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Congressional Black Caucus stays clear of Guyana’s domestic politics

The United States (US) Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has made no mention that Guyana’s political issues were discussed last week with President Irfaan Ali, in contrast to a separate statement issued by Minority Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries. The CBC said President Irfaan Ali, Mr Jeffries, CBC Chairman Steven Horsford and other Members of the Congressional Black Caucus “had a productive ...

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WPA accuses Muslim organisations of using observations to stoke racial divisions with Indo-Guyanese

The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Thursday defended the right of a woman at the recently held Cuffy250 forum to characterise the role and status of Muslim women at home and at mosques,and accused two Muslim organisations of creating divisions between the party and Indo-Guyanese. In a joint statement, the Central Islamic Organisation (CIOG) and the Guyana Islamic Trust (GIT) ...

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IDPADA-G tells UN forum time for assessments of Afro Guyanese, Afro-Caribbean peoples

The International Decade for People of African Descent Assembly-Guyana (IDPADA-G) on Tuesday told the United Nations (UN) permanent forum for the people of African descent that the time has come for Guyana and other Caribbean states to assess and compensate Afro-Guyanese for their contribution to the development of the country. “It is imperative that the government establishes a national commission ...

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NGO lays groundwork for Hate Crimes legislation lobby

The non-governmental Guyana Equality Forum (GEF) said Friday’s release of a report titled ‘Hate Crimes Reform’ marked the start of an intensive lobby for legislation to punish persons who perpetrate hatred against others based on their gender, gender identity, sexual orientation and race. “Hate crime legislation should also reflect a sufficiently broad range of protected characteristics to ensure protection for ...

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Jagdeo denies defaming Vincent Alexander over IDPADA-G’s use of State funds for “ordinary Afro-Guyanese”

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has told the High Court that he did not defame the Chairman of the International Decade for People of African Descent Assembly- Guyana (IDPADA-G), Vincent Alexander while dealing with the financial management of that government-funded entity. Through his lawyers C.V. Satram and Ron Motilall, Mr Jagdeo denies that the publications of 19th or 20th August, 2022 ...

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Indo-Guyanese not being targeted- APNU+AFC

The opposition A Partnership or National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) and the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) Saturday night , in the wake of condemnations by the People’s Progressive Party Civic-led administration that it is engaging in widespread discrimination against Afro-Guyanese, denied that it was targeting Indo-Guyanese.  “Let me say to my Indian brothers and sisters…I am saying to you: when ...

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Time to force conversation on the distribution of Guyana’s oil wealth- Hughes, Hinds

African Guyanese were Sunday night- Emancipation Day Eve- urged to agitate for a national conversation on the distribution of Guyana’s oil wealth. Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes and Working People’s Alliance (WPA) Executive Member David Hinds issued stirring appeals in speeches at the “Buxton Black is Beautiful Emancipation Cultural Programme”. Mr Hughes recommended that an analysis be conducted to ascertain how much ...

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Fmr. President Ramotar fears international business can control Guyana’s parliament; says electoral system is PNCR’s race-based weapon

Former President Donald Ramotar is worried that big international businesses could have a say in taking away his People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) parliamentary majority in future elections under the system of Proportional Representation (PR). He noted that since the 1992 general elections and right up to the 2020 general and regional elections, political parties are “mushrooming” with as much ...

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‘No racial discrimination’- Ali tells Brooklyn-based Guyanese pastors

President Irfaan Ali has told Guyanese pastors, who are based in Brooklyn, New York, that his administration has not been engaging in racial discrimination. ““Our development programme is never tailored for any one ethnic group,” he told the pastors during his current trip to the United States (US) for the United Nations General Assembly. His position appears to counter repeated ...

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Race relations, not oil sector is Guyana’s biggest problem- Granger

Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), David Granger on Sunday- African Emancipation Day- said race relations was Guyana’s major problem rather than the burgeoning oil sector. “Guyana’s big problem is the problem of social cohesion. You may think that there are other problems- oil and the economy  and so on. The biggest problem we have is the ethnic ...

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