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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Daily Eyewitness Column – Poetry

Poetry… ...And prose Even though March 21 was officially, “World Poetry Day”, the Social Cohesion Ministry commemorated it last Friday night at the Umana Yana. Your...

Phagwah messages from political parties; religious organizations & NGO’s

PPP The People's Progressive Party (PPP) extends Phagwah greetings to all Hindus on the occasion of Phagwah which is celebrated on March 7. Phagwah is a...

Open Letter from Priya Manickchand in support of Geetanjali Singh

Dear Editor RE: The Dangerous Consequences of the Geetanjali Singh story. Geetanjali Singh is an attractive but unassuming woman. She initially appears very quiet and will...

Opinion: Eyewitness

Native informants… …in sugar Native informants were a staple of British colonial rule all across its empire, of which it boasted, “the sun never sets”. Well,...

Christmas message 2013 by His Excellency, Donald Ramotar

On behalf of my wife and I, and the rest of my family, and the government, I extend Christmas greetings to all Guyanese, especially...

Young people feel insecure in Guyana and demand Justice for Mr. Colwyn Harding

Dear Editor, We as young people don’t feel safe in Guyana to express ourselves.  We are aware of cases where young people have been abused...

Political Negativity or the Return to Socialism; Optimism and responsible management must win

By Dr. Peter R. Ramsaroop, MBA The Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh has worked overtime to keep our economic growth steady.   He has brought Guyana...

OPINION: EYEWITNESS: Moving on…

We just had a peek at the latest bunch of young’uns moving from primary school to secondary but, sadly, not a single thing seems...

Op-Ed: Govt must ensure that Guyana receives long term benefits from oil exploitation

Below in an opinion editorial done by Shelly-Ann Mohammed, head of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Caribbean; The discovery of significant oil and...

APNU/PNC regime proves that the ‘leopard’ has not changed its spots

By Donald Ramotar,  former President of Guyana    In my article which appeared in the Weekend Mirror of April 23-4, 2016, I pointed out that...

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