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Rickford Burke of Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy

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Join Roger with guest, Rickford Burke, President of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy, to talk about his multi-million dollar lawsuit against the Guyana Times in New York and the work of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy.

The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy ("CGID") is a not for profit, non-partisan think-tank that was founded in 2000. Its primary goals are to promote the strengthening and institutionalization of democratic values in Guyana and the Caribbean. A cardinal tenet of CGID's philosophy is that freedom, peace, and prosperity cannot be attained without an open society and a democratic way of life.

CGID's mission is to: promote democratic governance, social justice and national development; and to foster a harmonious, open society in which there is equal opportunity for all, the rule of law is supreme and the immutable human rights of all citizens are fully respected; and to promote a society in which free speech, freedom of the press, association and all other human freedoms flourish as a facet of national life.

Find out more from their website, http://c-gid.net/.