The contemporary political history of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana

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Interview with Cheddi Jagan
NACLA Report on the Americas, May/June 1997. Cheddi Jagan, the President of Guyana, died of a massive heart attack on March 5, 1997. An interviewe in his office in Georgetown just a month before he died
Some thoughts on the current situation in Guyana
By Dave Silver, 22 December 1997. While the People's National Congress (PNC) candidate Desmond Hoyte is contesting the validity of the just concluded presidential elections, it was announced that the winner is the candidate of the People's Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/Civic) slate Janet Jagan. It is helpful I think to see the historical context.
Guyana President Threatens State of Emergency
Nicaragua Solidarity Network of Greater New York, Weekly Americas, Weekly News Update, #439, 28 June 1998. On June 26 Guyanese president Janet Jagan announced that she may declare a state of emergency if disturbances that began on June 17 continue. The president blamed the opposition People's National Congress (PNC), led by ex-president Desmond Hoyte (1985-92).