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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Ending ethnic political conflict

By henry jeffery stabroek news december 2017 I have repeatedly argued that the attempts to establish ethnic dominance of various sorts by different means are unnecessary and cannot solve the ethnic security problem that exists in Guyana and I have often been asked to outline what form of government best suits…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

The Green House

By Ralph Ramkarran December 17, 2017  stabroek news Since the victory of the APNU+AFC coalition in 2015, the colour of APNU, green, in which the President is often dressed, is being promoted everywhere. It first started with school buses and school boats. Now it is reported that school benches at some locations are…

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mosa telford, Stabroek

Put Guyana First

By Mosa Telford December 16, 2017  stabroek news Hecklers, offensive statements that go against the nature of national unity, a surprise appearance by a Santa Claus, secrets exposed around oil bonuses – haven’t the Guyanese people been betrayed enough? Insubordination – the ‘Bishop had not exhausted his queries about proposed expenditure under the…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Still gat to vote fu these jokers

By Henry Jeffrey december 20, 2017 stabroek news Two Saturdays ago, in keeping with a rural African tradition, my cousin found a local pig and cattle rearer from whom we went to purchase pork for the holidays. As we approached, we saw the farmer splitting a nicely cleaned pig in half down…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Sad but not at all surprising

By Henry Jeffrey stabroek news december 13, 2017 One must have to be a dolt to believe that the treatment at present being meted out to the sugar workers is because the country cannot afford to keep them at work. One only needs to ask oneself if these workers would have been…

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Clive Thomas, Stabroek

Better late than never or too little too late?

By Dr Clive Thomas December 3, 2017  stabroek news Introduction Last week’s column argued that, the best use of Guyana’s oil wealth would be strategic spending on, and through, a dedicated Ministry of Renewable Energy. Only such a body would be capable of the measured and fierce competitions required to ensure Guyana’s hydrocarbons…

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