Daily Archives: 06/14/2020

GECOM: Lowenfield report gives Coalition lead of 68,383; cites anomalies in all ten districts

Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield yesterday in his report to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), claimed that 55% of the 2,339 ballot boxes used in the March 2 elections were so affected by instances of irregularities, voter impersonation and unreconciled documents, that the total results for each district could not be ascertained to be derived from a fair and impartial election.

Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield

If these boxes were extracted from the process, as suggested by Lowenfield, the remaining boxes would account for a total of a little over 183,000 votes with the lion’s share going to APNU+AFC (125,010), the bulk of the remained going to the PPP (56,627) and the remainder to the smaller parties.

The CEO tabulated 168 instances of anomalies across the ten districts, affecting seven percent of all ballot boxes.          Continue reading

BOOK: Cricket:1973 and Me – By Colin Babb on The England v West Indies Test Series

By Colin Babb         http://colinbabbauthor.com/1973-and-me/

The England v West Indies Test Series and a Memorable Childhood Year

“… a vital account of the spirit, dynamism and cultural transformation of cricket brought about by West Indian cricketers.” COLIN GRANT, HISTORIAN, AUTHOR AND BROADCASTER  re 1973 and Me

From 1968 to 1973, the West Indies did not win a Test series. They lost 2-0 on their previous England tour in 1969. By 1973, and despite this lack of success, West Indian cricket still played a central role as a medium of Caribbean self-expression in Britain. In the summer of 1973, could the West Indies deliver the performances and results to inspire the Caribbean diaspora in Britain?            Continue reading

TED TALKS: 62 great books by Black authors; recommended by TED speakers

Compiled from past TED book lists, here’s a curated selection of fiction and non-fiction titles to check out now.


Panoramic Views and Information on cities and locations around the world

Enjoy Panoramic Views    

From your computer you can now view almost any event or location around the world. 

This entry allows you to get a panoramic view of some cities as well as important locations like popular cities in the USA, Europe and Asia as well as ancient wonders like The Pyramids of Egypt.   Countries with popular natural tourist attractions, like the Victoria Falls in Zambia, are also featured.

….. Click on any one place and enjoy.. …. what a wonderful way to tour the world from your computer chair! This is especially so now with all the restrictions on travel due to COVID-19.      Continue reading

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