For a long time I’ve wanted to both rebuke and defend (new) government ministers with respect to their attitudes to (their) voters.
DEMERARA CHANNEL The Demerara Channel was dredged extensively during 1968 by a chartered foreign owned suction dredge to facilitate the carriage of increased tonnes of bauxite from the transshipment vessel permanently moored in the harbour of Georgetown.
As children, we dreaded the regular cathartic “clean-outs” our determined parents deemed necessary for holistic health and harmony.
Georgetown Prison THE INMATES at the Georgetown Prison are calling for the setting up of a Parliamentary Committee — of all parties in Parliament, as well as the Guyana Council of Churches, the Guyana Human Rights Association and the TUC to urgently investigate certain practices at the Georgetown Prison.
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Now that we have reached a hiatus in the confrontation between the Movement Against Parking Meters (MAPM) and the Mayor and City Council, it may be as good a time as any to attempt to determine what that confrontation represented in terms of some possible futures of the movement.
The Trump administration’s highly unusual step of boycotting several sessions of the highly respected Inter-American Human Rights Commission (IAHRC) was a bad mistake that will weaken US efforts to condemn Cuba, Venezuela, Ecuador and other systematic human rights abusers.
IN A surprise raid late last week the Guyana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA) impounded a large number of unfortunate animals and arrested several owners.
This week we asked the man/woman in the street if more emphasis should be placed on arts education in schools.
PCD Calls For Street Protests THE People’s Progressive Party and the Working People’s Alliance, the two major parties in the Patriotic Coalition for Democracy, have both called on workers to take action from the bottom if their trade union leaders continue to allow themselves to be manipulated by government.
Epsom is one of the smallest villages in the ancient county of Berbice.
By the setting of the final decade of the twentieth century, Derek Walcott (January 23, 1930 – March 17, 2017) had advanced to be regarded as the world’s best poet.
Beneficiary of wealth The global production structure is made up of an interrelated set of bargains, agreements, rules, laws and institutions that are intended to bring countries closer to each other in a more harmonious relationship.
Introduction In my New Year’s Day column this year I had indicated there are three policy priorities which seemingly guide government’s preparations for the development of its impending oil and gas-based extraction sector.
Preserving Georgetown THE uniqueness of Georgetown’s architecture has often been written about, but then perhaps the point cannot be repeated too often.