Fifth anniversary of Lusignan massacre…AFC calls for thorough investigation into all mass crimes

January 18, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    January 26 will mark the fifth Anniversary of the Lusignan massacre. Eleven persons, including five children, were shot dead even as they slept in their East Coast Demerara homes. In remembering the day when Guyana was plunged into a state of darkness, the Alliance for Change (AFC) is calling for thorough investigations into […]

Family of electrical mishap victim retains attorney

January 18, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    The family of Asgar Mohamed has retained an attorney as they seek possible compensation for injuries the 37-year-old man suffered after coming into contact with a severed Guyana Power and Light (GPL) power cable a week ago. A brother of the victim claimed that they were “forced to take this action” because GPL […]

La dolce vita starring Papa Cheddi’s protégés

January 18, 2013 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon 

    Last week, I mentioned to my daughter that Obama should have won the popular vote by a landslide. I said that I could not understand how ordinary Americans could have voted for a multi-millionaire like Romney who was unashamed in his support for wealthy Americans. Then I turned to her and said; “How […]

ART IS MUCH MORE THAN A RELECTION OF REALITY

January 18, 2013 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom 

    It is no wonder that art, in all its forms, in Guyana is mired in mediocrity. If there can be such scant understanding of what art is about, then it should surprise no one that this country has failed to develop its cultural industry. The purpose of art, be it sculpture, paintings, drama […]

Engineers warned about substandard work, overpayments

January 18, 2013 | Filed Under News 

  Against increasing scrutiny of government contracts, several regional officials on Wednesday met to discuss a growing intolerance to substandard work and overpayments. During the meeting at the Guyana International Conference Centre, Liliendaal, Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Ganga Persaud, warned of action. The forum was the Regional Engineers Department and Works Committee […]

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