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January 2018

David Hinds' Media Comments, Guyana Chronicle News

Great relief

guyana chronicle January 11, 2018    Abdullah Rahaman Majeed …Sugar workers, PSC hail $2B severance payout PRESIDENT David Granger’s announcement that $2B in severance will be paid out to the affected sugar workers by the end of January has been greeted with great joy in the sugar belt and the…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Actually separating political power

By Henry Jeffrey stabroek news january 10,2018 , ‘ Government should be set up so that no man need be afraid of another.’ Charles-Louis Baron de Montesquieu I can say without fear of contradiction that the vast majority of us would accept the above as a useful general rule. Yet, for most…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

A rape did occur last year in Parliament

 Jan 08, 2018  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon Looking back at the year that has just gone by, it should not be hard to come up with some very disgraceful acts, one of which was the behaviour of a few female PPP parliamentarians. Last year, while the police moved into the National…

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David Hinds' Media Comments

The Dominant Party Mentality in Guyana’s Politics

huffington post 01/04/2018 09:25 am ET I explained in One Caribbean and Other Essays that one of issues with Caribbean politics has been a two-party system in which Caribbean countries typically rotate between two corrupt political parties. As George Lemming, the Barbadian author, explained, there typically is no significant ideological difference between these…

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Guyana Chronicle News

Power Sharing

guyana chronicle Editorial January 9, 2018    EVEN before the current government came to power, there was much talk about constitutional reform. But this government campaigned on that issue—it was a central tenet of their manifesto and their campaign platform. Since attaining office, the government has taken some steps in that direction—a…

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