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APNU+AFC pledges cash transfers from oil $$ -after completion of study

President David Granger (at centre) with running mate Khemraj Ramjattan (second, from right) and other APNU+AFC officials at the launch of the incumbent coalition’s manifesto yesterday (Department of Public Information photo) By Thandeka Percival stabroek news February 15, 2020 Nearly two years after it was first proposed by the Working People’s Alliance…

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Lutchman says power sharing key for Guyana to see benefits from oil wealth -sees need for constitution reform to resolve conflicting laws after no-confidence vote

Harold Lutchman By Marcelle Thomas, stabroek news February 9, 2020 With Guyana set to receive unprecedented revenues as a result of the start of oil production, constitutional attorney Professor Harold Lutchman says it is imperative that citizens push for power sharing or lose out to foreign companies. “Once you have a…

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Guyana is a rigging field

By Henry Jeffrey stabroek news February 5, 2020 Three weeks ago I set myself the task of combining some historical facts with a few personal reflections to make an important point in support of my hypothesis that a ‘significant shift has taken place in the global political system that threatens the PNC’s take…

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Mr Rohee should clarify exactly what he meant

By Stabroek News  January 30, 2020 Dear Editor, My great grandfather, Duncan Rohee, who helped raise me and my siblings, was someone who instilled in all of us the importance of taking great care and being very clear with meaning. I thought of him on Tuesday when I read Clement Rohee’s letter…

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The promise of the 2020 elections

By Henry Jeffrey  stabroek news January 29, 2020 Small and insignificant as Guyana is and will continue to be for some time as the robber barons are left largely unmanaged to do as they please, its politics has been a fantastic tapestry of intrigue. For half a century, geopolitics intervened and…

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The immediate task of small parties

By Henry Jeffrey stabroek news  January 22, 2020 In a letter last Saturday, Dr. Vishnu Bisram argued more or less successfully for the formation of alliances by small political parties and for the Guyana Elections Commission to give them as much space as possible to achieve this goal (SN:18/01/2020). However, when it came…

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Ogunseye asks APNU+AFC supporters to give coalition another chance -acknowledges gov’t shortcomings

Tacuma Ogunseye By Stabroek News January 19, 2020 Acknowledging that the APNU+AFC coalition government has made mistakes, Working People’s Alliance (WPA) Executive Member Tacuma Ogunseye on Friday night urged forgiveness and pleaded with supporters to vote at the March 2 general and regional elections.  “Every vote is important,” said Ogunseye, emphasising…

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Campaign Finance Reform

By Ralph Ramkarran January 5, 2020  The financing of political campaigns without accountability can lead to corruption and it often does. This is the reason why there are campaign finance laws. In many countries, these laws are extensive and are enforced. Several election cycles ago in Guyana the issue of the…

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