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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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Henry Jeffrey, Stabroek News

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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David Hinds' Media Comments, Stabroek News, Walter Rodney, WPA

No answers yet on National Archives dropping Walter Rodney’s name -Hinds says WPA treating matter with `utmost urgency’

Dr David Hinds By Stabroek News November 26, 2019 Who made the decision to remove Walter Rodney’s name from the National Archives and when was the change made? These questions and more remain unanswered several days after WPA elder Eusi Kwayana brought the issue to public attention via a letter. In…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek News

The AFC wins

By Ralph Ramkarran November 24, 2019 The terms of the coalition between the APNU and AFC appear to have been agreed. The core elements are that Minister Khemraj Ramjattan will be the Prime Ministerial candidate and the split will be 70:30 instead of 60:40. AFC will obtain 10 seats in Parliament,…

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Stabroek News

Two Trumps in our midst?

By Stabroek News  November 15, 2019 Dear Editor, I read David Hinds’ opinion, `Emptiness and Nothingness’, in the November 10, 2019 issue of Kaieteur News. I agree with him that the APNU+AFC coalition is our best option since we will get minimum transformation with that combination rather than nothing at all…

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President Cheddi Jagan’s failure to establish Col into assassination of Walter Rodney is unanswerable

By Stabroek News  November 14, 2019 Dear Editor, MP  Gail Teixeira’s letter published in the Sunday Stabroek, November 10, 2019, captioned: `Betrayal of Walter Rodney falls at the feet of his trusted comrades’, is a mixture of political deception and fallacy. Her missive was in response to WPA’s statement in support…

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eusi kwayana, Stabroek News, WPA

The chief beneficiary of the Commission of Inquiry was not the aggrieved Rodney family, but the PPP–Eusi Kwayana

By Stabroek News  November 15, 2019 Dear Editor,  Recent publications show the existence of different accounts of the same events, centring on the Commission of Inquiry into the death of Walter Rodney.  A speech made by Dr. Patricia Rodney, Walter’s widow and now head of their family, sparked responses.  As I…

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