Entries for 12 November 2020

GUYANA: $3M reward leads to seven new arrests for West Coast Berbice murders


Murdered: Joel and Isaiah Henry & Haresh Singh

 Nov 12, 2020 – Kaieteur News – More than two months after, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) has made some headway with their probe into the murders of the West Coast Berbice boys, cousins Isaiah and Joel Henry and Haresh Singh, as seven new suspects were recently taken into custody.

Those seven suspects were arrested for both sets of murders, Singh and the Henry boys, being killed in two separate incidents. It was not clear, however, how many suspects were held in relation to the specific murders.   

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Guyana Cultural Association of NY- ‘Pot Turn Down Lunch’- Saturday November 23. 2020 – NYC

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“Pot Turn Down” TAKE OUT
Don’t cook on
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21: 12 – 5.00 P.M.                   Continue reading →


US POLITICS: Khaleel Anderson: Assembly Member. District 31 wins with 88 percent of the votes

— By: Dhanpaul Narine

Photo: Khaleel Anderson won 88 per cent of the votes in the November general elections, and will be going to Albany to represent District 31). His campaign managers are Guyanese.  

The year 2019 saw the advent of youth into local politics. They threw their hats in the ring, worked hard, and came out on top. One such person is Khaleel Anderson who won an Assembly Seat in District 31, in New York. What is remarkable is that Khaleel is only 24 years old and has a lifetime ahead in politics. Khaleel is from the Far Rockaway area. He attended school there and saw at first-hand what was needed to improve the area. It needed better schools, transportation, more employment, affordable housing, and criminal justice reform, among others. The District has a sixteen percent unemployment rate and it is an uphill battle to provide jobs.   

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US POLITICS: What the Biden administration would do differently on covid-19 – The Economist

Joe Biden

 And how much difference it would make

PARTISANSHIP HAS long coloured American perceptions of covid-19. Even so, the contrast between the top echelons of the main parties was striking on November 9th, the day the country passed 10m recorded cases of the disease. On that day the White House of outgoing President Donald Trump was dealing with reports that it may have hosted a second superspreading event in the span of a month—this one for an election-night party that may have sickened Ben Carson, the housing secretary, among others. The same day, President-elect Joe Biden announced the members of the coronavirus advisory board for his transition, staffed by the sort of public-health experts the president likes to mock.         

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Also check out the RECIPES on Guyanese Online.. Here are some links:

1. Guyana Recipes by Zorinaspice – 43 videos – autoplay

2. RECIPES From Guyana and the Caribbean – From Guyana Outpost archive

3. Cuisine: Recipes for Some Guyanese delicacies for the Christmas season

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