“Away, away, what nectar spray she flings about her bow. What diamonds flash in every splash that drips upon my brow.
One must have to be a dolt to believe that the treatment at present being meted out to the sugar workers is because the country cannot afford to keep them at work.
To mark the anniversary of Martin Carter’s passing on December 13, 1997, Gemma Robinson looks at Carter’s Poems of Succession, published 40 years ago this year.
At a time when the United States should be going out of its way to stop a dangerous regression toward dictatorships in Latin America, the Trump administration — which to its credit has denounced the power grabs by the leftist leaders of Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua — should be equally critical of the slide into authoritarian rule by the conservative president of Honduras.
This week, the man and woman in the street share their thoughts on the co-education system and whether there is a need to return to separate educational institutions for boys and girls.
By Joy Marcus, Wintress White, Vanessa Ross, Susan Collymore, Halima Khan, Andaiye, Karen de Souza, Alissa Trotz For Red Thread Red Thread mourns the loss of our dear sister, friend, and colleague, Joycelyn Bacchus, who lost a courageous battle with breast cancer.
Introduction This Column touched earlier on what the Model Petroleum Contract describes as a Stability Clause, the objective of which is to provide assurance to international oil companies that they will be protected from any variation in fiscal or economic policies by governments for a period of as much as thirty years.
Sexual misconduct: His Excellency is aware With maximum respect to all, I lay claim at being among the first- if not actually the first to describe National Elections 2020 as the Jubilee–Oil Elections.
“Sweet Evelina, dear Evelina, My love for thee shall never, never die. Dear Evelina, sweet Evelina, My love for thee shall never, never die.
In 1972 Julius Nyerere, one of Africa’s iconoclastic leaders, stated that the African position in relation to southern Rhodesia ‘is now, as it has always been, the attainment of independence for Zimbabwe on the basis of majority rule, and under conditions which allow the development of human dignity for all citizens.’ (http://www.juliusnyerere.org/ uploads/after_the_peace_ commission_1972.pdf).
By The Clement Payne Movement, Barbados The ‘Clement Payne Movement’ was founded in Barbados in 1988 by David Commissiong along with such colleagues as Trevor Prescod, Sally Comissiong, the late Martin Cadogan, Joy Workman, Onkphra Wells, David Denny, Gregory Noel, and the calypsonian Herring among others.
Last week, we concluded out review of the report of the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) on the procurement of $632 million worth of drugs and medical supplies for the Georgetown Public Hospital Corpora-tion (GPHC).
By Naicelis Rozema-Elkins It is about time, past due in fact, that the problem of sexual assault by teachers in our school system is addressed.
It is almost impossible to find a woman who has not been subjected to some form of sexual harassment.
“Mudbound” is a film that will be sold on its relevance. Its socio-political significance.
Kudos, Cabinet Notwithstanding its extreme reluctance to release the contract signed by Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman with Esso Exploration and Production (Guyana) Limited and two Joint Partners some eighteen months ago, Cabinet deserves credit for its decision to make the contract public in December.
-His Excellency as Comrade-Leader There are occasions when you are quite aggressively upset with a generosity, a gift, even advice offered when you should accept “philosophically” (as in “calmness of temper and judgement”).
Focus on Guyana’s National Budget 2018 represents the twenty-eighth edition of this Ram & McRae annual publication which highlights, reviews and comments on the major issues surrounding and raised in the National Budget.
Focus 2018 begins with a correction of a statement in Focus 2017 that Budget 2017 was the earliest national budget ever been presented in post-independence Guyana.
2017 FactsGrowth in Real GDP of 2.9% compared with initial and revised targets of 3.8% and 3.1% respectively.
Financial Review Current Revenue for 2017 is projected at $192,673 million, exceeding budget by $6,651 million or 4%.