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Discord at GNBA Board stalls critical work

Jul 24, 2016 kaiteur News The Board of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) is in serious trouble. So deep-rooted is the discord between two key members of the Board that its performance is being affected and critical work is stalled. It was in April that the GNBA held its first press…

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Guyana Chronicle News

Mr & Mrs David Granger– The inside story of how they met, his unusual proposal, and how she felt about his decision to pursue the presidency

Mr and Mrs David Granger on the lawns of their State House residence. (Saajid Husani photo) guyana chronicle July 23, 2016  (This week, we complete the feature we started last Sunday on the life of President David Granger)As David Granger’s love of country was growing, so was another kind of love….

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Nothing to do with cricket

By DAVE MARTINS July 24, 2016 stabroek news  Patrons of the current T20 matches in the CPL, whether at the stadiums or via television, are witnessing a non-stop array of diversions – carnival outfits; steelband music; scantily clad dancers; one-handed catches by spectators; individual mask contests; etc – that mostly begin before…

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Politics and the ethnic census

ByRALPH RAMKARRAN July 24, 2016 stabroek news  The National Population and Housing Census was conducted in 2012. Published in 2014, it showed a decrease in the population from 751,223 in 2002 to 746,955 in 2012. The long awaited ethnic census in Compendium Two was released last week. It makes for interesting,…

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Guyana Chronicle News

The migration of tertiary-educated Guyanese

guyana chronicle July 23, 2016  THE news that 93% of persons migrating from Guyana have a tertiary education cannot be comforting. As Education Minister Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine opined, it is a national tragedy. This matter represents more than a brain drain; it is a serious drain on the very lifeblood…

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Guyana Chronicle News

That Linden Outreach

GUYANA CHRONICLE July 22, 2016  A GOVERNMENT delegation led by Minister of State, Joe Harmon, recently visited Linden in an exercise that was described as “taking government to the people.” From all reports, it seems to have been a most welcomed intervention by the authorities, as residents of the once…

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The good, the bad and the ugly of social media

By MOSA TELFORD STABROEK NEWS July 23, 2016 Most of us are locked into Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or other social media platforms. Many of us are constantly checking updates, seeking new links, posting pictures, being fully engaged in likes, comments and gossip. Some folks are constantly posting ‘selfies,’ constantly updating what they are…

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Critchlow cries, as Duncan in ‘cuffs A strange car, the shop, the wedding house

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Playing Smart but not being Clever: The PPP is trying to divide the Coalition

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