Category Archives: Guyana Politics

Granger’s Leadership Qualities


Malcolm Harripaul says that David Granger possess qualities of leadership propounded in all religions – Religious Values, Morality, Ethics, and Truth. Really? In a letter to the KN on March 5th, 2011, Harripaul stated, “Mr. Burnham kept a multi-party system, … Continue reading

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AFC’s Dilemmas


Launched as a party of change, the AFC went on to astound the nation by winning six seats at the 2006 elections despite being in its embryonic stage. Many were excited by its message of issues based rather than race … Continue reading

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Jagdeo, The Donald and Moses


By Annan Boodram The continual pushing back of the naming of a presidential candidate by the PPP seems to signal a dilemma of almost unsurmountable proportions.  As Freddie Kissoon and others have indicated, the Donald (Ramotar) seems to be the … Continue reading

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Responses to David Hinds et al


The following are a series of letters in the Guyana media responding to David Hinds and others who had replied to my letter of December 30, 2009 entitled ‘We Must Eschew Us vs Them Mentality’. It is important to point … Continue reading

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Ogunseye Failed to Fill The Gaps


In his letter entitled “Ravi Dev attributes failure of PCD negations to the WPA and ignores it was the PPP that unilaterally ended the talks“ (SN, Sept 26, 2010), Tacuma Ogunseye failed to fill in the gaps created by refuting … Continue reading

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A New Political Culture


The election of Kamla Bissessar as leader of the United National Congress (UNC) is a welcome change in Trinidad and Tobago and Caribbean politics, and a profound indication of democracy at work in a political party. On this International Women’s … Continue reading

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Revisionism versus Historicity…


A few letter writers in the Guyana media and online bloggers have dismissed the need to focus on the past, arguing instead that it is the present and the future that are imperative. However, historicism (the organic connection of the … Continue reading

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