Pandemonium in Parliament
By Anand Persaud
Pandemonium broke out in the National Assembly yesterday as the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) succeeded in disrupting the session during which a drinking glass was hurled in the direction of the Speaker, Sase Narain and the entire opposition walked out during debate.
A small community in the Klein/Pouderoyen area, Phoenix Park is home to approximately 300 residents.
Said to be the first cooperative self-help housing scheme in Guyana, the community once called ‘Crab Bush’ was officially opened in November, 1966; the Barrs were the very first family to live in the village.
Ernest Christiani passes on
WELL-KNOWN business executive Mr. Ernest Christiani died this week at 68 and was buried Thursday.
Christiani was at one time President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Development Association for five years, and according to current Chamber head, Mr.
The Little Guyana strip of Queens, New York runs for about 25 vivid blocks, with the thriving storefronts a feast of wild colours, bustling with immigrants sporting a range of distinctive musical accents that mark their origins in faraway tropical villages with rather strange names ranging from Ankerville to Zeelugt.
Assembly Debates Weekend Chaos
Opposition Calls For Govt Resignation
By SHARIEF KHAN and BERT WILKINSON
THE agony and frustration thousands in the city and its environs faced last Sunday were transported into Parliament yesterday with the opposition demanding government resign for incompetence.
Perhaps more than it realizes, under the 12th December 2015 United Nations Paris Agreement on Climate Change which, having been ratified by a sufficient number of states, became international law in November 2016, the government of Guyana has taken many positions and made numerous commitments that in my view have severely limited its policy space in the area of climate governance.
Reynolds, Govt In Major New Deal
BY SHARIEF KHAN
GUYANA and the Reynolds transnational bauxite company yesterday signed an agreement paving the return of the American firm here on a 50-50 joint venture with government.
By Lear Matthews
Lear Matthews is Professor, State University of New York, Empire State College. A former lecturer at the University of Guyana, his recently published book is “English Speaking Caribbean Immigrants: Transnational Identities”.