We are still in our Jubilee Year though the ceremonies and celebrations put together to mark the 50th Anniversary of Guyana’s independence have passed and gone without matching the hype and hoopla that had been attached to the buildup to the event.
Address by His Excellency Brigadier (retd) David Granger Leader of the People’s National Congress to the 19th Biennial Delegates Congress of the People’s National Congress
The 19th Biennial Delegates Congress of the People’s National Congress assembles today.
A PRESENTATION BY AMBASSADOR COLIN GRANDERSON ASSISTANT SECRETARY-GENERAL FOREIGN AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) SECRETARIAT AT THE ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR THE NEWLY APPOINTED HEADS OF GUYANA MISSIONS
Caricom, going forward
In 2012, one year before the celebration of the Fortieth Anniversary of the Caribbean Community, the Conference took the decision to “re-examine the future direction of the Community and the arrangements for carrying it forward”.
(Some of) The Sharon Maas story
In a sense I had met her by accident. I had gone to a place in Charlotte street to conduct an interview with a man who had opened an acupuncture facility – that is another story – and had met her there.
Just how long the changed atmosphere in Guyana will last following the May 11 general elections and the removal of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic administration from office after twenty three years.
By: Dr. Odeen Ishmael, Senior Research Fellow
at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Guyana witnessed a change in administration after the ruling People’s Progressive Party-Civic (PPP) lost by a mere one percent of the votes to an alliance of opposition parties comprising A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) in the general elections held on May 11.
At 65 and generally felt to be in fairly good health one might have thought that Donald Ramotar departed the political centre stage far too early though, in as sense, it was he who ‘called time’ on his own presidency.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – In a cafe lounge at the United Nations complex in Geneva, a Tibetan fugitive was waiting his turn earlier this year to tell diplomats his story of being imprisoned and tortured back home in China.