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No quorum for crucial GECOM meeting

Django
Vincent Alexander June 16 ,2021 Source -two commissioners attended funeral A crucial statutory meeting of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) scheduled for yesterday was cancelled after two opposition-nominated members requested permission to attend the funeral of long-time PNCR member Winston Bentham. Bentham, the first chairman of the party’s youth arm, died on June 1 at 88 years. According to Commissioner Vincent Alexander he informed GECOM Chair, ret’d Justice of Appeal Claudette...Read More...
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Suspected drug plane found burnt on Bissaruni Trail

Django
The burnt plane June 15 ,2021 Source On June 14, 2021 at 20:15hrs, a report was received that an aircraft was seen circling the Bissaruni trail (12 miles East of Kwakwani) The aircraft subsequently landed and was discovered completely burnt, according to a release today from the Ministry of Home Affairs. Examinations showed a burnt-out Cessna 206 in the Bissaruni trail with no illicit drugs or burnt bodies. This suggests that it was a deliberate landing and burning of evidence, and the...Read More...

Automatic occurrences

Ronald Anthony Arjune
Things should be occurring automatically in this world as we desire but they made it look like we had to work to get what we want. Just like thinking that people should be watching my post here and they should. Believing that we have food money and housing should be happening just because of that belief. Your God has created a false world for us. Thinking that we don't have cancer or diabetes should be applied automatically in this world. They forced us to believe we have to fight in America.Read More...
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Accompanied by his lawyer Nigel Hughes, Guyana’s Chief Elections Officer (CEO), Keith Lowenfield makes his way to the CID Headquarters at Eve Leary Tuesday afternoon June 15 ,2021 Source – Hughes, Alexander accused PPP/C, police of duplicity Even as the Guyana Police Force ramp up more criminal charges against the Chief Elections Officer (CEO), Keith Lowenfield and the Deputy CEO, Roxanne Myers over the 2020 Elections, their Attorney – Nigel Hughes – said it is unclear how the high level...Read More...
Govt forced to pay $606M interest on APNU/AFC’s poorly-negotiated bond – Finance Minister $30B GuySuCo bond …says PPP Govt shackled by penalty clause for early repayment June 15, 2021 , Source - https://guyanatimesgy.com/govt-forced-to-pay-606m-interest-on-apnu-afc-poorly-negotiated-bond-finance-minister/ The $30 billion syndicated bond the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) inherited from the former A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Government has so far forced...Read More...
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Keevin Allicock heads to Tokyo!

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Keevin Allicock heads to Tokyo! June 15, 2021, Source - https://www.inewsguyana.com/keevin-allicock-heads-to-tokyo/ For the first time in 25 years, a Guyanese Boxer will suit up for the Olympic Games. Touted as Guyana’s most promising prospect for the Games, Keevin Allicock will get his shot at Olympic stardom during this year’s July 23- August 8 Tokyo Olympics. Allicock, hailing from Albouystown, broke into the Top 20 International Rankings for his weight class in 2020. He was ranked 19th...Read More...
Patterson removed as Parliamentary accounts chair at 5:30 a.m vote By Editor On Jun 15, 2021 Last updated Jun 15, 2021, Source - https://newsroom.gy/2021/06/15/patterson-removed-as-parliamentary-accounts-chair-at-530-a-m-vote/ At a Parliamentary sitting that started at 14:00 hours on Monday and ended at exactly 5:32 a.m on Tuesday, the government successfully managed to remove Opposition Parliamentarian David Patterson as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). Members of...Read More...
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June 15 ,2021 Source AstraZeneca on Tuesday announced its monoclonal antibody treatment for Covid-19 did not meet the primary goal of preventing symptoms in people who have been exposed to the coronavirus, denting hopes of a new therapeutic treatment for Covid-19 for unvaccinated people. Key Facts The antibody therapy, AZD7442, reduced the risk of developing symptomatic Covid-19 by only 33% among all exposed patients—including those who tested negative after exposure—compared to a placebo,...Read More...
June 15 ,2021 Source Deeming it fertile ground for much mischief, the Guyana Bar Association yesterday called on the PPP/C government to withdraw forthwith a proposed amendment to the Police Act which would permit the taking of DNA samples from any person who might be in lawful custody. In a hard-hitting statement, the Bar Council of the Association said it would challenge the amendment if it proceeds in its current form and it also berated the PPP/C government for not consulting with it on...Read More...
Mark Phillips June 15 ,2021 Source The National Assembly yesterday approved a $10 billion supplementary allocation to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) for flood relief including repairs to infrastructure and for supporting recovery in the productive and household sectors. The sum which has been added to the current allocation for Disaster Pre-paredness, Response and Management is expected to be utilized by the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) for the provisions of hampers, the...Read More...
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June 15 ,2021 Source The Guyana Court of Appeal yesterday commenced hearing arguments on the preliminary point of its jurisdiction to hear the appeal filed by the main opposition APNU+AFC to the dismissal of one of its two petitions challenging the March 2nd, 2020 General Elections. During the hearing yesterday, Trinidadian Senior Counsel Douglas Mendes who represents now President Irfaan Ali and Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo—who are among the number of respondents listed in the...Read More...
U.S. COVID-19 deaths cross painful 600,000 milestone as country reopens Sharon Bernstein , June 14, 2021 12:02 PM MDT, Source - Reuters - https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-covid-19-deaths-cross-painful-600000-milestone-country-reopens-2021-06-14/ A portion of a mural, which displays images of people who have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen in Joni Zavitsanos' art studio as the country reaches 600,000 deaths in Houston, Texas, U.S., June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare...Read More...
Landmark G7 agreement pledges 870 million COVID-19 vaccine doses 13 June 2021 - Health -- Source - United Nations News - https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/06/1093932 ©Karwai Tang/G7 Cornwall 2021 G7 leaders plenary: Building back better from COVID19, Cornwall, UK. A senior UN official welcomed on Sunday, the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations’ commitment to immediately share at least 870 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, supporting global access and helping to end the acute...Read More...
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Ramjattan sent 12 cops to the U.S to learn to ride bicycles the country donated to Guyana Jun 14, 2021, News , Source - Kaieteur News Online - https://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2021/06/14/ramjattan-sent-12-cops-to-the-u-s-to-learn-to-ride-bicycles-the-country-donated-to-guyana/ Kaieteur News- Former Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan, had sent 12 members from the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and Georgetown City Constabulary to the United States of America (U.S.A) to acquire special...Read More...
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