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Sunday, June 16, 2019

EYEWITNESS: Orwellian world…

…in Guyana Our European colonial masters introduced us to the notion of “sovereignty”, which describes where in the polity POWER should reside. Around the time,...

EYEWITNESS: It’s only money…

…why should City Hall worry? Seems like one City Councillor woke up from the slumber into which most of his cohorts seem to have fallen....

EYEWITNESS: New low…

…in race relations Three Afro-centric organisations of Guyana, The African Cultural and Development Association (ACDA); Pan African Group (Guyana) Branch; The All African Guyanese Association,...

EYEWITNESS: Epiphany…

…by Prezzie Prezzie’s unilateral choice of Justice Patterson as GECOM Chair business isn’t only working like a Rorschach Test to uncover the mindset of Guyanese...

EYEWITNESS: Circling the wagons…

…for “our” people The WPA weighed in on Pressie’s unilateral appointment of Justice James Patterson as GECOM’s chairman. Your Eyewitness hoped, in the interest of...

EYEWITNESS: Questions…

…of Prezzie Your Eyewitness was intrigued to discover Prezzie had evidently taken that “midnight plane to Georgia” to deliver an address to the PNC group...

EYEWITNESS: Mouth (finally) open…

…on land giveaway On Sept 19th, Prezzie spoke to the regional press corps on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, and made an intervention...

EYEWITNESS: Baring it all?…

…not on oil! A funny thing happened to the APNU/AFC coalition on the way to power: they’ve contracted selective amnesia. When they were in the...

EYEWITNESS: Revealing…

…Govt’s mindset on sugar workers Over the last year, the inhuman treatment meted out by the Government to sugar workers has revealed a most despicable...

EYEWITNESS: What’s going down…

…with the Lombard squatters? Your Eyewitness is quite puzzled with what’s going down with the Lombard Street squatters. Looks like they’re being kicked (as the...

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