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Op-ED: National unity is not an elusive goal – 65 years ago Cheddi proved it possible

Op-ED: National unity is not an elusive goal – 65 years ago Cheddi proved it possible

In 1950, the Waddinton Constitution Commission, appointed by Winston Churchill’s British Government, recommended universal adult suffrage elections for Guyana, following decades of rebellion, ongoing poverty, hopelessness and a…

Op: Ed- PREPARE TO BOYCOTT, EVEN AS BULKAN PREPARES TO APPROVE PARKING METER BYLAWS

Op: Ed- PREPARE TO BOYCOTT, EVEN AS BULKAN PREPARES TO APPROVE PARKING METER BYLAWS

City Hall debated and voted to approve the parking meter bylaws. Two of the vocal objectors for the parking meter contract – Councilors Duncan and Jaikaran, both AFC members &#8211…

GOV’T’S FLIP-FLOP ON GUYSUCO CONTINUES

GOV’T’S FLIP-FLOP ON GUYSUCO CONTINUES

  The APNU/AFC continues to be ambivalent in its approach to the sugar industry. While in opposition they bemoaned that the sugar industry is a “drain on the treasury…

Op: Ed- No Guyanese qualified for GPL’s CEO position- Nandlall

Op: Ed- No Guyanese qualified for GPL’s CEO position- Nandlall

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) uses a cocktail party at the five star Pegasus Hotel to announce that the company needs $110M USD to do that which is…

Op-Ed: The situation in the sugar industry is quickly evolving not necessarily in the best direction

Op-Ed: The situation in the sugar industry is quickly evolving not necessarily in the best direction

Our Union recognized, over the Easter Holidays, a number of reports in various sections of the media regarding happenings and developments in the sugar industry. For the GAWU, the shining…

Nandlall blasts Trotman on Exxon contract

Nandlall blasts Trotman on Exxon contract

Burdened with, what is widely regarded as one of the most lopsided and one-sided agreements ever executed in recent memory the Government has been forced to make one absurd…

Former President expresses condolences to Winnie Mandela

Former President expresses condolences to Winnie Mandela

It was with deep sadness that I learnt of the passing of Ms. Winnie Mandela on Monday, April 2, 2018. As is well known she was the wife of Nelson…

CRACKS IN THE COALITION

CRACKS IN THE COALITION

Long before it assumed the reins of Government, I have argued that the authoritarianism which permeates the ideology and real politik of the People’s National Congress (PNC) would prevent…

Prudent management will fix Guysuco- PPP

Prudent management will fix Guysuco- PPP

Only a few months ago the nation was told that “the sugar industry is not viable”, that “it is draining the treasury”, that “it is a waste of tax payers…

IAC Easter Message 2018

IAC Easter Message 2018

The Indian Action Committee (IAC) in recognition that many Guyanese, including a number of persons of Indo-Guyanese origin, are adherents of Christianity, in which a Jewish Carpenter named Yehshua…