Crime Spree COIs must be comprehensive and with International Jurists -Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, while welcoming the Government’s announcement to conduct Commissions of Inquiry into the crime spree, believes that the probes must be comprehensive and have international jurists serving on the Commissions. The crime spree took place between 2002 and 2008 under the Jagdeo presidency. Over 1400 Guyanese were murdered during that period. In […]

OP-ED: US Embassy celebrates International Women’s Day

GEORGETOWN ––As we near local government elections on March 18th and Guyana’s 50th anniversary of independence on May 26th, this year’s International Women’s Day takes on added significance.   The contributions of women to Guyana’s rich history are too many to list. The influence of leaders like former President Janet Jagan, former Public Service Minister Dr. […]

The Brown Paper Bag: No Love for Donald

If there was any doubt that the Donald Ramotar Presidency of three years was just a plaster for the bigger bandage in the background, then the last week of budget debates has put all of those doubts to rest. The PPP took its 32 seats on the Opposition side of parliament on Monday, that’s three […]

Words of Solomon: Guyanese Lives matter too

LIFE matters! It was the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Outside of natural death no one deserves to die. When a person dies at the hands of another and that killer escapes accountability, it must not only matter […]

APNU+AFC complains again over PPP’s use of state resources for election campaign

The incumbent People’s Progressive Party Civic administration on Friday came under fire from the opposition coalition, for the government’s “persistent abuse of state resources for elections campaigning”. Co – Chair of the APNU+AFC campaign Committee Joseph Harmon, called “shame” on the government as he spoke about recent revelations that taxpayers money was used by the […]

If Gold Rusts, What does Copper do?

by Guest Writer Darren Jordan It is such a shame that a citizen’s right to protest is being mocked by the Government for which that citizen works. Much like slavery, these citizens are being treated like mere workers without souls, families, dreams and hopes. Instead, they are just figures in the way of a dream […]