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Inclusive governance is dead

It is now over twenty years that inclusive governance, referred to previously by other slogans such as ‘participatory democracy,’ was enshrined in the Guyana constitution.

America speaks

In his Tweet after the meeting with the President Irfan Ali and his team, the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken said: “Guyana remains a key partner as we work to bolster food and energy security, promote shared prosperity and inclusive growth, strengthen transparency, and safeguard the environment.”


In 2012 I wrote an article that was published in the Mirror newspaper, which represents the views of the PPP.

Guyana’s class trajectory

Universal adult suffrage, with its promise of Independence and social justice, gave rise to popular participation of workers and farmers in active politics.

Whither the AFC?

The Alliance for Change (AFC), the junior partner to A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) in the alliance, APNU+AFC, which formed the government of Guyana from 2015 to 2020 and which now forms the main Opposition, has hinted at a press conference on Friday last, reported in SN yesterday, that it will not renew the Cummingsburg Accord (Accord), its secret agreement with APNU, which comes to an end in December.

Inquiring into the elections

It was reported on June 15 that the Chair of GECOM, Justice Claudette Singh, opposed an investigation by GECOM into the elections proposed by Opposition nominated members.

The biometric plan

Free and fair elections are guaranteed by access of all political parties to the political process, an accurate voters’ list, freedom to vote in conditions of security, the secrecy of the ballot, an adequate system of identification of voters, a transparent counting method and secure transmission of the results.

The rigging of elections

The rigging of elections in Guyana has multi-dimensional aspects and in that it represents manifestations of the deepest fissures of our society.

Shared governance has no political support

In the case of the Attorney General v Richardson, the then Attorney General, Basil Williams, challenged in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) the ruling of the Guyana Court of Appeal striking down as unconstitutional the provision of the Constitution that limited a President to two terms.

Where is Moses Nagamootoo?

Since Moses Nagamootoo ‘unfriended’ me from Facebook at the end of the elections’ crisis, I have been unable to trace those activities that he may choose to make public to FB friends.

Law week

Law Week, sponsored by the Guyana Bar Association (GBA), is yet another innovative and imaginative effort by the legal profession to highlight and promote the importance of law and a law-based society in Guyana.

The Trinidad Connection

A robust debate has been triggered by Guyana’s Local Content Act (the Act) between Guyanese and Trinidad and Tobago business organisations, businesspeople and involving some Guyanese public officials.

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