In `The Berbice Regional Health Authority is an Illegal… says Health Minister (KN 6/6/2015) the Minister of Public Health, Dr. George Norton, is reported as stating that the Berbice Regional Health Authority is illegal but receiving government funding.
A few days ago I bumped into Mr. Robert Badal who is a well-known Guyanese investor and capitalist. I told him jokingly they should study his DNA structure for a risk-loving gene because he seems to have a penchant for taking on excessive risks, particularly investing while opposing the government of the day.
Laura Tyson, a former chair of the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers, is a professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and a senior adviser at the Rock Creek Group.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj
Mon Bijou is a discreet, little village in Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara.
Upon crossing the Demerara Harbour Bridge you turn left and travel until you cross the concrete bridge just before the Bagotville junction then turn right into Canal Number One.
Today’s column follows-up on 1) my earlier estimation of the value of potentially recoverable stolen public assets and 2) the ticking time-bombs that threaten the survival of sugar and rice.
When a country runs into financial trouble, it turns to the IMF for help, and depending on its level of development and financial health, the IMF gives it a structural adjustment programme to suit.
There are, you may be surprised to read this Sunday, more important things than constitutions, the results of elections, the making and unmaking of presidents and the first steps, and missteps, of a brand new government.
Venezuela’s proclamation of its “Atlantic Front” on May 27, which includes all of Guyana’s maritime space, having already maintained since 1962 its fictional claim to two-thirds of Guyana’s land territory, is breathtaking in its audacity.