Daily Archives: Thursday, 23 May 2019, 15:21

Amna Ally denies Jagdeo claims gov’t money purchased Buju Banton tickets to win youth votes

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 May 2019, 17:50 by Denis Chabrol General Secretary of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Amna Ally on Thursday denied claims by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo that government money has been used to buy tickets for the Buju Banton concert. “Not government’s money. It’s the PNC’s money,” she said, but could not remember how many ...

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GYD$3.4 billion parliamentary approval for electoral polls not connected to CCJ decisions – Finance Minister

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 May 2019, 16:25 by Writer Guyana’s National Assembly on Thursday approved GYD$3.4 billion for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to conduct general elections, but Finance Minister Winston Jordan said that has nothing to do with decisions the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) might hand down concerning several election-related cases. “This provision, I want to say ...

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OPINION: Say it ain’t so, Mr. President

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 18:54 by Writer By GHK Lall How could you, Mr. President? Say it ain’t so, Excellency… Except that it is. I am the short end of the stick here; it is a dirty, undesired one. Spiked too. For there I was repeatedly trashing those tardy public servants, who lapsed through negligence, or contempt, ...

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OPINION: Perfectionism, meritocracy, and Protestant work ethic under attack

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 May 2019, 8:43 by Writer By GHK Lall “NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has made ‘whiteness’ toxic, Department of Education insiders claim” (NY Post May 18). Unfortunately, switch the color scheme to ‘brownness’ or ‘blackness’ and that claim would quickly find volume and mileage right here in political and bureaucratic Guyana. All one has to ...

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