Daily Archives: October 1, 2020

GUYANA: Airports open to commercial flights from October 12. 2020; COVID-19 deaths now 82

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The PPP/C government this afternoon confirmed that the two international airports will reopen to commercial flights on October 12th.

Current COVID-19 measures restricting travel will continue until October 12th when new directives are scheduled to be announced as government is currently in discussions with stakeholders to prepare for on-arrival testing for the virus and other measures for a swift reopening to scheduled commercial travel. Minister of Public Works Juan Edghill, who is responsible for the aviation sector, today told Stabroek News.

“We want the airports opened as soon as is practical, ensuring compliance with the international guidelines set out by the Pan American Health Organization, WHO and international guidelines. We will follow all the protocols,”      Continue reading

US ELECTIONS 2020: Six key takeaways from contentious Trump-Biden presidential debate

WASHINGTON — After more than a year of circling each other, Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met on the debate stage Tuesday night in Ohio.

The 74-year-old president and the 77-year-old former vice president are similar in age, and they share a mutual dislike. But they differ starkly in style and substance. All of that was evident from the outset on the Cleveland stage.            Continue reading

RACISM: White supremacists believe in genetic ‘purity’. Science shows no such thing exists

The Conversation – September 27, 2020 3.59pm EDT

Author: Professor of Forensic Genetics, University of Technology Sydney

Science does not support the idea of pure races with ancient origins. In the past few years, genetic sequencing of ancient and modern humans and related species has given us a flood of new information about how human populations have evolved.              Continue reading