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May 2018

KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Concessions to Guyana Goldfields

 May 31, 2018  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon One night during the 2015 election campaign, Michael Carrington and I had finished speaking and Khemraj Ramjattan was on the platform. The place was Tuschen. A gentleman came up to me, identified himself as an employee of Guyana Goldfields and unfolded a number of…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

The heights of absurdity

By Henry Jeffrey stabroek news may 30, 2018 I have heard politicians give all manner of questionable and laughable explanations in defence of their positions, and some of this is unavoidable in political life with its notions of collective responsibility and collegiate destiny. But if reports are true, a conversation that took…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Syeada Manbodh: Comical mystery in Guyana

 May 29, 2018  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon The national awards under every government since Independence have been an incestuous affair with the people who make the determination best left to select which is the nicest toy children need at Christmas rather than decide on such a serious issue. There is a…

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Guyana Times, ravi

Independence silencings

guyana times May 27, 2018 by ravi dev I thought it interesting that one of the persons President Granger decided to honour was Dr Alvin Thompson; who, along with himself and Dr Winston McGowan, edited the massive ‘Themes in African-Guyanese History’ in 2009. Like Granger, Prof Thompson specialises in the…

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Stabroek

Reasons behind the horrible GuySuCo yields

stabroek news letters may 28, 2018 Dear Editor, I have tried to remain silent for three years, but it is becoming a problem and if I don’t release some of my pent up frustration I am afraid that I will burst. Today I want to address a letter in the…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Are moral values measurable and definitive?

 May 28, 2018  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon Way back in 2015, in a debate with one time columnist with this newspaper, Stella Ramsaroop, (“What is moral judgement?” Sunday, November 6, 2005) I told her setting out moral criteria by which humans should live is virtually impossible though it should not be….

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