Daily Archives: Sunday, 26 May 2024, 17:57

PNCR’s Central Exec member denies advising federal law no barrier to party operations in US

Last Updated on Monday, 27 May 2024, 16:45 by Writer People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) executive member, Attorney-at-Law Amanza Walton-Desir on Sunday denied claims that she advised that party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) that the North American Region’s (NAR) work in the United States (US) could face serious implications under the United States Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) “Colleagues, as ...

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OPINION: Independence and national sovereignty 2024

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 May 2024, 14:44 by Writer By Dr Randy Persaud, Professor Emeritus It is fashionable for some to claim that while independence produced formal separation from the U.K., we are still not truly sovereign. Their main arguments are as follows – (1) that formal independence has not broken the mental/cultural dependence on White modernity; (2) that ...

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OPINION: Independence and modern Guyana: conditional celebration

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 May 2024, 11:40 by Writer by Dr. Nigel Westmaas National independence is often heralded as a definitive step towards self-determination and the realisation of a country’s aspirations. However, in the case of Guyana, like many post-colonial societies since formal independence, the promise of true autonomy and directed post-independence progress remains superficial in several ways. When ...

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Guyana’s life expectancy increasing; maternal, child mortality falling – President Ali

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 May 2024, 11:15 by Writer Guyanese are living longer and fewer mothers and children are dying, President Irfaan Ali announced Saturday night at a flag-raising ceremony held in Linden to usher in Guyana’s 58th Independence anniversary. He said that from 2020 to now, the country’s life expectancy has increased by two years overall to 70 ...

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