Dear Editor,During last week, we witnessed the mini drama of the Chronicle newspaper standing by its decision to cease publishing articles by Dr David Hinds and Mr Lincoln Lewis. Both men, and some others, have expressed great disappointment at the Chronicle’s decision. Both are supporters of the APNU, and are, no doubt, feeling betrayed.This is the continuation by the Chronicle. Recall Ricky Singh was earlier banned. At that time, Hinds and his cohorts said nothing.Another member of the WPA, who, like Hinds, has a history of struggle against the PNC dictatorship, also joined in expressing disappointment at the actions.These gentlemen seem surprised and taken aback by the action to ban them. They are surprised because they chose to forget, and abandoned the strong, anti-dictatorial, pro-democratic position of Walter Rodney. Instead, they have embraced the racial positions of the PNC/APNU.Having said that, let me hasten to say that Rodney was an even stronger defender of the black working people than Hinds and Ogunseye. However, he was also a strong opponent of black racism. He was in the mould of Mandela and Cheddi Jagan, who were all opposed to any form of oppression of the working people, or of oppression of any race.The behaviour of the likes of Dr Hinds and Mr Ogunseye is in a way a demonstration of the power of Rodney’s intellect and charisma. It is clear that Hinds and Ogunseye were only concerned about the position of Afro-Guyanese. However, despite themselves, Rodney was able to pull them along a progressive path — that of freedom for all oppressed peoples in Guyana and everywhere.Afro-Guyanese suffered greatly under the PNC as well. All our working people, regardless of their ethnic origins, suffered.That is the only basis for their support. Both between 1964 and 1992, and from 2015 to the present, they have failed in every area: economy, social sector, etc. They are holding on to the racial card; it is the only card they have.Hinds and Ogunseye have abandoned Rodney. That is why they said nothing when Indo-Guyanese were and are being purged from the public service. Not a word on the obvious racial bias in hiring in the public service; the Elections Commission and public corporations.Even the black people that the APNU/PNC attacked, like the farmers at Seafield and Number 41 Village, West Coast Berbice have not been defended by those “Rodneyites”. They have not come to their defence because they have been sucked into the PNC/APNU position that those people support the PPP.Our country produced some very powerful intellectuals among all races. Many of them were able to break free from narrow confines of their own ethnic groups to be fighters for freedom everywhere. Cheddi Jagan, Walter Rodney, Ashton Chase, Brindley Benn, C.V. Nunes, C.J. Jacobs, Boysie Ramkarran, Fenton Ramsahoye, E.M.G. Wilson, Janet Jagan are some that immediately come to mind.The PNC/APNU have not changed. They have never apologized for their anti-independence role, their undemocratic rule, and the accompanying brutality.All the signs now point to a deterioration in democratic norms. We are moving back to the worst days of the 1970s and 1980s.Hinds and Ogunseye have travelled some distance, but still find themselves trapped in purely ethnic confines. Maybe their lucrative jobs have stifled their consciences and made them forget the main principles that Rodney stood for. Hinds and Ogunseye should not be surprised by their treatment. It was bound to happen.Sincerely,Donald RamotarFormer President
Jingdong announced last month that huge investment 80 billion yuan to force the home appliance market, menacing, broke the news at noon on May 2nd that Tmall electric city at the end of April more than and 800 business meeting and announced that the next step plan for the whole network the largest promotion plan for half a year. Known as "the goods covered the whole category, build the lowest price", this is undoubtedly the sword has always been in the lowest whole network known Jingdong mall.
Tmall Jingdong battle around the corner on the string arrow
last year, Tmall Electric City turnover has reached 20 billion, the low price campaign will be launched in the 3C home appliance class in full swing." Tmall Electric City, said the person in charge at the meeting. It is not difficult to see in the language, this time the words are directed at just a huge amount of investment in the mall Jingdong. Tmall Electric City both in the promotional efforts or long, have shown great determination, Tmall challenge has been issued, the Jingdong not sword? Business tycoon battle will be fully opened.
Tmall Suning Gome Claudia or Jingdong to block the clique copy of Jingdong IPO?
April 8th, Suning announced a high-profile price war in the face of high-profile opening, Suning price war started, each business chiefs are stressful but not in disarray, then Tmall, Amazon, Gome is also the first time to follow the pace of price war. The electricity supplier giants started a price war by Jingdong cliques Laodicea, users have to guess is to obstruct the Jingdong IPO, Tmall Electric City merchant organization conference aims to disrupt the rhythm of the Jingdong, and the Jingdong who encircled the Jingdong, with
warehouse logistics is to carry out the lifeblood of the electricity plan
price war means that profits will shrink, shrinking profits from the logistics is inevitable. So the electricity supplier gangster to play the price war has its own warehouse logistics system is very necessary.
self logistics can improve operational efficiency and service response speed, reduce operating costs." Gome responsible person.
Suning and Gome at this point is the most advantageous, Suning and Gome is the line of the electrical giant, the city wide coverage, self built warehousing logistics system has obvious advantages.
suning.com marketing department Min Juanqing said, Tesco first year earnings benefited from the upstream and downstream of the strong control, especially the logistics cost advantage.
this point, for many businesses and scattered Tmall electric city to implement a bit difficult, lost the advantage of logistics is also represents a lost opportunity in this price war, once the development of Jingdong in the warehouse logistics system, electrical appliances in the circle of Suning, Gome, Jingdong three foot separation situation is as the basic form of. Http://s.jiaxuelong.com/post/37.html welcome to retain copyright link reprint. (text / Jia Xuelong blog)
xinhuanet.com November 10 Beijing Xinhua (reporter Tan Moxiao, Dong Jun) the CNCA announced 10 CCC business platform product sampling results of the year 2015, the sampling of 40 batches of products, 38 batches of qualified products, a pass rate of 95%.
in August this year, CNCA organized the Jingdong, suning.com mall, Amazon Chinese, Gome online 4 electronic business platform selling hair dryer, electric fan, electric water heaters and other 3 kinds of 40 batches of CCC products to carry out spot checks. The sample from the mysterious buyers library randomly select mysterious buyers from the electronic business platform in the online self shops random samples.
checks showed that 2 batches of substandard products, respectively, electric kettle Foshan Haixun Electric Appliance Co. Ltd production and the Nordic home appliance (Tianjin) Limited production of fan, respectively, failed due to the output power deviation, the sign does not meet the standard requirements.
for substandard products, the Commission has asked the electricity supplier platform to take appropriate measures to deal with. Currently, the relevant electronic business platform has all the shelves of substandard products, certification bodies have been disqualified products involved in the revocation of the certificate.
CCC certification is to protect our products and public security, protect the environment, safeguard the interests of consumers and the establishment of mandatory certification system, at present, the implementation of CCC certification of the product catalog includes 20 categories of 158 kinds of products, mainly is the relationship between human health and safety of consumer products.
Granger assassination plot CoI… CoI hears alleged plot mastermind is a ‘Police friend’Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud allegedly contacted the brother of the alleged assassination plot mastermind on the night of March 29, when the allegation was made against businessman Nizam Khan by Andrif Gillard.Police Corporal Keon Benjamin told the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on the night of March 29 he was on duty at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Major Crimes Unit when he was instructed to take a statement from a male and whilePolice Commissioner Seelall Persaudtaking the statement he heard Nizam’s brother, Imran using a series of expletives.He added that he cautioned Imran Khan to desist from using foul language to which he did not adhere. Subsequently, he arrested the man and noticed he had a 45-calibre pistol in his possession for which he produced a licence.Benjamin related that he took possession of the firearm, which he handed over to Detective Sergeant Komal Pitama, as well as two cellphones that he kept on his desk. The Corporal told the Commissioners that while at his desk one of Imran’s cellphones rang and he noticed the name ‘Seelall’ displayed on the screen.“Whilst he (Imran) was in custody, when I take away his firearm and his cellphone, his cellphone ring and I showed Sergeant Pitama, Mr Seelall’s name shows up on the phone and I gave the phone to Sergeant Pitama who called [Assistant Superintendent of Police] ASP Alonzo and told him Mr Seelall, Commissioner of Police, was on the phone and Mr Alonzo said to give him (Imran) his phone and he collected his phone and went away and speak,” he told the CoI.This information caught the attention of the CoI Chairman, retired Police Commissioner Paul Slowe, who noted that it was new information to theMajor Crimes Unit Head, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mitchell CaesarCommission.‘Police friend’ASP Mitchell Caesar, Head of the Major Crimes Unit, told the Commission on Monday that the alleged mastermind was a ‘Police friend’ since he often attended Police parties and rubbed shoulders with both senior and junior ranks.Caesar told the CoI that Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum ordered him to spearhead an investigation into the allegation. He related that he instructed Detective Sergeant Komal Pitama to head a party to the home of Nizam Khan with the intention of arresting him and searching his premises.He said he contacted the Police’s Legal Adviser, retired Justice Claudette Singh, to inform her about the investigation and seek advice. He noted that on March 29, when the allegation was made, he was unwell and left the office early, but stayed in contact with Pitama and the team offering his guidance.He acknowledged receiving a call from Inspector Prem Narine, who informed him that Police Commissioner Persaud ordered the release of Nizam Khan and his brother Imran Khan to which he indicated he could not say otherwise. However, he said owing to the gravity of the allegation, he would have kept Nizam and Imran Khan in custody.Leon BaldeoWhen the CoI Chairman asked Caesar whether he thought about obtaining a search warrant to search the premises of Nizam Khan, he stated that he was trying to keep the information contained and as such, did not make application for a warrant.He noted that a few days after the allegation was made, Leon Baldeo, who alleges Gillard offered him money to say he was present when Nizam Khan spoke of the plot to kill the President, came forward and gave a statement. Subsequent to Baldeo’s statement, another of Gillard’s friends, Lloyd “Anthony” Adams, came forward and told Police that he received a cellphone call from Gillard, who said he was ‘setting up’ the Khan brothers.He added that a confrontation was held between the duo, and Gillard denied the allegation.Safeguarding myselfBaldeo also appeared before the Commissioners. He told the CoI that he reported the matter to the Police because he did not want Gillard to make falsified claims against him. He said it was known that Gillard would make up “stuff”.He alleged that he was offered $50,000 by Gillard to say that he was present when the plot was revealed. He said the offer was made on March 26. Gillard reported the matter on March 29.Baldeo revealed that he has been friends with Gillard for some time and they would often “smoke weed” together.Police Corporal Heranjan Deonarine, who was part of the team headed by Pitama, said that when they arrived at Nizam Khan’s home on March 29, they cautioned him and told him of the allegation which he denied. He related that Nizam Khan then handed over his licensed firearm along with the licence and gave them permission to search his premises.They conducted a thorough search of the two-storey concrete building and its environs and came up empty-handed. They then transported Nizam Khan to the CID Headquarters where they had a confrontation with the accused and accuser.The CoI hearing continues today and the report is expected to be submitted to President Granger on August 18.