The government has deemed as suitable the bond owned by Linden Holdings in Sussex Street, Georgetown, which it contracted to store pharmaceuticals at $1,200 a square foot, when a bond for $228 a square is available.
The above headline to this article was borrowed from yesterday’s Guyana Chronicle, which reported on an assessment conducted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Questioning of the Minister of Health by opposition members last Monday on an item seeking approval for $31,080,000, revealed that the sum was intended as expenses for renting a bond for the storage of pharmaceuticals.
Accusations of racial discrimination in Guyana’s politics by Guyanese politicians are nothing new.
Jeremy Corbyn is probably the first person to have won the leadership of the British Labour Party on a campaign that advanced a left agenda.
The report of the Steering Committee on Constitutional Reform (SCCR), appointed by the government and headed by attorney-at-law Nigel Hughes, was handed over to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo in April.
A recent exchange of six letters took place between Tacuma Ogunsaye and Clairmonte Lye, contributed to by Manzoor Nadir, in SN between the June 22 and July 2 triggered by Mr Ogunseye’s claim that Dr Roger Luncheon allegedly withdrew an offer made by Dr Cheddi Jagan to Professor Clive Thomas to be the Minister of Finance.
The results of the referendum held in Britain to determine whether or not it should remain in or leave the European Union (EU), has been won by voters who supported the leave option.
Bryan Hunt has proven that you don’t have to dress like a diplomat to excel at being one.
It appears as if the Georgetown City Council has already decided in principle to install parking meters in Georgetown for the purpose of creating an additional source of revenue.
The right to question took centre stage last week in the National Assembly.
Inspired by events that were occurring in the wider world and influenced by progressive views while he was a student in the United States, Dr Cheddi Jagan returned to Guyana in 1943, then British Guiana, intent on becoming politically involved on behalf of the poor and disadvantaged.
Last Monday General Secretary of the PPP, Mr Clement Rohee, reacting at his press conference to questions about that morning’s SN’s headline ‘PPP executives jockeying for top position – Jagdeo, others seeking to consolidate support before crucial congress,’ deemed the media as “stray dogs, going by the smell of things and rummaging the PPP neighbourhood for new and old juicy inaccuracies and speculations.” The article in SN and the questions from the media obviously touched a raw nerve.
John Gladstone, the owner of Plantation Vreed-en-Hoop, was regarded as a prime mover for indentureship.
The recent publication of the forensic audit into the Gold Board has raised concerns about its operations.
It takes a certain mindset for a person to believe that he or she has the right to determine what information, otherwise lawful, that the citizens of Guyana should receive.
The Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo, told the press that he and Minister of Social Cohesion, Minister Amna Ally, with the objective of resolving the political impasse that occurred as a result of the PPP and APNU obtaining an equal number of seats in five NDCs and one township elections, had agreed that the mayor and chairs of the NDCs should rotate annually.
President David Granger’s swift and decisive action, tersely announced, to terminate the appointment of Mr Brian Tiwari as a government adviser on business, dramatized an event that has titillated the political classes and has energized the media.
The results of the local government elections should give no political comfort to our political parties.
Once upon a time, during the colonial era, Guyana had a local government system that functioned.
There are approximately 2,000 prisoners in the five facilities in Georgetown, New Amsterdam, Mazaruni, Lusignan and Timehri.