Entries for 17 June 2020

Guyana Elections: APNU+AFC ready to “respect” GECOM’s declaration – Ramjattan

Posted by: Demerara Waves in ElectionsNewsPolitics June 16, 2020

Photo: Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan and then Minister of State, Joseph Harmon.

Prime Ministerial candidate for A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan said the governing coalition was ready to accept the declaration which is expected to show it was defeated at the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections.

“We’ll have to respect her decision. I have indicated that I certainly will; that’s my position and we all agree that we are going to respect her decision,” Ramjattan said.      Continue reading →


Guyana Elections 2020: CEO instructed to clear way for PPP to be declared winner

Posted by: Demerara Waves –  June 16, 2020

The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Retired Justice Claudette Singh on Tuesday instructed the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield to use of tabulated matrices from the national vote recount, effectively clearing the way for People’s Progressive Party (PPP) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali to be sworn in as the next president.

GECOM issued the following statement:

– After considerable deliberations at the Commission on the report submitted by Chief Election Officer (CEO), Mr. Keith Lowenfield on the National Recount of votes cast in the 2nd March, 2020 General and Regional ElectionsChairperson of the Commission, Justice Claudette Singh has requested for the CEO prepare a report to ascertain the results of the elections under Section 96 of the Representation of the People Act, Chapter 1:03 and in keeping with Order No. 60 of 2020 and its addendum dated 29th May, 2020.          Continue reading →


Video: Black Panthers White Lies | Curtis Austin | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

Video: Black Panthers White Lies | Curtis Austin | TEDxOhioStateUniversity


What made the Black Panther Party successful, as well as politically dangerous?

In his very personal talk, activist and historian, Dr. Curtis Austin tells his story of being labeled a ‘felon’ as a result of his research on the Black Panther Party. Dr. Austin details the major successes of the Black Panther Party and the key action behind those successes.           Continue reading →


Health: Discussion on Mental Health during COVID-19 Part II – June 19. 2020 – ZOOM Forum



Guyana Consulate Toronto: Facebook chat on June 17, 2020

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