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Guyana Politics: Political leadership and national stability – Commentary By Eusi Kwayana

… All are involved, all are consumed – By Eusi Kwayana – IN THE DIASPORA 

eusi Kwayana

– March 25, 2019 – Stabroek News

Is there any doubt that political leadership in Guyana as in other countries like Venezuela, Britain, India, Pakistan, Congo and Nigeria needs to be born again? I am closer to the situation in Guyana. A no confidence motion is nothing vicious – the traditional no confidence motion of December purported to end the Coalition, elected with its one seat majority in 2015. The Court of Appeal decision is now subject to a final judicial hearing before the Caribbean Court of Justice by the parties concerned.

In 2011, the one seat majority of the PPP/C dodged this procedure by not following an important parliamentary convention. Using statecraft, it avoided debate and instead prorogued the parliament without explanation for an uncomfortably long period. That government was defeated in 2015 by a coalition with another one-seat majority.          Continue reading

Donald Ramotar once asked me what is “the poetic essence of history” – By Freddie Kissoon

Pres. Donald Ramotar

Donald Ramotar

Donald Ramotar once asked me what is “the poetic essence of history”.

May 16, 2015 | By KNews | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon

In a letter in the Kaieteur News, published several years ago, long before he became President, Donald Ramotar, inquired about something I wrote in one of my columns, “the poetic essence of history.”  I didn’t reply. I felt if I had defined the term, it would not have made an ounce of difference to Ramotar.

I didn’t offer a definition because (at the time) I felt Ramotar had become disrespectful of the poetic essence of history when in a conversation at Bakewell’s, he bluntly told me that the giant of a woman, Andaiye, a founding member of the Working People’s Alliance, was racist against Indian people.  Continue reading

Capitol News – TV News Videos – 30 July 2013

Capitol News – TV News Videos – 30 July 2013

  • APNU will not participate in Local Gov’t Elections until Local Gov’t Laws are amended
  • Working People’s Alliance Party concerned about the estimated cost of the Amaila Hydro Project
  • MP Cathy Hughes disturbed by Attorney General’s assertions about her
  • Economic slowdown of the world’s economy in 2008 still being felt in the Caribbean Region
  • Caribbean Youth Ambassadors hold Environment Awareness and Advocacy one-day workshop
  • Limacol Caribbean Premier League T20 Tournament begins this evening

View TV news videos below:

APNU will not participate in Local Gov’t Elections until Local Gov’t Laws are amendedPosted: 30 Jul 2013 05:34 PM PDT

Opposition Leader David Granger says what is of grave concern  for the APNU is that under the present law ‘extreme powers’ are given to the Local Government Minister. The four Local Government Bills that have to be passed by the National Assembly are the Municipal and District Councils (Amendment) Bill, Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2012; […]  Continue reading