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Op-Ed: The Atlanta Harbinger

Anil horse

Last week I wrote the following of the People’s National Congress (PNC): “A party that is born and bred with that mentality can only stay in power through rigged elections, because its ideas and philosophy do not permit it to deliver goods and services to an electorate.

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Letter: The PNC are the true vulgarians

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So the President used an unusual word, “vulgarian”, dating back to the 1640-50s, to describe the PPP/C’s protest in the Parliament Chambers during his speech? Most people got the gist of what the word meant but actually the choice of the word by the President is rather illustrative of a ...

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OP-ED: THE GREAT OCTOBER SOCIALIST REVOLUTION REVERBERATES TODAY

Former President Donald Ramotar

November 7, 2017, marked the centenary of the Great October Socialist Revolution in Russia. With the possible exception of the French Revolution, no other event has impacted and influenced world developments so profoundly. Indeed, the October Revolution gave even greater content to the slogan of the French Revolution, ‘Liberty, Fraternity ...

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Letter: Granger is in breach of Article 226 (1) of the Constitution

GAIL

I noticed the November 6, 2017, Stabroek News’ article on “President reviewing names for new Police Service Commission…. Ramjattan says new Commission may come in time for Christmas promotions”.

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Letter: Rose Hall workers say it’s not too late to reconsider closure decision

gawu

Members of the media, we are indeed very pleased that you have accepted the invitation of our Union – the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) – today. We are hopeful that, through you, our concerns and fears will be shared with the public. We are also hopeful that ...

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Letter: President Granger needs to respect our Constitution

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Much have been said about our protest in the National Assembly during the address of the President on Thursday, November 2.

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Letter: Perjury is a very serious act and the consequences should be dire

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It is now public knowledge that Mr James Patterson lied to The People of this country when he was sworn in by The President of Guyana. I used the word “lied” and not another euphemistic terms as a “lapse” on his part or an “oversight” when preparing his curriculum vitae, ...

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Op-Ed: HE HAS HAD TIME TO CHECK, BUT HE STILL CANNOT REMEMBER WHEN HE WAS GRENADA’S CJ

leslie-ramsammy

Soon after President Granger announced that he has unilaterally appointed, outside of the constitutional arrangement, Justice James Patterson as the Chair of GECOM, I wrote a commentary protesting the appointment and deeming Justice Patterson as not “fit and proper”. Among the issues I highlighted in several commentaries since October 19 ...

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Letter: The AFC and the other Parties in the APNU are like an abused spouses

letter

Just around ten days ago, I penned a piece which was published in your newspaper on the 26th Oct, 2017, captioned “AFC statement on GECOM chairman confirmed its irrelevance in coalition” where I cited, among other things, the fact that the AFC was not consulted on such an important national ...

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Op-Ed: MISPLACED PRIORITIES AND PARTY PARAMOUNTCY

unruly horse

A former US Judge and Religious leader, Dallin H. Oaks said: “Desires dictate our priorities, priorities shape our choices, and choices determine our actions.”The Coalition Government is fast approaching the median of its term in office. As a result, there is more than sufficient evidence and empirical data available for ...

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