For more than twenty years the task of choosing a chairperson of the Elections Commission (Gecom) was without controversy.
Sveinsson Knut, Canute the Great, King of England from 1016, King of Denmark from 1018 and King of Norway from 1030 until he died in 1035, was perhaps the most successful and effective of the early rulers of England.
Last week, I spoke about fats and advised readers to go about choosing the best healthy fat sources for consumption.
This week, in the aftermath of the Category 5 hurricanes ripping up the Caribbean, some gripping videos and still photos are making the rounds, and a standout in the lot is a BBC documentary on Hurricane Irma titled ‘Apocalypse and the Aftermath’.
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj Lust en Rust is a new village; its residents were given lots in 2014.
Extreme damage The extreme damage and swath of devastation that have occurred over the past weeks have left many wondering as to what is really happening with global warming and climate change.
In any given situation we assume that people, including ourselves, will act sensibly.
Earlier this year, the Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme published a report on the impact of climate change on Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
The drive for ethnic dominance is an unavoidable consequence of our social history.
A very significant factor in Carifesta is literature. A meaningful study of this regional cultural festival is a lengthy and complex undertaking that will require many revisits, including its treatment and representation of the region’s literature.
Introduction Last week’s column was aimed at walking readers who are unfamiliar with economic feasibility studies, through the PowerPoint presentation by Pedro Haas of Hartree Partners, on the feasibility study for a state-owned Guyana refinery.
A good Bolognese sauce (ragù Bolognese or simply ragù), takes time to make so that the flavours can develop and meld.
As anyone who has seen me perform knows, I frequently go off in some good-natured commentary on various things cultural, and one of them is the effectiveness of our dialect, so that a reaction from Bernard Fernandes, a diaspora Guyanese, lauding a point about dialect I recently made, leads me to shout, as I have before, for the value of our dialect and to consequently object when it is attacked.
There is absolutely no need to avoid or fear certain types of foods.
“When I hear the verdict, not guilty, it sent me in a rage.
The most accurate chess thinkers worldwide, the most prolific grandmasters in the world, 128 of them, began the 2017 FIDE World Cup with solid hopes of taking one of the two qualifying spots for next year’s Candidates Tournament.
Goed Bananen Land can be found between Adelphi and Betsy Ground in East Canje Berbice.