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August 4, 2018

Demerara Waves

Ramotar, PPP, WPA weigh in on election rigging, governance, oil wealth distribution

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics August 1, 2018 Former President Donald Ramotar on Wednesday-Emancipation Day 2018- warned Guyanese that if upcoming local and general elections are rigged it could forfeit the country’s democratic gains and crush legacy of African liberation from slavery. The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), for its part, hailed the…

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Afro-Guyanese deserve 15,000 square miles of territory as partial compensation for enslavement; law being drafted for African land rights

Posted by: Denis Chabrol in News, Politics August 1, 2018 The Guyana Reparations Committee is drafting legislation to allow Afro-Guyanese to secure a percentage of Guyana’s territory as compensation for slavery in the same way that Amerindians have been legally guaranteed land rights, a move Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best supports. “I believe that unless…

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