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BBC Radio British Guiana politics in the 1960’s - radio documentary

BBC Radio British Guiana politics in the 1960’s


Mike Thomson investigates how Britain undermined British Guiana’s democratic process as the colony inched towards independence in the early 1960s.   274 more words


Village feature - Port Mourant, Corentyne

Port Mourant, Corentyne, the home village of the late president of Guyana, Dr Cheddi Jagan as well as some outstanding cricketers, was described as the only village that offers education from “nursery to university.” 2,188 more words


University of Guyana: Fifty Years Serving the Nation

University of Guyana – Turkeyen Campus – Guyana
Source: Google Earth

Fifty years serving Guyana since its inception on 19 April 1963. A remarkable achievement for a young developing nation with a population of less than 800,000. 463 more words


International Women's Day 2013: Remembering Kowsilla of Leonora

Kowsilla of Leonora (1920-1964) – Guyana

Source: Article by Vanessa Narine (www.angelfire.com)

I learned about Kowsilla, also known as Alice, while researching Guyana’s history (1950 to 1970) for my first novel, Under the Tamarind Tree. 470 more words


People Progressive Party celebrates 20 years in Government - video`

People Progressive Party celebrates 20 years in Government

Guyana’s oldest political party, the People’s Progressive Party is celebrating 20 years in Government and reflecting on the work it has been able to do as a Government over those years, while focusing on the future. 271 more words


AFC Last Lap Rally – November 26 – reports

Jagan’s “spirit” is with the AFC – Ramjattan

Demerara Waves – November 27, 2011

Presidential candidate for the Alliance For Change (AFC) Khemraj Ramjattan declared Saturday night that former PPP member Moses Nagamootoo has wrenched the “spirit” of the late Dr. 99 more words