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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Relations between Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago

By Ralph Ramkarran sept 23, 2018 Of all the other Caricom countries, Guyana has enjoyed the closest relations with Trinidad and Tobago. Language, common colonial history, ethnic make-up, common cultural patterns, similar systems of government and laws and long established people to people contact have all come together to keep us close….

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mosa telford, Stabroek

True evil

By Mosa Telford stabroek news september 22, 2018 “I was raped,” she said. Stunned by her confession, I wondered: Should I hug her? Should I tell her it was not her fault and that she would be fine? She was not and the path of self-destruction she had chosen finally made sense….

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Is the government winging it?

By Henry Jeffrey STABROEK NEWS SEPT 19, 2018 That some very poor and costly decisions in Guyana’s budding oil and gas sector have recently been visited upon Guyanese is now sufficiently established. We expect political decisions in competitive democratic societies to be marginally suboptimal: although usually done in the country’s name, they…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

I am Ryan “*@#*+=?” Crawford

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news september 16, 2018 Ryan Crawford, whose middle name you will have to guess, is an attorney-at-law in practice in Berbice, and the son of the late Marcel Crawford, one of the Ancient County’s distinguished lawyers. He was the victim of a stop on the East Coast public…

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mosa telford, Stabroek

Around Stabroek

By Mosa Telford stabroek news sept 15, 2018 I rarely visit the Stabroek Market and its environs by choice. The camaraderie among ordinary Guyanese mostly earning an honest living is good to witness but there is also often the risk of being confronted by belligerence and harassment. Those few who choose to…

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in the diaspora, lincoln, Stabroek

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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mosa telford, Stabroek

Celebrate and unite

stabroek news september 8, 2018 By Mosa Telford  Pride Indigenous Heritage Month this year is being celebrated under the theme ‘Proud of Our Indigenous Identity, Celebrating in Unity.’ It is a theme from which we can all draw inspiration. Every Guyanese should be proud of their identity and celebrate their progress…

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