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Op-Ed: ITS NOT ABOUT NEW TAXES MR. JORDON, ITS ABOUT THE ALREADY HIGH BURDENSOME TAXES

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APNU+AFC’s Finance Minister made a huge deal recently and his colleagues are parroting the meaningless Budget 2018 promise that there would be no new taxes in the 2018 budget.

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Op-Ed: INTEGRITY IN PUBLIC LIFE

Former President, Donald Ramotar

The manner of the appointment of Mr. James Patterson as Chairman of one of the most important institutions in our country, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and subsequent revelations in relation to his statement on his CV have once more raised the issue of integrity in public life.

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Letter: We have seen a breakaway from 25 years of established procedure and a breach of the Constitution

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The letter from Communities Minister, Ronald Bulkan, who, interestingly enough, signed it, not as a government minister, but on behalf of the People’s National Congress Reform, warrants a response.

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Letter: To Avert This Entirely New Politically Disruptive Trajectory Fair Minded African Guyanese Must Speak Out Against This Departure

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It has not taken long for there to be the beginnings of what was to be feared consequent to our President Granger unilaterally appointing Justice James Patterson as Chairman of GECOM; contravening our Constitution in letter, in spirit and in the face of nearly twenty-five years of effective practice; jettisoning ...

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Letter: Patterson’s appointment an affront to our democracy and social cohesion, warrants condemnation

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In the face of an encroaching dictatorship there is no place for subtleness and diplomacy, the time for political correctness has elapsed.

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Op-Ed: SILENCE OF ABCE DIPLOMATS IS UNHOLY, OILY ACQUIESCENCE WITH CONSTITUTIONAL MALPRACTICE

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Regular and casual undermining of Guyana’s democratic norms and ideals has become a prominent feature of life under APNU+AFC. The ABCE Diplomatic Corp has always insisted that supporting and promoting democratic norms and ideals are indispensible part of their mission in Guyana.

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Letter: When a dictator is backed into a wall

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There is no limit to the excesses of a dictator when the odds are against him and this is the test case scenario unfolding before our very eyes.

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Op-Ed: THE APPOINTMENT OF A GECOM CHAIRMAN: constitutional heresy

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I am convinced that the PNC has not changed, from, historically, a party that is innately and inherently authoritarian and undemocratic and if allowed, will rig every election in this country as it has done from 1968-1985.

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Letter: What has the ACDA done for Afro-Guyanese?

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I applaud the courage of Mr Albert Allen who boldly supported the Constitutional rights of the Leader of the Opposition in his letter “Linden is in Guyana and Jagdeo is a Guyanese” published in Kaieteur News on Wednesday, October 18.

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Letter: Inflammatory statements on GECOM stalemate must be rejected

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The Indian Action Committee (IAC) rejects any attempt to instigate a racially charged atmosphere regarding the current stalemate over the selection of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).

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