Guyana Shootings Claims 11 Lives

There are 20 comments on the Newsday story from Jan 26, 2008, titled Guyana Shootings Claims 11 Lives. In it, Newsday reports that:

Gunmen stormed into a coastal village early Saturday and shot dead 11 people, the president said, in escalating violence blamed on a gang leader who has threatened widespread attacks.

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TNT

Rebecca, GA

#1 Jan 26, 2008
I believe, Mr. Wilkinson, the grammatically correct headline would read: "Guyana Shootings Claim 11 Lives."
azaad

Vaughan, Canada

#2 Jan 26, 2008
anyone know of any website that offers more details of this shooting?
Pastor Kwesi Oginga

Herndon, VA

#3 Jan 26, 2008
This is a sad situation. My heart felt sympathy goes out to the family of the victims.

The spirit of this gun culture that is evading the land will continually hurt our nation.
When a minister of the government uses a gun to threaten the life of a public citizen and walks away without any form of disciplinary action, legal or otherwise, meted out to him, it sets a dangerous national precedent. After all, leaders lead.

My prayer is that all of Guyana will see the wisdom in fearlessly working together to rid all communities of guns and gun crimes. This is not something I think the government can do all by itself. Right now the government is too deeply involved in proving that their administration is better than the PNC. With such a mindset, lots of important national issues will either be ignored or will they receive biased or insufficient attention.
David

Canada

#4 Jan 26, 2008
The soldier who was killed by Rawlins gave his life for the Guyanese nation and the unity of the Guyanese people. He made the ultimate sacrifice to the nation. He is one of the greatest Guyanese heroes.

The 11 people who were racially genocidedly killed by Rawlins are also heroes.

This racial genocide of the hated East Indians of Guyana serves as a clear indication that only solution of the problems of Guyana is the partitioning of the country and the birth of an independent nation for East Indians and American Indians on the South Amercan mainland. Long live the Justice Party of Guyana
Indi

Brooklyn, NY

#5 Jan 26, 2008
This is such a shame.... I can't imagine such ruthless bastards killing children. My sincere prayers and sympathy goes out to victims family and friends.
Anita

Scarborough, Canada

#9 Jan 27, 2008
azaad wrote:
anyone know of any website that offers more details of this shooting?
http://www.kaieteurnewsgy.com/

Kaieteur News - very graphic
Anita

Scarborough, Canada

#10 Jan 27, 2008
SHAMROCK wrote:
Are we supposed to care what happens in this **** hole?
This was random killings on innocent lives. It could happen to anyone one of us as we go about our lives...It happened in the last 2 weeks in Toronto, Canada from stray bullets. You never know who's next, so don't demean another country, or other lives.

Since: Dec 06

Boycott Guyana 2008!

#11 Jan 27, 2008
SHAMROCK wrote:
Are we supposed to care what happens in this **** hole?
quit being an ass
if you don't have anything to say, say nothing. innocent human beings were slaughtered
rosco

Chicago, IL

#12 Jan 27, 2008
Guns cause death, nothing else.
Harry

Amstelveen, Netherlands

#13 Jan 28, 2008
David wrote:
The soldier who was killed by Rawlins gave his life for the Guyanese nation and the unity of the Guyanese people. He made the ultimate sacrifice to the nation. He is one of the greatest Guyanese heroes.
The 11 people who were racially genocidedly killed by Rawlins are also heroes.
This racial genocide of the hated East Indians of Guyana serves as a clear indication that only solution of the problems of Guyana is the partitioning of the country and the birth of an independent nation for East Indians and American Indians on the South Amercan mainland. Long live the Justice Party of Guyana
I have always wanted the county of Berbice to separate itself from the rest of Guyana.
We Berbician are a different breed compare to especially Demerarian.
I donít know what kind of separation you envisage.
In any case a racial segregation seems to be the only solution.
Guyana is large enough to be separated into not only the three counties but rather three countries if need be.
TNT

Rebecca, GA

#14 Jan 28, 2008
rosco wrote:
Guns cause death, nothing else.
In Rwanda, they used machetes. If someone is determined, they will find a way. Idiots who think removing guns from the equation are myopic.
Patriot

Englewood, CO

#15 Jan 28, 2008
"I have always wanted the county of Berbice to separate itself from the rest of Guyana."????

Berbice seperate from Demerara?? I guess you got on a boat to Suriname and then got on a plane to move away from Berbice to Europe!!
Klaatu

North Chicago, IL

#16 Jan 28, 2008
rosco wrote:
Guns cause death, nothing else.
Gort! Klaatu barada nikto
Long Island No More

Boston, MA

#17 Jan 28, 2008
Klaatu wrote:
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Gort! Klaatu barada nikto
Keep that scary robot away from me baby
John Rambo

Sun City Center, FL

#18 Jan 28, 2008
You're not changin' anything...
Lucky

Englewood, CO

#19 Jan 28, 2008
Anita wrote:
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http://www.kaieteurnewsgy.com/
Kaieteur News - very graphic
http://www.cnstv6-gy.com/
Lucky

Englewood, CO

#20 Jan 28, 2008
unknown

Stamford, CT

#21 Jan 28, 2008
i was born in guyana and i'm pissed that people like rondell is still messing our country up.those people did nothing to him why them?i know im not steping foot back in that country.my sympathy goes out to the victims family.
Rohan

Brampton, Canada

#25 Jan 29, 2008
Forbes Burnham , Desmond Hoyte ,Robert Corbin nad all those supporters of the PNC come from heaven.
They are angels sent by God to Guyana to make Guyana a paradise .
All those who are killing and robbing Indians in Guyana are aliens come from Mars or another planet
Nobody ever see anyone of tham and nobody know what they look like .

Albert Boodhoo Is my brother - in- law Jackass
All that you can publish in this forum is things bad about the government and the President and the PPP party of Guyana .
David

Cave City, KY

#26 Jan 29, 2008
Sad times we are living in. Check newspapers all over the world. Same sort of mayhem is widespread, but virtually unreported in much national and international news. One reason I think, it is so prevalent.

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