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Critics of the SARA Bill are raising red herrings

stabroek news letters February 22, 2017  Dear Editor, Now that the State Assets Recovery Bill is about to be passed in the parliament there is a concerted effort by the opposition PPP, the Private Sector Commission and some individuals whose income and wealth are inextricably tied in one way or another,…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Everything is wrong with this deal from hell

By RALPH RAMKARRAN  stabroek news February 19, 2017 The pacu is a fish related to the pirhana. The sweet water pacu has fearsome, human-like, teeth. However, unlike the pirhana, it feeds principally on nuts, fruit, insects and small fish. Its love for ‘nuts’ is not related to its rumoured taste for…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Predicting the AFC’s demise is precipitous

By HENRY JEFFREY  stabroek news February 15, 2017  To paraphrase a now familiar adage, ‘if the AFC did not exist someone would have invented it’ for the simple reason that it suggests logical and historical/nostalgic ways out of the ethnic divide that still plagues this country. Certainly, it is still logical…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Mr Rohee, the plague is upon both houses

By HENRY JEFFREY  stabroek news February 22, 2017 Let me thank Mr. Clement Rohee for publicly engaging me on perhaps the most important question that has been on the political agenda of Guyana for the past 60 years: ‘how do we get to a government that can ensure the psychological and…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Public rage

By RALPH RAMKARRAN stabroek new February 12, 2017 Public rage in Georgetown continues to grow and expand as last Thursday’s massive demonstration shows, even as the government has finally been forced to intervene in the parking meter fiasco. But it is too little too late. Boat gone a’ fall. The demand is now…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Is the AFC still relevant?

By HENRY JEFFREY February 8, 2017 stabroek news The Alliance for Change (AFC) must be congratulated for conducting what appears to have been a most transparent, competitive and well executed leadership election. I recognise that there was a level of oligarchic intervention in the process but my impression is that there…

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