We began to scrutinise the proposed Cybercrime Bill for Guyana in the previous instalment of this column.
Part I The proposed Cybercrime Bill addresses several important issues inclusive of cyberbullying, child pornography, sexual grooming and luring children into sexual activity, revenge pornography and cyber blackmail and copyright infringements all using computer systems (see definition subsequently) among other important matters.
A column by Transparency Institute Guyana Inc Recently, the number and prominence of foreign analysts who have corroborated the early view expressed by local analysts have increased.
(A column by Transparency Institute Guyana Inc) On September 10, 2017, Stabroek News published an article containing remarks by Treasurer of the AFC and Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin; the Minister of State, Joseph Harmon; and the Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo, on the matter of political (campaign) financing legislation.
The upcoming May 11, 2015 election is being widely viewed by analysts and citizens alike as a pivotal election for Guyana as a fledgling democracy.
Introduction: Stabroek News has invited the People’s Progressive Party/Civic, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change to submit a weekly column on governance and related matters.
Since the news of an apparent abuse in the grant of duty-free concessions to two remigrants, I have been tempted to do an article on the Remigrant’s Scheme with a view to identifying any shortcomings that might have contributed to this apparent abuse.
In the wake of relentlessly mounting evidence pointing to grave irregularities within the forestry sector, the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) has chosen to issue blanket statements in defence of the conduct of operations by the foreign multinationals that dominate the sector.
The word democracy has its origin in two Greek words which together mean ‘people power’ (demos = people; kratos = power).
Introduction: Stabroek News has invited the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance for Change to submit a weekly column on local government and related matters.
Last Tuesday, we began a series of articles on the presentations of key speakers at the University College of the Cayman Islands Caribbean Anti-Corruption Conference that was held on 19-21 March 2014.
The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) held its 2014 Caribbean Anti-Corruption Conference on 19-21 March 2014 under the theme “Towards a Corruption-Free Caribbean: Ethics, Values, Trust and Morality”.
For one to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chain, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Transparency International defines corruption as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain.
By resolution 58/4 of 31 October 2003, the UN General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and urged all States and competent regional economic integration organizations to sign and ratify the Convention as soon as possible in order to ensure its rapid entry into force.
The Transparency Institute Guyana Inc (TIGI), an affiliate of Transparency International, is holding its second annual fundraising dinner at the Pegasus Hotel on Friday, 22 November at 7 pm.
Transparency Institute Guyana Inc. on Tuesday met with an OAS team on the implementation of the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption) National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) The NTPAB was established by section 16 of the Public Procurement Act 2003 as an agency that reports to the Minister of Finance.
The Transparency Institute (Guyana) Inc. wishes to express its gratitude for being afforded an opportunity to meet with the OAS team on the implementation of the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption.
I was prompted to write this article because of the disclosure by a well-known commentator, Mr.
(Written by Calvin Bernard, Lecturer of the University of Guyana and a director of TIGI) Transparency requires that relevant information be made easily accessible to stakeholders in a way that it is free from deceit, easily understood and time appropriate.
On 9 July 2013, Transparency International (TI), a global organisation devoted to fighting and eradicating corruption, released its 2013 Global Corruption Barometer (GCB).
Until very recently one could be forgiven for looking perplexed at the mention of the name Caribbean Press.
Today, we begin a series of articles highlighting individual experiences of corruption. We encourage our readers to also share their experiences with us so that we can publish them with full assurances of confidentiality.
We could have named this article just as well “The value of thin air”.