The United States is sponsoring an 18 month project aimed at strengthening the capacity of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to advocate for electoral reform in accordance with regional and international standards.
The Guyana Court of Appeal on Tuesday set aside the conviction and 18-month sentence for possession of explosives against Donald Rodney- –the brother of Guyanese politician and historian Dr. Walter Rodney who was killed in a bomb blast 40 years ago. “We will allow the appeal and set aside the conviction and sentence and a … Continue reading Guyana Court of Appeal Sets Aside Explosives Conviction, Sentence Of Donald Rodney
Guyana’s leaders are so determined to grant extremely generous fiscal terms to oil companies, that they have agreed to forfeit billions of United States dollars, which could have gone to housing the homeless, making college education free, and erecting state-of-the-art hospitals.
WPA believes that the arrival in Guyana of the USA Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, on the heels of the active role of the US diplomatic operatives and the Secretary himself in the recently concluded General and Regional elections is not accidental. The fact that the Secretary is also visiting neighboring Suriname is also noted. … Continue reading Statement From Working People’s Alliance on Pompeo’s Guyana Visit
The MSJ calls on regional governments to stand their ground on the well-established principles of international relations and to let the Government of Guyana know that it must not allow itself to be used as a pawn in the US agenda of regime change in Venezuela.
Organization for the Victory of the People (OVP) opposes US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo’s visit to Guyana at this time because we believe that the primary purpose of his visit is to persuade the PPP Regime to allow Guyana to be used as a base to attack our western neighbour, Venezuela. We call on the PPP Government to reject any proposal from Mike Pompeo which would trample on Guyana and Venezuela’s sovereignty and God-given right to self-determination.
Rumours of an ‘October surprise’ in the form of pressure on Venezuela prior to elections in both the US and Venezuela have been intensifying for some time. Economic and military pressure along with covert operations and disinformation campaigns have been reported, involving Colombian and Brazilian military. Some form of invasion or uprising has not been ruled out, supposedly timed to impact on the US elections in a manner beneficial to President Trump.
The people of Guyana cannot put their faith in those who set the country on fire in 1953 nor those who have been fanning the flames ever since for their own benefit. They need to rediscover the unity that served them so well in the anti-colonial struggle and use it to plot an escape from the division, killing and insecurity generated by the communalism and racism that currently plague them.
Organization for the Victory of the People (OVP) is calling on every Guyanese citizen to take responsibility for the terrible state of affairs that led to the savage killings of Isaiah and Joel Henry and Haresh Singh. In the words of Martin Carter, “all are involved, all are consumed”.