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September 11, 2017

Stabroek

The single parent problem

By Mosa Telford September 9, 2017  stabroek news As a product of a single-parent household, I know firsthand some of the challenges such parents face. While my mother became a single parent through the death of my father, there are many situations where it is not death that places the burden on one…

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An Act of Faith (Part Two)Address by Dr. Harold A. Drayton, on the occasion of the launch of his book, An Accidental Life, University of Guyana, August 24, 2017

 By stabroek news sept 11, 2017 To the memory of Walter Rodney and Josh Ramsammy Editor’s Note: Our thoughts are with the peoples of the region and her diasporas, living through the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma, which has powerfully underlined the vulnerability of the Caribbean and low-lying mainland coastal communities. As…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

A bleak prognosis?

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news   The government is silently leaning the economy towards Burnham’s socialist control system, to cooperativism and poverty, where the sugar workers suffer and the private sector has no influence. The past government’s policies favoured drug lords, the criminally inclined and business crooks. While these two parties are…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Who owns lands in this country?

 Sep 10, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon A very interesting piece of information came out of the Lands Commission Inquiry by Mr. Aubrey Charles, General Manager of the MMA scheme. It was not commented on by anyone in the society but it is important for an understanding of the class structure…

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