By RICKEY SINGH
AS HAS HAPPENED quite often in recent years with respect to its annual reports on drug trafficking in the Caribbean, the United States of America now seems to have stirred up a hornet’s nest by its latest report on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) with Guyana, for one, loudly crying “foul” and calling for an apology.
In its just-released 2010 TIP Report, the United States State Department has spread its accusations to blaming governments – Jamaica, included – for failing to provide required “comprehensive data” during the reporting period.
For its part, the Guyana Government lost no time in going on the offensive on Monday against the United States State Department, using undiplomatic language to dismiss the 2010 TIP Report in reference to that Caricom state as “sheer ‘eye-pass’ (creolese for insult); “crap” and “diatribe”.
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June 25, 2010
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