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Make the welfare Of Guyanese central to government policy
chairman
opinion
I once again congratulate His Excellency the President, Dr. Irfaan Ali, and the PPP/C, on their success at the March 2020 elections. Indeed, this has been a victory for our fledgling democracy, as this election cycle has amplified the extensive weaknesses within the institutions which manage our democracy. It is only because of the basic integrity
GDF behaved exemplarily during the five-month crisis
chairman
opinion
As we enter the third week of President Irfaan Ali’s administration, commentary on the five-month fiasco has ebbed and flowed; notably absent in all of the dialogue to date is praise for the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the professional behaviour exhibited by the officers and ranks of that disciplined service. The GDF to its credit successfully n
OPINION: External observation of elections important to protect democracy and rights
chairman
opinion
OPINION: External observation of elections important to protect democracy and rights Sir Ronald Sanders By Sir Ronald Sanders CARICOM countries have been subject to intense scrutiny in the period March to August this year, relating to the conduct of general elections, maintaining democracy, and upholding the rule of law. Elections were held in four
Ministerial appointments
chairman
opinion
Editorial Ministerial appointments By Stabroek News On Thursday President Irfaan Ali said that his new ministers were expected to be results oriented, efficient and transparent, and that they would be held accountable.  To cynical Guyanese ears it all sounded like the usual platitudes; after all, with the experience of 23 years and then five u
Rohan Kanhai! A natural genius for batting
Juan Henriquez
opinion
  A natural genius for batting Rohan Kanhai Full name: Rohan Bholalall Kanhai Born: 26 Dec 1935, Port Mourant, Berbice, Guyana Batting: Right-hand batsman Fielding: Right-arm medium, wicket-keeper Relations: Nephew: MV Nagamootoo; Nephew: V Nagamootoo; Nephew: R Etwaroo; Nephew: R Etwaroo; Nephew: TR Etwaroo Teams: Berbice (FC: 1960); Guy
Granger living in a fool’s world to believe he can hang on to power – Jagdeo
chairman
opinion
PPP/C General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo and APNU/AFC Presidential Candidate David Granger Following is a statement issued by Peoples Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo: In a statement issued yesterday the APNU+AFC said that it will not be accepting any declaration based on the figures derived from the National Recount.
Dire straits: West Indies cricket need top-class management
Goog Lee, P.I.
opinion
By: Shamik Chakrabarty |Coming back to West Indies cricket, at the time of economic depression it would require top-class management and a lot of persuasion from the authorities to keep the players motivated for international cricket. Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul have refused to be part of the West Indies Test squad for the upcoming
Caribbean cricket needs administration change
Kwaku
opinion
Cricket is a unifying sport in the Caribbean, writes Ryan Bachoo, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago, but he argues that the league needs administrative attention to improve the quality of play. Caribbean and cricket go hand in hand. It is, without a doubt, the single unifying factor in the West Indies region, bringing togeth
No Gayle, no Russell, no Tallawahs
Fatal
opinion
  Loop Sports  Chris Gayle (2nd left) celebrates with his Jamaica Tallawahs teammates during last year's Caribbean Premier League. The Editor, Sir: "The greatest party in sports' - as the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) bills itself - is the greatest party in sports. As anyone who has been there can attest, there is no 'vibesier' experienc
Why are most West Indies players black?
Kwaku
opinion
it is because majority (80 %) are descendants of African slaves who were brought in by Britain to work on the plantations. Incidentally, when slavery was abolished in Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana, which are 2 countries that constitute the West Indies, many former slaves moved to the cities. This left a vacuum of workers on the plantations which w
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