Since it became known that Dr Steve Surujbally will be retiring shortly as Chairman of the Elections Commission, popularly known by the acronym, Gecom, there has been a flurry of activity in connection with the appointment of a new Chair.
Many may remember that the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) recommended the appointment of prominent lawyer Miles Fitzpatrick as an acting judge in the early 1970s.
The government has expressed concern about the level of gun ownership and has linked private gun ownership to the high crime rate involving the use of guns.
The President’s address to the National Assembly was disappointing. The expectation was that he would use the occasion to announce the Government’s legislative agenda wrapped around policy initiatives for the next parliamentary year.
The Investiture Ceremony at the National Cultural Centre on Wednesday last was an uplifting event.
The frightening reality is that the race for the presidency in the US is so close, and getting so much closer, that Donald Trump may well win the presidency.
A liar, racist, demagogue and misogynist is the presidential candidate of the once great Republican Party.
In 1838, as former slaves were celebrating the abolition of slavery the British colonial empire, Jesuit priests of Georgetown University in Washington DC, in the US, were selling 272 slaves to Southern estates to raise funds for the university.
The government has deemed as suitable the bond owned by Linden Holdings in Sussex Street, Georgetown, which it contracted to store pharmaceuticals at $1,200 a square foot, when a bond for $228 a square is available.
The above headline to this article was borrowed from yesterday’s Guyana Chronicle, which reported on an assessment conducted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Questioning of the Minister of Health by opposition members last Monday on an item seeking approval for $31,080,000, revealed that the sum was intended as expenses for renting a bond for the storage of pharmaceuticals.
Accusations of racial discrimination in Guyana’s politics by Guyanese politicians are nothing new.
Jeremy Corbyn is probably the first person to have won the leadership of the British Labour Party on a campaign that advanced a left agenda.
The report of the Steering Committee on Constitutional Reform (SCCR), appointed by the government and headed by attorney-at-law Nigel Hughes, was handed over to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo in April.
A recent exchange of six letters took place between Tacuma Ogunsaye and Clairmonte Lye, contributed to by Manzoor Nadir, in SN between the June 22 and July 2 triggered by Mr Ogunseye’s claim that Dr Roger Luncheon allegedly withdrew an offer made by Dr Cheddi Jagan to Professor Clive Thomas to be the Minister of Finance.
The results of the referendum held in Britain to determine whether or not it should remain in or leave the European Union (EU), has been won by voters who supported the leave option.