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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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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek News

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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Henry Jeffrey, Stabroek News

A dark and slippery place

By Henry Jeffrey stabroek news  January 8, 2020 During one of his parliamentary budget presentations, then minister responsible for local government, Harripersaud Nokta, gave a list of what the PPP/C intended to accomplish in the sector over the coming year. A shout came from the opposition side: ‘what is your vision for the…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek News

Governance Reform

By Stabroek News  December 1, 2019 At its 130th Anniversary gala dinner during last week, the President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Nicholas Deygoo-Boyer, outlined a development plan which he urged political parties to support and implement, whichever political party holds office. It is certainly a sensible…

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The 40% existential threat

By Henry Jeffrey  November 27, 2019 Stabroek News’s ‘Prison-break carnage’ (SN:18/11/2019) presents us with broad facts that occurred during a specific period, namely February 2002 to September 2006, but facts are mainly useful if they can help us to find explanations that prevent the recurrence of unwanted events and/or facilitate the…

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