The debate about the most suitable form of government for Guyana has been ongoing since the 1970s and continues with vigour today. Ravi Dev wrote on the issue recently in the Kaieteur News and Henry Jeffrey made suggestions earlier this week in SN. After the 1973 elections, at which the PNC seized a two-third majority, voices began to be heard ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: February 2013
Ruling of the Speaker on the Continued Restraint on the Right of Hon. Minister of Home Affairs, Clement Rohee M.P. to Speak and Participate in the Business of the National Assembly.
Ref: No. 2-2013 PARLIAMENT OF GUYANA SPEAKER’S CHAMBERS PUBLIC BUILDINGS, BRICKDAM, GEORGETOWN RULING OF THE SPEAKER ON THE CONTINUED RESTRAINT ON THE RIGHT OF HON. MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS CLEMENT J. ROHEE, M.P. TO SPEAK AND PARTICIPATE, IN THE BUSINESS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The matter of whether Minister Clement Rohee can be restrained from speaking, in his Ministerial ...Read More »
Zenita Nicholson By Zenita Nicholson, Guyanese mother, advocate and Secretary on the SASOD board of trustees Annually, World Day of Social Justice is commemorated on February 20. This year, I feel the Day can be acknowledged by highlighting the monumental work of Guyanese groups advocating to advance human rights protections and social justice of all citizens, particularly our vulnerable children.Read More »
Moulana Abu Bak’r (left) appearing on Plain Talk. Men should take full responsibility for raping women and gays should be provided assistance to abandon their sinful and abominable lifestyle, according to a local Muslim Cleric. Appearing on the January 27 edition of Christopher Ram’s television interview programme, ‘Plain Talk,’ Moulana Abu Bak’r, however, assured that gays would not be rejected. ...Read More »
Swami Aksharananda Principal of the Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN) High School, Swami Aksharananda says he respects the rights of homosexuals but he will not promote or judge a lifestyle. “It is not an abomination for us,” he said on Christopher Ram’s weekly interview programme “Plain Talk.”Read More »
Retired Major General Joseph Singh A patriotic, urbane and distinguished Guyanese is now lying on a hospital bed as a recovering victim of a callous, brutal and vicious attack on his person and on his family by four ‘youth men’, one of whom reportedly shouted “Police”, before launching their assault.Read More »