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From Africa to America: Manipulation and money make elections less than truly democratic


2016 is upon us and with it the global media event that is the US presidential election. In November, Americans will vote for their next national leader – a practice more than 90% of countries share.

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‘All Skin Teeth Nah Laugh’: Masqueraders and Panhandlers


SOME crazes that hit the streets and major roadways of Guyana as the holiday season and the end of the year approaches are not always welcomed.

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Teach the Children…

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LATE one Christmas Eve, I sank back, tired but content, into my easy chair. The kids were in bed, the gifts were wrapped, the milk and cookies waited by the fireplace for Santa. As I sat back admiring the tree with its decorations, I couldn’t help feeling that something important ...

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The History of ‘His Story’


THIS is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit. Because Joseph her husband was a righteous man and did not want to expose ...

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Hope is alive in our country – President Granger


CHRISTIANS all over Guyana celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ today. Jesus’s humble birth in a manger over two thousand years ago fulfilled God’s exalted promise recorded in the Holy Bible of peace on earth and good will toward men.

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Hope of Christmas inspires us to move beyond of circumstances – Jagdeo


“I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to ...

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Christmas a time for compassion – PNCR


The miraculous birth of Jesus Christ – celebrated by most Christians on the 25th December – is recorded in the Gospel according to St Luke as heralding an era of “peace on earth and good will toward men.”

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Don’t let your spirits be weakened by the challenges faced – PPP


THE People’s Progressive Party (PPP) takes this opportunity to extend Christmas greetings to all Guyanese, especially the Christian Community.

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The Birth of Hope and Leadership – GAWU


THE Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) finds it easy to welcome and participate in the festival of Christmas 2015.

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Christmas time resolutions for all – FITUG


A JOYOUS festival of celebration of a miraculous and divine birth is now an occasion that transcends Christianity and embraced by all.

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