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One man show!

 May 23, 2018  Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom  The majority of Guyana have had no experience of one-man rule. They do not understand, therefore, the danger is inherent in perpetuating the cult of leadership personality. Unfortunately, despite all the claims about being democratic tend to like strong man rule. Even the young…

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Jagdeo, David Patterson, Khemraj Ramjattan and the IAC

 May 19, 2018  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon  The brother of Minister David Patterson was arrested for narcotics in Grenada. Before that, there was a celebration in the New Amsterdam prison where prohibited items were in use. Bharrat Jagdeo took some nasty swipes at Minister Patterson. The Indian Arrival Committee (IAC) took…

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The PPPC should cease its idle threats

 Apr 21, 2018  Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom The PPPC must discontinue this foolish practice of issuing idle threats against the government. It should not, for example, be threatening legal action against the government for the manner in which the government has dealt with the signing bonus. It should take the legal…

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The next leader of the PNCR

 Apr 15, 2018  Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom This year’s Congress of the People’s National Congress Reform will not elect a new leader. But this year’s Congress will be about political succession within the PNCR. It has to be. David Granger was a compromise candidate. After its disastrous performance in the 2006…

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PNCR runs things within the AFC

 Apr 14, 2018  Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom The PPPC won the popular vote in the 2016 local government elections. Using its strong rural support, the party was able to command 25,000 more votes in those elections than the coalition. But it failed to make inroads into traditional PNCR strongholds as it…

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The idea of Guyana: Notepads and derelict fridges

 Nov 24, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon Prime Minister of St. Vincent, Ralph Gonsalves in 2014 did an analysis titled, “The Idea of Barbados.” His analysis was published in Barbados Today and attracted widespread academic response. Gonsalves posits that the central core of the post-colonial British West Indies is Barbados. He…

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GUYANA’S UNDIGNIFIED PARLIAMENT

 Nov 05, 2017  Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom The ruckus which broke out in parliament on Thursday was an accident waiting to happen. The decline in standards in the National Assembly has been long in the making. The ruckus which the PPPC created was merely reflective of a process of ongoing decline…

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Who killed Vincent Teekah?

 Oct 31, 2017  Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom kaieteur news Vincent Teekah, a defector from the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) to the People’s National Congress PNC) was killed on October 24, 1979. The PNC government claimed that Teekah was assassinated. Burnham threatened to” repay this foul deed.” Burnham was extremely fond of Teekah….

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Bad faith

 Oct 27, 2017  Features / Columnists, kaieteur news Peeping Tom The Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo, has said that it was previously agreed between himself and the President, that should the third list of nominees for the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission be rejected, a bipartisan committee would be established…

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Ramjattan’s future is in Trotman’s hands

 Aug 02, 2017  Features / Columnists, kaieteur news Peeping Tom Khemraj Ramjattan, the Minister of Public Security, is likely to become the next victim of a Cabinet change. There are forces egging on the President to dismiss Mr. Ramjattan by daring the President to show that he can do. His position has…

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