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August 2, 2017

David Hinds' Media Comments, Kaieteur News

Buxton, rich in African cultures

 Aug 01, 2016  kaieteur News Formerly Plantation Orange Nassau, Buxton, is one of the most established African communities on the East Coast of Demerara, located approximately nine miles from the capital city, Georgetown. The community got its name from Sir Thomas Buxton, who fought for the abolition of slavery.   History Buxton…

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Henry Jeffery, Stabroek

Thinking diaspora

By HENRY JEFFREY stabroek news  August 2, 2017 Please excuse me if I am somewhat jaded by all the talk and little action surrounding diaspora involvement. Vocal elements in the diaspora bemoaned their exclusion from and disappointment with the pace of promised change (SN: 01/10/2016); government ministers were promising a diaspora policy…

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KNEWS-Peeping Tom

Ramjattan’s future is in Trotman’s hands

 Aug 02, 2017  Features / Columnists, kaieteur news Peeping Tom Khemraj Ramjattan, the Minister of Public Security, is likely to become the next victim of a Cabinet change. There are forces egging on the President to dismiss Mr. Ramjattan by daring the President to show that he can do. His position has…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

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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