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What this very prominent citizen told me

 Apr 10, 2019  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon One of the most nationally known citizens in this country said a thing to me that, days after, caused me to think of how destructive party politics is to poor, underdeveloped Guyana. This individual is well respected in Guyana and, in my estimation, has…

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The teratology of politics in Guyana

 Feb 11, 2019  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon There is no other country like Guyana. Its silent, scared majority, idiotic ubiquity, funny sides, unwanted tragedies, cries of anguish, shambolic governance, lawless lives, illogical thinking and clownish acts have few parallels around the globe. You encounter some crazy stuff here and you shake…

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Sorry to disappoint you; this is who I am.

 Feb 10, 2019  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon Carlyle Goring, former AFC City Councillor told me I was being criticized by persons who are disappointed in my support for the no-confidence vote (NCV). He said they all want to know why I, of all persons, could support the NCV, given the terrible…

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The PPP in power: Still no apologies; not even one

 Feb 04, 2019  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon  We are in election mode. Elections bring out one of the worst traits in politicians – barefaced immorality. From the time the PPP became the opposition party its leaders have championed democracy, transparency in government, concerns for the lower-income classes, lesser sentence for small…

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“Coup d’état” fails in Guyana

 Feb 01, 2019  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon  I am using the word coup d’état loosely as many commentators and journalists have done since the early 20th century. Literally, it means the army takeover of power. But in academic analysis and journalism, coup is referred to the removal of a government in…

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