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August 8, 2018

David Hinds Blog

What do they know of Welfare States…?

  Governments all over the world transfer money to citizens–some directly, some indirectly. Most of the transfers go to rich people. In America farmers get a cheque from the govt, they get social security cheque, they get pension cheque. they get unemployment cheque, they get disability cheque. Is the US…

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UWI doctorates for Shiv Chanderpaul, Shadow

By Staff Editor august 8, 2018   Share   (Trinidad Guardian) Calypso legend Winston Bailey, better known at The Mighty Shadow, will have all reason to “dingolay” this October, as three weeks after he celebrates his 77th birthday, he will be awarded an honorary doctorate from The University of the West Indies’ St…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Co-operatives: a possible future to note

By Henry Jeffrey stabroek news august 8, 2018   Share   Speaking last week to various emancipation gatherings, President David Granger sought to strike a note of optimism about the impending oil bonanza, but this backfired when he admonished his largely African audiences for spending too much time and money on liming and drinking…

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Clive Thomas, Guyana Chronicle News

Sound plan needed

By Lisa Hamilton – guyana chronicle August 8, 2018 Worker at Courts Guyana Saberina Hall (Samuel Maughn photos) – for cash transfer to work, say GT residents GUYANESE have begun to weigh in Professor Clive Thomas’ recommendation that the government, when it begins to receive net inflow of revenue from oil production,…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Olivia Grange is doing what David Granger should do

 Aug 08, 2018  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, is reviewing the dress code for women in governmental buildings. Under current guidelines, sleeveless dresses and tops are not permitted. The renewal of the debate was tempestuous after the UK Prime Minister wore a…

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Demerara Waves

President Granger “will inevitably and ultimately pay the price” by failing to hold press conferences – former PNC govt information czar

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics August 7, 2018 A former Minister of Information under the People’s National Congress administration has warned President David Granger that his failure to hold formal scheduled press conferences could see him being isolated from the wider Guyanese society. Nascimento, a former Cabinet member and Information Minister in the…

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