By Dr. Lorraine Sobers Guyana is the steward of astounding natural resources ⎯ luscious rainforest, gold, diamond, bauxite and hydrocarbon deposits. The industries built on these natural resources all have environmental and stewardship challenges. The excitement of Guyana’s oil boom is somewhat tempered by environmental considerations and its international commitment to limit carbon emissions. From 2015 onwards, the world has […]

By Mervyn Williams In Guyana’s Indigenous Villages the question of the constitution and functioning of the National Toshaos Council (NTC) is presenting some worry. Elections for Village Councils Toshaos and Deputy Toshaos were held around April 2021.  While each Toshao is automatically a member of The NTC, that body must meet as a Council.  At its first meeting, Toshaos will […]

By Lenox Shuman I wish to express my views on the two bills recently passed in Parliament, the NRF Bill and the Local Content Bill. Having finally and fully studied the NRF bill and its conformity to the Santiago Principles, I reiterate my complements to the Government of Guyana for tabling and now passing this piece of legislation. We are […]

By Lincoln Lewis It is once again noticed Minister of Labour Joe Hamilton has moved with haste to seek resolution into the wages/salaries grievances with workers employed by GPL who are represented by NAACIE.  Whereas as a trade unionist I am encouraged by the Ministry moving with alacrity to conciliate in grievance matters it cannot help but be noted such action is only applicable to some trade unions. Hamilton […]

By Audreyanna Thomas In a Newsroom article on November 15, 2020, titled “‘Think big’ – Tourism Min. disappointed with lack of proposals to match scale of foreign investors”. The article focused on Minister Oneidge Waldron’s encouragement to local businesses with an interest in the tourism sector, to think outside of the box relative to business ventures in the sector. The […]

By Jermaine Figueira, MP With the extremely high rate of increase in cases of COVID-19 here in Guyana, it is most mind boggling and unthinkable that the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, the National Sports Commission, the Director of Sports, the Guyana Football Federation, the Ministry of Health and most importantly the National Covid-19 Task force, would give permission […]

By GHK Lall   We have a problem situation on our hands with these COVID-19 surges.  Relative to our prior circumstances I would have to say we are in some part of local super surge equivalents.  I regret to share that it could be early days yet, given our traditional behaviours, because I sense the reports are still coming in, […]

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