Diaspora says: Hold Guyanese Politicians Accountable! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

A Message to the Diaspora: Hold Guyanese Politicians Accountable!

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

It came late during the discussions. One questioner wanted to know what the diaspora could do to help in the current crisis in Guyana. The discussions were held on a cold and wintry afternoon on Liberty Avenue, in Richmond Hill. This is an enclave in Queens in New York that is frequented by politicians, particularly from Guyana.

Queens has the single biggest concentration of Guyanese outside of Guyana. The unofficial number is around 200,000 persons. The current situation in Guyana has brought the diaspora into focus, and the role it could play in moving the debate forward.    

READ MORE: a message to the diaspora

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