The past is the present is the future

Myths and legends and fairy-tales. They’re the stuff that traditions are born of; the sort of stories that provide a familiarity that we find compelling and even protective.

First Published March 31 1990

Letter

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.

First Published March 30 1988

Readers Mail Bag

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.

First Published March 29 1989

The Small Businessman

She enjoys the freedom her job offers but remains… Committed To Her Customers IF YOU happen to be in Linden and want to look your best on a limited budget Leota’s Fashion World is the place to go.

The future of MAPM

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.

First Published march 28 1990

GSPCA Nabs Cruel Animal Owners

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.

First published March 27, 1987

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

Epsom is one of the smallest villages in the ancient county of Berbice.

Derek Walcott

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.

Improving access to justice

The judiciary is one of the three branches of government. It is a vital component of our democratic system and for this reason needs to function with a high degree of proficiency.

TRIMS and the trade deficit

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.