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On The Occassion of the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Posted on 2013-12-09

The Forbes Burnham Foundation in keeping with its mandate to keep the legacy of the Late Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham alive and in keeping with its own convictions takes this opportunity to express its condolences on th... read more >>>


Posted on 2013-12-09

he Burnham Foundation wishes to express its condolences to the family of Mr. Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC) and the people and Government of South Africa at this time of sadness caused by the passin... read more >>>

The Forbes Burnham Foundation Awards and Mentorship Scheme

by FBF
Posted on 2013-09-25

The Forbes Burnham Foundation held its inaugural Awards and Mentorship Scheme on Sunday, 8th September, 2013 at the Critchlow Labour College, Woolford Avenue. The event which commenced at approximately 15:30hrs with a re... read more >>>

The pseudo intellectualism behind Dr. Walter Rodney’s death and the use of his name to deny Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham, South Africa’s Oliver Tambo Award

by Minette Bacchus
Posted on 2013-05-06

br /> The ruckus, or rather the pseudo-intellectual campaign to deny Guyana’s late President Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham the deserving South Africa’s Order of the Companions of O. R. Tambo Award, is deserving of expo... read more >>>

by Dr. Kean Gibson
Posted on 2013-05-04

o: Professor J. Wardrop, Editor – H-Net SAfrica

I am a Guyanese who has lived and worked in the Caribbean – Guyana, Jamaica and Barbados – and I was very surprised by Professor Horace Campbell’s request fo... read more >>>

No ‘justifiable’ reason for withdrawal of South Africa award to Burnham

by StabroekNews
Posted on 2013-05-04

The PNC has done everything legally possible, everything humanly possible to refute the allegations made against members of our party as to the involvement in [the murder]. We certainly don’t accept it and we have always... read more >>>

GTUC to write to South Africa over Tambo award furore

by StabroekNews
Posted on 2013-05-04

The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) said it will be writing to the South African Government to voice its support for the conferment of the Oliver Tambo Award to former executive president of Guyana Linden Forbes Samp... read more >>>

Burnham award

by StabroekNews.com
Posted on 2013-04-30

mere matter of weeks after the family of the late President Forbes Burnham had been informed that he was to be given the Order of the Companions of
O R Tambo by South Africa, persistent reports began to circulate... read more >>>

The Burnham factor

by Shaun Michael Samaroo - STABROEK NEWS
Posted on 2013-04-25

In awarding its highest national honour, the Oliver Tambo Award, to the late President Forbes Burnham, South Africa recognises a crucial integrity of character in us as a nation.

In that famous so... read more >>>

Burnham to be honoured with Oliver Tambo Award

by StabroekNews
Posted on 2013-04-18

ate Guyanese President Forbes Burnham is to be honoured by the South African government with the Oliver Tambo Award

The award, established in 2002, is conferred on foreign nationals (Heads of State and Gov... read more >>>

We must Integrate or Perish

by Forbes Burnham
Posted on 2012-10-13

His Excellency Mr. LINDEN, FORBES SAMPSON BURNHAM, Executive
President, and Former Prime Minister of Guyana and Premier of British Guiana
Speech to Conference of Officials of the Commonwealth Caribbean
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Blowback: Burnham, Jagan and the O R Tambo Freedom Award (part 2)

by Aubrey Bonnet, PhD
Posted on 2011-08-04

t that time the WPA�s leadership cadre was chafing under serious attacks from nefarious opposition elements within the country, and also from legitimate counteractions by the state apparatus and its agencies- espe... read more >>>

Blowback: Burnham, Jagan and the O R Tambo Freedom Award (Part 1)

by Aubrey Bonnet, PhD
Posted on 2011-08-04

ust recently, last month to be exact, the late Cheddi Jagan, former
President of the Republic of Guyana, and one of the heroes of the
mass nationalist movement for independence, was awarded one of
th... read more >>>

Burnham’s Legacy in the International Year for Peoples of African Descent

by Burnham Foundation
Posted on 2011-08-02

he Burnham Foundation in its usual tradition will be hosting a Public Symposium on August 5 at 5.00pm in the Auditorium of Saint Stanislaus to mark the 26th Death Anniversary of the late Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham, Fi... read more >>>

Guyana: An Easier Way - Friday, Dec. 27, 1968 TIME Magazine

by Time Magazine
Posted on 2011-05-22

The threat from the left in South America need not always be suppressed by armies. It can often be met as easily and more democratically at the ballot box—as the coastal republic of Guyana demonstrated in its general ele... read more >>>

Guyana: Under Five Colors - Friday, Jun. 03, 1966

by Time Magazine
Posted on 2011-05-22

Near the speaker's stand in Georgetown's Queen Elizabeth Park, Negro Prime Minister Forbes Burnham threw both arms around his bitterest enemy, the Marxist ex-Prime Minister Cheddi Jagan. Moments later, the lights dimmed,... read more >>>

British Guiana: Repairing the Damage - Friday, Feb. 19, 1965

by Time Magazine
Posted on 2011-05-22

In three years of Marxist misrule, Cheddi Jagan managed to ruin British Guiana's economy and set the country's East Indian and Negro populations at each other's throats. But Jagan, an East Indian and a former dentist, wa... read more >>>

Burnham: A Vision, A Legacy

Posted on 2011-05-22

Many have misunderstood Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham and the nation owes him an honest appraisal. To the extent that he lies buried in cloudiness our greatness and contribution to modern Guyana will not be appreciated, ... read more >>>


by Forbes Burnham
Posted on 2011-01-25

e in Guyana will soon be citizens of an independent nation and it is well for us to decide positively and in time, what type of Guyana we want or don't want. We in the People's National Congress want our country to be fr... read more >>>

Annual Membership Conference and Election

by Vincent Alexander
Posted on 2011-01-18

The Forbes Burnham foundation will be holding the following annual activities:

Burnham Lecture Series - National Library - 18th Feb. @ 17:00hrs

Annual Conference - Campala Hotel - 19th Feb.,... read more >>>

Memoriam: Forbes Burnham remembered

by By Stabroek staff
Posted on 2010-08-27

This article is reprinted from Stabroek News July 29, 2010 in Guyana Review

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of Forbes Burnham, the first Prime Minister and Executive President of Guyana read more >>>

10th Anniversary of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana

by Forbes Burnham
Posted on 2010-08-19

Salute to Guyanese Worker

We hear today, literally today, of erstwhile great nations stipulating the political terms on which they will dispense aid. That is for others, not for us. We will not kneel agai... read more >>>


by Halim Majeed
Posted on 2010-08-19

This article is reprinted from Kaieteur News August 15th 2010

His Excellency Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham was elected Prime Minister of the Republic of Guyana, formerly British Guiana, ... read more >>>

CIA and Guyana

by fbf
Posted on 2010-05-23

uyana 1966
In an NIE focused on the short term, the major conclusions were:

There was a potential for violence after British troops leave in October 1966, which the NIE said Guyanese security forc... read more >>>

2nd Annual Youth Week Symposium

by Georgetown Chapter
Posted on 2010-05-19

orbes Burnham Foundation
Georgetown Chapter
Website: http://lfsburnhamfoundation.org

2nd Annual Youth Week Symposium

The Georgetown Chapter of ... read more >>>

Short Bio of Forbes Burnham

by Foundation
Posted on 2010-05-14

AME: Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham, O.E., S.C., B.A., LL.B

DATE OF BIRTH: February 20, 1923. Kitty, British Guiana

PARENTS' NAMES: James Ethelbert Burnham, Schoolmaster, and Rachael Abigail ... read more >>>

How do I Form a Foundation Chapter

by Forbes Burnham Foundation
Posted on 2010-05-10

obilisation and Chapter formation -Forbes Burnham Foundation?

These guidelines outline an step-by-step process that will help you form a Forbes Burnham Foundation Chapter.

Step 1 - Sow the s... read more >>>


by Sgd. Joycelynne Loncke
Posted on 2010-05-05

here are special moments in the history of a nation when the stars ordain the birth of an outstanding personality.

I do believe that we, in Guyana, were privileged to be given Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham... read more >>>

Declaration of Sophia

by Forbes Burnham
Posted on 2010-05-04

eclaration of Sophia
Address by the Leader of the People's National Congress, Prime Minister Forbes Burnham, at a Special Party Congress to mark the 10th Anniversary of the P.N.C in Government.
Venue: Plant... read more >>>


by Dr. Ramesh Kissoon
Posted on 2010-05-04

adame Chairperson, Mr. Robert Corbin, the Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform, Mrs. Corbin, the First Lady of the PNC Reform, Comrades, Friends, not forgetting our dear Deputy Mayor.

My reflect... read more >>>

Reflections “Guyana National Service: Burnham’s Vision -35 years after”

by Major General (retd) Joseph G Singh
Posted on 2010-05-04

hairperson, Ms Genevieve Allen, National Secretary, National Congress of Women, Leader of the Opposition and of the PNCR, Mrs Corbin, General Secretary PNCR, Chairman PSC, Distinguished Invitees and particularly a member... read more >>>

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