• Short Summary

    PLACARD WAVING DEMONSTRATORS WERE PROTESTING WHEN BRITAIN'S COLONIAL SECRETARY, MR.ANTHONY GREENWOOD, ARRIVED IN GEORGETOWN, BRITISH?

  • Description

    PLACARD WAVING DEMONSTRATORS WERE PROTESTING WHEN BRITAIN'S COLONIAL SECRETARY, MR.ANTHONY GREENWOOD, ARRIVED IN GEORGETOWN, BRITISH GUIANA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).HE IS IN THE COLONY ON A 3-DAY VISIT FOR TALKS WITH POLITICAL, COMMERCIAL AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS.

    GOVERNOR SIR RICHARD LUYT AND THE PRIME MINISTER, MR FORBES BURNHAM LED THE OFFICIAL WELCOMING PARTY.DEMONSTRATORS HAD BEEN MAKING THEIR WAY TO THE AIRPORT ALL DAY BY BUS, CARS AND LORRIES.AS THE GOVERNOR STEPPED DOWN FROM THE PRIVATE AIRCRAFT THERE WERE DEAFENING BOOS AND SHOUTS.SECURITY UNITS STOOD BY IN CASE THE SITUATION GOT OUT OF HAND.

    AS HE STEPPED DOWN FROM THE AIRCRAFT, MR.GREENWOOD MET THE GOVERNOR, OTHER LEADING ADMINISTRATION FIGURES AND THEN SPOKE TO THE NEWSMEN.HE TOLD THEM THAT THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT WISHED TO BRING ABOUT RECONCILIATION AND STABILITY TO BRITISH GUIANA.

    DR JAGAN'S PEOPLE'S PROGRESSIVE PARTY HAS ANNOUNCED A BOYCOTT OF ALL OFFICIAL SOCIAL FUNCTIONS.INVITATIONS TO DINNERS AND RECEPTIONS HAVE BEEN REFUSED; HOWEVER MR.GREENWOOD IS EXPECTED TO HAVE A PRIVATE CONFERENCE WITH DR.JAGAN SHORTLY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE0OZRU0A5U60XF817F6YNW76L
    Media URN:
    VLVAE0OZRU0A5U60XF817F6YNW76L
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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