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Saturday, April 20, 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...

Eyewitness Column: Mean Spirited

Mean Spirited… …to Father of the Nation March 22, 2018 marks the centenary of the birth of Dr Cheddi Jagan. As part of the month-long series...

EYEWITNESS: No equity…

…in tax paying There’s a report that Exxon paid absolutely NO taxes on revenues of US$13.7B from petroleum products it extracted in, of all places,...

EYEWITNESS: A political problem…

…demands a political solution It’s great when you’re the Government, isn’t it? Look at the high-priced Bajan lawyers – Queen’s Counsels to boot! — that...

EYEWITNESS: Starting 2018…

…lying to sugar workers You just know it’s going to be the ‘same ole, same ole’ when in his New Year’s message, Nagamootoo says this...

EYEWITNESS: Pursuing…

…unbridled power Prezzie’s legal advisor, Solicitor General (SG) of the AG’s Chambers, itself advised by four “old heads”, argued to the High Court that the...

EYEWITNESS: The day after Christmas…

…we boxed? Tuesday was “Boxing Day” and it was a public holiday here and in most of the rest of the old British empire. When...

EYEWITNESS: Missing the point…

…about sovereignty of the people One newspaper reported that the Government’s appeal on “the third term case” was coming up in a month, to set...

EYEWITNESS: Why spunks…

…towards the US? Well…well…well! Guyana voted against the US (and Trump) on that country’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In case you’d...

EYEWITNESS: Double standards…

…on “vulgarity” Over in Carnival Land, folks are all riled up about what constitutes “vulgarity” in their emblematic art form of Calypso. Now that’s more...

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