Entries for 13 August 2020

Guyana Gov’t to establish committee to look at protecting Georgetown against floods

City Hall – Georgetown

Demerara Waves-  News August 12, 2020 – by Samuel Sukhnandan

Government plans to give serious attention to protecting Guyana’s capital city, Georgetown, from rising sea levels by establishing an inter-ministerial committee to look at developing a plan to address the issue.

This announcement was made by Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Nigel Dharamlall who said that it is the view and mandate of the new government that they will have to work towards protecting Georgetown from floods.      Continue reading →


Kamala Harris Is a Milestone for America; Good for Biden and Comforting for Jews – opinion

Harris married into the tribe and is backed by some significant Jewish donors. But Netanyahu and his friend in the White House, who hoped to have a field day with a more progressive candidate, are a different story 

Chemi Shalev | Haaretz – Analysis

Joe Biden’s decision to appoint California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate was logical, reasonable, calculated and widely expected. Biden thought, checked, discussed, polled, interviewed, consulted, deliberated, changed his mind and reconsidered before making his final decision. After four years of Donald Trump’s chronic chaos and caprice, Biden’s patient and methodical decision-making process carries its own message: THIS, HE REMINDED AMERICANS, IS THE WAY SERIOUS PRESIDENTS ARE SUPPOSED TO BEHAVE.            Continue reading →


Trinidad Elections: UNC telling supporters they were cheated – says PM Rowley

Trinidad Express – 12 August 2020

  • A huge undercurrent of racism is now the outcome of the 2020 election.

So said Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday as he pointed to a “very dangerous development ta­king place”.

“What the UNC is doing is telling the East Indian population that they have won the election, but they were cheated by the PNM. You only have to go to social media to see the effect of that, a huge undercurrent of racism is now the outcome of this election.

“And that is the purpose of this (attempt to delay the process by recounts) because the UNC leadership is fuelling the East Indian population that this is not a legitimate victory of the PNM and that the election has been stolen,” he said.      Continue reading →


PM Rowley: The UNC is trying to “Guyana-ise” the Trinidad and Tobago general election

— ‘Recounts won’t change anything; UNC delaying process’…

Photo: VICTORY SPEECH: Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley addresses members of the media at the PNM’s Balisier House headquarters in Port of Spain on Monday night. —Photo: ISHMAEL SALANDY

THE United National Congress is trying to “Guyana-ise” the Trinidad and Tobago general election.

“But Trinidad and Tobago is not Guyana.” 

So said Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley as he responded yesterday to news that the UNC was seeking a recount in five constituencies and that its lawyers were compiling a list of irregularities which the party said occurred during the polling process.      Continue reading →

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