Daily Archives: October 27, 2019

Guyana Elections: GECOM publishes house-to-house registrants list

– PPP urges immediate withdrawal

 A list of applicants generated from information collected during the truncated house-to-house registration exercise has been posted at the Lodge Primary School on D’Urban Street. (Photo by Thandeka Percival)
A list of applicants generated from information collected during the truncated house-to-house registration exercise has been posted at the Lodge Primary School on D’Urban Street. (Photo by Thandeka Percival)

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has published the list of registrants generated from the contentious national house-to-house registration exercise but commission members are divided on how the information is to be treated, while the opposition has questioned its legality and called for its withdrawal.            Continue reading

Guyana: Sugar Industry: 2nd crop production target unlikely- GAWU

“The union learnt that as of yesterday morning (October 24), production for the crop stood at 35,397 tonnes sugar. Thus the industry is required to produce 40,446 tonnes sugar if it is to realize its target of 75,843 tonnes.”

Production at the individual GuySuco estates was as follows:-            Continue reading

Religion: Governments can no longer hide—Who is on the Christians’ Side? – By Yvonne Sam

  By Yvonne Sam

Christians are the most persecuted religious group in modern times, governments must also show that they are on their side as they are with other religious groups.

While the eyes of the world are focused on seemingly more important issues a silent war against Christianity continues unchecked and seemingly unnoticed. Make no qualms about it, but Christianity is currently the most persecuted religion, a fact that is ignored in the West https://anglicanplanet.net/christians-most-persecuted-religious-group-in-world/

In light of current displayed behaviors, one is left wondering questions the reason behind this growing silence.              Continue reading

Linden Fund USA (LFU) launches “Scholarship for Success” Program – December 11, 2019

Dear LFU supporters,
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In December 2018, Linden Fund USA (LFU) launched a new initiative that supports our mission to promote the academic achievement of the youth of Linden and Region 10. Called “Scholarship for Success,” the program promises that each year a cohort of students beginning their secondary school education (in Grade 7) will be supported throughout the five years. Each of these talented but financially challenged students will be provided with vouchers for books and uniforms.
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The program is described in the attached Brochure and ‘Thank You’ document.      

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Trump Finally Found a Chinese Import He Likes: CORRUPTION – Commentary

Enlisting Beijing to interfere in the U.S. election is no joke.

Kelly Magsamen, Michael H. Fuchs | Foreign Policy

The Chinese Communist Party uses the fight against corruption as an excuse to go after political rivals. Trump wants to import that tactic to the United States — with Beijing’s help.

President Donald Trump has doubled down on a political tactic that strains the limits of credulity: Publicly demanding that foreign powers help him win in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Trump told reporters in October that the United States’ greatest geopolitical rival, China, should investigate his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, over his son Hunter Biden’s business dealings there. It is difficult to overstate how damaging this request is to U.S. national security.            Continue reading

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