03 April 2020
Economic disruption a major challenge

Economic disruption a major challenge


The fight against the relentless coronavirus pandemic dwarfs all else on the global stage today. In the process it continues to shatter myths, mistake...
27 March 2020
Fighting COVID-19 – with gratitude, fortitude and remembering Guyana

Fighting COVID-19 – with gratitude, fortitude and remembering Guyana


AS WE ALL STRUGGLE in the Caribbean to cope with the many- sided effects of COVID-19, let us not for a moment forget or lose sight of the struggle fo...
20 March 2020
The best gene is…

The best gene is…


IF WE HAD any doubts about the danger of modern diseases to the entire world then those must have been quickly and crudely dispelled within the last m...
13 March 2020
Health of a democracy at stake too

Health of a democracy at stake too


THE WORLD is riveted on the coronavirus threat and its negative effects, both in an economic sense and on the health of the global. THE WORLD is r...
06 March 2020
IWD – rooting out violence against our women

IWD – rooting out violence against our women


ANOTHER Inter- national Women’s Day (IWD) has come around and, once more, we cannot escape from having the issue of violence against women as on...
28 February 2020
Boosting small business and  keeping carnival traditions alive

Boosting small business and keeping carnival traditions alive


Congratulations to the Interactive Media Ltd., Publishers of this newspaper, for its wonderful effort in promoting and encouraging the efforts of our ...
21 February 2020
Budgetary Reflections – Part 2

Budgetary Reflections – Part 2


I LEFT OFF last week on comments as to how our current two-party system not only contributes to and reinforces the political divisions in our country...
14 February 2020
Reflections on the 2020 Budget Debate

Reflections on the 2020 Budget Debate


THE DUST HAS now settled on the Budget Debate 2020 and our billion dollar Budget is now a reality guiding the government’s programme of activities,...
07 February 2020
Domestic tragedy clouds budget deliberations

Domestic tragedy clouds budget deliberations


THIS WEEK there is a surfeit of issues on which those of us involved in the media can comment. Not just the traditional media, I must say, but even m...
31 January 2020
Defend collective Caribbean interests

Defend collective Caribbean interests


THE PRESENTATION and consequent debate on the 2020 Budget have been postponed to permit for the funeral of Sir Frederick Ballantyne, our longest-serv...