyana,” written for “Freedom House” before the general elections of that year, Assistant Professor Joan Mars, of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice of the University of Michigan-Flint, said: “Elections are constitutionally due to be held in 2011.
As I get older, I have come to realize, time and again, that we are often oblivious to things of great value in the culture we inhabit, and I have to admit that I didn’t come to this position on my own.
There are times when even the best sportsmen fail not for want of talent, pride, serious application and commitment.
(BBC) – Silver is the shiftiest of colours. It never knows if it’s coming or going.
Last Update: 514.87 Movement:0.89% Currebt Update: 510.29 YTD Movement: 0.89% The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) declined 0.89% during the first period of trading in January 2019.
Speaking on January 10 after being sworn in for a second six-year term as Venezuela’s President, Nicolás Maduro declared that his country was “a democracy under construction,” that it would “construct twenty first century socialism,” and he pledged to “promote the changes that are needed in Venezuela.” Although uncompromising, his remarks contained no detail as to how his government intends remedying the food shortages, hyperinflation, deteriorating medical services, crime, and arbitrary decision making that have become the norm for hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans.
Many of you may have received potted plants as gifts for Christmas, or you may have purchased your own to add to your décor.
Introduction As promised, today’s column addresses the final topic in the now long running series (started September 2016) on Guyana’s coming petroleum sector, namely, its fiscal stabilization clause.
Arkady Dvorkovich, the recently appointed president of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), has instituted a new format for the Women’s World Chess Championship.
The White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) is a small raptor found in western North America and parts of South America.
Supply is one of the villages in Mahaica on the East Coast Demerara and is home to more than 500 people.
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Barton Scotland, having declined to reverse his declaration on December 21, 2018, that the no confidence motion against the Government had been carried on a vote of 33-32 in favour, has shifted the arena of contest to the Court.
“I am not sure who you talking about because we don’t use first names here, we use last names, but if you know where to find her you can go ahead,” she said, smiling sweetly as she spoke.
I said in a song somewhere once “I’ve been a lot of places, I’ve seen a lot of faces, and now and then a woman smiled at me” and though I didn’t mention it in that song, as I travel about, I’m often asked about my favourite music.
We often wonder why those around us – very much including those in supreme authority – are making such a mess of things.
It is no surprise to me that the legitimacy of the no-confidence vote is being challenged, led largely by the PNC section of APNU.
Congratulations! If you’re reading this then you’ve made it to 2019 and that’s something to be proud of.
Journey of The Magi A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.