Our splendid democracy

Things have not been the same since the general elections in November 2011, though, as Guyanese would say, the outcomes – or at least the majority of them – were hardly anything to write home about, anyway.

Some of the outcomes of the poll made history…not in an earth-shattering way, but history, anyway. The elections marked the culmination of the single longest presidency in the country’s history. Before Mr. Jagdeo departed the presidency there had been talk that he would seek to retain office for a third term.

There were other pieces of history too. The outcome of the poll brought to the National Assembly a Leader of the Opposition who was new to both the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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