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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Guyana needs a new political party

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news january 14, 2018 There are frequent, frustrated, refrains from observers that it is Guyana’s political parties that are mainly responsible for promoting the culture of ethnic dominance and without it, Guyana’s politics would not be dominated by race and instability. This is not true. Guyana’s main political…

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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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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

The politics of abuse

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news december 3, 2017 Minister Khemraj Ramjattan responded to my article last Sunday, entitled, ‘To preserve itself, the AFC must resign from the government,’  with the following epithets – “nonsensical”; “vacuous chatter”; “idiotic”; “we are not going to block [the] chatterati”; “foolish”; “Ralph kept his mouth shut then…

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The crocodile strikes

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news november 19, 2017 Wracked by dissention and uncertainty, compounded by the dismissal of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, known by the nickname of ‘Crocodile’ which he embraces, the army on Wednesday occupied strategic points in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, and deposed President Robert Mugabe, aged 93 and…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

The Socialist Revolution

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news november 12, 2017 The Russian Revolution, referred to as the ‘Great October Socialist Revolution,’ took place one hundred years ago on November 7 (October 25 on the calendar in force in Russia at the time). Although the revolution was inspired by noble ideas and ideals, mainly the…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

What do rising political tensions mean?

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news november 4, 2017 Political tensions in Guyana took a turn for the worse over the past two weeks. This has resulted from the appointment by President Granger of former Justice James Patterson as Chairman of the Elections Commission. Claiming that the third set of names contained no…

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