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Ting nah regular–Eusi Kwayana

Stabroek News june 24, 2019   Share   By Eusi Kwayana Reports of governmental and public shortcomings in Guyana are not many, but are important.  Our elders had a word for it.  “Ting nah regula!”  It is an understatement that implied the need for correction.  If people resident in Guyana, including administrators, dislike critical…

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An Open Letter to Young People–Andaiye

Stabroek News june 3, 2019 Andaiye By Andaiye Note by Alissa Trotz, Diaspora Column Editor: On Friday May 31, Guyanese social activist Andaiye died. She was 77 years old. Hers was the life, as Karen de Souza simply said, of a remarkable human being. Andaiye had just completed an anthology of…

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Teachers’ recent strike and workers pursuit of the respect for Collective Bargaining

By Staff Writer stabroek news september 10, 2018 Lincoln Lewis By Lincoln Lewis Lincoln Lewis brings more than three decades of local, regional and international trade union experience. Served in the capacities as General Secretary, Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (1981 to present); President (1993-1995) and General Secretary (1999-present), Guyana…

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“We are Here Because You Were There”

stabroek news  January 15, 2018 By D. Alissa Trotz Alissa Trotz is Editor of the Diaspora Column Last week, in meetings with lawmakers to discuss a bipartisan deal addressing immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and several African nations, US president Donald Trump commented (in remarks later verified by several present) “Why are…

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RISE UP – Time to Speak

stabroek news january 8, 2017 By Andaiye, Moses Bhagwan and Eusi Kwayana Sometimes in political life, movements that promise relief to the majority of the population fail to perform and are left to flounder and crash. In the case of Guyana, there was much hope in the air when the…

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Haiti we’re sorry for this latest disgrace, from a CARICOM member no less: Jamaican Government confers national honours on Dominican President Danilo Medina Sánchez

stabroek news December 4, 2017   ShareTweetPrintEmail A protest in Trinidad and Tobago By The Clement Payne Movement, Barbados The ‘Clement Payne Movement’ was founded in Barbados in 1988 by David Commissiong along with such colleagues as Trevor Prescod, Sally Comissiong, the late Martin Cadogan, Joy Workman, Onkphra Wells, David Denny, Gregory Noel, and…

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