Staff Writer

A government of laws, and not of men

Dear Editor, The second President of the United States of America, John Adams, once described his Government as “a government of laws, and not of men.” The philosophy which underpins this statement is the foundation of modern democratic governments.

Ushering in the holiday season

      Ushering in the holiday season: Mr and Mrs Claus made a stop on Main Street last evening as part of the annual Courts Christmas Light Up.

Roaming horses a problem in South Turkeyen

Dear Editor, Following your publication of my missive earlier this week regarding frequent traffic chaos and obstructions within close proximity of the Turkeyen Police Station, I had a subsequent but brief conversation with a female Police Rank stationed there.

The destruction of Yemen

On the eve of the 2016 US election, the UN envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed warned reporters in the capital Sanaa that: “People are dying … the infrastructure is falling apart… and the economy is on the brink of abyss.” At the time, Yemen – the region’s poorest country even before its civil war – had endured more than a year of airstrikes by a Saudi-led and US- and UK- supported coalition.

Sunset Lakes resold for over $1B to Tiwarie partner

-after CH&PA loses bid to reacquire property

Sunset Lakes, the 100-acre Providence, East Bank of Demerara property sold by Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) to Brian Tiwarie, has been repossessed by Citizens Bank and sold to Tamesh Jagmohan of Precious Mining Inc.

CJ urges attorneys in battle over Gecom chair against trial by media

At the first hearing of the opposition’s challenge to President David Granger’s appointment of retired Justice James Patterson as Gecom Chairman, Chief Justice Roxane George issued a stern warning to both sides to refrain from trying the case “in the court of public opinion.” At yesterday’s hearing, the court set out the trial timeline.

Internal auditor resigns from gold board

  The Internal Auditor of the Guyana Gold Board Ajodhia Ramcharan on Wednesday resigned following an investigation into allegations of “millions of dollars” in theft at the agency which has already seen two accountants sent home to facilitate the probe.