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Politics and journalism in a dead zone

 Aug 12, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon Over the past five years, I have read about this and that training programme that foreign entities have offered to Guyanese journalists. But I have a question that is motivated by honest curiosity: What have our journalists done with these rich exposures? This country…

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Not even the smallest of apologies

 Aug 08, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon In the raging debate on sugar, the union, GAWU, has fought back fiercely with those who argued that sugar is dead. The union’s rebutting dictionary is voluminous. These include the following expressions – “we will fight for the workers”; “we have always struggled for…

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I encounter slime eels daily; yes every day

 Aug 02, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon In my Monday column, with the heading, “Slimy eels that crawled out of the gutter of dictatorship,” I applied the term slimy eels to those newly born columnists, commentators, newspaper letter-writers, political observers after describing what an offensive, dirty, slimy, slippery creature the slime…

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