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Race and Ethnic Relations

Political, religious, race relations organisations call for unity, peace on Eid-ul-Adha

As Guyana observes Eid-ul-Adha today (Friday) Guyanese leaders, political and religious organizations have all come together to call for greater unity, peace and togetherness among Guyanese, especially in light of the tense political situation. President David Granger has called for greater harmony among all Guyanese. “I pray that the outpouring of charity and concern for others, which is characteristic of Eid-ul-Adha, will ...

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GECOM avoids ERC questions on alleged race-based employment practices

The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) on Monday said the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) did not provide information to prove whether elections commissioner Robeson Benn’s claim that more than 90 percent of the workers there are Afro-Guyanese. The ERC also said Benn, who had first raised the issue and had triggered a complaint by his People’s Progressive Party (PPP) did not ...

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AFC promises to promote racial and ethnic unity in school system

UNICEF Rep; Dr. Suleiman Braimoh and Chairperson of the Rights of the Child Commission, Aleema Nasir witness signing of a Call to Action by representatives of political parties. Alliance For Change (AFC) presidential candidate, Khemraj Ramjattan on Monday promised ethnic diversity education in the school system to help heal historical racial wounds. Addressing a forum organised by the Committee on the Rights of ...

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