Daily Archives: 10/22/2021

GUYANA AT DUBAI EXPO – Video of the Presentation – October 19. 2021


Take a look at Guyana’s performance at the Dubai Expo. Very good showcase from #TeamGuyana

Released October 19, 2021

Guyana: Oil Minister Vickram Bharrat projects US$600M by year-end

OILNOW – 21 October 2021

Guyana on its way to racking up around US$600 million in oil sales by year end – Bharrat

If Brent crude price continues to hover around US$85 a barrel, Guyana could comfortably get US$150M for its last two oil lifts this year, pushing the total revenues received so far to around US$600 million, says Natural Resources Minister, Vickram Bharrat…Read More

USA: Police ‘reform’ was always doomed to failure in a system built on racism – By Mohamed Hamaludin

By Mohamed Hamaludin

George Floyd’s May 25, 2020, killing provoked outrage, with massive crowds demonstrating here and abroad, demanding justice for Floyd and police reform. Justice came when his killer, Derek Chauvin, was tried and sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison, with three other officers facing lesser charges. But, on police reform, a Congressional effort to enact the necessary legislation has stalled in the Senate.

The George Floyd Justice in Policing bill, which the Democratic-led House passed since March, would ban tactics such as choke and carotid holds and no-knock warrants; improve police training; and fund community policing programs. The bill would also end “qualified immunity” which shields officers from most civil lawsuits; make it easier to prosecute officers accused of misconduct; ban racial, religious and discriminatory profiling and mandate training on such profiling.          Continue reading

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