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May 2017

Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Donald’s truth

By HENRY JEFFREY stabroek news May 31, 2017 In ‘Under the PPP/C Guyana had the fastest growing economy in the region’ (SN: 22/05/2017), former president Donald Ramotar presented some isolated truths, but the story he wove around them was essentially false. Mr. Ramotar speaks to an important constituency which his highly distorted narrative…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Stabroek

Selection of national awardees should reflect social balance – David Hinds

By stabroek news STAFF WRITER May 31, 2017 National awards should be conferred on ordinary citizens making notable positive changes in their communities and not just the “elites,” according to Working People’s Alliance (WPA) executive Dr David Hinds. “In addition to the usual elites, the committee should receive nominations for awards from…

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Stabroek

Revamping the motto

By DAVE MARTINS May 28, 2017 stabroek news Usually I come to this space with a column percolating in my mind; occasionally something crops up that catches me.  In recent days the latter happened when Alan Fenty’s column appeared questioning the value of our national motto – One People, One Nation, One…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

One of Nigel Hinds’ emails to me

May 27, 2017 Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon Below is one of several email exchanges, I have had with city accountant and former APNU supporter, Nigel Hinds. Hinds was an accountancy major when I was a lecturer at UG, though I cannot remember speaking to him. After the 2011 general…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Me, Sam Hinds and fleeting power

May 28, 2017 Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon  Yesterday morning, I left my doggie in the car right in front of Bakewell and rushed in to get Danish for her. When I came outside, former Prime Minister, Sam Hinds was entering Bakewell. There was one person with him. I may…

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