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. […]

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 […]