Lucas stock index

Last Update: 514.87                                                                     Movement:0.00% Currebt Update: 514.87                                                              YTD Movement: 74.94%                                                   LUCAS STOCK INDEX The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) remained unchanged during the fifth period of trading in December 2018.

Prevailing lack of systems

After migrating to Canada in the late 1950s, I had been back to the country starting in 1967, when Tradewinds music became popular and while the visits were short – usually two weeks – they were regular, sometimes twice a year. 


Sorrel is the common name for Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) also called Florida cranberry.


Last Update:                                                            510.89 Movement:0.78% Currebt Update: v                                                   514.87 YTD Movement: 74.94%The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.78 percent during the fourth period of trading in December 2018. 


The Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) is a migratory bird, wintering on coasts in Africa, South America, south Asia into Australasia and southern North America.

The birth that re-started history

So many Christmas poems from which to choose. E.U. Fanthrope’s lines:   “And this was the moment When a few farm workers and three Members of an obscure Persian sect   Walked haphazard by starlight straight Into the kingdom of heaven.”   And always, but I won’t quote it again, the greatest Christmas poem of them all, T.S.


Fill in the Christmas-related answers to the given clues by using all the syllables listed below. 

Christmas side dishes

Every household has its special Christmas roast. This year, in some homes it will be chicken, in others pork, beef, turkey or lamb.

Alternative Christmas Cinema

Christmas arrives on Tuesday and between the shopping and the eating and gifting most folks will be turning to entertainment to pass the days away.

White Hawk

The White Hawk (Pseudastur albicollis) is a  a bird of prey breeding in southern Mexico through Central and South Americato Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.

Lucas stock index

Last Update: 484.30                                                                Movement:5.49% Currebt Update: 510.89                                                          YTD Movement: 73.59%

Days on The Base

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

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.

At last a time for action on the CSME

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. 

Oil, Government Take & Spending: Navigating Guyana’s Development Challenges – 25

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.

Stilt Sandpiper

The Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus or Micropalama himantopus) is a small shorebird. It is a long-distance migrant, wintering mainly in northern South America.