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President Granger’s Meeting With Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo

Submitted by Rickford Burke, President, Caribbean Guyana Institute for democracy (CGID) The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) commends President David Granger for his resolute statesmanship and dignified conduct of today’s meeting with opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo. Today Mr. Jagdeo and his People’s Progressive Party (PPP) came into full realization that they are not the government of Guyana, and therefore

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Coalition and Opposition Agree to Work Together- a welcoming sign

Press Statement submitted by the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) welcomes the meeting today between the Government and Opposition. It was a good and necessary sign of the times to see the Coalition united in its approach to meet with the Opposition.  It is encouraging that they are engaging even as they await the

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Trinidadians Blamed for Guyanese Political Crisis

The People’s National Congress (PNC)-led coalition government in Guyana has refused to resign after it was defeated in a no-confidence motion in Parliament on Friday December 21, 2018. As expected, the drowning party is grasping at straws to illegally survive another year before it sinks on its own in the 2020 general elections. PNC Executive Member Aubrey Norton has accused

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Jagdeo Desperate to Grab Oil Money

  CGID slams Jagdeo as desperate to grab Guyana’s oil money, warns of PPP secret deals to give part of Essequibo to Venezuela BROOKLYN: A war of words is brewing between Guyana’s Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo and his former student, Rickford Burke, President of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID). Jagdeo on Thursday attacked Burke as a “political neophyte”

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Extrajudicial Killings by Previous PPP Regime – Search for Justice

Submitted by CARIBBEAN GUYANA INSTITUTE FOR DEMOCRACY (CGID) BROOKLYN: The New York based Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) has harshly rebuked Guyana’s APNU+AFC coalition government for failing to investigate hundreds of extrajudicial killings and political assassinations, which took place in Guyana between 2001 and 2015. The organization is calling on Caricom Heads of government, the United Nations and US

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The Guyanese Nation has No Confidence In Jagdeo And The PPP Crime Cartel

Commentary by Rickford Burke, President of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) GUYANA’S Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, a former President, has filed a no confidence motion against the new coalition government of Guyana, led by President David Granger. The Granger administration was elected in 2015 with a one seat majority in Parliament. The government has 33 seats, while Jagdeo’s

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According to the US Government the Criminal Was in Bharrat Jagdeo’s Cabinet

Submitted by Rickford Burke On March 31, 2014, the Kaieteur Newspaper in an article captioned ‘Police note PPP speakers comments on Crum-Ewing murder’ reported that “Former President Jagdeo suggested that Crum-Ewing might have been killed to boost the opposition elections campaign.” The article also stated that “Speaking at the People’s Progressive Party’s rally in Kitty, Jagdeo said that Crum-Ewing, a

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