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October 17, 2017

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The PNC at sixty (Part 5) -a president and protests

 By A. A. Fenty October 13, 2017  stabroek news Was on a brief overseas vacation so I missed all the Georgetown celebratory activities marking the 60th anniversary of the People’s National Congress (PNC) last weekend. But political ironies and coincidences can abound. And frequently do. If the PNC was celebrating its glorious sixtieth…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

What I said in New York: A synopsis

By Ralph Ramkarran October 15, 2017 stabroek news October 5 will forever be remembered in the history of Guyana as the date when a short-lived democracy was restored. Our freedom was obtained on May 26, 1966. The period of formal democracy lasted from 1966 until 1968 when it was crushed by rigged elections….

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Surviving a hurricane Cricketers Shane Shillingford and Liam Sebastien (and Viv Richards) talk about living through Hurricane Maria in Dominica, and how cricket helped its own

People inspect the damage in Barbuda after Hurricane Irma Cricketers Shane Shillingford and Liam Sebastien (and Viv Richards) talk about living through Hurricane Maria in Dominica, and how cricket helped its own NAGRAJ GOLLAPUDI | OCTOBER 16, 2017 On the evening of September 18, Shane Shillingford, the West Indies offspinner, was sitting…

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