A DISUNITED PNCR IS NOT GOOD FOR GUYANA

Trends have emerged in Guyana where political parties, principally the PNCR, sometimes define their responsibilities as relating to only those who they ‘represent’ or their ‘supporters’ or who ‘voted for them,’ even though, as Government or Opposition, they are expected to represent the interests of all Guyanese. But political polarization over the years has created […]

UMBRELLA

Rihanna, the Barbadian-American singer, became popular with the song ‘Umbrella,’ released in 2008. ‘Umbrella’, along with later songs, are the basis of her status as a megastar and a billionaire entrepreneur of the ‘Fenty’ line of products. ‘Umbrella’ contains the lines: “With you I’ll always share…Know that we’ll still have each other.”

HAPPY NEW YEAR

On this first day of the New Year I wish my readers, the readers of SN and all Guyanese, a joyful day and a successful 2022. In the new year we should give some thought to the thirty percent of Guyanese who live below the poverty line and about thirty percent of those who live […]

HARMON, NORTON OR VAN WEST CHARLES?(in alphabetical order)

It is not a simple matter to write about the PNCR. Leaders are forever reluctant to talk to outsiders about internal party matters even when they are aware that the outsiders can be trusted not to reveal confidences. Serious journalists and columnists are not interested in disclosing information, but they are interested in making informed […]

THE FIFTH OF OCTOBER

October 5 will mark the 29th anniversary of the return of free and fair elections to Guyana in 1992, and the first attempt since then to restore the dark days of election rigging. The latter event has underlined the importance of the former, and the need to write about it. The argument of equivalence, which […]