LETTER: Jordan responds to Parag’s “misinformation” on COVID Risk Allowance, reminding it was his idea

Dear Editor, My attention was drawn to the article “Jordan flatly rejected better allowances for healthcare workers – Minister Parag,” which was published in Guyana Chronicle, October 3, 2020. On reading the article, I was overcome by feelings of amusement, astonishment and indignation. Eventually, having been goaded into doing so, I have decided to respond […]

Legal Source: US Citizenship for a child born to US parent abroad

by Attorney Dwayne Braithwaite Without breaking attorney-client privilege pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) 24-9-24, I will seek to address one aspect of derivative citizenship. A few years ago, I had the privilege of assisting a young married couple from one of the Caribbean islands in attaining U.S. citizenship for their minor […]

The Legal Source: Understanding the Fiancé Visa

by US Immigration Attorney Dwayne Braithwaite There was once a conundrum in United States (US) immigration laws regarding non-resident fiancés of US citizens. A non-resident fiancé who intended to obtain legal permanent resident (LPR) status based on his or her eventual marriage to his or her US citizen fiancé would have been at odds with […]

Pedestrian killed in Berbice accident

A pedestrian has become the latest road accident victim in Guyana. The Guyana Police Force reported today that at around 10:45 this morning, 30-year-old Stanley Bronne, reportedly walked onto the main roadway at #11 village from behind a parked vehicle and was struck down by a motor car. Reports state that the man was struck […]

Op-Ed by US Ambassador: Protecting Intellectual Property

By United States Ambassador Perry L. Holloway Every year on April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that patents, trademarks, and copyright play in promoting innovation, creativity, and progress.  As we celebrate this year under the worldwide theme “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity,” we recognize the ingenuity […]

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. […]