IAC welcomes 1838 Indian immigration Monument site

PRESS RELEASE The Indian Action Committee (IAC) is very pleased to note that its initiative of calling for the establishment of a monument to recognize the arrival, in British Guiana, of immigrants from India is now occurring at Palmyra, East Berbice in Administrative Region Number Six. The IAC, which called

Continue reading

IAC Phagwah Greetings

PRESS RELEASE The Indian Action Committee (IAC) extends Phagwah (Holi) greetings to all the citizens of Guyana, especially those who are guided by the philosophical teachings of Sanatan Dharma. Phagwah or Holi is a festival of Bharat (India) that has its roots in antiquity and celebrates the coming of a

Continue reading

IAC Phagwah Mela ‘Rang Barse’ set for March 12 at Mahaica

2017/03/10 PRESS RELEASE The Indian Action Committee (IAC) wishes to inform the general public of and invite them to the organization’s Annual Phagwah Mela ‘Rang Barse’ which will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2017,  commencing at 16:00hrs or 4pm, at the Helena Number Two (2) Cricket Ground, Mahaica, East

Continue reading

Sugar workers and communities must not be abandoned

2017/03/02 PRESS RELEASE The Indian Action Committee (IAC) is extremely concerned with the distressed state of the sugar Industry in Guyana especially in light of the anxieties oppressing the minds of thousands of sugar workers whose livelihoods are in jeopardy as reports of the closure of a number of sugar

Continue reading

IAC launches Centenary logo

PRESS RELEASE The Indian Action Committee (IAC) as part of its 2017 activities has launched a logo to commemorate the Centenary of the official end of emigration of Indentured labourers from India. The IAC has invited members of the public to submit designs for a logo depicting the 100th Anniversary

Continue reading

IAC calls for suspension of parking meter fiasco

PRESS RELEASE The Indian Action Committee (IAC) is in agreement with the establishment of Parking Meters in the city of Georgetown in the long term but the organization is not in favour of the current agreement between the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) and the overseas investors. The IAC

Continue reading

IAC receives funds for centenary activities

PRESS RELEASE The Indian Action Committee (IAC) today Thursday, February 2, 2017 received funds totalling G$500,000 from the Ministry of Education Department of Culture Youth and Sport for its centenary commemoration activities to be held in April 2017. The IAC thanks the Ministry of Education Department of Culture Youth and

Continue reading

IAC to commemorate Ninth Anniversary of Lusignan Massacre

  Press Release The Indian Action Committee (IAC) will be hosting its Ninth Annual Memorial Service an “Evening of Remembrance” for the slain victims of the Lusignan Massacre which occurred on January 26, 2008, when eleven (11) persons were brutally murdered by centrally directed criminal elements. The event on January

Continue reading

IAC warns 12 January1998 atrocities must not be repeated

PRESS RELEASE The Indian Action Committee (IAC), in the context of social cohesion, societal stability, peace and harmony and national unity calls on all Guyanese to remember the spate of violence perpetrated by politically organized attacks on Indo-Guyanese in the aftermath of the 1997 General and Regional Elections, which reached

Continue reading

IAC Logo Competition

The Indian Action Committee (IAC) is inviting the public to submit designs for a logo depicting the 100th Anniversary of the arrival of the last batch of Indians which arrived in British Guiana aboard the Coolie Ship s.s Ganges on April 18, 1917. The IAC wrote the Ministry of Education

Continue reading