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November 2017

in the diaspora, Stabroek

Mugabe’s resignation may present new opportunities for Zimbabwe Horace Campbell speaks with Sharmini Peries

  stabroek news november 26, 2017 This is adapted from a longer interview carried on The Real News Network on November 18, 2017: http://therealnews.com/t2/story:20494:Turmoil-in-Zimbabwe-May-Present-New-Opportunities. Thanks to Horace Campbell for the adaptation. Horace G. Campbell is a Professor and Kwame Nkrumah Chair of the Institute of African Studies at the University of…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Fiscal space on an expensive billboard

 Nov 28, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon There are moments you regret that the political side to Burnham was visionless because his economics was visionary. Burnham’s essential contribution to post-colonial development was the creation of indigenous, self-reliant pathways. I did National Service while as a UG student but there was a…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Demise of the AFC: Theoretical notes

 Nov 27, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon The talk in political society in Guyana at the moment and maybe in general when government and politics are the subject matter in the beer garden or the restaurant or in the office is the survival of the Alliance For Change (AFC). What follows…

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Stabroek

AFC’s capitulation

stabroek news editorial november 27, 2017 While the AFC’s capitulation to APNU/PNCR on the GECOM Chairmanship and constitutional reform has left it divided and struggling to stay relevant, an even bigger loss to national politics and public life is the cynicism that will now attend attempts by any political force…

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Stabroek

AFC remains strong, credible -Ramjattan

By stabroek news november 27, 2017 The Alliance for Change (AFC) has not lost credibility and remains a strong, influential party in the Guyana political arena and will ignore “nonsensical” criticisms and continue to be a servant of all of the people, the party’s Chairman Khemraj Ramjattan says. He dismissed the…

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Guyana Times, ravi

Fate of APNU/AFC’s coalition of convenience

by ravi dev guyana times November 26, 2017 Revelations, via leaked e-mails from the AFC camp, on President Granger’s unilateral choice of the GECOM Chairman, and most recently his choice of the replacement Opposition GECOM Commissioner, reveal severe stresses in the relationship between APNU and the AFC in the coalition…

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Guyana Chronicle News

GECOM, consultation and experience

guyana chronicle editorial November 26, 2017    Despite all the controversy surrounding the selection of the GECOM chair, Justice James Patterson has assumed the chairmanship of one of our most important constitutional body. Indeed, it is GECOM that is responsible for managing our elections which are at the centre of…

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