When serious chess activity is contained in the local arena, chess players love to say as they refer to the uncertain situation, “All is quiet on the western front,” the title of a book on World War 11 by Erich Maria Remarque.
The smooth-billed ani (Crotophaga ani) is a large near passerine bird in the cuckoo family.
Rotterdam Village is located on the East Bank of the Berbice River with a population of just about 70.
My tutor at Cambridge, Professor Nick Hammond, authority on the history of ancient Macedonia and on the life of Alexander the Great, used to coach me on what he called “exercises of the mind.” He knew I played tennis for the University and he put it to me that just as I trained hard for the tennis so should I stretch to exhaustion the muscles of the mind.
Controversy about the changes that come to popular culture are somewhat amusing in that part of the commentary is the ingredient of surprise, even shock and outrage, as expressed in the frequent “what the hell is going on” reaction.
I will stay away from the continuing controversies between the current and past Attorneys-General.
“Well some of my days are beautiful, and bright and energetic. On those days I forget there is still a word name cancer.
The main monetary policy target of the country’s central bank, Bank of Guyana, is the exchange rate.
Introduction Today’s column starts with a wrap-up of my response to the letter sent to Stabroek News by the author of Open Oil’s financial modeling exercise of Guyana’s 2016 PSA.
Burning fat is a 24/7 activity – or it should be. A lot of people only think about fat burning during their workouts, but the truth is you can do a lot to maximize it at other times too.
By Philbert Gajadhar “From Ashes We Rise” is the latest in the series of exhibitions from the University of Guyana’s Creative Arts Division located in the Department of Language and Cultural Studies.
Chrysanthemums are also commonly called Mums. The blooms come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes and in a range of colours; the most popular colours are yellow, white, purple, and red.
The Mangrove cuckoo (Coccyzus minor) is a species of cuckoo that is native to the Neotropics.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) declined 1.65 percent during the fourth period of trading in May 2018.
Normally the private sector tends to respond to change far faster than the public sector.
Two Fridays ago, on May 25, the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) held a prize-giving cocktail reception at the National Racquet Centre to honour the winners of the national men, women and junior championships in addition to the attractive Clash of Champions chess tournament.
Approximately 56 miles from the capital city, the village of Experiment on the West Coast Berbice sits between Naarstigheid and Hope (Bath Settlement).
The total electoral devastation of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) and the political exit door shown to former Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart, by the Barbados electorate at the elections last Thursday, is an apt and decisive answer to the vicious attack Stuart made on the Caribbean Court of Justice earlier in the week, when referring to the judges derogatorily as ‘politicians in robes.’ It is not unusual for politicians to be peeved by court decisions.
“I want a divorce. I don’t know if he is going to give it to me, because I believe he may want to give me a hard time.
My Artist in Residence involvement with the University of Guyana has produced some very fulfilling exchanges, some of which I had expected but there were some surprises which I’ve mentioned before.
Economists think of technology as knowledge of the production process of a firm or industry.
This is an easy column to write. A previous column I wrote about the great Polish poet, Czeslaw Milosz, drew a lovely response from readers who told me by notes, emails, even phone calls, overseas and at home, that they enjoyed this poet very much.
By Alim Hosein Guyana’s National Gallery of Art, Castellani House, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, having opened to the public on May 24, 1993.
If you’ve tried every diet, workout routine, and fat-fighting fad and still have stubborn jiggle that just doesn’t seem to budge, you’re not alone.
On my recent travel overseas, it was amazing to see spring flowers in full bloom.
The Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) has named the men and women’s teams who will represent Guyana at the 43rd Chess Olympiad in September in Batumi, Georgia.
Responding to Open Oil Today’s column addresses the third part of my three-part evaluation of Open Oil’s financial modeling of Guyana’s 2016 PSA.
Just over a week ago, Cuba and the European Union held a first Joint Council meeting.
The Yellow-hooded Blackbird (Chrysomus icterocephalus) is locally common in freshwater marshes and wet grasslands along the Amazon River and some tributaries, and in low-lying regions and valleys from Colombia to northern Brazil.
Sans Souci is situated along the Canal Number One Road between Studley Park and L’Esperance and is two villages away from the Conservancy.
The Guyana Carnival is here. Guyana has now joined other countries in the celebration of carnival, which is both, variously, a long-standing tradition and a new imitative contrivance.
Given that I am known as someone creating music for a Caribbean audience, I am often asked by interviewers, or the general public, what kind of music I listen to.
I am not a monarchist and neither is Jeremy Corbin, the leader of the Opposition Labour Party, and many other British people.
Next week I am presenting a paper at the first entrepreneurship conference to be hosted by the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation, University of Guyana.
“You gave me gifts, God-Enchanter. I give you thanks for good and ill.
“Some days does be trialling, but I had to throw pride and dignity behind and just do what I have to do.
Have you repeatedly tried to lose weight and eat better, only to find yourself falling off the wagon?
Introduction: Findings Today’s column addresses Part 2 of the proposed three-part evaluation of Open Oil’s financial modelling exercise of Guyana’s 2016 PSA.
The grieving mother of a 31-year-old woman who passed away recently from cervical cancer believes that the treatment she received at the Cancer Institute of Guyana caused her death, but the attending physician says all was done to save the young woman’s life.
For some years now, China has sought to deepen its relations with the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
We have a fair idea of the composition of the team that will represent Guyana at the Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia in September.
The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 1.17 percent during the second period of trading in May 2018.
There was a variety of fresh flowers, fresh floral arrangements and potted plants on sale for Mother’s Day.
The Pale-breasted Spinetail (Synallaxis albescens), is a passerine bird found in the tropical New World from Costa Rica to Uruguay and in Trinidad and Tobago.
Fyrish is situated on the Corentyne Coast 10.9 miles from New Amsterdam and close to three miles from Rose Hall Town.
“We receive three educations, one from our parents, one from our schoolmasters, and one from the world.
When I was first approached by Dr. Ivelaw Griffith, Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, to serve for a year with the AIR (Artist in Residence) programme at UG, I wasn’t sure about what I would be taking on.
When I read the headlines in SN yesterday morning, ‘AFC says constitutional reform still a priority,’ I could not feel a sense of elation.