Forbes Burnham, P.M. of Guyana

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Title

Forbes Burnham, P.M. of Guyana

Description

"Guyana's Prime Minister, Forbes Burnham, wins applause from a Ward Theatre audience on Friday night as he explained the considerations behind his stance on obeah in his country. Mr. Burnham said he did not legalise obeah but merely sought to allow its cultural expression. At the same time, he emphasized that it is a punishable offence when practised for fraudulent purposes...Mr. Burnham was speaking at the Public launching of the book, The Politics of Change, written by Prime Minister Manley (second from right). Others on stage are Local Government Minister Rose Leon, (third from right), Education Minister Eli Matalon (with head bent behind M. Manley), and Finance Minister David Coore beside Mr. Matalon."

Subject

Prime ministers - Guyana; Burnham, Forbes, - 1923-1985; Politicians; Crowds

Creator

Daily News

Date

2-Dec-1973

Source

NJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Burnham, Forbes

Identifier

D0006259

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

Daily News, “Forbes Burnham, P.M. of Guyana,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed December 4, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/5542.