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Daily Archives: January 12, 2019

Liberty and Justice Party not ready to disclose financial backers; promises transparency, accountability

Leader of the Liberty and Justice Party (LJP), Lenox Shuman touted transparency and accountability at his political party’s launch but declined to immediately disclose his financial backers until campaign finance legislation is passed. “I cannot disclose that,” he said, and at the same time denied it was not any of the existing political parties. He said the financiers did not ...

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Guyana won’t sell subsidised crude oil to private refinery

The Guyana government ruled out selling subsidised crude oil to a privately-owned oil refinery that investors plan to build in Linden, according to officials of the Ministry of the Presidency’s Department of Energy on Saturday. “Anyone, who wishes to open a refinery can do so but they will not receive subsidised oil from the Department. That’s the crunch,” the Head ...

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OPINION: Political parties should compulsorily reflect Guyana’s makeup

By GHK Lall The no-confidence vote unleashed racial, political, and social forces aggregated and pent-up beneath Guyana’s exterior. A Pandora’s Box of brimstone and lightning immediately pummeled an already rickety, sickly society. Whirlwinds of words, seismic postural upheavals, and the traditional sulfuric spewing in one continuous eruption of molten passion released reflexively and unceasingly. The past three weeks have been ...

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OPINION: “Shared governance it must be”

By GHK Lall The pubic releases in the immediate aftermath of the political leadership talks of Wednesday represented a good beginning. The statements from the leaders of both parties were comforting and indicated an awareness that de-escalation of the sharp rhetoric was necessary and appropriate. This can only be applauded. Now the sobriety manifested in what appeared to have been ...

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OPINION: The Terrence Campbell Affair – a case of continuing agonies

By GHK Lall The abrupt resignation/withdrawal of businessman, Mr. Terrence Campbell, from the recently announced A New and United Guyana (ANUG) is indicative of much trauma, and the ongoing anguish in political, divided Guyana. I hear him. I understand his position. It is never easy or simple; it is simply one (the) integral aspect of the chronic uncertainties and dark, ...

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