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September 2019

Clive Thomas, David Hinds' Media Comments, Demerara Waves, WPA

Govt “actively” considering proposed direct cash transfers of oil money to households- Foreign Minister

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics September 30, 2019 Foreign Affairs Minister, Karen Cummings has said the Guyana government has been actively considering the Working People’s Alliance’s (WPA) proposed direct cash direct transfers of some oil revenues to Guyana’s households. “I would say it’s in progress. We are still continuing how we are going…

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Demerara Waves

Fallout in MAPM after top activists eye PPP’s Civic component

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics September 29, 2019 There has been a fallout in the Mass Action People’s Movement (MAPM) after two leading activists, Don Singh and Marcel Gaskin, appeared poised to join the Civic component of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP). Gaskin told Demerara Waves Online News that it was “regrettable”…

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Clive Thomas, David Hinds' Media Comments, Demerara Waves, WPA

WPA brands cash transfer gov’t critics “ignars”; calls on Granger to clarify position

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Business, Economy, Finance, News, Oil & Gas, Politics September 29, 2019  Working People’s Alliance co-leader, Economics Professor, Clive Thomas has labelled as “ignars” those in government who have rebuffed his proposed transfer of 10 percent after-tax oil revenues to households. Professor Thomas has proposed that by 2025 when Guyana’s oil production soars to about…

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Clive Thomas, David Hinds' Media Comments, Stabroek, WPA

Almost all Guyanese households would have to benefit from cash transfer from oil wealth -Clive Thomas tells symposium

From left are Clive Thomas, David Hinds and Lincoln Lewis By Stabroek News September 24, 2019 Professor Clive Thomas has given more details on the proposed policy of cash transfers (CTs) showing that they would be affordable and would deliver significant economic and social benefits to working class households. “The Buxton…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Constitutional reform to create a political solution remains urgent–Ralph Ramkarran

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR By Stabroek News  September 25, 2019  Dear Editor, The People’s Progressive Party has, in recent times, been reticent on the issue of constitutional reform.  Now, Mr. Anil Nandlall, a famous attorney and former (and perhaps, still?) presidential aspirant, has excoriated a supporter of ANUG for calling for constitutional…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

A contempt order awaits the government

stabroek news By Henry Jeffrey  September 25, 2019 Since the no-confidence motion (NCM) last December, the quarrel about what is and is not legal has been building in the public mind a healthy scepticism about the law. Such uncertainty is useful as it guards against the excessive dogmatism inherent in the quasi-religious…

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