Entries for 17 July 2020
Posted by: Denis Chabrol in – Demerara Waves – July 16, 2020
The Stabroek Market area at about 6 PM
Even as Guyana recorded its 19th coronavirus-related death on Thursday, the National COVID-19 Task Force has announced plans to implement the third phase of it’s reopening proposal which will see current curfew hours extended, and private and public sector employees returning to work on a rotation basis.
The task force confirmed that the new phase will take effect from Saturday, July 18 and continue until July 31, 2020. Continue reading →
A timeline of two millennia of world-shaping individuals and momentous events that define Black history
Author and creative director Gaverne Bennett Editor Joseph Harker Web presentation Ben Longden and Martin Belam
Britain’s black history month has been running for over 30 years. Yet it took the toppling of the statue of a 17th-century slave trader for many people to discover how deep the legacy of slavery runs throughout the country.
For all of us to understand where we are, and how we got here, it’s clear we need to understand our history. And that must include the contribution of Africans and their descendants to the story of Britain, and the world. These timelines celebrate some of those stories: of world-shaping individuals and momentous events. Continue reading →
By James Gallagher – Health and science correspondent – 15 July 2020
What is going on? Continue reading →
Mike PompeoBy Stabroek News – July 15, 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today announced visa restrictions on individuals undermining democracy here and said that the Granger administration must respect the results of democratic elections and step aside.
Pompeo, speaking at the State Department in Washington, said that immediate family members of these individuals could also be affected. Continue reading →
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