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PPP’s manifest destiny and the death of power-sharing – By Dr. David Hinds

PPP’s manifest destiny and the death of power-sharing

Dr. David Hinds

Dr. David Hinds

Hinds’Sight – By Dr. David Hinds – November 1, 2015

THE strike by GAWU this past week is instructive. It has nothing to do with industrial concerns; it couldn’t. The new government has done everything to assure sugar workers. It has continued to subsidise the ailing industry. It has not treated workers of its own constituency half as nicely, yet GAWU called a strike ostensibly to protest the delay in wage talks. The PPP has made clear its intention to crucify this government, and it intends to use its influence in the sugar and rice industries to fulfil this objective.

For me, this strike is another nail in the coffin of the much-anticipated power-sharing Government of National UnityContinue reading

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 27 October 2015  –  Kaieteur News 

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GUYANA – Latest News – 17 August 2015

 GUYANA – Latest News – 17 August 2015 – Demerara Waves


Demerara WavesGUYANA: LATEST NEWS – 05 JUNE 2015 – Demerara Waves

Guysuco should get out of sugar- APNU; GAWU wants studies

Guysuco should get out of sugar- APNU; GAWU wants studies done

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 – Demerara Waves

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APNU’s Joseph Harmon (left) and his coalition colleague, Tony Vieria

A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU) Tony Vieria on Tuesday said the highly indebted and low-producing Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuco) should be significantly scaled down and the lands used for fish farming and cane-derived ethanol.

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU), however, wants studies to be first conducted about the prospects for those alternatives.  Continue reading

Blairmont Estate sugar workers say they have lost confidence in their Union – video

Blairmont Estate sugar workers say they have lost confidence in their Union

Sugar workers attached to the Blairmont Estate say, they have lost confidence in their union GAWU, who according to them, are not giving the workers proper representation.

The workers have been on a strike for the past two weeks and told this newscast that their best efforts to have the management of the estate look into their concerns have failed.   Continue reading



February 23, 2012 | By KNews |


Message from His Excellency President Donald Ramotar on the Occasion of Republic Day

I extend warm greetings to all Guyanese at home and abroad on this the forty-second anniversary of our republic. This is a very special time for all Guyanese, and is marked by great festivities celebrating our national culture.

This national culture has been weaved from the strands of the various ethnic groups which constitute our people. Let us celebrate this diversity by being part of the many events that are being held to commemorate this year’s anniversary of our status as a republic.   Continue reading