Day: <span>August 1, 2020</span>

Message of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on the occasion of the 182nd anniversary of Emancipation 2020.08.01

  • Posted: August 01, 2020
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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 trading empires. Africans resisted enslavement and fought for freedom in the great …

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