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.