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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Guyana needs a new political party

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news january 14, 2018 There are frequent, frustrated, refrains from observers that it is Guyana’s political parties that are mainly responsible for promoting the culture of ethnic dominance and without it, Guyana’s politics would not be dominated by race and instability. This is not true. Guyana’s main political…

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Guyana Chronicle News

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

guyana chronicle editorial January 14, 2018    TOMORROW the world remembers the life and contributions of the drum-major of the American Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year we celebrate his birthday on the 50th anniversary of his assassination, which occurred on that fateful night of April…

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Why did the PPP go to India?

STABROEK NEWS January 12, 2018 Dear Editor, It was widely reported that the PPP sent 17 of its members of parliament to the first People of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentarian Conference in New Delhi, India. This is a welcome development but it comes 75 years too late. Given the PPP’s…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Fiscal space, billboard face, sugar disgrace, bonus ace

 Jan 12, 2018  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon  It was hardly an exhilarating year in Guyana in 2017. Across Guyana, state and society failed. If you disagree with the word “failed” because it is too harsh, then substitute, “unimpressive” but don’t go near adjectives such as “elegant,” “successful,” “inspiring.” It was another…

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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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