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February 2018

David Hinds' Media Comments, Kaieteur News

Failure to address campaign finance reform will hurt Guyana – with oil money on the way, Govt. must act now, says Dr. Hinds

 Feb 05, 2018 kaieteur  News If the coalition administration is serious about ridding the election process of dirty money and other suspect forms of fiscal support, then it must act with some level of urgency when it comes to reforms for campaign financing. This viewpoint was recently posited by Executive Member of…

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Guyana Chronicle News

CoI into the violence of 2002-2008

guyana chronicle editorial February 4, 2018    WE welcome the government’s decision to launch the long-awaited Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the violence that had bedeviled Guyana between 2002 and 2008. It was one of the most frightening periods in the modern history of our country — the country had…

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Guyana Chronicle News

Celebrating Black History

guyana chronicle editorial February 5, 2018    THIS month, the USA and Canada observe Black History Month, in recognition of the contributions of Black people to the history of those countries. Although it is not an official observance in other parts of the African Diaspora, it has, over time, become…

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David Hinds Blog, Guyana Chronicle News

Commissions of Inquiry

By David Hinds February 4, 2018 guyana chronicle    POLITICIANS are a special breed—they never fail to amaze you. There is a kind of barefacedness about their utterances and actions that makes you wonder if they should be leading people and nations. As a student of politics, I make allowances for…

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David Hinds Blog, Guyana Chronicle News

Campaign finance reform legislation

 David Hinds -January 27, 2018 guyana chronicle    OVER the next two years, Guyana is expected to hold two elections—the local government elections later this year and the general elections in 2020. Despite promises of campaign finance reform, the government is yet to tackle this troublesome area of our political process….

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