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Guyana Politics: WPA accuses PPP of criminalising State again

The Working People’s Alliance (WPA), which has broken away from the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-led A Partnership for National Unity (APNU),has accused the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) of  again criminalising the State in less than one month after taking back the reins of power.
While in government from 1992-2015, the PPP had been accused of racial discrimination and nepotism as well as aligning itself with the drug underworld to fight heavily armed gangs that had killed, kidnapped, raped and robbed people mainly on the lower East Coast Demerara, parts of Georgetown, Bartica and Lindo Creek.  Then President David Granger had subsequently said his plan to hold commissions of inquiry into the period of the “troubles” had been stymied by a lack of evidence.

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