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Indians Celebrate Republic Day with Fervor at Vibrant Parades

By Vishnu Bisram

Congratulation to India on the occasion of its celebration of Republic Day, Jan 26. While the Indian High Commissioner hosted India’s 67th Republic Day celebration in Guyana on Tuesday evening at Marriott, I was privileged to...


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Guyana's Moses Nagamootoo not a Traitor

By Vishnu Bisram

Guyana's Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo was picketed by Guyanese nationals at events held in Richmond Hill, Queens last week and called “a traitor” (neemakharam) among other derogatory names for joining up with the PNC...


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Guyana's Political Parties choose ethnic leaders

By Vishnu Bisram

Reference is made to Freddie Kissoon’s “Ralph Ramkarran sends a message to Black people” published in Kaieteur News (Jan 18, 2016) which refused to publish my response. Will Blacks heed Freddie's message?...


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Guyana's Prime Minister Nagamootoo Betrays Sugar Workers

By Vishnu Bisram

This commentary critical of Moses Nagamootoo and the government was not published, but one praiseworthy of Naga was published last week in Chronicle – that is the new free press under the coalition regime...


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Chanderpaul Badly Treated by WIndies Board and Lloyd

By Dr. Vishnu Bisram

Narsingh Deonarine, in paying tribute to Shivnarine Chanderpaul in Trinidad (Express Feb 5, Guardian Feb 9), pointed out the greatness of Chanders as a cricketer, his humility and assistance to other players. Chanders was a role...


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Great is the PNM? ...and poverty shall prevail

By Gerald Vincent

Quite apart from the myriad aches and pains the people of Trinidad & Tobago will face in the coming 12 to 18 months, recent decisions by the Keith Rowley led administration have brought into the spotlight a most serious...


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Violence, crime, economic decline and the PNM

By Gerald Vincent

In the lead up to the 2010 general election, a great deal of conversation existed which raised questions on whether there was an inextricable link with the People’s National Movement (PNM), violence, crime and economic decline...


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Proportional Representation Preferred over Run Off

By Dr. Vishnu Bisram (Polling Director NACTA)

From the findings of a NACTA poll, there is favorable opinion, from all segments of the population, towards the constitutional amendment pertaining to term limits for...


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Nigel or Cathy Hughes Should Lead Guyana's AFC

By Vishnu Bisram

Like Oscar Ramjeet found in his informal poll in Berbice, I too found in my NACTA poll the Nagamootoo-Hughes ticket very surprising (KN Sep 9). In fact, not only in Berbice, but all over...


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Silenced - The New Third Force

By Omardath Maharaj

The Psalmist David recorded that man is like to vanity; his days are as a shadow that passeth away. It is necessary to strive...


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Resistance To Change And Minority Rule

By Ronald Bhola

From 1956 through the dawn of Independence, till the PNM's 30 year rule was broken, there was one television station (TTT) which was ...