PNCR Leader, Mr. Robert Corbin greets Mr. Jimmy Carter on his arrival at Congress Place.
The PNCR Leader in discussion with Former President of the USA, Mr. Jimmy Carter and his delegation.

Former President of the United States of America, Mr. Jimmy Carter paid a courtesy call on the Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform and Parliamentary Opposition, Mr. Robert H. O. Corbin, M.P., at Congress Place, Sophia, on Thursday August 12, 2004.

Accompanying President Carter were Mr. Jason Calder and Mr. David Carroll of the Carter Center. The PNCR delegation included Chairman (ag), Mr. Vincent Alexander, M.P., General Secretary, Mr. Oscar Clarke and Members of Parliament, Ms. Clarissa Riehl, Mr. Lance Carberry, Mr. Stanley Ming and Mr. Deryck Bernard.

President Carter opined that the purpose of his visit was to make an assessment of the situation to determine whether, and in what way, the Carter Centre can be of further help to Guyana. During the discussions, Mr. Corbin brought President Carter up-to-date with the current issues affecting Guyana. He highlighted the issue of the Death Squad issue; the Communiqué and Follow-up Agreement; Governance issues; and General/ Local Government elections.

President Carter indicated that he hopes to have a clearer understanding of the Guyana scenario by the end of his visit. Mr. Corbin and President Carter will meet again on Friday, August 13, 2004.

People’s National Congress Reform
Congress Place, Sophia,
Georgetown, Guyana.
Thursday, August 12, 2004