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Op:Ed- TREATMENT OF SUGAR WORKERS – UNFORGIVEABLE AND CRIMINAL

Op:Ed- TREATMENT OF SUGAR WORKERS – UNFORGIVEABLE AND CRIMINAL

It is awful to see on a daily basis the vicious assault on sugar workers. This assault started almost immediately after the May 2015 elections. APNU+AFC promised “CHANGE…

Letter: Beyond the Words!

Letter: Beyond the Words!

On Sunday September 16, I heard the Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan, saying that the Leader of the Opposition, Mr Bharrat Jagdeo, had publicly stated his non-support for…

Op:Ed- NO AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL IS GOOD OR SAFE, LET US DO SOMETHING TO CONTROL ITS USE

Op:Ed- NO AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL IS GOOD OR SAFE, LET US DO SOMETHING TO CONTROL ITS USE

Even as the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that in 2016 alone, more than 3.3M people died around the world because of alcohol-use, the Ministry of Public Health…

Faith Nolan to perform at University of Guyana

Faith Nolan to perform at University of Guyana

On Monday September 24th at 17:30hrs-19:30hrs, renouned musician and human rights activist will be having a discussion on various issues and sharing of her music. The event…

Op:Ed- GRANGER REFUSES BUT DEMANDS JAGDEO'S JUSTIFICATION – MIND-NUMBING HYPOCRISY- Ramsammy

Op:Ed- GRANGER REFUSES BUT DEMANDS JAGDEO'S JUSTIFICATION – MIND-NUMBING HYPOCRISY- Ramsammy

This past week, we witnessed two brazen examples of sheer, mind-numbing hypocrisy practiced by President David Granger and APNU+AFC. It is not simply the hypocrisy that bothers me…

Op: Ed- A PANDORA BOX HAS BEEN WRENCHED OPEN- Nandlall

Op: Ed- A PANDORA BOX HAS BEEN WRENCHED OPEN- Nandlall

The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) continues its marked departure from its original mandate of investigating financial crimes, arising from Guyana’s AMLCFT architecture, and continues to lend itself as…

Op:Ed- SHAMELESS, DISGRACEFUL – GRANGER CLAIMS SUGAR WORKERS HEMORRHAGING TREASURY- Ramsammy

Op:Ed- SHAMELESS, DISGRACEFUL – GRANGER CLAIMS SUGAR WORKERS HEMORRHAGING TREASURY- Ramsammy

My blood boils with wrath and rage right now. Sugar workers whose jobs were mercilessly ripped from them by APNU+AFC are legally entitled to their severance payments, having earned…

“A Trojan Horse in the form of an MOU has arrived in Georgetown”- Rohee

“A Trojan Horse in the form of an MOU has arrived in Georgetown”- Rohee

The closure or ‘re-invented’ Trinidad’s State-owned oil refinery ( Petrotrin) of T&T closely resembles the closure and the ‘restructured’ GuySuCo of Guyana. And just as large…

Guyana rising to the challenges of the legal profession- AG

Guyana rising to the challenges of the legal profession- AG

History shows that Guyana played a pivotal role in the establishment of the Council of Legal Education (CLE) in 1970. The Agreement establishing the CLE was signed in Georgetown, Guyana…

Minister Scott’s remarks outright disrespectful

Minister Scott’s remarks outright disrespectful

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG)said it is disappointed and upset to learn that Junior Social Protection Minister, Keith Scott, according to the September 02, 2018…