Guyana Review

The candidates speak

The candidates speak

The candidates speak .

Politics...Countering conflict and economic  stagnation with inclusionary government

Politics…Countering conflict and economic stagnation with inclusionary government

An interview with APNU+AFC presidential candidate David Granger

Guyana Review poses key post-elections questions to APNU-AFC coalition presidential candidate David GrangerGR: Setting aside hopes of unseating the ruling PPP/C, do you see the Cummingsburg Accord and the APNU-AFC coalition as the first steps in the direction of changing the culture of ethnic voting in Guyana?DG: The process of change in our political culture began in July 2011 with the establishment of A Partnership for National Unity – APNU – as a five-party pre-election coalition .

Politics...Serving the government of the day

Politics…Serving the government of the day

An Interview with PPP/C Prime Ministerial Candidate Elisabeth Harper

GR: The most persistent public response to your selection as the PPP/C’s Prime Ministerial candidate has been one of surprise .

Politics...A referendum on corruption and mismanagement

Politics…A referendum on corruption and mismanagement

An interview with APNU-AFC prime ministerial candidate Moses Nagamootoo

GR: What we have witnessed in recent years – and more particularly in recent months – is the creation of new alliances amongst individuals and groups hitherto regarded as implacable foes .

Society commentary...Fixing our broken down institutions

Society commentary…Fixing our broken down institutions

A Presentation to Trinidad and TobagoTransparency InstituteAnti-Corruption ConferenceHilton Hotel, March 20th 2015A few weeks ago, Justice Gillian Lucky sentenced two men to jail terms, one for 10 months for drug trafficking and the other for 5 months for shooting with intent to do grievous bodily harm and robbery .

Politics...Bharrat Jagdeo and the PPP/C’s

Politics…Bharrat Jagdeo and the PPP/C’s

2015 elections campaign:

A PerspectiveIt took but a matter of days after President Donald Ramotar had made public the date for the holding of general elections for the country to realize that Bharrat Jagdeo would be the ruling Party’s engineer-in-chief in its bid for yet another term in office; and as the days went by it became clear that Mr .

Book Review...Empire’s Crossroads

Book Review…Empire’s Crossroads

By Carrie Gibson Review by Chris Hartman, February 23, 2015     Carrie Gibson’s thoughtful and extensively researched Empire’s Crossroads is a revelation .

Society...The make-up of a Great Club

Society…The make-up of a Great Club

Speech by Dr Ian Mc Donald at the Queen’s Park Cricket Club Annual Dinner Friday March 27, 2015

What a great honour this is! This is one of the great Clubs of the world!I am delighted to have been invited – but of course I am also filled with trepidation .

Creative writing…Cold reality

It took half a dozen or so attempts before her shaky legs eventually carried her to the other side of the street, to the side where a handful of boisterous young men were drinking beer and tossing rude remarks at passing teenaged girls who were mostly grinning in response, as though the lewd remarks that were being flung their way they were fulsome compliments .

Society...Guyana’s disability landscape – from  self-pity to self-respect

Society…Guyana’s disability landscape – from self-pity to self-respect

By Leon WalcottDuring the last ten years several events occurred that positively changed the landscape for persons living with disabilities in Guyana .

Why young people must  go to the polls

Why young people must go to the polls

 By Elson Browne-LowMuch has been said about young voters’ role in the May 11 general and regional elections, and as the recent student strike at the University of Guyana has demonstrated, young people have become frustrated with the hand that they are being dealt as Guyana moves forward .



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Sport...The malignancy of failure

Sport…The malignancy of failure

As this article is being written the West Indies is yet to play its final game in the 2015 instalment of cricket’s most prestigious tournament .

Ebola: Africa is not that far away

Ebola: Africa is not that far away

By mid October the west - and America particularly- had conceded that it had completely underestimated the threat of Ebola .

On a global stage

On a global stage

Address by His Excellency Donald Ramotar, President of the Co-operative Repub-lic of Guyana at the General Debate of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2014 in New YorkMr President, Mr Secretary General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: I wish to congratulate you, Mr .

What Caricom is not

What Caricom is not

By Dr Ralph E .

Making the case for reparations

Making the case for reparations

Address delivered by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, House of Commons, Parliament of Great Britain, Committee Room 14, Thurs-day, July 16, 2014Madam Chair, the distinguished member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Diane Abbott, other distinguished members of the House of Lords, and House of Commons, Excellencies of the Diplomatic Corp, colleagues at the head table, Ladies and Gentlemen .

University under pressure

University under pressure

Guyana Review talks with newly elected President of the University of Guyana Students Society Joshua GriffithGR: Yours has been an inherited position since you were elected Vice President rather than President of the UGSS .

Shiv on the shore

Shiv on the shore

Courtesy of The Cricket Monthly from ESPNcricinfo By Rahul Bhattacharya One day Khemraj “Cowfly” Chanderpaul got vexed .

Talking shop

Talking shop

Edited Address by Brigadier (rtd) David Granger, Leader, to the 18th Biennial Delegates’ Congress of the People’s National Congress Reform at Congress Place, Sophia, Georgetown on July 25, 2014 .

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