Guyana Review

“What is the big deal about CXC History?”

Dr Didacus Jules asked and answered the question when he spoke at a launch of The History of CXC on 2 December, 2014

So what is the big deal about the Caribbean Examination Council that it should want to have its history written? Admittedly, in the ordinary run of things, examinations are that necessary evil that we must all endure and perhaps nothing can be more boring than the history of an examination board.

Mirrors

After a third full week had passed without Samantha being able to raise enough money to buy what her son needed to start the new school year she had begun to wonder whether it was worth persisting.

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 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

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

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:

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

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

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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