Daily Archives: June 7, 2020

Elections Recount: GECOM decides to tabulate votes from 29 boxes without documents

The Arthur Chung Conference Centre where the recount is taking place.

The Arthur Chung Conference Centre where the recount is taking place.

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This story is developing and will be updated.

GECOM has decided to tabulate the votes from the 29 East Coast boxes that weren’t accompanied by statutory documents, sources say.

The decision was taken at a meeting of GECOM today. There have been conflicting reports about why the boxes did not have the documents.

The recount of ballot boxes is expected to end today.

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GECOM: Elections Recount: PPP/C leads APNU+AFC by 14,317 votes

– GECOM to decide on 29 East Coast boxes with missing documents

A table showing General Elections votes tabulated at the end of June 6, 2020. The Guyana Elections Commission has so far tabulated 2,236 or 95.6% of the General Statements of Recounts generated from the process.
A table showing General Elections votes tabulated at the end of June 6, 2020. The Guyana Elections Commission has so far tabulated 2,236 or 95.6% of the General Statements of Recounts generated from the process.

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Life and Times During the Great Depression – 1929-1939

Guyanese Online: Editor’s Note: The world’s economies, led by the USA, may be on the verge of another Great Depression as in 1929-1939.  For this reason we are featuring this article.

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Life and Times During the Great Depression – The Deflationary Spiral     

The economy of the United States was destroyed almost overnight.

More than 5,000 banks collapsed, and there were 12 million people out of work in America as factories, banks, and other shops closed.

Many reasons have been supplied by the different economic camps for the cause of the Great Depression. Regardless of the causes, the combination of deflationary pressures and a collapsing economy created one of the most desperate and miserable eras of American history. The resulting aftermath was so bad, that almost every future Central Bank policy would be designed primarily to combat such deflation. Continue reading

Video: The Green Heart Of Guyana – Iwokrama reserve: conservation research

Video: The Green Heart Of Guyana – Iwokrama reserve: conservation research

A look into the conservation research that Operation Wallacea carries out in the Iwokrama reserve of Guyana. Guyana holds one of the largest intact tropical rainforests in the world and with Operation Wallacea, students like myself, can go to this remarkable place, to work with world renown scientists, indigenous people of the region and like minded people to try and protect this wonder. Find out more at: https://opwall.com

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