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GUYANA: Ex-police among eight in custody for Marcus Bisram robbery

Bharrat Shattarpaul (left) with Marcus Bisram.

The police have arrested an ex-police and close friend of Marcus Bisram, Bharrat Shattarpaul, along with seven others, in connection with the robbery committed on the wealthy philanthropist of Number 70 Village, Upper Corentyne, Berbice.

A senior police source disclosed that Shattarpaul was seen earlier in the day, on Sunday, in conversation with a known character who has been charged multiple times for armed robbery, alleged murder, trafficking in narcotics, among other serious offences.  The police had reportedly searched the known character’s vehicle that said day but nothing was found.         Continue reading

Covid vaccine: Rumours thrive amid trickle of pandemic facts – BBC News

By Tulip Mazumdar – Global health correspondent – 01 December 2020

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Experts are advising how people can identify reliable vaccine information online

With a number of potential vaccines for Covid-19 now imminent, there are increasing concerns that misinformation online could turn some people against being immunized.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the world’s not only fighting the pandemic, but also what it calls an “infodemic” – where an overload of information, some of it false, makes it difficult for people to make decisions about their health.

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Guyana History: Lord Bishop William Piercy Austin (1807 – 1892) of British Guiana – By Dmitri Allicock

Bishop William Piercy Austin

— By Dmitri Allicock

Honoring our heritage must be as natural as breathing for it is indeed the foundation on which you stand. Many great individuals of early British Guiana have been lost to the fog of history but the legacy of Anglican Bishop Dr. William Piercy Austin lives on in Guyana. Bishop William Piercy Austin’s ideas and diligent contributions gave rise to the academic pursuits in Guyana for which he is recognized as one of the most outstanding individuals in the history of the Colony of    British Guiana.      Continue reading

VIDEO: US Politics: From Friend to Fired – according to Donald Trump

VIDEO: US Politics: From Friend to Fired – according to Donald Trump

An interesting take on USA 4 years of Trumpism 
Isn’t this schizophrenia?

VIDEO: 60 Minutes Mike Wallace Exposes the 1976 Swine Flu Pandemic Vaccine Injuries

VIDEO: 60 Minutes Mike Wallace Exposes the 1976 Swine Flu Pandemic Vaccine Injuries

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Thank you for posting this. This was back when Mike Wallace actually took an interest in digging to find out the truth. It was after the 1976 Swine Flu vaccine debacle that they passed legislation that protected vaccine makers from liability if their vaccine injured someone.        Continue reading

VIDEO: Old Georgetown in British Guiana – now Guyana

GUYANA: Stop miners from causing irreparable damage to environment – Former EPA Head

Photo showing the damage done to the environment, which is caused by mining.

  • Half of the population is below the age of 25, so what are we gonna give them? They are the ones who are gonna have to survive this,” – Dr. Vincent Adams

Kaieteur NewsNov 30, 2020 – The Government of Guyana must take the necessary steps to put a stop to those miners and mining companies that are causing irreparable damage to the environment. This is the well-intended advice offered by former Head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dr. Vincent Adams.              Continue reading

USA POLITICS: Most decisive defeat of an incumbent US president since 1932 – by André Brändli

Letter to the Editor-In-Chief of Guyanese Online

by André W. Brändli

There have been recently lots of discussions and comments in the mass media and in news outlets suggesting that the results of the 2020 US Presidential Elections were close. Now as most states have reported their results (>98% of the votes counted), an analysis with a historical perspective is possible.          Continue reading

Despite oil discoveries World Bank still lists Guyana among poorest in South America

 Amassing Guyana’s undersea oil wealth
Amassing Guyana’s undersea oil wealth

Guyana’s multiple major oil discoveries beginning in May 2015 may have set the country on the path to realising a level of wealth not before seen in the Caribbean, but a recent World Bank Review still regards the country as being “one of the poorest in South America.”.

The Bank’s Guyana Country Review, was last updated on September 3 this year .            Continue reading

REFUGEES: How Trinidad Expelled 16 Venezuelan Kids to the Sea- Nina Rancel | Caracas Chronicles

29 VENEZUELAN REFUGEES, 16 MINORS among them, were missing for a day after the Trinidadian government put them in wooden boats back to Venezuela. They are safe now but the story hasn’t ended

Nina Rancel | Caracas Chronicles

On Sunday, November, 22nd, 16 Venezuelan minors ranging four months to 14 years old, nine women and four men were sent back to Venezuela from Trinidad and Tobago, a little after 11:00 a.m. A yellow level weather alert had been issued by climate authorities. They were supposed to have a habeas corpus hearing, scheduled for that afternoon at 2:00 p.m.; then rescheduled to an earlier time at 12:30 p.m., upon insistence by the lawyer handling the case, Nafeesa Mohammed. They were forced to leave before the hearing.       Continue reading