Address by His Excellency Brigadier (retd) David Granger Leader of the People’s National Congress to the 19th Biennial Delegates Congress of the People’s National Congress The 19th Biennial Delegates Congress of the People’s National Congress assembles today.
A PRESENTATION BY AMBASSADOR COLIN GRANDERSON ASSISTANT SECRETARY-GENERAL FOREIGN AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) SECRETARIAT AT THE ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR THE NEWLY APPOINTED HEADS OF GUYANA MISSIONS Caricom, going forward In 2012, one year before the celebration of the Fortieth Anniversary of the Caribbean Community, the Conference took the decision to “re-examine the future direction of the Community and the arrangements for carrying it forward”.
Emma Ashford Leif Wenar, Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World (Oxford University Press, 2015) The oil magnate J.
(Some of) The Sharon Maas story In a sense I had met her by accident.
By Alex Cuadros Widespread anger over corruption helped to bring about Rousseff’s downfall, but in getting rid of her the Congress has swapped one President tainted by scandal for another.
By Mawutodzi Kodzo Abissath An American IT guru, Marto Thomas, once said: “There are two kinds of people in the world: Givers and Takers.
After the deed had been done they were unable to think straight, to fashion a plan to extricate themselves from what they had done.
Venezuela’s historic pattern of provocation and sabre-rattling in support of its spurious territorial claim against Guyana has manifested itself once again.
Just how long the changed atmosphere in Guyana will last following the May 11 general elections and the removal of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic administration from office after twenty three years.
By: Dr. Odeen Ishmael, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Guyana witnessed a change in administration after the ruling People’s Progressive Party-Civic (PPP) lost by a mere one percent of the votes to an alliance of opposition parties comprising A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) in the general elections held on May 11.
Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana Address by Brigadier David Granger, MSS President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to the 11th Parliament, Georgetown, on 9th July 2015.
At 65 and generally felt to be in fairly good health one might have thought that Donald Ramotar departed the political centre stage far too early though, in as sense, it was he who ‘called time’ on his own presidency.
Introduction On April 11, 2015, Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro shook hands at the Summit of the Americas in Panama, marking the first meeting between a U.S.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – In a cafe lounge at the United Nations complex in Geneva, a Tibetan fugitive was waiting his turn earlier this year to tell diplomats his story of being imprisoned and tortured back home in China.
It wasn’t that close. Indeed, five seats is a Goldilocks-zone majority. Any less, and governments get jumpy.
An educator for over forty years, Hazel Moses has had a lifelong love affair with words.
By Karen Boman | ExxonMobil’s Liza discovery offshore Guyana could put the country on the map as a player in the global oil and gas industry, Wood Mackenzie reports.
Caribbean Airlines is a top regional carrier. It and other Caribbean carriers had the lowest load factor among airlines operating from their bases to and from the US in 2014.
Before she became a Minister in the current coalition government Simona Broomes had come to public attention as a crusader for reining in the vice of Trafficking in Persons (TIP).
So what is the big deal about the Caribbean Examination Council that it should want to have its history written?
After a third full week had passed without Samantha being able to raise enough money to buy what her son needed to start the new school year she had begun to wonder whether it was worth persisting.
Guyana Review poses key post-elections questions to APNU-AFC coalition presidential candidate David Granger GR: Setting aside hopes of unseating the ruling PPP/C, do you see the Cummingsburg Accord and the APNU-AFC coalition as the first steps in the direction of changing the culture of ethnic voting in Guyana?
GR: The most persistent public response to your selection as the PPP/C’s Prime Ministerial candidate has been one of surprise.
GR: What we have witnessed in recent years – and more particularly in recent months – is the creation of new alliances amongst individuals and groups hitherto regarded as implacable foes.
A Presentation to Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute Anti-Corruption Conference Hilton Hotel, March 20th 2015 A few weeks ago, Justice Gillian Lucky sentenced two men to jail terms, one for 10 months for drug trafficking and the other for 5 months for shooting with intent to do grievous bodily harm and robbery.
A Perspective It took but a matter of days after President Donald Ramotar had made public the date for the holding of general elections for the country to realize that Bharrat Jagdeo would be the ruling Party’s engineer-in-chief in its bid for yet another term in office; and as the days went by it became clear that Mr.
By Carrie Gibson Review by Chris Hartman, February 23, 2015 Carrie Gibson’s thoughtful and extensively researched Empire’s Crossroads is a revelation.
What a great honour this is! This is one of the great Clubs of the world!
It took half a dozen or so attempts before her shaky legs eventually carried her to the other side of the street, to the side where a handful of boisterous young men were drinking beer and tossing rude remarks at passing teenaged girls who were mostly grinning in response, as though the lewd remarks that were being flung their way they were fulsome compliments.
By Leon Walcott During the last ten years several events occurred that positively changed the landscape for persons living with disabilities in Guyana.
By Elson Browne-LowMuch has been said about young voters’ role in the May 11 general and regional elections, and as the recent student strike at the University of Guyana has demonstrated, young people have become frustrated with the hand that they are being dealt as Guyana moves forward.
As this article is being written the West Indies is yet to play its final game in the 2015 instalment of cricket’s most prestigious tournament.
By mid October the west – and America particularly- had conceded that it had completely underestimated the threat of Ebola.
Address by His Excellency Donald Ramotar, President of the Co-operative Repub-lic of Guyana at the General Debate of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2014 in New York Mr President, Mr Secretary General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: I wish to congratulate you, Mr.
By Dr Ralph E. Gonsalves (edited version) The current status of CARICOM can be characterized by the twin and dialectically-connected processes of consolidation and progress within the terms of CARICOM’s design as crafted in the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas of July 2001 and the subsequent decisions of the Conference of Heads and of other Treaty institutions.
Address delivered by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, House of Commons, Parliament of Great Britain, Committee Room 14, Thurs-day, July 16, 2014 Madam Chair, the distinguished member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Diane Abbott, other distinguished members of the House of Lords, and House of Commons, Excellencies of the Diplomatic Corp, colleagues at the head table, Ladies and Gentlemen.
Guyana Review talks with newly elected President of the University of Guyana Students Society Joshua Griffith GR: Yours has been an inherited position since you were elected Vice President rather than President of the UGSS.
Courtesy of The Cricket Monthly from ESPNcricinfo By Rahul Bhattacharya One day Khemraj “Cowfly” Chanderpaul got vexed.
Edited Address by Brigadier (rtd) David Granger, Leader, to the 18th Biennial Delegates’ Congress of the People’s National Congress Reform at Congress Place, Sophia, Georgetown on July 25, 2014.
Guyana Review talks with youth leader Astell Collins GR: When you look at the various challenges facing Guyana how do you see your own ideas on leadership making a difference?
Ten years on: Have we left the Secondary Schools Reform Project behind? By Walter B Alexander, A.A.
By Ian McDonald Watchman by the seawall koker twenty years I met him on my walks seawind and sunset I see recalling him.
After two seasons of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament, this particular version of the game is still on trial in our part of the world.
September ought to be the most significant month in the lives of school children and in the entire school year.
Things have not been the same since the general elections in November 2011, though, as Guyanese would say, the outcomes – or at least the majority of them – were hardly anything to write home about, anyway.
By David A. Granger Hinterland Guyana comprises over three-quarters of this country’s territory.
Address by Dr. the Hon. Ralph E. Gonsalves Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Chairman of CARICOM at the Opening of the Twenty-Fifth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government at Buccament Resorts, St.