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APNU is disappointing many – by Henry Jeffrey

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APNU is disappointing many

Stabroek News – June 19, 2013 · By Henry Jeffrey
Recently, the leadership of APNU has been coming in for some all-round battering, largely I believe because it has not developed and/or has not been able to transmit an acceptable vision of the future, and its political antics have left many confused and with the belief that the party is comfortable with its new parliamentary stature.  This may not be the case but politics is about perceptions and there is little doubt that this is the widespread perception of APNU today.
I have argued ad nauseam in this column that having a written vision is important for many reasons, not least in that it helps stakeholders to act innovatively and in concert, even when faced with apparently unique situations. But in the absence of such documentation one’s general trajectory is normally deduced from one’s actions and this is precisely where APNU baffles.   Continue reading