His Excellency’s “troubles”- and when Roger returns

-the newspaper and Exxon’s agreement

Two terse introductory points up front: because I don’t –and suspect can’t- write every day, a Selwyn Persaud (KN Sat. 17, Feb ‘18) beat me to it since last Saturday. Secondly, I admired how his Excellency, not-so-subtly, promoted his christening of the 2002-2008 crime wave period as “the troubles”, whilst speaking to the Police Officers last week. Beautiful element of the art of the propagandistic naming of things and events. His Excellency is a master! (Soon you’ll hear the officers parroting “troubles” –as I’m doing now).

My concern, as stated herein before is that the numerous “troublous” Inquiries might easily become characterised as strategic mechanisms by the Granger Administration to decimate the political opposition who comprised the government during the rampage period of His Excellency’s “troubles”. Recall what current PNC Chairman and the then Opposition claimed when the Ramotar/Jagdeo folks held their pre-2015 election inquisition into Walter Rodney’s assassination.

Whether you, dear reader, ….


A few ladies of Linden….

-The haughty officer’s bag of bones I suppose that folks into their seventies and eighties experience two levels of behavioural responses to social events that they do not necessarily appreciate.

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The inquiries: ‘Closure’ for some?

-And His Excellency’s expectations I suspect that citizens of our Guyana need to be reminded of the status of all Presidents they elected since 1980.

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Lawlessness and vehicular homicides…

-Dear City Hall, let’s celebrate with $500,000 Of course the entire lead caption is really “Lawlessness and homicides on our roads- a lack of discipline, education and enforcement.” See?

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“To foil the shock of rude invader…”

-National Flag, Corentyne’s Children “Her children pledge each faithful hour To guard Guyana’s Lands To foil the shock of rude invaders Who’d violate her earth To cherish and defend forever The state that gave them birth” The foregoing, of course is just a snatch from our Guyana’s Song of the Republic.

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His Excellency’s second term, the Brigadier’s new military

-We’re now an “other-people” people? Nostalgia usually refers to (fond) memories of something pleasant; sometimes a yearning for a return to past events and times.

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