Emancipation should be celebrated by Guyanese everywhere – Granger


See below for full Emancipation Day message from caretaker President David Granger: Africans endured enslavement in the Guiana colonies for 200 years before achieving their Emancipation 182 years ago on 1st August 1838. They laid the foundation for the freedoms enjoyed by every Guyanese today. Emancipation was not a generous gift of the European slave […]

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Foundations of society, economy were firmly laid by African ancestors – PPP/C

See full Emancipation Day message from People’s Progressive Party/Civic below: This year marks the 186th anniversary of the formal abolition of slavery in British colonies and the Peoples’ Progressive Party (PPP) takes this opportunity to salute our Afro-Guyanese brothers and sisters across the country and in the Diaspora on the […]