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Letter: Unilateral selection of GECOM Chairman an affront to democracy

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The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) was very disturbed and most upset when it learnt of the seemingly high-handed move by President David Granger to unilaterally appoint a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).

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Op-Ed: The closure of the sugar industry and its consequences

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Sugar was first cultivated on a plantation scale in Guyana in the 1630s, that is, nearly 400 years ago. Apart from our Amerindian brothers and sisters, every ethnic group owes their presence in Guyana to sugar.

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Op-Ed: GRANGER’S CONSTITUTIONAL MALFEASANCE IS EXPLICIT DECLARATION THAT DEMOCRACY IS DEAD

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I am shaking in anger, livid, boiling with outrage. President David Granger tonight abandoning all disguises and assuming his dictator role, absolutely committed constitutional malpractice and malfeasance. As the majority of Hindus in Guyana celebrated Diwali, David Granger, like a thief in the night, without any warning appointed and sworn ...

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Letter: IAC calls for all facts of Deputy Solicitor General’s termination

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The Indian Action Committee (IAC) is very concerned about two publicized high profile incidents that occurred recently, relating to two persons, one who remains in the employ of the government, and the other who was dismissed arbitrarily by the Public Service Commission, hours before its term of office expired.

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Letter: The need for anti-corruption mechanisms to be implemented

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The Honourable Attorney General, Basil Williams, and his surrogates seem to be staring at the sky, while the pretense that ‘all is well’ continues.

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Letter: Sleep-In Hotel did not get a single concession that was not available for the type of investment it was making

Former President Donald Ramotar

I have seen the article headlined ‘MOU between PPP/C Government and Sleep-In secured Concessions Galore’ in the Kaieteur News OF October 13, 2017. The impression given is that the MOU offered more generous concessions than was the norm.

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Op-Ed: TOBACCO HARM-REDUCTION MUST BE INTEGRATED INTO HIV TREATMENT AND CARE PROGRAMS

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This Note urges that tobacco cessation interventions become integrated into HIV treatment and care (T&C) programs in low and middle-income countries (LMIC).

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Letter: The “blame Jagdeo and the PPP” syndrome

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After two and a half years into this APNU+AFC Administration, the People’s Progressive Party is still being blamed for everything that goes wrong in Guyana.

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Op-Ed: A Flawed Tax Policy

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It is common knowledge that our economy has been contracting over the last two years. Fortunately, the Minister of Finance has publicly acknowledged this reality.

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Op-Ed: REBUKING THE REVISERS OF HISTORY

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It has been noted that my article on just some of the myriads achievements of the PPP/C government, October 1992 to May 2015, has forced the PNC/APNU revisers of history into action. They are claiming that under the PPP/C conditions in our country got worse. They continue to repeat charges ...

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