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August 2017

KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Keeping alive the memories of the Jagdeo/Ramotar cabals

 Aug 31, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon  Simply unbelievable! There are no words to describe Guyana. A former Trinidadian Minister has been taken to the police station in connection with alleged witness tampering when his party was in government. In Guyana, under the Jagdeo/Ramotar cabals, far more depraved illegalities have taken…

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David Hinds' Media Comments, Kaieteur News

Still headless after two years…Granger, Jagdeo to consult on Integrity Commission members – PM

 Aug 31, 2017  News  One of the nation’s key constitutional agencies, the Integrity Commission, continues to go headless and remains without a sense of direction under the Granger administration. Speaking with Kaieteur News recently on why this state of affairs continues to exist, Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo said that the matter…

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Guyana Times

“When Unity in Diversity?”

ravi dev guyana times August 27, 2017  In my last two articles, I examined the ideas the late Indian political leader Deen Dayal Upadhayaya put forward towards creating a really independent nation in a society that had been colonised for a thousand years. As I followed the hearings of the Commission…

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Guyana Chronicle News

The end of the era of the ‘strongman’?–President Granger and the constitution in wake of Guyana’s other executive Presidents

by ken danns guyana chronicle August 29, 2017   EVER since the introduction of the 1980 Constitution, the Republic of Guyana institutionalised an Executive Presidency which lawfully entrenched its incumbents as constitutional dictators. A constitutional dictator is an incumbent President who is lawfully empowered by the Constitution to invoke its…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

A universal basic income for all Guyanese

By Henry Jeffrey stabroek news ‘I am now convinced that the simplest solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a new widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income.’ Martin Luther King, 1967. In a paper Why we should all have a basic income published in January this year by the World…

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Clive Thomas, Stabroek

More on the efficacy of a local oil refinery

By Dr Clive Thomas August 27, 2017 stabroek news Introduction – Re-cap As posited last week, it is my view that the true essence of an oil refinery that is deemed local, lies in its type (form) of ownership, management, and operationalized control. In this regard, I had identified three broad existing types,…

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