Can the PPP deliver 25,000 ICT jobs in five years?

Editor’s note: As part of the newspaper’s contribution in the run-up to the November 28 general election, the presidential candidates of the political groupings represented in Parliament have been invited by Guyana Publications Inc to submit weekly columns which will be carried in the Sunday Stabroek.

AFC Action Plan is rooted in 200 years of Knowledge – Part 1

Editor’s note: As part of the newspaper’s contribution to the contending of ideas in the run-up to the November 28 general elections, the presidential candidates of political groupings represented in Parliament have been invited by Guyana Publications Inc to submit weekly columns which will be carried in the Sunday Stabroek beginning today and ending on November 27th. The column below was received from the Alliance For Change.

By Dr. Tarron Khemraj Introduction President Jagdeo accused the AFC of plagiarizing the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS), the National Competitiveness Strategy (NCS) and something called a central banking manual.

Why Guyana dodged the 2007-08 financial crisis?

Part 2 Introduction As noted in the previous article, the purpose of this series of columns is to explain why widespread contagion in the Guyana financial system did not follow the global financial crisis, which was precipitated by the US subprime meltdown.

Development Watch 2

Slow Fiah, Mo Fiah and the Guyanese Growth Stagnation Introduction In my third column (SN July 22, 2009) I noted that Guyana’s GDP grew at a paltry average rate of 0.86% since 1998.