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Monday, October 21, 2019

EYEWITNESS: Rates

…of Public Sector discrimination There’s a story in the press about the Bertrand Collins Public Service College, wherein the Director— (Retd) Col Lawrence Paul — says...

EYEWITNESS: The free market

…and labour Was a time when the world was a very simple place to live in: that time when “Jagan and Burnham” were together for...

EYEWITNESS: Another…

…PNC/AFC democratic breach? It’s a fact of life that in the elections season, incumbent governments will try to get away with slipping in some campaigning...

EYEWITNESS: Spontaneous…

…democratic watchdog? A distinctive (and sick) feature of the PNC’s make-up is its cynicism about democratic norms. This goes back to its founder leader Burnham,...

EYEWITNESS: Valentine musings…

…on AFC Well, well well…today’s the 4th anniversary of the Cummingsburg Accord, which AFC’s Khemraj Ramjattan and PNC/APNU’s David Granger signed on Valentine’s Day 2015...

EYEWITNESS: Still waiting…

…for public officials’ Code of Conduct Our dual-citizen Minister of Business, Gaskin, announced that by this Friday, Guyana will have a “Minibus Code of Conduct”!!...

EYEWITNESS: Tag team…

…in GECOM Tag teams are a standard feature in professional wrestling. The trick is to have a “fresh” partner ready to enter the ring to...

EYEWITNESS: At what cost…

…power? At what point will the supporters of the PNC stand up and be counted to preserve Guyana as a viable state?? With all the...

EYEWITNESS: Jooking…

 …the Constitution Whatever doubts your Eyewitness expressed yesterday about the PNC-led coalition Government’s intentions after the Chief Justice’s rulings on their challenges to the NCM...

EYEWITNESS: Hedging…

PNC’s bets The PNC received a powerful punch to their solar plexus with the judgements of Chief Justice Roxane George on the three cases filed...

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