Daily Archives: September 27, 2020

GUYANA POLITICS: Start of govt, opposition inclusive governance talks in limbo

 — “no honest interlocutor”- Jagdeo ; “that is none of his business”- Harmon

Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo, Mr. David Granger, Dr. Irfaan Ali and Mr. Joseph Harmon in talks. (file photo).

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has cast some doubt over the start of inclusive governance talks with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU+AFC), because the opposition coalition continues to maintain that this year’s general elections  were rigged and experienced People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) politicians have been removed from the National Assembly.

He said the Irfaan Ali-led administration was committed to examining the governance model and addresses more concerns but government’s dilemma was that “there is honest interlocutor” in the coalition.      Continue reading

Guyana Prison Service: Let the citizens know who’s running the Show – By Yvonne Sam

— By Yvonne Sam

So much has gone wrong —For Far Too Long

The way in which societies treat individuals who have been deprived of their liberty is a litmus test of commitment to human rights. A wide range of international treaties and standards exist to guide prison services across the world. John Whitaker — Straw British M.P

Prisons play an essential role in society. They are crucial to human and public security.

After seeing the headlines about the Lusignan Prison riot, and on the point of allowing the words “Not Again” to hastily depart my lips and seek refuge or dispersal in the surrounding atmosphere, I was once again painfully reminded of the plethora of problems that have plagued the Guyana prison system on the whole.          Continue reading

Discover Guyana – Why I Love Guyana – by Barbadian Davina Layne – Video

#DiscoverGuyana – Why I Love Guyana – Davina Layne

Meet Barbadian national Davina Layne who called Guyana home for two years. Learn what she thought, how Guyana opened her eyes, and why she loves Guyana.