Guyana Review

Politics…Countering conflict and economic stagnation with inclusionary government

An interview with APNU+AFC presidential candidate David Granger

David Granger

Guyana Review poses key post-elections questions to APNU-AFC coalition presidential candidate David Granger GR: 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?

Politics…Serving the government of the day

An Interview with PPP/C Prime Ministerial Candidate Elisabeth Harper

Elisabeth Harper

GR: The most persistent public response to your selection as the PPP/C’s Prime Ministerial candidate has been one of surprise. That, I believe, has had to do with the fact that your public image has always been one of a professional rather than a politician.

Society commentary…Fixing our broken down institutions

Dr Terrence W. Farrell

A Presentation to Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute Anti-Corruption Conference Hilton Hotel, March 20th 2015 A 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

2015 elections campaign:

Bharrat Jagdeo

A Perspective It 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.

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

Dr Ian Mc Donald

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.

Why young people must go to the polls

Elson Browne-Low

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.

Ebola: Africa is not that far away

Not that far away

By mid October the west – and America particularly- had conceded that it had completely underestimated the threat of Ebola. After Thomas Duncan, the Liberian national who had travelled to America from his homeland had died at the Texas Presbytarian Hospital Ebola had ceased to be a West African problem and begun to be seen.

On a global stage

On the international stage: President Donald Ramotar addressing the United Nations General Assembly

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 York Mr President, Mr Secretary General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: I wish to congratulate you, Mr.