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How the PPP lost the west for the second time – By Ralph Ramkarran

Written by Ralph Ramkarran

It was President George H. W. Bush’s February 1990 Republic Day message to President Desmond Hoyte, expressing the hope that the upcoming elections will be free and fair, that signaled the end of the West’s four decade hostility to the PPP, starting in 1953. Dr. Jagan had written to the US President in December 1989 seeking US support for free and fair elections in Guyana.

Earlier in 1989 Dr. Jagan wrote to President Gorbachev, President of the USSR, also seeking his support. Dr. Jagan had reminded President Gorbachev of the latter’s earlier support of President Bush’s demand for free and fair elections in Nicaragua, which was a friend of the USSR.  Continue reading

Guyanese Online Newsletter – April 2010

Guyanese Online Newsletter – April 2010-< download


  • Page 1– Masthead picture – The Takutu Bridge;  Brazilian Trade Delegation visits Guyana. ICC – World 20/20 Competition in the West Indies links
    Page 2– Editorial; Map of Guyana;   Brazil-Guyana Trade talks (contd)
    Page 3 – Linden could be conduit to Brazil trade by year end.
    Page 4 – Guyana in USA List of “next decade” oil and gas producers;   Iran Geological Team Arrives.
    Page 5– Cheaper alternatives to Hope Guy$3.6B relief canal– says Engineers Group.; Gold declarations plunge 40% in January 2010; Guyana signs US$25M  IDB loan for Transport Infrastructure.
    Page 6– Japan provides 35 solar water pumps for Hinterland;  Scotiabank donates 100 computers to schools;   Red Thread inks Grant Pact with Japan;   Latter Day Saints donate gear to group.
    Page 7– GUYFEST – Crownsville Maryland, USA on July 10, 2010 – Advertisement
    Page 8– Arannputa women open Peanut Factory in Rupununi.
    Page 9– Bishops’ High School—Education Feature.
    Page 10– Last Lap Lime- 15th Anniversary;  Guyana Reunion Message;  BC Association- Rama Diallo; GABI-  Mashramani and Phagwah Celebrations, and the Caribbean Netball Competition in Barbados.
    Page 11– Hansib Publications—40 year Anniversary;   Lal Balkaran’s new book and DVD on Amerindians; Rocky Mirza Book on American Political History;   The Arts Journal.– March 2010.
    Page 12– Ron Savory’s Evocations at National Gallery in Guyana;   Godfrey Chin’s Nostalgias Link;  Ken Corsbie: Videos on Guyana and the Caribbean.
    Page 13– The Primacy of Hope by Dave Martins.
    Pages 14&15– Guyana and Local Government —The Village Movement —170th year Anniversary; History of Radio in British Guiana.

We hope you find it interesting!

Cyril Bryan. Editor / Publisher
Guyanese Online Newsletter and Blog

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