The historic initiative of the AFC to build national unity could pull us back from the brink
March 2, 2015 · By Stabroek News -Letter · Comments
If Sri Lanka can do it, after years of fighting, so can we!
It is with some reluctance that I have decided to engage Mr. Hydar Ally after reading his letter captioned `The AFC has taken a big political gamble’ which appeared in the SN of February 27th.
Mr. Ally said that political analysts were of the view that the alliance with APNU could very well be the end of the AFC.
Well, Sir, for a political scientist you have taken too much liberty to pronounce the death sentence based on self-serving views of “political pundits”, all of whom I presume are “Chatrees”. I trust that you could find equally authoritative pronouncements by Dr. Cheddi (Joey) Jagan and Mr. Ralph Ramkarran, both of whom were PPP/C candidates in 2011, but who believe sincerely that a national coalition is the way to go. Continue reading