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Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News – 24-25 April 2017

News – April 25, 2017

News – April 24, 2017

PPP has left Guyana in an ethnic trap – Dr. David Hinds

PPP has left Guyana in an ethnic trap 

After holding the reins of office for over two decades, some critics are of the view that the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has left Guyana in a frightening ethnic trap.
Specifically making this claim was Executive Member of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), Dr. David Hinds.
In his recent writings, Dr. Hinds opined that the ethnic trap in which the PPP left Guyana will have an impact on governance and politics for a long time to come.
On the one hand, the University Professor said that the PPP’s mode of governance, grounded as it was in complete political domination, which in Guyana translates into ethnic dominance, ensured that African Guyanese developed a very deep fear and hatred for that party.    Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief -24th April 2017

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Guyana Government News Brief -24th April 2017

Racism persists in Cuba – By Nelson A. King

Racism persists in Cuba

NELSON A. KING | CUBA – Caribbean Life News

Many Afro-Cuban activists say that despite the social advancements made in Cuba in recent years, blacks on the Spanish-speaking Caribbean island still face and battle overt racism.

More than 30 Cuban activists, writers, academics and entrepreneurs, mostly of African descent, gathered at prestigious Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., last week for what was described as an “unpreceden­ted meeting to celebrate the achievements of the Afro-Cuban movement on the island and set the course for future work,” according to the Miami Herald.    [Read more]

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