President: Independence moulded our national identity- speech on Guyana’s Jubilee

President David Granger takes the Presidential salute at the Golden Jubilee ceremony

President David Granger takes the Presidential salute at the Golden Jubilee ceremony

President: Independence moulded our national identity
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WITH six distinct identities fused within one geographic space, Guyana’s ardent aspiration and arduous struggle for political Independence in 1966 moulded a national identity which has been preserved 50 years later.

Thousands watched, their eyes fixed on the enormous screen which projected an audio/visual recording of President David Granger’s speech at D’Urban Park, the newly created stadium behind the iconic statue of slave rebel Cuffy at the Square of the Revolution.   

A recognised historian, the President reflected on the fact that Independence on May 26, 1966, infused the qualities of audacity and tenacity in Guyanese, fortifying their determination to be masters of their destiny. Further, it created new institutions on which to erect the pillars of the new nation.       [Read  more]

50th Anniversary Independence Message – H.E. Brigadier David Granger – 26 May, 2016

 

 

 

 

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