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PROSPECTS FOR GUYANA – By Leslie S. Chin

PROSPECTS FOR GUYANA –  By Leslie S. Chin

In his keynote address at the Thank You gala reception on September 12, 2015 in Toronto, President  David Granger appealed to the Guyanese Diaspora in Canada to come home to help redevelop the country. I had compiled the attached report entitled “Prospects for Guyana” as a roadmap for the development of Guyana. The report is timely in view of President Granger’s remarks. I would appreciate it if the report can be distributed to interested parties in Guyana.

This report is intended to serve as a roadmap for the development of Guyana. It is a compilation of ideas from my archives and from blog postings on the Guyanese Online newsletters which are gratefully acknowledged. I plan to submit the report to the Guyana government with the recommendation that they tap into the Guyanese Diaspora for experience, expertise and investment. They can start by establishing a liaison office to facilitate communication between and the Diaspora and Guyana.  Continue reading

“Dr. Jagan was a deep thinker with an open mind to development”

–  says President Ramotar –at Cheddi Jagan lecture

Georgetown, GINA, March 20, 2012

The Cheddi Jagan Research Centre also known as the Red House, located on High Street, Kingston, today held its annual lecture on the late President and PPP leader Dr. Cheddi Jagan, as part of activities planned in honour of his birth and death anniversaries.
The purpose of the annual event is to have from year to year, distinguished persons who would have been associated with the late Dr.  Jagan deliver varying perspectives on how they viewed his life, struggles and contributions.        Continue reading

Ramotar leaves door open for shared governance

2011 Elections…Ramotar leaves door open for shared governance

DECEMBER 1, 2011 | BY  | FILED UNDER NEWS

 …will form Cabinet within days

“I would have liked to have a majority in Parliament but the electorate has spoken and we have to work with what we have.”

By Leonard Gildarie

The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has returned to power, with 61-year-oldRussian-trained economist, Donald Ramotar, being declared Guyana’s next Executive President at 16:20hrs yesterday, but they will have to rule under a minority government.
However, the party which has been in continuous power since 1992 is not ruling out reeling in one or both opposition parties to help govern the country.  Continue reading

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