THERE IS NO LAWFUL DISPUTE ABOUT GUYANA’S SOVEREIGNTY OVER ESSEQUIBO

(Conversation Tree expresses its sincere condolences to the GDF and to the families and friends of Guyana’s brave and intrepid military officers who lost their lives while protecting and defending us).

VENEZUELA HAS ONLY A NODDING ACQUAINTANCE WITH RATIONALITY

In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on September 20, President Irfaan Ali referred to a “very threatening message from Venezuela” in the form of a Communique attacking Guyana for advertising oil blocks in Guyana’s sovereign waters. The Venezuelan Government responded that: “The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will always assert its legitimate rights […]

A TENDENTIOUS EDITORIAL ON CHINESE LANDING

Editorialising on “Mining and Amerindians” last Friday, after my article, “Chinese Landing” on Sunday, Stabroek News largely adopted the point of view of the Amerindians of Chinese Landing as its own. In doing so SN tendentiously describes some of what I said as ‘baffling’ and ‘bizarre.’ SN suggested that since Chinese Landing got “no support […]

CHINESE LANDING

Illegal mining at Chinese Landing has been in the news. A report in SN on Thursday last, stated that the Village Council said that it never asked the government to stop all mining on its lands as some of its villagers earn their livelihoods by mining. Also, it does not approve of the government’s fact-finding […]

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO ELECTIONS’ LAW WOEFULLY INADEQUATE

The amendments to the elections’ laws proposed by the Government through the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill are woefully inadequate. They are limited to the following: imposing higher penalties for elections’ offences; creating new elections’ offences with high penalties; adumbrating a new structure for District (Region) 4; and establishing new offices for District 4. […]