Part 11 Today we conclude our review of the Petroleum Commission Bill which was begun last week in Part 10.
The old jest goes that you can always tell someone is a true Guyanese by their frugal request to the vendor “to pass a single” from the tray or for the bigger order of two cigarettes instead of purchasing the whole pack, like the rest of the world with money to burn.
Please excuse me if I am somewhat jaded by all the talk and little action surrounding diaspora involvement.
The Venezuelan crisis has made it clear that the Trump administration has outsourced its South America policy to US Sen Marco Rubio.
It is right to save the future for humanity. It is wrong to pollute this earth and destroy the climate life balance.
By Clarence Trotz. With an introductory note by Dr. Frank Birbalsingh Frank Birbalsingh is Professor Emeritus of English, York University.
I kept experiencing a kind of cognitive dissonance while watching War for the Planet of the Apes, the last film in the rebooted trilogy.
Like a play, we all have a beginning, a middle where we face various challenges and conflicts that we must resolve, and, of course, an end.
“Assisting” our “Independence” Even though today’s should be among my most brief, I suspect, nay, I know, that again I’m stepping into waters I know little about (their depth).
American stand-up comedian, Jeff Ross is known as the “Roastmaster General” for his withering witticisms and cutting one-liners, delivered during high-profile celebrity appearances on Comedy Central.
The United States Embassy is happy to answer some common questions about lost, stolen and expired Green Cards.
This has been an unusually good week for finding issues to comment upon, but apart from joining those celebrating the success of the 2017 STEM Guyana team, I want to focus on two matters.
Venezuela’s political crisis is escalating rapidly following the impressive opposition-organized vote against President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to impose a Cuba-style constitution, and after President Donald Trump’s threat to take “strong and swift economic actions” against the Venezuelan regime.
By Ryan Benschop Ryan Benschop is 17 years old, and is currently studying four subjects (Business, Economics, Law and Psychology) through the Cambridge International Advanced Level programme at Nations’ Sixth Form College.
The Board of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) investigated the circumstances surrounding the procurement of drugs and medical supplies early this year in the sum of $632 million.
Interviews and photos by Oliceia Tinnie and David Papannah Do you know who your constituency councillor is or who is in charge of your NDC or town council?
You don’t forget those expressions – astonishment, disbelief or fear; and the sniggers.
Sofia Coppola’s new film, The Beguiled, begins like a fairy tale. The intertitle, pink and evocative, announce the time as three years into the American Civil War, we are in Virginia.
Decades ago I actually was allowed to experience two separate Cabinet meetings for very, very brief periods, representing the then Ministry of Information.
Introduction The absence of or rather failure to appoint inspectors and a Chief Inspector was highlighted in last week’s column.
The English humorist and writer, Sir A.P. Herbert is well-loved for his realistic series of satirical judgments and absurd legal accounts first set out in “Misleading Cases in the Common Law” which on several occasions were mistakenly reported by several newspapers as entirely factual.
Last year, when considering the establishment of the Commission of Inquiry into the March 2016 prison disturbances in which 17 inmates lost their lives, I made two recommendations having to do with imprisonment and sentencing, which I am following up on here, because I believe they are still important to how our criminal justice system develops and is responded to by those in jail.
What a travesty. Despite Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s bloody repression of opposition protests that has resulted in more than 100 dead, thousands of wounded and hundreds of political prisoners over the past three months, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has not uttered a single word about Venezuela’s human rights crisis.