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Guyana Elections: Dr. Yesu Persaud wants to see change urges Constitution reform

Dr. Yesu Persaud wants to see change urges Constitution reform

April 19, 2015 | By KNews | Filed Under News

Dr. Yesu Persaud

Dr. Yesu Persaud

One of the country’s most prominent businessmen, Dr. Yesu Persaud, believes that the time has come for a change and for the country’s Constitution to be reformed.

Dr. Yesu Persaud, who built the Demerara Distillers Limited into a powerhouse with its world renowned, award winning El Dorado rum line and soft drinks and created Demerara Bank and the Institute of Private Enterprise Development (IPED), has been critical for some time about the Constitution which he argued gives the Government too much power without accountability.

In return, he has also been scathingly criticized by the ruling People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) for his comments.  Continue reading

Dr. Yesu Persaud chronicles life in gritty autobiography

Dr. Yesu Persaud chronicles life in gritty autobiography

 “Reaching For The Stars – The Life of Yesu Persaud”

MAY 11, 2014 | BY 
Dr. Yesu Persaud with his book.

Dr. Yesu Persaud with his book.

His life is a story that tells how one man made a phenomenal rise from humble beginnings to becoming one of Guyana’s top businessmen.
With the award-winning El Dorado 15-Year-Old Special Reserve rum, he has placed the country on the world map.

Dr. Yesu Persaud’s role also as a key negotiator in the critical 1970s overseeing the nationalization of Bookers, one of the most powerful companies in Guyana, and his establishment of several advocacy bodies and businesses in other sectors, have left an indelible mark not only because of the jobs he created under his watch, but because of how far-reaching his vision was.   Continue reading

Guyana Christian Charities Bake and Food Sale – Toronto – October 28, 2012