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Former government minister Winston Dookeran (left) answers questions posed to him from television personality Hema Ramkissoon, and Shane Mohammed of the University's Department of Political Science. Photo: Raymond Syms

Lara Pickford-Gordon

Former minister in the National Alliance for Reconstruction (NAR) government Winston Dookeran engaged in “dialogue” with members of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen in the July 27, 1990 attempted coup as a strategy and stalling tactic to move the “pendulum from blood and violence” to “open the door” of the Parliament.

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