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Roopnaraine’s rescinded resignation was not WPA decision…will not “weaken party” – Hinds

guyana times July 27, 2017  The decision taken by Dr Rupert Roopnaraine to rescind his resignation on Wednesday last was not guided by the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), Executive Member Dr David Hinds has said. Dr Roopnaraine’s rescindment occurred three days after he submitted his WPA Executive David Hinds resignation to…

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Identity and politics

ravi dev guyana times July 16, 2017 One of the most poignant cries heard in Guyana has to be, “Why do we have to call ourselves ‘Indian’ or ‘African’ or ‘Amerindian’ Guyanese? Why can’t we just be Guyanese?” The cries are always intensified as elections roll around, or when there’s a…

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PNC’s Ethnic spoils

guyana times May 13, 2017 In his article, “The Ethnic Trap Facing the Government”, Dr Hinds claimed, “The PNC, while in power, made ethnic gestures to African- Guyanese, but they were very timid about implementing policies that would fundamentally close the economic gap between the major ethnic groups or directly benefit…

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A subaltern history II

 December 9, 2016 guyana times by ravi dev My mother Sarjoodai Persaud passed on to what she hoped would be a “good” rebirth this Monday morning in New York City. She survived my father Anirood Persaud by a dozen years after sixty years of marriage. My surname “Dev” and not…

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