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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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in the diaspora, Stabroek

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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Kaieteur News, lincoln lewis

Exorbitant American Airlines ticket prices… Guyana’s vulnerability to exploitation exposed – Lincoln Lewis

 Feb 05, 2019  News  kaieteur news Emerging details of the exorbitant ticket prices charged by American Airlines have raised questions about Guyana’s capacity to verify expenses of ExxonMobil on oil exploration and production activities in its offshore concessions. Under the arrangement with ExxonMobil on revenues, Guyana is to receive two percent…

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Kaieteur News, lincoln lewis

Tribute to a fallen comrade

 Dec 16, 2018  Eye on Guyana with Lincoln Lewis, Features / Columnists  Today, Bevon Currie’s earthly remains will be interred at Buxton, East Coast Demerara. Death never fails to make us review what life is all about; how precious it is and sometimes how undervalued too, by some. How fragile is this…

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lincoln lewis, Stabroek

Evidently, government doesn’t care or refuses to learn from its recent defeat

 Nov 25, 2018  Eye on Guyana with Lincoln Lewis, Features / Columnists While the Coalition Government is lauded for early preparations of the National Budget, which allows stakeholders insight into the administration’s forecast and programmes for the coming fiscal year, apparently, it could not resist injuring itself again. Governments are elected by…

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Kaieteur News, ronald sanders

Identity and dignity lost with the CCJ

 Nov 11, 2018  Features / Columnists, Ronald Sanders By Sir Ronald Sanders The referenda, held individually in Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada, on replacing the British Judicial Committee of the Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on November 6, were lost for the same reason that Brexit succeeded in…

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Guyana Times, ravi dev

How the vote will go

November 4, 2018  The Disciplined Forces just voted in the LGE. While the turnout was light – as it usually is at LGEs – the pattern will follow historical trends — as will the vote on Nov 12 — and cleave along ethnic lines. The AFC will be wiped out….

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