The Guyanese population is back on the legal merry-go-round this morning in the latest episode of the political soap opera that is Guyana’s election.
THE Prime Minister spent roughly a half an hour yesterday addressing issues having to do with the Government’s widely praised leadership in the management of the Covi…
AS much as the public welcomes T&T’s hosting of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) cricket tournament next month, it is understandably galling to nationals abroad to feel trapped there while the Government approves the entry of 250 non-nationals involved in the tournament.
Newly-released video of the police involvement in the Beetham protest in which the pregnant Ornella Greaves was killed calls for a serious review of the statement by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith that no officers were around when she was shot.
While the public is yet to see the video on which the Commissioner has based his claim, new video clips being shared on social media show a large number of police officers, with guns drawn, descending on protesters and shooting in the midst of the protesters with their hands up chanting “Don’t shoot”.
GOVERNMENT’s decision to agree to the request to host the Caribbean Premier League here this year is an inspired one from the vantage point of creating another avenue for the ventilation of pent-up energy, or frustration, among many in the population.
WE commend Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley for inviting Caricom and the Commonwealth to send observer missions to T&T’s general election of August 10. Since 2000, foreign observer missions have been a standard part of T&T’s election landscape and we see no reason for objecting to them.
It was just a year ago that National Security Minister Stuart Young declared emphatically to the media: “This Government is not going down the road of a gun amnesty.”
The liquidation of LIAT (1974) Ltd brings an end to the long troubled sub-regional airline which first rose up into the skies some 65 years as Leeward Islands Air Transport.
AFTER several attempts to hold out on the issue in the face of mounting calls for him to do something, the Commissioner of Police has taken action in the matter invol…
The passing of Sir Everton Weekes, last of the legendary 3Ws cricketers, is an occasion to be reminded of the heights that we West Indians have dared to scale and the challenges we have been able to conquer.