Guyana Shootings Claims 11 Lives

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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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Ireland B

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#47
Feb 1, 2008
 
I am a guyanese lining in Northern Ireland for the past two years , I am so shock of what my country has gone to. I pray for it every day. I also want to thank CNS 6 and Mr Sharma to letting me see what is happing in my beloved country. Keep it uy Mr Sharma the world is viewing because of you.
Harry

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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#48
Feb 2, 2008
 
al-fallujah wrote:
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how long has the PNC been in the opposition? just curious?
Sometime in the 90ths PPP-Civic came into power. The last time I visited Gy. was in 87.
dougla bai

Brampton, Canada

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#49
Feb 2, 2008
 
this is to the people who say that Guyana should seperate into indians, black and amerindians, what about the douglas? were do u suggest they should go?
Rohan

Brampton, Canada

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#50
Feb 2, 2008
 
Pastor Kwesi Oginga wrote:
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.
Name two national issues that the administration
should pay attention to .
What you wrote about the administration and the
PNC makes me feel that you are bias .And if you call yourself a pastor you shuold be more consern
and responsible about your ideas .
The government is trying all the means to develope
the country . We have Guyanese investor abroad
who have ideas and are willing to invest in our
country ,but they are afraid of the criminals
which the PNC protects and cover up . We should
not hunt down the criminals .

Since: Dec 06

Boycott Guyana 2008!

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#51
Feb 4, 2008
 
Rohan wrote:
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We have Guyanese investor abroad
who have ideas and are willing to invest in our
country ,but they are afraid of the criminals
which the PNC protects and cover up . We should
not hunt down the criminals .
Rohan get your facts right before you talk non.sense
the minister of home affairs is on the central executive committee of the PPP. the govt of the day is the PPP. the police, army and joint services are controlled by the ministry of home affairs.
the commander in chief is also on the central executive committee of the PPP. a party which has been in power for 16 years. that's right 16 years
please identify how/when and who the PNC is currently protecting
David-1206

Tucker, GA

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#52
Feb 4, 2008
 
I'm curious to know if any of the gunmen were muslims ?

Since: Dec 06

Boycott Guyana 2008!

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#53
Feb 4, 2008
 
what's the significance/importance?
gtbq

Somers Point, NJ

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#54
Feb 5, 2008
 
David wrote:
The only solution to the racial hate in Guyana is complete partition. An independent country for East Indians and Amerindians. That is the only solution.
We the South Asian people of Guyana cannot expect that a majority of blacks in Guyana will ever accept an Indian ruler ruling over them. Have the majority of us South Asians in Guyana ever accepted the fact that a black ruler ruled over us. There is too much hate and it is too late.
Right now the only people that can save us South Asians from slaughter are our Pathan, Tamil and Nepalese brothers and sisters. They have the technology and know how on how to deal with a well armed and funded racist genocidal movement bend on exterminating the South Asian from Guyana.
Without our Pathan, Tamil and Nepalese brothers and sisters helping us out we are in serious trouble. It is like Ghengis Khan vs Rambo
Cutlass vs AK-47 and M-16, M-60 rifle plus grenade. No chance for survival.
I don't hate anyone and respect all and love all cultures. If we South Asian people of Guyana had followed Mr. Rai. This racial genocide would have never occured.
This racist brute Rawlings has also killed many blacks in a very brutal way.
you need to go and live there, i'm a born guyanese and need no help. we have to solve our own problems. tough enforcement of the law.
Rahman Khan

Toronto, Canada

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#55
Mar 24, 2008
 
I am all for Berbice seperating from the rest of the country. I am from Demerara, but would not hesitate to move to Berbice if such seperation was possible. Too long have Guyanese lived in a failed state under the oppression of the black minority with de facto support of the GDF and the police.
tyron

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#56
Mar 25, 2008
 
we cannot juss cut and run
the GOG is working hard to see that Guyana and not just one community grow and prosper in all categories.

Berbice is a really nice place and i would love to live there too but we cannot just leave

we have to work together and help our brs. and sis.

let unity and love prevail
rosco

Chicago, IL

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#58
Mar 25, 2008
 
Deport our ghetto gangbangers there. They like to fight, so now they can fight for their lives.
gabbi

Georgetown, Guyana

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#59
Mar 25, 2008
 
MY deepest sympathy towards all family members who have suffered losses of their relatives. Security arrangements have been upgraded, with Joint patrols and roadblocks being conducted in the city and on the East Coast of Demerara, while investigations into the incident are being conducted. The statement said the Joint Services will pursue and conduct robust operations in order to apprehend these criminals who are terrorizing our citizens. They are also calling on all members of the society to remain calm in the face of adversity and stability will return to the society.
Petal

Georgetown, Guyana

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#60
Mar 26, 2008
 
After the Bartica massacre the number have increased to 22 lives. My deepest condolence goes out to the deceased family. In Guyana we must put aside racial and political element so that we can safe the lives of our Guyanese. The PPP is working on getting Guyana back on track and we must support them to our utmost so that we can make Guyana better.
rosco

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#61
Mar 26, 2008
 
Lets send these tough guy American gun owners over there to combat the violence. That "Highlander" guy and his side kick "Guns on the net" should be up for the task.....
tyron

Georgetown, Guyana

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#62
Mar 26, 2008
 
We do not need anymore gun men down here, we are presently trying to get rid of the ones we have.

Guyana on the rise
Carol

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#63
Sep 9, 2008
 
Guyana suppost to be One People One Nation One Destiny but if the people should live by
UNITED WE STAND and DIVIDED WE FALL Guyana will be the O Beautiful Guyana we've all sing about. Our destiny depends on our thoughts, words and deed, whatsoever the mind of man conceive to believe that is what he shall also achieve so let's all say a prayer for the innocent and the guilty.
lionheart

Lawrenceville, GA

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#64
Mar 23, 2011
 
many guyanese people became heartless beast,that show no love for each other anymore, which is sad and ungodly.
Dax

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#65
Mar 23, 2011
 
lionheart wrote:
many guyanese people became heartless beast,that show no love for each other anymore, which is sad and ungodly.
Wake up lad, this happened 3 years ago, and your opinion cannot be generalized.
mike

Moncton, Canada

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#66
Mar 24, 2011
 
no one that live overseas opinion counts we all run and left guyana why we left because guyana is a lovely place with the best government in the world crime free cocane free best health system ect ect ect all you indian that support this good government please go back and live in your paradise and when ever you see a black person turn up your nose and hole onto your purse even if they is treating you in the hospital or teaching your children ect ect ect and whenever you come overseas leave your hate and racist mentality behind in guyana

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