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PAY INCREASES – commentary

PAY INCREASES – August 9, 2015 | BY  – Editorial

There has been much talk about pay increases for Ministers and Members of Parliament. The most noise came from the political opposition. Rohee said that the Granger-led administration (and he no longer calls it a de facto government) is seeking to feast on caviar while the ordinary man must eat little or nothing.

When the People’s Progressive Party came into office a senior Minister was earning $28,000 per month. The Attorney General was earning $76,000 a month. That was 23 years ago. When it left office a senior Minister was earning $579,000 a month as a basic salary. The Attorney General was earning $1.6 million a month.   (G$1M = app $5,000US) Continue reading

Funeral: Thousands bid farewell. Area to be named after Crum-Ewing; fund to be established

Area to be named after Crum-Ewing; fund for his children to be established

The casket, draped with Guyana's National Flag and a bullhorn, containing the body of Courtney Crum-Ewing.

The casket, of Courtney Crum-Ewing, draped with Guyana’s National Flag and a bullhorn

Hours before the mortal remains of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing were due to be interred, City Mayor Hamilton Green announced that intends to take steps to memorialize the name of the man who became well-known for his solo protests outside the office of the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs.

Publisher of the Kaieteur News newspaper, Glen Lall also announced that he intends to begin a fund for Crum-Ewing’s children in honour of the man who held daily protests outside Attorney General, Anil Nandlall’s office for remarks that government official made in a private conversation with a Kaieteur News reporter.
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Is respect for women in Guyana rationed like a privilege? – Eusi Kwayana

Letter: Is respect for women in Guyana rationed like a privilege? – Eusi Kwayana

Dear Editor.

An online version if a newspaper published a report of the suspension of a magistrate by the Judicial Service Commission on the ground of alleged misconduct during the hearing of a case. One daily newspaper had published my comment on the disclosures of the country’s Attorney General in a conversation intended for his friend  but trespassing on the public interest , My letter spoke in particular on what he revealed about the dangers  women  face in the workplace  from money and power.

Today’s report opens up another danger, It supports my suspicion that for some strange reason respect for women in their own right in Guyana is rationed like a privilege.  Continue reading

High Court dumps Attorney General’s parliamentary committees case

High Court dumps Attorney General’s parliamentary committees case

May 2., 2012 – Demerara Waves –

The High Court on Wednesday threw out a case brought by Attorney General, Anil Nandlall, saying it had no legal power to determine the proportional composition of Committees of the National Assembly.

“It therefore does appear that the complaint of the Attorney General has been made to the wrong forum. The forum for a complaint of this nature is the National Assembly itself and not the court,” Chief Justice, Ian Chang said in a 30-page decision.           Continue reading

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