END THE CONFRONTATION

The confrontation between the Government and the Georgetown City Council has gone on for far too long and should now come to an end. The Government, having overall responsibility for the welfare of all the citizens of Guyana, including of Georgetown, and being the senior party, ought to take the responsibility for ending the decades […]

BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE

The accusation involving Minister Nigel Dharamlall has become a matter of much public interest since it was revealed on social media. The accusation was graphic and is very serious. It was a matter that could not easily be written about because it was fast moving and involved police investigations which are still continuing. It is […]

THE ART OF THE DEAL

The heavy fall a few days ago of 80-year-old President Biden, after stumbling on a sandbag in his path, does not reflect the quality of his negotiating skills. President Biden was faced with the need for congressional support in the US House of Representatives, in which the Democratic Party is in the minority, to extend […]

SHARED GOVERNANCE HAS NO POLITICAL SUPPORT

In the case of the Attorney-General v Richardson, the then Attorney General, Basil Williams, challenged in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) the ruling of the Guyana Court of Appeal striking down as unconstitutional the provision of the Constitution that limited a President to two terms. During the hearing, it was revealed that the constitutional […]

ONE OF THE MOST ADVANCED CONSTITUTIONS IN THE REGION

The statement captioning this article was made by the President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the Hon. Justice Adrian Saunders, at the recent Bar Dinner. He mentioned the process of constitution reform that took place in 1999-2000 which resulted in many recommendations that were implemented in 2001. I have written about this before, […]