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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Natural justice vs. rush to lynching – the police`baton rape’ allegation saga

(Below are two opinion pieces  carried in publications from both sides of the political divide (Kaieteur News and the Guyana Chronicle)  which argue for...

OPINION: Another Court battle looms to rescue the hapless rice farmers of Region 5

(The following is an opinion piece written by Mr. Anil Nandlall, a former Attorney General of Guyana) The struggles of the sugar workers since May...

Guyana’s political parties leading on Caribbean integration

- In a rare show of unity, the governing and opposition parties in the Guyana legislature have demonstrated an outstanding and continuing commitment...

Op Ed: Clutching at straws!

By Mohabir Anil Nandlall, Attorney-at-Law (The following is an opinion piece written by Mr. Nandlall, a former Attorney General of Guyana) The willful disobedience of an...

Unconscionable for UG or APNU/AFC to consider any increase in student fees- Ramsammy

Below is a commentary by Dr Leslie Ramsammy on the purported 35 percent increase in fees by the University of Guyana (UG):  I have had...

Inadequate provisions made for doctors in MOH’s employ -Ramsammy

Below is a commentary by a former Health Minister under the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), Dr Leslie Ramsammy as it pertains to Government funding...

Resolving the Budget Conundrum

By Ralph Ramkarran The Chief Justice’s decision in the budget case will not necessarily lead to what Opposition Leader, David Granger said might be a...

Column: Daily Eyewitness

Extrapolating… …ignorance A friend sent your Eyewitness a screenshot of a post by an AFC Parliamentarian from Berbice on one fallout from the mass firing of...

“The Speaker is obliged to convene the National Assembly now!” – Former Speaker

  By Ralph Ramkarran There appears to be no consensus among parliamentary parties about a date for the first sitting of the National Assembly after...

Nagamootoo’s elaborate Secret Service entourage sparks outrage among NY-based Guyanese – protest, poor attendance...

Protest and poor attendance marked two of the three meetings in New York over the weekend that were attended by Guyana’s Prime Minister Moses...

Recent Articles

Deadly landslide hits Colombian town

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say. Five others were injured and several houses destroyed...

Billionaire brother “arrested in Algeria”

Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police, state TV reports. They are being held over...

Sri Lanka attacks “linked to foreign network”

A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an international network, officials...

Previous attempts to audit UG’s finances faced staunch resistance – auditor

The announcement that an audit will be conducted into the University of Guyana (UG) is a welcome one for anti-corruption advocate Christopher Ram, who...

Uncle in custody for allegedly raping 8-year-old niece

A 49-year-old man was taken into custody for allegedly raping his 8-year-old niece who was left in his care by her mother. The incident...

Miner executed, another allegedly abducted

One man was reportedly executed while another was allegedly abducted on Sunday evening following an incident at a mining community in Region Seven (Cuyuni...

$1.5B lost to paddy bug infestation in Region 6

…farmers forced to dump paddy Seventeen Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) rice farmers have been forced to dump their paddy after it was rejected by...

Mother of 3 killed, family injured after being struck by overtaking truck

A mother of three was on Sunday evening killed while husband and three children sustained injures after they were struck down by a truck...

Miner arrested for rape of 11-year-old

…found with gun, ammo A 27-year-old miner is now in Police custody after he was arrested for the rape of an underage female and was...

Man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 38-year-old man is now dead after being pinned down in a trench when he allegedly lost control of a tractor he was operating. ...