We the people must continue to fight for transparency and accountability in government regardless of who is in office. It ought to be of concern that last month when a United States’ (U.S) journalist sought to get an answer from President Irfaan Ali whether Guyana got a fair deal from ExxonMobil he sidelined the question. Before the People’s Progressive Party/Civic […]

The two-month-old Irfaan Ali government seems bent on pursuing the politics of victimization, recrimination and discrimination. Who have not yet been fired, transferred or superseded having been employed, confirmed or promoted under the previous administration have all reason to believe it is only a matter of time for them. Also, whereas the government makes charges that the past administration was […]

Self-preservation is mankind’s strongest emotions. Healthcare workers are human beings and they have a basic, fundamental entitlement to safety and protection of their lives. No worker should be unduly exposed knowingly to hazardous threats and potential life-threatening circumstances without adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). It is callous and insensitive for this government, or anyone, to represent the healthcare workers’ legitimate […]

Two Fridays ago Frederick “Toots” Hibbert left this early plain at age 77. Death forces us to review the lives of those who have impacted us, one way or the other. Toots was one such person, through his music. Though I never met the man, I felt I knew him dancing to his hits and listening to his songs on […]

There can be no peace in this land of ours unless every single citizen, every person within the confines of 83,000 square miles enjoy fundamental human rights, dignity and equality as enshrined in the Constitution of Guyana, international laws, and conventions. Guyana is not a barbaric state. We are not operating in ancient times when such barbarism, as meted out […]

By Lincoln Lewis Without exception, no group can survive without the others.  No group has within themselves the resources and capacity to operate independently of others. It is a fact in the productive, distributive and consumptive cycle we depend on each other. You may have the goods or services to provide but the ability to profit/benefit from these relies on […]

Online Encyclopædia Britannica defines civil rights as “an essential component of democracy. They’re guarantees of equal social opportunities and protection under the law, regardless of race, religion, or other characteristics. Examples are the rights to vote, to a fair trial, to government services, and to a public education.” Only the dishonest would deny this election cycle and its aftermath did […]

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