PORT-OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, June 12, 2021 - The heated media debates on the UWI Chancellor’s Governance Report and its alleged connections to the delay in the renewal of the Vice-Chancellor have given rise to speculation as to whether there exists a “Bermudez Triangle” comprising the Chancellor, the St. Augustine Principal and the regional governments of Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica.
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland, June 7, 2021 - On Wednesday the third of June, former Prime Minister P. J. Patterson, was invited by the Manning’s School Restoration Committee to launch a fundraising drive, aimed at collecting one hundred million dollars to restore the historic Thomas Manning Building at the much-celebrated Manning’s School in Savanna-la-mar.
MONTEGO BAY May 24, 2021 - MSNBC’s Ali Velshi is one mainstream reporter who has sought to level the playing field as far as the Palentinian/Israeli conflict is concerned, pointing out that while Israel may have a right to exist, the Palentinians must also be accorded not only a right to exist, but also a right to be free of Israel's apartheid policy.
MIAMI, Florida, March 10, 2021 - Guyana’s 78.3 thousand population occupies a land mass of 83,000 sq ml, compared to Singapore’s 279.6 sq ml with 5.7 million population and England’s 50,301 sq ml with population 56.3 million.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana - One of the big news items that has been circulating these last few weeks is the PPP/C’s demand for recognition by the APNU+AFC coalition. The PPP wants that recognition before it engages the Leader of the Opposition.
“How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it.” Adam Smith: “The Theory of Moral Sentiments” (1759) and, “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations” (1776)
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, April 30, 2021 - So, let's talk. A few days ago the Chief Justice (CJ), Madam Roxane George, dismissed the elections petition which alleged that the Recount Order was unconstitutional. The Recount Order permitted the recount of the votes cast in the March, 2020 general and regional elections. The PPP party prevailed at the close of the recount and was accordingly installed as government. The CJ held that the Order was valid.
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, April 27, 2021 - As previously indicated in part 1 of this article, one of the biggest surprises of the September 03, 2020 general election, was George Wright's victory over the PNP incumbent of two terms, Dwayne Vaz who seemed to have squandered his political good-will during the period of his incumbency.
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland, April 23, 2021 - From The Curse of Eve to intimate gender violence in Jamaica, it is important to point out from the beginning, that what has become known as "The George Wright Saga" has its roots in the biblical canard replete with its connotations of the superiority of man and the subordinate standing of the woman.
JAMAICA, April 14, 2021 - “Offensive,” “Disrespectfu,l” and “Shocked,” were among the words used by Gleaner’s New York correspondent Lester Hines, to describe the sentiments expressed by diaspora 'leaders in relation to remarks made by Minister of National Security Dr. Horace Chang during last Thursday’s on-line town hall meeting, hosted by Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks.