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A Path to War With Iran – Philip H. Gordon | Foreign Affairs

A Path to War With Iran

How Washington’s Escalation Could Lead to Unintended Catastrophe

Philip H. Gordon | Foreign Affairs

When President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal last May, many critics argued that he risked setting off a chain of events that could lead to war.The nuclear deal wasn’t perfect, supporters of the deal acknowledged, but if the United States precipitously walked away and the deal collapsed, Iran might resume its nuclear enrichment program; and to stop it, the United States would end up with no option but to use force. This in turn could ignite a wider conflagration. But administration officials and other opponents of the deal dismissed such concerns — even as they insisted that in the agreement’s absence, the best way to block Iran’s nuclear program was with a “credible military option”.    Continue reading

Last Lap Lime 2019: Woodbridge Fair Grounds (Near Toronto) – August 5, 2019

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Granger: We respect the CCJ’s decision – will name elections day after GECOM’s recommendation

Granger: We respect the CCJ’s decision – President says as many as 200,000 incorrect entries on current voters’ list – will name elections day after GECOM’s recommendation

Photo: President David Granger in Bartica, Region 7, yesterday.

However, there are immediate indications that the ruling Coalition is not inclined to rush into elections. Rather, according to the President, there are about 200,000 incorrect entries on the current voters’ list, which must be corrected.            Continue reading

Guyana Elections can and must be held within 3 months – Opposition Leader Jagdeo

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is adamant that elections can be held within three months, despite claims by the Guyana Elections Commission that the earliest possible date would be some time in November.

 Bharrat Jagdeo

During a press briefing at the Office of the Leader of the Opposition Leader yesterday, Jagdeo related that he is pleased with the rulings of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).

The court ruled yesterday that the No-Confidence motion of December 21, 2018 was validly passed, and that the appointment by President David Granger of Justice (ret’d) James Patterson as the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) was flawed and unconstitutional.
“What we are happy about is that the Caribbean Court of Justice has just disclosed a victory for Constitutional rule in Guyana.” Jagdeo said.              Continue reading

Guyana Police Corruption: Seniors reportedly hunting for whistle-blowers

Corruption in the police force Seniors reportedly hunting for whistle-blowing ranks …Alleged corrupt cop “reverted” to uniform, transferred

Photo: Tough times for Berbice police: President David Granger with Deputy Commander, Paul Williams; top cop, Leslie James (2nd l), Deputy Commissioner, Nigel Hoppie, and Crime Chief, Lyndon Alves (right).

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Guyanese man arrested at JFK with 34 birds in hair curlers

Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Rules on No Confidence Vote and GECOM Chairman

President says to abide by CCJ decision on no confidence vote

-lobbies for house-to-house registration, re-election

President David Granger
President David Granger

 President David Granger today said that his government will abide by the Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) ruling upholding the December 21, 2018 no-confidence motion.

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 Motion of no confidence was properly passed – CCJ 

Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) – in landmark rulings today – June 18, 2019

Guyana’s court of last resort, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will deliver landmark rulings this morning that will ultimately decide the country’s political stability. At 10:00hrs, this morning the entire world will tune in as the CCJ pronounces on the validity of the No-Confidence Motion which the Court of Appeal ruled was validly passed on December 21, 2018 in the National Assembly.

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Food for the Poor celebrates 28 years of charitable work in Guyana

  Jun 10, 2019  News

Since its establishment some 28 years ago, Food for the Poor (FFTP) Guyana Incorporated has been responsible for building hundreds of homes, distributing food, medical and essential supplies, and providing scholarships to those in need. This was disclosed by the FFTP CEO, Kent Vincent, when the organization held its annual anniversary dinner recently at the Pegasus Hotel.
FFTP commenced operations on June 3, 1991 in Kingston, Georgetown, before moving to 248 Forshaw and Oronoque Streets, Queenstown.

Because of the great need of essential services for the population, it quickly expanded and is today located at 1999-2002 Blue Mountain Road, Festival City, North Ruimveldt, Georgetown.  Continue reading

GHANA: Government to send 375 nurses to work in Barbados

Source: Ghana|Myjoyonline.com | AI- Date: 15-06-2019
President Akufo-Addo with the Barbados PM Mia Amor Mottley
The President has, in principle, agreed to a request by the Barbados Prime Minister to send some 375 Ghanaian nurses to the Carribean Island to work in a number of their government medical facilities.

This came to the fore when President Nana Akufo-Addo and Mia Amor Mottley held bilateral talks on Friday June 14, in Bridgetown in Barbados after he paid a day’s working visit to the country.     Continue reading

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