PPP Congress acknowledges ethnic insecurities ‘real’
-David Hinds welcomes statement
The recent PPP Congress has acknowledged that ethnic insecurities are real and says that any political solutions must address these insecurities.
“We recognise that ethnic insecurities are real and that any political solution must address these insecurities and build trust and confidence among our people,” the Political Declaration of the PPP’s 30th Congress, which concluded two Sunday ago at Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice, said. Party delegates and observers pledged their determination to continue to unite the diverse ethnic groups in the country and to unequivocally reject those intent on dividing the people on the basis of ethnicity, according to the declaration.
Activist David Hinds yesterday applauded the PPP for acknowledging that ethnic insecurities are real but pointed out that they have to go “beyond mere talk of inclusion.” He said that in uniting the diverse groups, concrete measures dealing with insecurities have to be instituted. Ethnic insecurity, he said, “is grounded in the fear of domination” and this …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.