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The signing bonus

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news december 10, 2017 There was a signing bonus. It was known but denied by several ministers of the government. There should be consequences but the precedent has long been established that ministerial responsibilities are not recognized and therefore consequences do not flow from their actions or omissions….

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Race, age, PNC rigged elections record, no internal consultation are major concerns in AFC executive about GECOM Chairman; Ramjattan unfazed about e-mail leaks by “rogue elements”

Denis Chabrol in demerara waves November 22, 2017   As more leaked email  show major agreements in the Alliance For Change’s (AFC) executive over President David Granger’s unilateral appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), party chairman Khemraj Ramjattan on Wednesday welcomed the departure of two Canada-based aggrieved executive…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek, Uncategorized

The crocodile strikes

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news november 19, 2017 Wracked by dissention and uncertainty, compounded by the dismissal of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, known by the nickname of ‘Crocodile’ which he embraces, the army on Wednesday occupied strategic points in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, and deposed President Robert Mugabe, aged 93 and…

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Group Comparison Politics

by ravi dev October 29, 2017 guyana times   Back in 1998, after hundreds of Indians were, on January 12, beaten in Georgetown by PNC supporters protesting the results of the December 1997 elections, I wrote about the nature of the politics playing out. It was summarized in a simple equation…

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Bad faith

 Oct 27, 2017  Features / Columnists, kaieteur news Peeping Tom The Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo, has said that it was previously agreed between himself and the President, that should the third list of nominees for the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission be rejected, a bipartisan committee would be established…

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The Guyanese Halloween experience

By Mosa Telford stabroek news october 28, 2017 In recent years, many Guyanese have been celebrating or acknowledging a number of foreign holidays, like St. Patrick’s Day, Thanksgiving and Halloween. We have also embraced practices from other countries closer to home, such as J’ouvert from Trinidad and Tobago, which we have integrated…

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The PNC at sixty (Part 5) -a president and protests

 By A. A. Fenty October 13, 2017  stabroek news Was on a brief overseas vacation so I missed all the Georgetown celebratory activities marking the 60th anniversary of the People’s National Congress (PNC) last weekend. But political ironies and coincidences can abound. And frequently do. If the PNC was celebrating its glorious sixtieth…

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Guyana Chronicle News, Uncategorized

A Conversation On Race

By Ruel Johnson, guyana chronicle, September 17, 2017    I TURNED 37 yesterday.  That puts me firmly out of reach now of the most generous definitions of youth, so I’m not a man who is big on birthday celebrations or receiving gifts just for growing a year older.  On Friday…

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