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Call to RECALL Canadian High Commission to Guyana

BROOKLYN: NOW that the government of Guyana has formally notified the government of the Commonwealth of Canada that an investigation has established that the Canadian High Commission in Guyana has been complicit in the attempted overthrow of the democratically elected APNU+AFC coalition government of Guyana, the Caribbean Guyana Institute of Democracy (CGID) believes that it would be consistent with established

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Guyana’s Coalition Government Asked to Reject No Confidence Vote

Submitted by Rickford Burke, President of the Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) Dear Editor: The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) reiterates to all Guyanese and the international community that the December 21, 2018 no confidence vote against the APNU+AFC coalition government of Guyana was unconstitutional. The vote violated several provisions of extant law. The coalition government must embrace all

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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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Charrandass Persaud: Open Letter to Speaker Dr. Bartland Scotland

Submitted by Rickford Burke, President, Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) corrected submission December 24, 2018 Hon. Dr. Bartland Scotland, M.P. Speaker of the National Assembly Republic of Guyana Parliament Buildings Brickdam, Georgetown Guyana Dear Honorable Speaker: Article 156.3 of the Guyana constitution states that: “A member of the National Assembly elected on a list shall cease to be a

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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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