Last week I stated that during my presentation to the Public Service Commission of Inquiry I argued that after only a few months in office, the present regime succumbed to ethnic entrepreneurship and began undercutting its stated principles of what a public servant should be.
There has been a series of opinions for and against the closure of the Wales Sugar Estate. The PPP led a visceral opposition to the closure, but subsequently after some public enquiry to show an alternative vision, Mr Jagdeo proposed an accounting framework that involves converting debt into equity.
There was a lot of despair in Latin America about a new International Monetary Fund forecast showing that the region’s economy will shrink by 0.3 per cent in 2016, but that’s something that could be reversed relatively soon.
The Stabroek News recently carried an article which centred around a legal opinion that was given on the applicability of Article 216 of the Constitution to the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Ltd.
This week, we asked residents of Linden about the upcoming local government elections and if they will be voting. Their answers follow:
Leslie Mc Curdy :I am aware of Local Government Elections and I welcome the decision by the Government.
Story and photos by Shabna Rahman
In the otherwise quiet village of Roden Rust, East Bank Essequibo, residents would like to see one thing changed: that is the removal of a sawmill that is causing dust pollution.
Today’s column continues the discussion of Guyana’s mineral resources extractive dependence. The focus is on the gold industry. The data provided last week show that gold is comfortably Guyana’s leading mineral export.
In last week’s column, it was noted that small businesses make up a substantial part of the Guyana economy. The column this week highlights some of the trends noticeable in the small business sector.
Living in Guyana makes one very aware (I have written about this, as have others) that we simply don’t know many aspects of our country’s history that are essential to propelling us to see it in terms of unity as opposed to division.
At eighty-two years of age one must expect to factor attendance at funerals into one’s monthly (weekly?) schedule. Pray to God none of these will involve beloved family members or very special friends.
Continued from last week
Over the past few weeks, I have been making references to the malformation of the jaws which result in an incongruence of the teeth in the upper and lower jaws, simply put: an incorrect bite.