Daily Archives: 06/21/2020

Court of Appeal to rule Monday June 22 in challenge to GECOM declaration


Cameras were at the ready yesterday outside of the Court of Appeal for the outcome of the hearing on the application filed to prevent the Chief Election Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield from submitting a report to enable a final declaration from the March 2 polls. (Photo by Orlando Charles)

The Guyana Court of Appeal is to rule on Monday at 1.30 pm in the case brought by Eslyn David against GECOM and the Chief Election Officer seeking to stop the declaration of the results of the March 2nd general elections.             

The announcement was made this afternoon by President of the Court panel,  Justice of Appeal Dawn Gregory after several hours of arguments by lawyers.                Continue reading

COVID-19: 322 Guyanese returned home on Friday June 19, 2020 from NYC and Caribbean

─ brought home aboard Eastern and Caribbean Airlines  

Friday afternoon saw the single largest arrival of Guyanese at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA).

The diverse group of 322 citizens who were stranded in Trinidad and Barbados, returned home aboard two flights from Eastern and Caribbean Airlines. Here are some comments from passengers.

All passengers have been screened by the health authorities and must observe a seven day quarantine.

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COVID-19 Reveals Surprising Reality – Fatality rate like Seasonal Flu

Sara Middleton, staff writer June 14, 2020     naturalhealth365.com/fatality-rate-antibody-testing-3439.html

covid-19-fatality-rate(NaturalHealth365) We can be sensitive to the fact that an unknown pandemic illness should be handled with care and caution. But it’s hard not to be disillusioned when finding out that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19, appears to be far less deadly than previously believed.  In fact, new nonprofit research indicates that the fatality rate of COVID-19 isn’t all that much different than the fatality rate of the seasonal flu.

The reason we’re finding out more about COVID-19 as time goes on is because of increased antibody testing and other investigative measures that are beginning to draw some answers. Such answers can’t come soon enough, as far as we’re concerned – not when the threat of mass vaccine programs with a rapidly developed drug is bearing down on the global public.            Continue reading

TRUMPISM: The Last Gasp of White Supremacy – By: Peter Laurie | Barbados Today

Peter Laurie

Dr. Peter Laurie | Barbados Today

History will look back on the Trump presidency as the last gasp of white supremacy in the US. This is not to say that after Trump’s defeat in November white racism will cease to exist, but it will be the beginning of a revolution.

First, what do we mean by ‘white supremacy’? This is an incoherent ideology that fantasises that white people are superior to all other peoples, especially black people and Jews, and are threatened by the rising tide of people of colour.      Continue reading

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