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The teratology of politics in Guyana

 Feb 11, 2019  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon There is no other country like Guyana. Its silent, scared majority, idiotic ubiquity, funny sides, unwanted tragedies, cries of anguish, shambolic governance, lawless lives, illogical thinking and clownish acts have few parallels around the globe. You encounter some crazy stuff here and you shake…

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Education, ethnic impact statements can address race, ethnicity and wealth gaps

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Culture, Economy, Education, News, Politics, Race & Class February 10, 2019 Two US-based political science professors have strongly recommended education and ethnic impact assessments to close wealth gaps among Guyana’s races, and constitutional reform to help Guyana resolve decades-old politically charged differences. However, former President Donald Ramotar of the People’s Progressive Party said Guyana…

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Kaieteur News

The ethnic security dilemmas and power sharing

By Tarron Khemraj stabroek news feb 10, 2019 By now everyone is aware the Chief Justice ruled that the no-confidence vote stands. This means, according to the constitution, the Cabinet must resign and enable elections to be held in ninety days. However, President Granger made it clear at Vreed-en-Hoop that he will…

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Sorry to disappoint you; this is who I am.

 Feb 10, 2019  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon Carlyle Goring, former AFC City Councillor told me I was being criticized by persons who are disappointed in my support for the no-confidence vote (NCV). He said they all want to know why I, of all persons, could support the NCV, given the terrible…

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WPA backs call for house-to-house registration

 Feb 10, 2019  kaieteur News   The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) yesterday said it is in full support of house-to-house registration before the next elections are held. Speaking through its Chairperson, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley, the long-standing political party said the Guyana Elections Commission has a responsibility to produce elections which are free and fair…

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The Coalition is getting its way: Abuse of the right to Judicial Review or Shrewd Politics?

 Feb 10, 2019  Features / Columnists, Hinds’ Sight with Dr. David Hinds My column two weeks ago—before the Chief Justice’s rulings– argued that the Coalition was outmaneuvering the PPP. The argument was premised on a simple truth—the coalition was achieving its objective of remaining in power beyond the 90-day constitutional stipulation without…

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Exorbitant American Airlines ticket prices… Guyana’s vulnerability to exploitation exposed – Lincoln Lewis

 Feb 05, 2019  News  kaieteur news Emerging details of the exorbitant ticket prices charged by American Airlines have raised questions about Guyana’s capacity to verify expenses of ExxonMobil on oil exploration and production activities in its offshore concessions. Under the arrangement with ExxonMobil on revenues, Guyana is to receive two percent…

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