An edited address in the National Assembly 24th July 2008 by K Ramjattan (AFC Chairman)
re Debate on the Court of Appeal Amendment Bill 2008
Sometime ago in this Assembly, I had argued the case that there must be in place a Law Reform Commission.
My search for reflections on the life and work of Dag Hammarskjold emanating from Caribbean thinkers and institutions concerned with International Relations may well have been less than vigorous, though, even if it was, I doubt that a great deal was written in the region about the man who is still thought of by many as the best Secretary General the United Nations ever had.
Lennox J Hernandez
Broken and spartan, the Anglican Church of St Barnabas, located at Regent Street & Orange Walk, Bourda, Georgetown, opened as a relatively small building in 1884 in a north-south orientation with the main altar at the northern end, and, after a series of grand additions and alterations, consecrated in 1938 with an east-west orientation and the main altar at the east end, is no more.
LASANA LIBURD says despite the recent damage done to the CFU, Caribbean Football is moving forward on a stronger footing.
Conceit, according to United States sales guru Zig Ziglar, is the one disease that makes everyone sick except the one who has it.
Football of yesteryear flourished in the urban working-class communities that border Georgetown to the east and to the south. The best teams, the most attractive players have emerged mostly from those communities……… Albouystown, Charlestown, Ruimveldt, Lodge and Campbelville being the communities that produced many of the best footballers.
A STRONG CORRELATION EXISTS between a free media environment and the degree that we can call an election democratic. That is, assessing an election’s outcome not by who wins but if the process itself is free and fair.
Guyana Review Editor Arnon Adams talks with PPP/Civic presidential candidate Donald Ramotar
On a Donald Ramotar
Donald Ramotar cannot be separated from the PPP and the PPP/C Government. Donald Ramotar has been at the core of the Party and the formation of its manifesto which informs what the government does, even moreso, because I am General Secretary of the Party.
By Ivan O. Carew
Having been born and having grown up in the capital city, Georgetown, in the county of Demerara, British Guiana, now called Guyana, I did have some knowledge of the villages on the Eastern bank of the Demerara River.
Few Guyanese sportsmen in any discipline can lay claim to the accomplishments of national rifle shooting champion Ransford Goodluck
If a panel of experts were to be required to name the ten Guyanese sportsmen who have accomplished the most in their respective disciplines over the past 25 years, the inclusion of the name Ransford Goodluck on that list would almost certainly be automatic.
Has the myth of the Guyana Football Federation’s immunity from local sanction been shattered by the recent court injunction that put a brake on the holding of its elections?
Something quite significant happened in local football recently. The Georgetown Football League (GFL) secured a court injunction that brought a halt to the Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF) plans to elect a new executive.
Presidential candidates’ perspectives?
Following the naming of Attorney-at-Law Khemraj Ramjattan and retired Guyana Defence Force Brigadier David Granger as presidential candidates for the Alliance for Change and the People’s National Congress Reform the Guyana Review has secured interviews with the candidates which are published in this issue of the newspaper.
Great societies grow out of the sacrifices of visionary leaders who stand up to fight against historical injustice.
Today, a man harbours the ambition in his heart to join this elite group of outstanding, self-sacrificing leaders.