Daily Archives: 01/08/2022

U.S.A.: No good sign for a return to normalcy a year after the failed coup – By Mohamed Hamaludin


For the past 365 days, the most startling video footage has been of the violent attempt to nullify the results of the November 2020 presidential election.

One woman was shot trying to force her way into the Capitol building, five people died, including Capitol police officers who killed themselves, and 140 of them were wounded. The FBI has so far arrested 700 people, has charged at least 150 of them and about 50 have so far been convicted in court. A bipartisan House panel is investigating the insurrection. Five months into its work, the commission had interviewed 250 people, the Associated Press reported.

Yet, only 54 percent of Americans say the insurrectionists were “mostly violent,” 19 percent said they had been “mostly peaceful” and 27 percent said they were equally peaceful and violent, the Washington Post reported, citing the findings of a poll. While 85 percent of Democrats call it an “insurrection” aimed at “trying to overthrow the government,” only 21 percent of Republicans agreed, with 56 percent describing it as “defending freedom” and 47 percent calling an act of “patriotism,” Politico reported, citing a CBS poll.        Continue reading

GUYANA: PNCR wants Norton to also be Opposition Leader – press conference told

Aubrey Norton

By January 7, 2022

The PNCR wants its party leader to also be the  Opposition Leader and Representative of the List.

This was disclosed this morning by newly-elected Leader Aubrey Norton.

However, the necessary changes require the consent  of current Representative of the List and former President  and former PNCR Leader David Granger who sources say is adamant that he will not relinquish his position.

This newspaper tried contacting Granger today but calls to the number for his Pearl, East Bank Demerara home went unanswered.    Continue reading

Guyanese in the Diaspora Inc. and St. Rose’s Alumni Association USA Inc – Toy Giveaway. Brooklyn NY

Guyanese in the Diaspora Inc. and St. Rose’s Alumni Association USA Inc.
bring joy to kids in Joint ‘Toy Giveaway’ in Brooklyn New York

Guyanese in the Diaspora Inc., (GID) based in Brooklyn, New York, USA, in collaboration with St. Rose’s Alumni Association USA Inc., (SRAA) held a successful joint toy giveaway on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Brooklyn, New York.

The toys were donated by the Toys for Tots Foundation, whose mission is to collect new, unwrapped toys during the year, and distribute them at Christmas time to needy children in our community. The stated goal is to deliver, through brand new toys at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate boys and girls that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, and patriotic citizens.

READ MORE: GID & SRAA Press Release Toy Giveaway

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