Salary increases, contracted employees and the COI report


On 3 September 2012, we had carried an article entitled “State employees and the Public Service Commission” in which we bemoaned the fact that the then Administration was operating with two types of public service: the traditional public service; and a parallel service comprising hand-picked persons recruited on a contractual basis at emoluments and conditions of service superior to those of the tradition service.

Uplifting moments

The Investiture Ceremony at the National Cultural Centre on Wednesday last was an uplifting event. Those fortunate to be present were able to witness the best of Guyanese, most of them unknown to the public but who have dedicated all or most of their lives to the service of Guyana.

Human independence versus divine providence

If you think about it carefully it seems impossible to reconcile two things which most people would very much like to believe – one, that they enjoy free will and in some ultimate sense are masters of their fate, and, two, that the God of all creation is omnipotent and has a master plan for us all.

Brixton Stories did not live up to expectations

– despite brilliant performances

John Phillips

A play, Brixton Stories by Biyi Bandele, was performed at the Theatre Guild Playhouse recently under special circumstances. This production, directed by Jude Idada, was brought from where it was being performed in Canada for staging in Guyana by Desiree Edghill for Artistes in Direct Support, and had the collaborative support of the Department of Culture in Guyana.

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