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Guyana Politics: Balancing Ethnic fear and Civic Responsibility – By Dr. David Hinds

To our peril, we have not managed to balance Ethnic fear and Civic Responsibility

 May 19, 2019  Features / ColumnistsHinds’ Sight with Dr. David Hinds 

There has understandably been some commentary on the achievements and non-achievements of the current government. The government itself set the tone with a lengthy statement which has become the subject of discussion by a few columnists and beyond.

Predictably, the PPP has given the government a failing grade. Government supporters, on the other hand, have been full of praise for the administration and have been very hostile to any criticism. Their constant refrain has been two-fold. First, they speak feelingly about the bad days of the PPP. Second, they argue that four years is too little time for the government to create the miracles the critics wanted.            Continue reading

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