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November 5, 2017

Stabroek

The President and Parliament

stabroek news editorial november 5 2017 Nobody familiar with how events have unfolded in Guyana in recent times would have been altogether surprised by the raucous heckling from the placard-bearing ranks of the PPP/C in Parliament on Thursday. During President Granger’s address to the nation they were expressing their dissatisfaction over…

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Guyana Chronicle News, nagamootoo

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

guyana chronicle November 5, 2017 ALMOST nearing mid-point in its first five-year term in office, the APNU+AFC coalition government has pulled Guyana from the abyss of an underground economy, pervasive corruption and political despair. The fight-back has created the contours of an orderly, law-governed and stable democracy that has given…

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Stabroek

A bow to Trinidad

By Dave Martins stabroek news november 4, 2017 Anyone who writes will attest that one direction leads to another.  In my So it go notebook, for instance, there is this one direction that deals with the origin of the word “soca” and the reminder is there for me because the explanation we…

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Clive Thomas, Stabroek

What Next: More on the Natural Gas Option!

By Dr Clive Thomas stabroek news november 4, 2017 ShareTweetPrintEmail Introduction Last week’s column had raised the conundrum: What next? Given that, I am advising against state investment in oil refining therefore, what other major options I am recommending for realizing the substantial potential of Guyana’s recent petroleum finds. Thus far I…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

What do rising political tensions mean?

By Ralph Ramkarran stabroek news november 4, 2017 Political tensions in Guyana took a turn for the worse over the past two weeks. This has resulted from the appointment by President Granger of former Justice James Patterson as Chairman of the Elections Commission. Claiming that the third set of names contained no…

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