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Volume 8, Number 1/2 (2002)
Appendix - Political Attitudes and Party Choices in Contemporary Guyana
Selwyn Ryan
Over the past few decades, there were many who believed that Guyana was ruled by a "dictatorship" established by Forbes Burnham and maintained by Desmond Hoyte. During the seventies, eighties, and early nineties, there was a sustained struggle on the part of many, both inside and outside Guyana, to "restore democracy." The PPP's proud boast is that in 1992, when it regained power, it had succeeded in doing so.