Daily Archives: 12/19/2020

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) rules it can hear Guyana-Venezuela boundary case

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday ruled that it could hear Guyana’s case on the validity of the 1899 Arbitral Tribunal Award that settled the land  dispute with Venezuela.

Venezuela was criticised for not participating in the hearing on the jurisdiction of the World Court.

The Court said the judgement on jurisdiction is “final and binding on the parties.”      Continue reading

Guyana: St. Rose’s Alumni: Virtual Concert – December 27. 2020 – 6.00pm EST

POETRY: “Desiderata” – A Life Changing Poem for Hard Times – by Max Ehrmann 1872-1945

POETRY: “Desiderata” – A Life Changing Poem for Hard Times – by Max Ehrmann 1872-1945

Read by Shane Morris Music by Tony Anderson –

Desiderata, which means “things that are desired,” was written by Max Ehrmann “because it counsels those virtues I felt most in need of.”

Max Ehrmann was an American attorney and poet who often wrote on spiritual themes. During his life, he contributed great thoughts to our literary lexicons, blending the magic of words and wisdom with his worthy observations.

Short Stories: “Pandemic Musings” and “Erect again!” – By Geoff Burrowes

Musings on being indolent during the pandemic – By Geoff Burrowes

The talking heads on TV are frequently saying that enforced idleness during the pandemic is resulting in mental problems. (See after many years in Canada I can talk like a real Canadian, eh?) People are going nuts not being able to socialise normally and with the threat of a killing disease.

     “Dat ehn’ me!” I have developed in my later years a hammock mentality. I could spend hours at a time in a hammock with a good book!            Continue reading