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President Nicolas Maduro

Noises of war?

Venezuela’s historic pattern of provocation and sabre-rattling in support of its spurious territorial claim against Guyana has manifested itself once again.

New President

The May 2015 general elections and beyond

Just how long the changed atmosphere in Guyana will last following the May 11 general elections and the removal of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic administration from office after twenty three years.

Dr Odeen Ishmael

PPP suffers setback in Guyana elections

By: Dr. Odeen Ishmael, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs   Guyana witnessed a change in administration after the ruling People’s Progressive Party-Civic (PPP) lost by a mere one percent of the votes to an alliance of opposition parties comprising A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) in the general elections held on May 11.

David Granger and Ban-Ki-Moon

The Caribbean… a zone of peace

Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana Address by Brigadier David Granger, MSS President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana  to the 11th Parliament, Georgetown, on 9th July 2015.

Who’s in charge here?

The rise and fall of Donald Ramotar

At 65 and generally felt to be in fairly good health one might have thought that Donald Ramotar departed the political centre stage far too early though, in as sense, it was he who ‘called time’ on his own presidency.

Historic encounter

US/Cuba Relations: A contemporary overview

Introduction On April 11, 2015, Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro shook hands at the Summit of the Americas in Panama, marking the first meeting between a U.S.

Former political prisoner Tibetan monk Golog Jigme speaks during a side event at the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland in this June 15, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy/Files

China uses intimidation tactics at U.N. to silence critics

GENEVA, (Reuters) – In a cafe lounge at the United Nations complex in Geneva, a Tibetan fugitive was waiting his turn earlier this year to tell diplomats his story of being imprisoned and tortured back home in China.

Ousted: Kamla Persaud-Bissessar

Where did the voters swing

It wasn’t that close. Indeed, five seats is a Goldilocks-zone majority. Any less, and governments get jumpy. Much more, and they get arrogant.

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