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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

What I said in New York: A synopsis

By Ralph Ramkarran October 15, 2017 stabroek news October 5 will forever be remembered in the history of Guyana as the date when a short-lived democracy was restored. Our freedom was obtained on May 26, 1966. The period of formal democracy lasted from 1966 until 1968 when it was crushed by rigged elections….

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Guyana Chronicle News

Violent crimes and the soul of the nation

guyana chronicle editorial October 15, 2017    GUYANESE cannot be comfortable with the number of murders that have so frequently been occurring in our country. These past few weeks have been especially bloody—from the murder of young Leonard Archibald to the hacking to death of Kenesha Sheriff-Fraser to the senseless killing…

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The heyday is gone but the sweetness lives

By Dave Martins, stabroek news october 15, 2017 Calypso achieved popularity with the arrival of calypso tents in Port-of-Spain, particularly from the first commercial recordings in the 1930s, and from the spread of the tents after World War Two ended in 1945. In short order the form became party music as…

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Guyana Chronicle News

Greenidge, truth, and double standards

By lincoln lewis , guyana chronicle October 14, 2017    THERE was a well-articulated letter in the press last week by Wesley Kirton calling for a Ministry of Economic Planning and suggesting that Carl Greenidge heads same. Recommendations of such nature cannot be overlooked at a time when all interest groups,…

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