Investigating the investigators

The public has been gripped over the past few weeks by the evidence which has been emerging from the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the alleged plot to assassinate President David Granger.

Making the small man a real man

The collapse of the Palmyra foundation structure intended to support an Indian Arrival Monument which was unveiled on Arrival Day was reported by the Stabroek News on April 27.

When should a judge recuse himself or herself?

‘Inappropriate recusals are potentially very damaging.’ This statement begins the concluding portion of an article by Professor Abimbola Olowofoyeku, Professor of Law, Brunel University, London, UK, entitled ‘Inappropriate Recusals’ in The Law Quarterly Review, April 2016.

Changing of the guard

Last week the 27-year-old Anthony Joshua dethroned 41-year-old Wladimir Klitschko, the reigning world heavyweight boxing champion for the past 15 years. 

Public executions

One of the reasons behind public executions in the past and at present was and is to demonstrate the power of the State so that citizens would be duly intimidated.

Drama in court

The Guyana Chronicle, which obtained Justice Franklin Holder’s letter to the Chancellor (ag), the Hon Yonette Cummings-Edwards, complaining about the conduct of the Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Hon Basil Williams, during the hearing of a matter in court on March 23, tried its best to obfuscate.

Improving access to justice

The judiciary is one of the three branches of government. It is a vital component of our democratic system and for this reason needs to function with a high degree of proficiency.

Chairman of Gecom

Guyana has had a long history of struggle for electoral democracy. We have seen at first hand the devastating impact of manipulated elections on a country’s development and the psyche of a people.

Petronella

Petronella Trotman is the name adopted by Ronnell Trotman, who is a transgender person.

Public rage

Public rage in Georgetown continues to grow and expand as last Thursday’s massive demonstration shows, even as the government has finally been forced to intervene in the parking meter fiasco.

Trump And Putin

The ruling elite in the United States, supported by those of Europe, are becoming apoplectic at the prospect of a rapprochement between the US and Russia, which could lead to the lifting of sanctions against Russia.

Chronicle’s calumny and contempt

The Guyana Chronicle’s obscene calumny against Chancellor of the Judiciary Carl Singh, over several months and getting worse, its contempt of court and the government’s intimidation of the judiciary have become deeply troubling.