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Letter: The Minister of Finance should be creative


Guyana has finally arrived in the big league! The Finance Minister announced the economy grew by about 2% for the first half 2017, a level reserved for fully developed economies like that of the United States.

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Letter: Granger’s rejection of 12 GECOM Chair nominees highlights befuddling state of affairs

The previous 12 nominees not accepted by Granger

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) – representing the country’s largest number of organized workers– joins with those other political, social and civic organisations, groups and persons to express our concern over President Granger’s obvious reluctance to choose a person from the two (2) lists, so far, ...

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Letter: Ramjattan continues to disgrace himself and betray sugar workers


I believe that Guyana needs our prayers and that we need to unite. That was my first comment about the events of Sunday night. But I will not allow Khemraj Ramjattan to get away with his abominable attack on SUGAR and sugar workers. He MUST apologize immediately to the sugar ...

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Letter: Harmon must admit that he was wrong in saying that $300B was unaccounted for under PPP/C


I want to acknowledge what a great relief it was when the EU office admitted that its recent statement about its assistance for the sugar sector was in great error; that assistance was not G$ 348 billion as first asserted but just G$ 34.8 billion! There had been a decimal ...

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Letter: Volda Lawrence ‘deliberately and calculatedly misled the Procurement Commission’ if state media reports are true

Volda Lawrence

The Guyana Chronicle is spinning away for Minister of Public Health (MOPH), Volda Lawrence.

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Letter: More than a month later and no one knows when the electricity will be restored in Mabaruma

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It has been over a month since the electricity in the town of Mabaruma went down. The police station, the secondary school, the administrative office receive their supply of electricity from a small generator controlled by the Mabaruma Hospital.

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Letter: Anti-Cuban speech from US Administration


On June 16, 2017, US President Donald Trump delivered a speech full of hostile anti-Cuban rhetoric reminiscent of the times of open confrontation with our country in a Miami theatre. He announced his Government’s Cuba policy, which rolls back the progress achieved over the last two years since December 17, ...

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Letter: Dismantling the Empire’s infamy against Venezuela


The Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Guyana emphatically rejects the distorted and biased allegations made by the Ambassador of the United States of America to Guyana, Mr. Perry L. Holloway.

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Letter: Disregard for laws under APNU+AFC gov’t must stop now

Lincoln Lewis

Public misinformation by the government, its information arms and state media is doing grave disservice to society.

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Letter: Simona Broomes’ ‘exhibition’ only brings odium and ridicule to the hallowed halls of National Assembly

Junior Natural Resources Minister, Simona Broomes

In civilized democratic nations a Parliament is always a very high deliberative forum where laws are passed and the most important issues affecting people, both nationally and internationally, are articulated.

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