The Formation of the Working People’s Alliance
The Working People’s Alliance was formed in 1974 as a political alternative to the PPP and the PNC. To be frank, this political party was for the “people” of Guyana. What is meant by people is the working and lower class society who economically contribute to the development of Guyana. The WPA originally was an alliance formed by four pressure groups, those groups were African Society for Cultural Relations with Independent Africa, Indian P...
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...nd book ever, “ A History of the Guyanese Working People”.
The Assassination of Walter Rodney
By 1980, it seemed that Guyana should have just remained a British colony because it was not doing well. Political conflict still plagued this country, class association and class discrimination was still at a all time high. The PNC became so desperate to get rid of Rodney that they plotted and executed the assassination of him by placing a bomb in the car he was sitting in. Now how did the PNC think this was going to be a great idea? It caused more conflict in Guyana to occur. Even though Rodney died a horrible and tragic death his memory has continued to live on. For Guyanese today they need to learn his ways and to make sure that his life and legacy was not in vain. This is why Guyanese people need to wake up and see the political parties for who they truly are.
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