On 3 October 1899, the Arbitration Tribunal handed down its decision and immediately thereafter Mr. Severo Mallet-Prevost and General Harrison, the lawyers for Venezuela, made a statement to the Reuters correspondent, claiming ‘victory’ for the Venezuelans and that the British had lost every inch of land in its ‘extreme’ claim.
By D. Alissa Trotz
Alissa Trotz is editor of the
In the Diaspora Column.
In the last two weeks, there has been a robust and outraged response by individuals and various organizations (SASOD, Citizens Against Rape, Help & Shelter, GRPA, Red Thread, ChildLink Inc., GAWL) to the abysmal lack of gender representation on the newly formed boards.
Last week, we discussed the Government’s decision to pay over all proceeds from the Lotto funds to the Consolidated Fund. We felt that it is a victory for public accountability ending almost 20 years of struggle to get the previous Administration to agree that these proceeds are public revenues which have to be paid over to the Consolidated Fund and that no public expenditure can be incurred without parliamentary approval.
Story and photos by Jannelle Williams
As The World Beyond Georgetown made its way to the Berbice Bridge access road which intersects the village, 19-year-old Darren Stuart was seen plying his trade, selling chips and other homemade snacks to passersby.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND (Reuters) – Shakespeare portrayed King Richard III as a “poisonous bunch-backed toad” who was reduced to offering his kingdom for a horse before he was killed by the forces of Henry Tudor, crowned Henry VII soon after, at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.
A report appeared in the press last week of a meeting between the Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman and AFC executive and prominent attorney, Mr Nigel Hughes to discuss constitutional reform.
(Reuters) – Netflix Inc is offering up to a year of paid maternity and paternity leave for employees to care for a newborn or newly adopted child, significantly raising the bar for parental benefits in corporate America.
Organization of American States’ Secretary General Luis Almagro has announced a worthy plan to create a new agency within the 34-country OAS to clean up the corruption-ridden soccer business in the region.