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Sunday, June 16, 2019

EYEWITNESS: Earthquakes…

…galore It used to be said that Guyana – unlike its West Indian neighbours – didn’t suffer from natural disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes. God...

EYEWITNESS: This land…

…is whose land? Funding for a Linden-Lethem Highway was sought by Burnham from the Brazilians way back in 1977. In the intervening 41 years, there...

EYEWITNESS: Sting of the PNC scorpion…

…and Irfaan Ali There’s the old story of the scorpion and the frog. Wanting to cross a swollen river, a scorpion pleaded with a frog...

EYEWITNESS: Sleeping…

…or bought out? Suddenly, Moses Nagamootoo thinks the time is ripe for “constitutional reform”!! Really?? With constitutional reform the main plank of the AFC for...

EYEWITNESS: Free…

…to starve We’re all preparing to CELEBRATE Emancipation Day. But we really ought to ask ourselves what exactly was achieved by “Emancipation”. In slavery, we...

EYEWITNESS: Unfit and imprappa…

…AFC Dead Meat The AFC are running on their own in the LGE, after they were rebuffed by the APNU…or more specifically, the PNC. They’d...

EYEWITNESS: Confusion…

…in oil President Granger just announced – via the Official Gazette-to the surprise of all and sundry, he’ll be personally in charge of all matters...

EYEWITNESS: Defending…

…the indefensible Govt record With the spectre of the PPP’s no-confidence motion looming in front of the PNC-led Government, their desperation is ballooning into gargantuan...

EYEWITNESS: The free market

…and labour Was a time when the world was a very simple place to live in: that time when “Jagan and Burnham” were together for...

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