VIRTUAL REALITY.

Guyana exists politically in a state of virtual reality. In the film The Matrix and in George Orwell’s novel, 1984, such realities were creatively and brilliantly portrayed.  The Government says to the Opposition, which has a majority in the National Assembly: You are obliged to pass my Budget but I’m not obliged to assent to […]

THE PPP AND THE CHALLENGES AHEAD

The election result and its aftermath Four successive election victories of the Peoples Progressive Party (the Party) in 1992, 1997, 2001 and 2006 were followed by the failure to obtain an absolute majority in 2011. It was unexpected and a shock and disappointment. Under the constitution the Party was entitled to the presidency and the […]

GUYANA ELECTION RESULTS – AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH

The election results were not anticipated even though some felt that the Party would face new challenges at the elections. Now for the first time the Party holds a minority of seats in the National Assembly. Under the relevant provisions of the Constitution, designed by Burnham and imposed upon Guyana, we are entitled to the […]