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January 2017


The AFC election

Stabroek News Editorial January 30, 2017 Saturday’s election of Raphael Trotman as Leader of the AFC – one of the two main components of the governing coalition – will be seen as a major upset and a blow to the incumbent – Khemraj Ramjattan who had been going for a…

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Salary increases for PPP presidents, ministers were ‘unconscionable and utterly disgraceful’-PM

Jan 31, 2017 kaieteur News  Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, believes that the salary increases the former regime awarded to its presidents and ministers over a 17-year period were not only “unconscionable” but “utterly disgraceful.” The First Vice President’s remarks came on the heels of statistics revealed by Minister of Finance Winston Jordan…

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Has the AFC become KFC?

Jan 30, 2017 Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon In today’s jargon, when you want a quick bite, you say let’s have a piece of KFC, meaning fast food not necessarily any brand. The analogy of the AFC to KFC has to do with the word, “fast.” The food is quickly…

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