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OPINION: Some deep dark holes is an understatement

by GHK Lall Some sharp thoughts were provoked by the article titled, “Harmon on 1.76b judgment to TPL…PPP left some deep dark holes” (KN April 24).  I usually do not find much with which to agree on with the Hon. Minister, but on this point of “some deep dark holes” I am with him and even think that he has ...

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OPINION: Unenforceable makes the ExxonMobil contract look rich

by GHK Lall “Venezuela says move to ICJ on border controversy unenforceable” (Stabroek News April 1).  I believe that Stabroek News is too sober and responsible to engage in April Fool jokes, but there it is in black and white, and as final as a fatal heart attack.  That one word “unenforceable” says it all. I proceed. First, I did ...

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OPINION: The AFC is directly responsible for the removal of the Hinds and Lewis columns from the Chronicle

By David Hinds In a recent interview with the Guyana Times (March 26, 2017), the AFC General Secretary, Marlon Williams, boasts about Guyana being a “beautiful” democracy.  But there is nothing democratically beautiful about removing independent voices from the state-owned newspaper. And Mr. Williams cannot not know of the direct and indirect role AFC leaders played in removing me and ...

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Petrobras must be awarded future oil blocks, regardless

by GHK Lall News reports have surfaced that there are several big-name bidders for available oil blocks in Guyana waiting to be awarded.  This should not come as a surprise, given the continuing discoveries by ExxonMobil of one rich field after another; the majors want a piece of the action in what is a diminishing global environment of new finds. ...

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OPINION: The Power of Sharing

THE POWER OF SHARING – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN WHICH APPEARED IN THE BARBADOS ADVOCATE’S BUSINESS MONDAY ON FEBRUARY 5, 2018 “The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed; those who help others are helped.” –  Proverbs 11:25  Last week’s column fleshed out ” The Work Your ‘Land'” solution to Challenge # 4 – Earning Money,  the fourth of eight challenges, ...

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OPINION: ‘Trafficking In Persons’ is a major road traffic problem

‘Trafficking in Persons’ is increasingly becoming a major road traffic in problem in Guyana. Minibus operators, by and large, see passengers as cargo waiting to be moved from one location to another at all cost. At the many parks especially in Georgetown, the touts, drivers and conductors can be seen grabbing anyone giving the slightest indication that he or she ...

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The Dominant Party Mentality in Guyana’s Politics

by  Dwayne Wong (Omowale), Contributor . Reproduced from the Huffington Post Dwayne is the author of several books on African and African Diaspora history. I explained in One Caribbean and Other Essays that one of issues with Caribbean politics has been a two-party system in which Caribbean countries typically rotate between two corrupt political parties. As George Lemming, the Barbadian author, explained, there ...

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Why a Global Commission on the Future of Work?

By Ameenah Gurib-Fakim and Stefan Löfven* It is our belief that work is the foundation for people and societies to grow.  With a decent income, work can pave the way for broader social and economic advancement, strengthening individuals, their families and communities. Yet technology, demography, climate change and globalization are transforming work more quickly, more profoundly and on a greater scale ...

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