Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. – Winston Churchill
Assuredly, demonstrating a negative attitude with clear absences of transparency, prime examples of high-handedness and pellucid cases of disinterest is tantamount to courting disaster, and has contributed the demise of many.
by Alim Hosein
The National Gallery of Art, in collaboration with the University of Guyana, the Guyana National Museum and the St Joseph Mercy Hospital will mount a special exhibition in celebration of Guyana’s 50th Anniversary of Independence.
The American “Solidarity Forever” trade union battle song was meant to say it all: in unity there is working-class strength; strength to negotiate workers’ rights even though there should be no need to have to “bargain” for just rewards.
If nothing else, in our condition, secondary school placements based on the single Grade 6 assessment (NGSA), like its predecessor the Secondary School Secondary Examination (SSEE), will do nothing to aid stakeholder participation and thus will be anti-working class.
Is there anything, our personal ethics aside, that governs or regulates the way we interact with others? Is there anything that determines whether and the extent to which we can, in conflict of interest situations, pursue our personal interests at the expense of another person?
By Ambassador Perry Holloway
United States of America Embassy Georgetown
GEORGETOWN—In the United States the press is often referred to as the “fourth estate” because it is viewed as independent and equally important to the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government.
Three matters that made the news in recent days deserve brief commentaries. The first was the statement by President Granger on the granting of radio and cable licences by former President Jagdeo within days of demitting office to a selected few with family and/or political connections, to the exclusion of established media entities that had applied for such licences.