Message on International Children’s Day 2016

Today is International Children’s Day, one of the days dozens of countries have set aside to reflect on children’s rights. The Guyana Empowered Peoples Action Network (GEPAN) remembers the children of the streets, those who are victims of forced labour and TIP, those who are victims of poverty and abuse in its multiple forms. We […]

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Progress can kill

… A publication by Survival International It has been long debated whether or not development, in other words progress, can negatively impact indigenous peoples. While this is widely the case for indigenous peoples world wide,it is our belief at GEPAN that the Amerindians of Guyana have over the years learnt to merge development with their […]

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TASSERENE – CONFLICT OF INTEREST ARISING FROM MINISTER BROOMES’ MINING ON AMERINDIAN PROPOSED TITLE LAND

In an attempt to engage the Honourable Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman, to resolve the issue arising from the possession of mining blocks by another Minister on proposed Amerindian land, the following letter was issued by GEPAN.   Hon. Minister Raphael Trotman Ministry of Natural Resources Upper Brickdam Georgetown   Dear Minister Trotman, […]

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