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Chief Justice May Have Erred In Confidence Vote Judgment

Submitted by Rickford Burke, President of The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) Yesterday, January 31, 2018 Guyana’s Chief Justice, Hon. Roxann George-Wiltshire, upheld the constitutionality of the December 21, 2018 no confidence vote against the APNU+AFC coalition government of Guyana. The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) disagrees with the ruling of the Madam Chief Justice. After careful deliberation

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Russian Operatives Accused of Torturing, Pulling Gun on Miners in Guyana

  July 27, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Richard Millington, Director of Communications Email: caribbeaninstitute@gmail.com   CGID calls for investigation of Russian operatives accused of torturing, pulling gun on local miners   The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) on Monday vigorously called on the Guyana government to investigate alleged torture, harassment, assault and abuse of Guyanese miners and workers

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The Guyana Institute for the Defense of Democracy is BOGUS

Submitted by Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) NEW YORK: The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) wishes to inform concerned citizens and other supporters that we are in no way affiliated with a purported organization, which has recently surfaced, calling itself “The Guyana Institute for the Defense of Democracy (GIDD). We have verified that this sham organization is being

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Guyanese anti-PPP Government Activist Courtney Crum-Ewing Assassinated

Submitted by Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID)

NEW YORK: The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) condemns the assassination of well known Guyanese anti-PPP government activist, former Guyana Defense Force Officer Courtney Crum-Ewing, while campaign against Guyana’s ruling People’s Progressive Party (PPP).

CGID expresses outrage at the unrelenting killing, with impunity, of PPP opponents, solely because of their anti-government activism. Almost all of these murders are unsolved. The refusal of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) to seriously investigate these murders is a repudiation of justice and a mockery of the rule of law.

Mr. Crum-Ewing’s assassination is reminiscent of the assassination of journalist Ronald Waddell, who was killed by a death squad allegedly operated by then PPP Cabinet Minister Ronald Gajraj and Roger Khan – now convicted and imprisoned in the United States. 

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Call for Sanctions to be Imposed on Guyana

NY Caribbean body urges US to condemn PPP dictatorship in Guyana and impose sanctions, Says political crisis presages violence and threatens US national security interests NEW YORK: The New York Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) on Wednesday wrote to the White House and to US Secretary of State John Kerry calling on the Obama administration to condemn “the arbitrary

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Guyana Government Suspends Parliament

Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) writes White House, US Secretary of State regarding the suspension of democracy in Guyana, calls on the US government to condemn undemocratic act & to impose sanctions against the government and members of the ruling PPP ethnocracy. In light of the arbitrary suspension of the Guyana Parliament by President Donald Ramotar, in order to

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