Daily Archives: August 8, 2018

Guyana: The Debate over the Distribution of Oil and Gas Wealth heats Up

  • Cash handouts from oil wealth will spark ridiculous election campaigns – Nigel Hughes
  • Prof Clive Thomas advocates Money (e.g $5000 US/yr) for each Household 

 Nigel Hughes

Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes is completely against the suggestion by some that a portion of the nation’s oil wealth should be set aside to make direct cash handouts to every household.

At the recently held Eusi Kwayana Emancipation Symposium which took place on Sunday at Friendship Primary School, Hughes said that such a proposal would lead to ridiculous election campaigns which would distort, completely, the need to focus on true development of the state and its people.     Continue reading

AFC’s decision to contest LGE solo leaves it politically exposed – Dr. David Hinds

Local Government Elections – November 2018 – AFC’s decision to contest it sols leaves it politically exposed – Dr. Hinds

In a missive to the media, the political commentator said he is not the least bit surprised with the AFC’s decision. He opined that the only other choice it had was to not contest at all. If it had chosen to do that, then Dr. Hinds said it would have been an admission of defeat.    Continue reading

Backward Rules in a Backward Country – By Freddie Kissoon 

Jamaica’s Olivia Grange is doing what David Granger should do

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