Daily Archives: 12/19/2022

GUYANA: A week of the usual – more minuses than pluses – By GHK Lall

Dec 18, 2022 Features / Columnists, The GHK Lall Column 

Kaieteur News – I start with the positive.  Thanks, Dr. President for that December hand to workers in the public health sector.  It was overdue, and it was meaningful.  This relays that His Excellency knows where the problems are, who are the citizens (and segments) feeling the viselike squeeze, and what has to be done.  My concern is that the President has displayed a marked preference for proceeding in this manner that smells of humiliating some citizens, as if to emphasize to them who is the boss, and which is the group that is in charge.  That is, who has the power, who is forced to wait patiently, with their hands extended in supplication, and their hopes callously stretched past the breaking point          Continue reading

FOOTBALL: Messi’s Argentina Wins WORLD CUP 2022 – BBC News

Lionel Messi finally achieved his World Cup dream as Argentina won their third crown on penalties following one of the greatest finals in the tournament’s history at Lusail Stadium.

Argentina won the shootout 4-2 after a spectacular game which developed into the much-anticipated confrontation between the 35-year-old maestro Messi and his France opposite number Kylian Mbappe, who scored a hat-trick – the first in a World Cup final since 1966 – but still ended up on the losing side.      Continue reading

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