The Dusky Parrot (Pionus fuscus) can be found in northern South America, particularly in the Guianas, Venezuela and Brazil.
West Watooka is situated in Wismar, Linden and is home to a warm bunch of people about 500 in total of mostly African Guyanese and Amerindian descent.
Clutching a photograph of her daughter with tears rolling down her cheeks Dhanraji Murray is the picture of a broken woman and seconds into a conversation with her one quickly realizes that the pain she feels is more profound because of guilt.
Neither Marx nor his contemporaries would ever have believed that his name would survive for 200 years.
Just back from four performances in Grand Cayman, I spent what was truly an exhilarating evening doing what I would have to describe as a “musical presentation” to a great audience at Moray House dealing with my contention of “No Music Like Calypso”.
When I was a schoolboy we had a games-master named Mr. Wilkinson who had served the College for all eternity.
“I really don’t know how I get this thing and who give it to me.
On any given day, Christell Chesney could be found dissecting the body of a frog or bat and examining the stomach contents or she could be found in the dead of the night on a trail in a remote area looking for varied species of reptiles.
You try again and again to lose a few unwanted pounds, but all to no avail.
Around this time in Guyana and the Caribbean, the arrival of peoples of different ethnic and cultural origins is commemorated.
A few days ago, the British Parliament voted to compel Britain’s overseas territories (OTs) in the Caribbean to adopt public registers of company ownership.
Introduction Since its appearance in mid-March several readers (I suspect largely students) have been urging me to appraise and/ or review the recent financial modeling exercise carried in sections of the media, and which has been conducted by Open Oil, on Guyana’s 2016, production sharing agreement, PSA.
The World Chess Federation (FIDE) has released its May 2018 Ratings and Guyana is included.
The Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina) is a small bird that inhabits the southern United States, parts of Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.79 percent during the fifth period of trading in April 2018.
Impatiens commonly called Busy Lizzie originated in Eastern Africa and Asia and comes from the Balsaminaceae family.
Saint John is on the West Coast Berbice, 55 miles from the capital and is home to 800 residents.
The offence of misconduct in public office carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.
Of all the expressions of unconsolable loss I have read concerning the death of anyone greatly loved, the following lament by Henry James, the novelist, when his older brother, William James, the scientist and philosopher, died is the most heartfelt: “I sit heavily stricken and in darkness – for from far aback in dimmest childhood he had been my Elder Brother; and I still, through all the years, saw in him, even as a small timorous boy yet, my protector, my backer, my authority and my pride.
For someone who grew up in modest circumstances and very limited exposure to what Guyanese in those days referred to eerily as the “outer world”, I ended up in a musical career with Tradewinds (something simply unthinkable for me when I left Guyana) which led me to spend time in a number of places in what is widely referred to as “the West”.
“Sometimes I feel as if I am going out of my mind and then at other times I feel guilty as if I am not doing enough and I am failing them,” she said with a sad shake of her head.
Guyana Carnival 2018 is right around the corner and gyms and fitness centres countrywide are filled with individuals (including myself) looking to get a tighter physique or primed for the many pool parties, j’ouvert celebrations and the street parade.
Introduction This week’s column wraps up the ongoing discussion from an economic perspective of the last remaining of the five items, which that I had earlier identified from Guyana’s fiscal regime for its 2016 production sharing agreement, PSA.
British High Commissioner Greg Quinn honoured the legacy of William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright of all time, with his third Annual Shakespeare Film Night on April 25.
Gladiolus commonly called Sword Lily originated in the Mediterranean, Europe, Asia and South Africa.
When the two ears are put side by side [they form] the shape of a heart.
The problem with the use of trade sanctions is that the innocent get hurt.
Blackish Nightjar (Caprimulgus nigrescens) is a relatively small dark nightjar, well named for its predominantly blackish plumage.
Bethany is a charming little village in the Pomeroon/Supenaam region. According to a recent census, it has approximately 406 residents, who thrive mainly on logging and farming activities.
Tit for tat politics have arrived with a vengeance. The APNU+AFC police has charged PPP supporters and the PPP has struck back by charging APNU supporters.
Suddenly I am 85 years old. I find that ridiculous but chronologically it is a fact.
Initially it was announced that Guyana will borrow US$900 million credit from the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB).
The telephone on my desk rang. I answered and was informed that I had a visitor.
Some time back in this space, I posed the ‘Why we stay’ question for Guyanese choosing to live here while mentioning some of the magnets that hold us to the homeland.
We Guyanese love our bread. For many people, bread of some sort is a breakfast staple, while some even have it for dinner.
On Friday last, April 20, Chinese Language Day was observed by the United Nations, one of seven such annual observances.
Introduction Last week’s column addressed two of five topics singled out earlier for comment in order to highlight their significance from an economic perspective; namely 1) Government take/developmental benefits/economic profit; and 2) accounting for costs.
Vinca commonly called Periwinkle or Never Done originated in Madagascar and comes from the Catharanthus family; it is different from Catharanthus pusillus which originated in India and Sri Lanka.
Part III Born to lead …………………………….. Friday, 23rd, March, 1962, West Indies v India, Third Test, Kensington Oval, Barbados Frank Worrell, the West Indies Captain and his Indian counterpart, the Ninth Nawab of Pataudi strode down the steps of the Pickwick Pavilion, and headed out on to the pitch to spin the toss.
John London, a Berbician father of two teenage sons, Marley, 17, and Darwin, 16, in a letter published on April 11 in the Stabroek News, expressed some dissatisfaction with the manner in which the Junior Team was chosen to represent Guyana at the 7th Carifta Chess Tournament in Suriname.
For years now, Caribbean High Commissioners, activists, church organisations and community oriented Caribbean companies have been raising with the British government and parliamentarians the shocking way in which undocumented members of the Caribbean diaspora who came to Britain between 1948 and 1971 have been treated.
The American Golden-Plover can be found in the Arctic tundra from northern Canada and Alaska.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) remained unchanged during the third period of trading in April 2018.
Deep within Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara and three villages before the conservancy dam is the tiny village of Soesdyke, flanked by Endeavour and Good Land.
In last week’s column I wrote about a pervasive anxiety about the state of things in general which currently focuses on the seemingly unstoppable spread of criminal activity and violent crime in society.
On Wednesday last the public was treated to a brilliant and expansive lecture by the former Chancellor (ag) of the Judiciary and now Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence at the University of Guyana, Carl Singh.
I recently submitted a So it go column entitled ‘How come?’ listing some of the oddities we encounter in daily life (some comical, some not) and, as I predicted, I heard from readers with their own “how come” submissions.
“My father put me out and now he say he will tek back me son, but he don’t want me back at the house.
Salvia divinorum commonly called Salvia originated in Mexico and is grown throughout the world now.