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October 15, 2017

Stabroek

The heyday is gone but the sweetness lives

By Dave Martins, stabroek news october 15, 2017 Calypso achieved popularity with the arrival of calypso tents in Port-of-Spain, particularly from the first commercial recordings in the 1930s, and from the spread of the tents after World War Two ended in 1945. In short order the form became party music as…

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Guyana Chronicle News

Greenidge, truth, and double standards

By lincoln lewis , guyana chronicle October 14, 2017    THERE was a well-articulated letter in the press last week by Wesley Kirton calling for a Ministry of Economic Planning and suggesting that Carl Greenidge heads same. Recommendations of such nature cannot be overlooked at a time when all interest groups,…

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