Entries for 02 September 2020
Plan of Georgetown. Demerara. 1824
By Stabroek News – August 31, 2020 – By Thomas Harding
Thomas Harding is writing a book about the 1823 Demerara rebellion. To find out more about him or his previous books go to his website http://www.thomasharding.com or you can email him at email@example.com
I am writing a book about the Demerara Insurrection of 1823. The uprising led by Jack Gladstone and his father Quamina. And I would love your help because, for now, I can’t get to Guyana …
Why, you may ask, am I, an Englishman, interested in the 1823 insurrection? Let me try and explain. Continue reading →
Manzoor Nadir declared Speaker of the National AssemblyManzoor NadirBy Stabroek News – September 1, 2020
Former Minister of Labour and Tourism for the PPP/C, Manzoor Nadir was today elected Speaker of the 12th Parliament.
Nadir was nominated to the post by Prime Minister Mark Phillips and was seconded by Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Gail Teixeira. There were no other nominations for the post of Speaker and Nadir was therefore declared elected Speaker in the House where the PPP/C has a majority of 33 in the 65 member Parliament..
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Tuesday, September 1, 2020 – National Geographic
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By George Stone, TRAVEL Executive Editor
How do you measure pandemic pessimism among travelers? The evidence is in the air—or not in the air, to be precise. At the pandemic’s peak in the U.S., there was a 96 percent reduction in air travelers; this figure shifted to a 73 percent reduction by mid-summer. According to a poll of transportation engineers, air travel figures in the U.S. are predicted to remain at 50–70 percent capacity a year from now.
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