In a social situation recently, I heard one of our senior citizens relate an incident early in her life where she gained, as she described it, “a lesson I never forgot.” It set me thinking how that applied to me.
During the lifetimes of Cheddi Jagan and Janet Jagan, the PPP twice, unanimously, decided to support a two-term presidential limit.
The title I gave to my fourth collection of poems is Between Silence and Silence.
I recently visited the women’s psychiatric ward of the Georgetown Public Hospital and I felt that were it not for the Grace of God I could have become mentally ill from just the appearance of the area and the depressing conditions under which its two patients were housed.
President Trump and his ultra-rich government have crudely appropriated some old ideas from progressive development economists.
Your overall health follows cycles and you can take control of those cycles.
Acclaimed story-teller and poet Paul Keens-Douglas recently returned to Guyana for a comedy show after several years.
Introduction: Top Ten Last week’s column wrapped-up my evaluation of Open Oil’s financial modeling of Guyana’s 2016 Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) with the local ExxonMobil subsidiary and its partners.
In the coming days, CARICOM Heads of Government will meet in Montego Bay.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.45 percent during the fourth period of trading in June, 2018.
Syngonium Podophyllum commonly called Arrowhead Vine and Butterfly Plant originated in Mexico and America and has adapted well in the Caribbean.
India’s child chess player, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, became the world’s second youngest Grandmaster in the history of the ancient game at the age of 12 years, 10 months and 14 days on June 24, in Italy.
The swallow-winged puffbird is a very distinctive and fairly common bird, most often encountered perched high on a dead branch along a riverbank, or on a telephone wire, and is typically observed in pairs, which are sometimes found in direct proximity to the neighbouring pair.
Swan, situated off the Linden/Soesdyke Highway, is an Amerindian community that is home to approximately 415 people.
Probably because I have spent most of my life in the entertainment business, I am often interested, I would even say taken aback, to see the adulation, I would even say hysteria, that the famous persons in our societies generate.
“My mom was not there for me, she would never support me with my homework and so.
The Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo, issued an invitation to President Granger to debate race, in the context of which political party in government has done more for African Guyanese.
Good poetry holds its truth and relevance throughout the ages. It may retail the facts and thinking of its own era, but part of it will always express what is eternally true and recognizable.
Today we’re going to talk about a staple in the kitchen: eggs. Now we all know that eating a lot of protein is a must to grow muscle and eating eggs is an easy way to feed your gains.
The Theatre Guild of Guyana recently returned to the stage with a production that was very special to the institution.
Introduction Today’s column concludes the discussion of Open Oil’s modeling exercise of Guyana’s 2016 Production Sharing Agreement (PSA).
National chess champion Wendell Meusa and national chess player Loris Nathoo are representing Guyana in the Jamaican Open Chess Championship which is ongoing in Kingston, Jamaica.
If like me, you listen regularly to the BBC World Service, you may have heard a recent item about an extraordinary leap forward in technology, which, over time, could lead to clothes and even shoes being produced using a domestic 3D printer.
Ficus Pumila commonly called Creeping Fig originated in East Asia: China, Japan and Vietnam.
The Cayenne Jay is a medium-sized jay with a mostly black head, bluish-purple wings and tail and a white belly.
Belle West Housing Scheme sits in the heart of Canal Number Two, bordered by the village of Clay Brick (west), sugarcane fields (east and south) and the main canal to the north.
The late Anthony Bourdain captured my attention and enraptured me several years ago by his brilliant storytelling.
One of the realities of modern life is the amount of time we spend waiting – for the telephone technician to come; for the traffic jam ahead of you to clear; for the part you ordered from overseas to arrive, and, particularly taxing for me, the amount of time we spend in various customer lines or waiting-rooms.
“I got pregnant when I was 12 and my mother was angry, and she would beat me.
The world is terror-stricken. A condition of advanced paranoia is spreading everywhere. The fastest growing business in country after country is the security business.
The previous column showed that both the Bank of Guyana and the commercial banks need foreign currency assets.
The most recent revision of the annual comedy series “Nothing to Laugh About” by Signature Productions provided another very good opportunity to do a further study of comedy theatre in Guyana.
Today’s column continues with my critiques of Open Oil’s financial modeling of Guyana’s 2016 Production Sharing Agreement, PSA.
The May/June rains are here and with them come the common cold, the flu and flu-like symptoms.
Forbes Burnham (a former president of Guyana) used to say local chess was not meant for the upper echelons of society, although it was originally proclaimed as the game of kings.
This hummingbird has a shiny green plumage, with a forked metallic blue tail and blue upper throat.
Haemanthus commonly called Blood Lily is an exotic, tropical perennial that is grown from bulbs.
It is the images that remain. First it was a photo of the political leadership of the West trying to face down an intransigent Donald Trump, and then two days later the extraordinary sight of a smiling US President standing beside an equally pleased Kim Jong Un; making it easy to forget that just a few months before, the former were close allies, while the latter was in conflict with the US.
The Jib is a peculiar, tiny village situated approximately 28.6 miles from the speedboat jetty at Supenaam and is a haven for its 200-plus residents.
At thirteen, I think it was, I was reading love poetry. At seventeen, love-lorn often, I was writing it – very badly, full of inconsolable sighs and lamentation, but at least I was trying.
It is with trepidation that I venture to write about an issue such as this, which invokes controversies from all sides.
O Beautiful Guyana O beautiful Guyana O my lovely native land More dear to me than all the world Thy sea-washed, sun-kissed strand Or down upon the borders Looking down upon the deep The great Atlantic Blown into a fury or asleep At morn, at noon or better In the crimson sunset’s glow I love thee, Oh I love thee.
I spent a week recently in my former stamping grounds, Grand Cayman, doing a spot in the annual stage show, Rundown, which I started there 25 years ago.
“There are always the memories, there are tears sometimes too. Quite a lot of memories, but I console myself with the fact that according to my faith in the resurrection I would see my son again under better circumstances.” The words of Claudette Fredericks who lost her son just about five months ago.
The market is saturated with so called fat-loss products claiming to take weight off fast.
Another amazing landscape piece that caught my eye on my recent travel overseas was a rectangle fountain with multicoloured Daisy Mums.
Introduction Today’s column continues with my critiques of Open Oil’s financial modeling exercise of the Guyana 2016 Production Sharing Agreement, PSA.
In a week in which Caribbean tourism leaders have been meeting in New York to build on the strong growth that much of the industry is now experiencing, it may seem perverse to be writing about the sustainability of Caribbean tourism.