Georgetown, Guyana – (August 28, 2019) His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, extends condolences at the death of Mr. Johnny Critchlow Braithwaite, M.S., also known as ‘Johnny Braff’.

Mr. Braithwaite died at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation this morning after a brief period of illness. He was 82 years old.

Mr. Braithwaite was a Guyanese musician who rose to fame in the late 1970s with the hit song “It Burns Inside”.

President Granger bestowed the national award, the Medal of Service Award on Mr. Braithwaite in May this year.

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