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Letter: ‘Downsizing’ not the right option for sugar, thousands will be affected

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Our Union – the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) – has taken note of the Kaieteur News editorial of May 03, 2017 titled “Downsizing will save GuySuCo”. Our Union acknowledges that the media plays an important role in society and while being respectful of Freedom of the Press ...

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Letter: Gov’t has deliberately ignored the existence of the Amerindian Act in setting up the Land CoI

Gail Finicial

The People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) administration, using the provisions of the Amerindian Act of 2006 and the Amerindian land policy which preceded it, addressed a large number of Amerindian land issues for new communities and extension of communities that already held Land Titles/Absolute Grants.

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Letter: Coalition’s brand of governance is destroying hopes for economic progress

Flag of Guyana finance economy

In an unprecedented approach to publishing credible news, to the astonishment of everyone who has been the victim of Kaieteur News’ peculiar brand of journalism, that media house’s headline of April 30, 2017, admitting “Economic slowdown threatening businesses’ existence – Unemployment rate rises” is perhaps the most telling of all ...

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Letter: APNU attacks on GAWU reflective of the respect it has for the Guyanese working-class

angry granger

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) has noted the contents of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) column titled “PPP and GAWU’s scare tactics must be challenged” which appeared in the (Sunday) April 30, 2017 Kaieteur News. While the PPP is more than capable of responding on ...

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Letter: Should the entire Cabinet not be charged for this criminal wastage of taxpayers’ money?


I have been charged for stealing books, the subscriptions for which were paid for by the Government of Guyana — which I specifically requested as a condition of my service as Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, and which was granted by the President of the Republic of Guyana. ...

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Letter: Biggest threat from PNC-led Coalition gov’t is their failure to make sensible strategic economic decisions

granger economy

Guyana will have no choice but to restrict the import of some goods to protect the foreign reserves as the local dollar slides to historic lows against the US dollar.

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Letter: Guyanese being told that Skeldon is plauged with problems, while private investors told something else

skeldon factory

I managed to get my hands on an interesting and informative document produced by GuySuCo titled ‘Reorganisation Plan’ dated May, 2016.

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Op-Ed: ‎The cost of the witch hunting on taxpayers

Anil horse

It is time that the taxpayers of this country from both sides of the political divide begin to examine what the political witch-hunting and vendetta that is being unleashed on a segment of this population, is costing them, individually, and the treasury, as a whole.

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Letter: Imran Khan should become better acquainted with the sugar industry before speaking

Imran Khan

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) wishes to refer to an article appearing in the April 26, 2017 Guyana Chronicle titled “Sugar, votes and cyclical poverty” that was authored by the Director of Public Information, Mr Imran Khan.

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Letter: Can President Granger justify private jet and $18M spent on trip to Bahamas

David Granger

It was reported in the Tribune, a Bahamian newspaper, on the 2nd March, 2017, that President Granger and his delegation arrived in The Bahamas for a three-day state visit by private plane.

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