JUAN ‘ NEEMAKARAM’
By Ewalt (Waltie) Ainsworth 12 07 2011
Commonsense is not a by-product of rage or bullying. And so the brand new second hand/hand me down Donald Ramotar Presidency is enraged, stumbling, bumbling, collapsing as the joint APNU strengthens its hand for a curriculum of inclusion in governance.
Immediate Past President Bharrat Jagdeo is stuffing more of his henchmen on Ramotar and the Guyanese people without looking over their shoulders. These neemakarams in the cabinet, executive offices and security details are toxic misfits and fiduciary plunderers. “You bad, you glad” perhaps is the password to higher service.
Neemakaram is a Hindi word, loosely translated means that the operatives are not worth their salt. On Monday, first official day in office after rigging the November 28 Guyana elections, Mr. Ramotar announced 20 cabinet appointments, headlined by Preacher and cultural cartoon, Juan Edghill, as Minister in the Ministry of Finance. This is way out of his stream, indoctrination, training, exposure and or expertise. Edghill may be a good coteur in a frock, but Finance Minister is both gross and ridiculous. Continue reading