Sunday, November 17, 2019

Mr Granger has lost all authority to govern and Guyana has descended into anarchy

Dear Editor, The announcement made by the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission Justice Claudette Singh that her Commission and Secretariat would be ready to...

Cross-Border Climate Change refugees looming large

By Sir Ronald Sanders “Hurricane Hell” and “The Bahamas is at war being attacked by Hurricane Dorian. And yet The Bahamas has no weapon to...

Does island living prevent suicide?

By Melissa Martin Sun, sand, and sea. Exotic fruits and veggies. Eating and enjoying. Dancing, singing, playing. Resting and relaxing on a beach playground. Breathing...

Op-Ed: Gender equality has never been so close but still far from being a...

By Patricia Scotland – Commonwealth Secretary-General This month the Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting will assemble in Nairobi, Kenya. It has taken place regularly since...

Handmaiden to the tyranny of a minority

By Sir Ronald Sanders There have been many ignominious moments at the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) and many farcical decisions...

Representative Democracy stifled in the mother of all parliaments

Sir Ronald Sanders Had a government of a developing Commonwealth country suspended parliament to stop the opposition introducing a bill, British High Commissioners would have...

Scotiabank: Is might, right?

By Sir Ronald Sanders The Canadian-owned Bank of Nova Scotia, or Scotiabank, has more than US$1 trillion in assets; the Gross Domestic Product of the...

What about the interests of the ordinary Venezuelan people?

By Sir Ronald Sanders Michelle Bachelet is a torture survivor.  She was arrested in 1975 by the late dictator Augusto Pinochet's political police and detained in...

Venezuela: Do we have a role in the happenings?

By Audley Phillip I read that the U.S. has recently made secret contact with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as close allies of President Nicolás Maduro’s...

Caribbean consequences of Trump’s new immigration rules

By Sir Ronald Sanders U.S. President Donald Trump’s new rule on immigration and nationality, published on Monday, August 12, is not different from the rules...