Noisy security service in Prashad Nagar

Dear Editor, Secure Innovations & Concepts Inc. provides 24 hours security services to oil giant ExxonMobil’s rental premises at Prashad Nagar wreaking havoc to residents of a quiet neighbourhood with noise pollution.

Distorting democracy

This week, as the British government stumbled towards a ruinously expensive divorce from Europe and the growing likelihood of another political crisis, Facebook’s senior management drew criticism for its negligent oversight of user information and a laissez faire policy that allowed political groups to misuse that data.

Culture of lawlessness in Disciplined Services

When fire-fighters who were among the first responders to the recent emergency landing of an airplane at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri were accused of stealing personal property of the passengers and crew, the condemnation was swift in coming from the Cabinet and the National Security Council.

Constituency Five candidate grateful for support

Dear Editor, Kindly allow me space in your newspaper to express my gratitude to the South Liliendaal Progressive Development Group, well wishers and the 295 persons who voted and supported me as an Independent Candidate in the just concluded Local Government Elections for Constituency 5.

No fete to be held at LBI Estate Staff Club and Pool

Dear Editor, The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. (GuySuCo) hereby informs the members of the public that contrary to the advertisement of a pool party, fete or other such event to be held at the La Bonne Intention (LBI) Estate Staff Club and pool on the 24th November, 2018, there will be no such event held on the said 24th November at the LBI Estate Staff Club and pool.

Waste and need

It’s best said in French: plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose – the more things change, the more they stay the same – but no language can quite convey or dispel the disappointment that comes with the knowledge that this is indeed the case in the public health sector.

Bradenton developments

The relatively small city of Bradenton, (population 55,000), on the West Coast of Florida was recently the scene of significant developments in Guyana’s football.

Oil multinationals have template for avoiding legal accountability

Dear Editor, Though this may be an obvious point to the analyst community, it is important that the wider Guyanese community understand that multinational companies such as Exxon register their investment vehicles in a low-corporation tax jurisdiction and not in the country where their headquarters are situated for a specific reason; to cap their financial exposure per project.

As first oil beckons: Lesson from Angola

Shortly after replacing the long-serving Jose Eduardo Dos Santos as President of Angola, the country’s new leader, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço moved to reverse two of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor’s near four-decade rule.

Oil and the future

While she acknowledged that Trinidad and Tobago was not an exemplar in oil and gas management,  Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar was nevertheless able to pitch her Thursday address to the manufacturers association  towards pivotal issues this country has to address.