The President’s address to the National Assembly was disappointing. The expectation was that he would use the occasion to announce the Government’s legislative agenda wrapped around policy initiatives for the next parliamentary year.
The Investiture Ceremony at the National Cultural Centre on Wednesday last was an uplifting event.
The frightening reality is that the race for the presidency in the US is so close, and getting so much closer, that Donald Trump may well win the presidency.
A liar, racist, demagogue and misogynist is the presidential candidate of the once great Republican Party.
In 1838, as former slaves were celebrating the abolition of slavery the British colonial empire, Jesuit priests of Georgetown University in Washington DC, in the US, were selling 272 slaves to Southern estates to raise funds for the university.
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.