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Peter Wickham’s Comments on Guyana’s Purported Voter’s List are MISGUIDED

Submitted by  Rickford Burke, President, Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) Regional political scientist and pollster, Peter Wickham, was quoted in Demerara Waves news on July 14, 2019,  as saying that Guyana’s APNU+AFC coalition government should go to the polls with the current voters which was used in the 2015 when the coalition won. Evidently Peter does not have a

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Minister Henry’s Lawsuit Is An Abuse of Court Process & Attempt To Suppress Free Speech

By Richard Millington Guyana’s Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry, on June 24, 2019 secretly filed a defamation lawsuit against President of the New York Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) Rickford Burke, in Guyana’s Supreme Court. The lawsuit alleges that Burke, who resides in the United States, stated on his Facebook page on March 9, 2019, that Henry “has failed

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Rickford Burke Fires Back at PSC and Kit Nascimento

Submitted by Rickford Burke The PSC has no competence or basis to accuse the government of breaching the constitution  Mr. Kit Nascimento, on behalf of the elitist PPP affiliated Guyana Private Sector Commission (PSC), attacked my character because I denounced the PSC’s reckless accusations that the APNU+AFC government is violating the constitution. The coalition government was elected by the people

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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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Will The Real Ralph Ramkarran Please Stand Up?

Attorney and Former PPP Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran, dominated PPP politics for decades. He is a PPP political dinosaur. In precise coordination with the December 21, 2018 PPP no confidence vote in Parliament, Mr. Ramkarran, announced a new political party. Fully clad in his ancient PPP induction robe, he made another predictable Charrandass-like public act of deceit.

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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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Lawsuit Against NEWGYUMEDIA.COM and Other Media Houses

Submitted by the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) BROOKLYN, NEW YORK: President of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) Rickford Burke is slapping libel and defamation lawsuits against the Guyana Chronicle newspapers and National Commutations Network (NCN) Television, entities of Guyana’s ruling People’s Progressive Party (PPP) government. A defamation suit is also being filed against PPP website Newguymedia.com.

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Caribbean Diaspora Gets New Television Show

Submitted by Rickford Burke The Caribbean Diaspora in the United States and the Caribbean region will from Sunday March 19, 2012, benefit from news, opinions and information from a new Television talk show – “The Caribbean American Forum,” to be hosted by Rickford Burke, a New York based media commentator and human rights advocate who is also President of the

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