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Access to Information Bill

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Introduction The Guyana Consumers Association welcomes the introduction of this Bill like many other Guyanese.  In our look at the Bill we are urging consumers to really study it and not be afraid to ask questions to clear up issues that may arise.

Carpe diem in drama

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Popular plays revel in topicality and reap rewards from their engagements with something resembling the carpe diem philosophy relished by Metaphysical poets in the camp of the ‘Cavaliers’ of the seventeenth century. 

Cheddi’s honest, patriotic capitalists

— and why the world becomes “American”

My brevity today indicates that this offering is one of my “time-out productions.” However, as I read, weekly, of the huge cocaine busts which now irrevocably taints my Guyana as some “Cocaine transshipment/trafficking point,” thoughts of the stories of some of our legendary business families cross my mind.

Children’s Issues

Ask the Consul

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This edition of Ask the Consul addresses children’s issues that are handled by the Consular Section of the US Embassy. Applying for a Non-Immigrant Visa for a Minor Minor children (under age 18) applying for a tourist visa should appear at the Consular Section with both parents or a court appointed legal guardian and a newly issued (within the past two years) birth certificate from the General Registrars Office.