Partly from her conservation interest and partly from her access to Air Services Limited aircraft, my wife Annette has pretty much been all over Guyana, so when she came home last week raving from a trip to Karasabai, describing it as a standout in our country, I had to pay attention.
Of all the other Caricom countries, Guyana has enjoyed the closest relations with Trinidad and Tobago.
The debate about what constitutes happiness has been going on for thousands of years.
“They keep saying that God don’t give you more than you can take, but I going through hardship fuh me whole life, things not getting better.
Introduction Today’s column considers the challenge of navigating external pressures on Guyana to pursue a spending path for its expected Government’s Take, which conforms with what economists term the “permanent income hypothesis (PIH) budget rules”.
By Frank Birbalsingh Roy Heath’s oeuvre of nine novels proclaim him as one of the finest Anglophone Caribbean novelists, and certainly one of the best from Guyana, so it is something of a surprise that Ameena Gafoor’s Aftermath of Empire: The Novels of Roy A.K.
Most people are aware of the physical benefits of exercise and are also possibly aware of the health-related benefits that reduce the risk of chronic conditions.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose two percent during the third period of trading in September 2018.
Guyana’s finest players departed these shores on Wednes-day to represent the nation at the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia.
The Caribbean has always felt confident that it understands the politics and values of Europe.
Bamboo comes from the Malay word bambu. Bamboo is a member of the grass family and originated from South East Asia.
The Barred Antshrike (Thamnophilus doliatus)is found in Mexico, through Central America, Trinidad and Tobago, and a large part of South America east of the Andes as far south as northern Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay.
Studley Park is a quiet little village on the Canal Number One Public Road, 15.5 miles from Vreed-en-Hoop.
Ryan Crawford, whose middle name you will have to guess, is an attorney-at-law in practice in Berbice, and the son of the late Marcel Crawford, one of the Ancient County’s distinguished lawyers.
As I write this, Florence, a massive hurricane, is approaching the US mainland, taking dead aim at North Carolina, and it sends me back to my experience with such storms.
“I don’t love him. Let me tell you that man treat me like nothing.
Three weeks ago, Trinidad and Venezuela reached an agreement on the supply of gas from the latter’s Dragon Field through the creation of a 17km undersea pipeline that will link it to the National Gas Company of Trinidad’s offshore Hibiscus Platform.
In the old Soviet Russia one of the more outrageous features of life was that their greatest creative writers for years were barred from publishing in their own native land.
Introduction Today’s column starts with a wrap-up of the discussion on intergenerational equity.
Most people do not have trouble getting started working out. You start off psyched, enthusiastic, and ready to go, buy the products, sign up to the plan and are ready to makeover your life.
Cassia fistula, commonly called the golden shower tree, is native to India, Malaysia and Southeast Asia.
The Institute of Creative Arts (ICA) will celebrate its fifth Convocation on Thursday, September 20, 2018.
The World Junior Chess Championships end today in Gebze, Turkey, and Iran is set to make its presence felt in an unforgettable manner.
The White-winged Becard (Pachyramphus polychopterus) is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
Sandville is a new village; it was formally established 2 years ago, but some of its residents had settled there between 4 to 10 years ago.
“As educators we play the role of imparting knowledge to the nation’s children and as it relates to imparting knowledge, the job demands various roles depending on the age of the pupil and the level that we teach.
Those who advocate changes in the composition and method of selection of the members of the Elections Commission suffer from the ostrich syndrome.
I don’t know enough about the subject of animal nature to say why it’s so but for me the jury is in on the matter of mankind and animals, and the verdict is that dogs are the best.
In Guyana getting a good education is thought of as getting good exam results.
Anyone pursuing a ‘goal physique’ faces the same enemy: gnawing, remorseless hunger. There is nothing wrong with experiencing occasional bouts of hunger throughout the day, especially just before mealtimes or after a calorie-crushing workout.
Wrap-up: Implementation Lags As promised last week, today’s column first indicates the main lessons to be learnt from other developing countries’ experiences in dealing with implementation lags when preparing for the coming on-stream of a relatively massive extractive petroleum sector such as Guyana’s.
Nine years ago, Kamala’s life was thrown into disarray when her husband died leaving her with three daughters, no job and no fixed place of abode.
And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 1.16 percent during the first period of trading in September 2018.
Arachnis and Dendrobium Orchids are in full bloom at present. I recently harvested 12 sprays of 2 varieties of Arachnis and 6 sprays of Dendrobiums and have another 12 sprays that will come into bloom next week.
By Alim Hosein The institution of the Guyana Prize for Literature more than 30 years ago has helped enormously in giving credence to the concept of Guyanese Literature.
Most in the political class say that what drives them to seek high office is a desire for change in ways that will improve lives.
The Pink-throated Becard (Pachyramphus minor) is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.
Uniform is the name of a village situated at the far end of Leguan Island. While there are other villages beyond it, Uniform is the last that is inhabited by people. Though the village is relatively big, not many people live there; it has been adversely affected by migration.
Last Sunday, it was reported that a mother from Enmore on the East Coast had chased her three-year old son around the yard of their home and subsequently stabbed him several times.
As someone who has chosen to live in Guyana again, I have speculated in this space about the various magnets operating on Guyanese who could live elsewhere but choose Guyana.
My father died twenty-three years ago at the age of 89. He was a good man and a beloved father.
“Girl you want this bag?” the woman asked in an irritated voice as she glared down at the small child standing near her.
I hope the Green Paper on the proposed Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) is a work in progress.
The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) dubbed the biggest party in sport is taking the Caribbean and the 592 by storm and some of the biggest alcoholic beverage companies in the region have partnered with the Amazon Warriors and other franchises.
Introduction: “Oil for Cash” This week’s column addresses the development challenge posed by implementation lags.
Coming out of the heavy rainfall (wet) season, nutrients would have leached out from your plants and soil.
Two weeks ago, El Salvador recognised China, breaking off its long-standing relationship with Taiwan.