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Europe · Washington

Organization of American States suspends Russia's permanent observer status

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The Organization of American States has voted 25 to 0 to suspend Russia's status as permanent observer at the organization. The results of the vote were 25 in favor versus 0 against, with 8 abstentions and one nation (Nicaragua) being absent. Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov denounced the OAS decision and called it a grave mistake.See the Story
Americas

COVID-19: 1 266 new cases, 38 deaths recorded

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Queensland has recorded one new COVID-19 death and 3312 new cases. There are 311 people in hospital, 25 of whom are in ICU. It comes as the state prepares to scrap mask mandates in most indoor settings and density limits at most venues from 6 pm on Friday.See the Story
Americas

Punjab removes all Covid-19 restrictions as cases sink

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Covid-19 positivity rates drastically coming down in Punjab. The state government on Tuesday lifted all Covid-related restrictions. There is no bar now for gatherings of people in weddings, cinema halls or restaurants. The decision was taken as Punjab’s positivity rate continues to be less than one percent.See the Story
Americas · Guyana

Guyana’s 56th Independence Anniversary: ‘‘One Guyana’’ train will move us forward – Pres Ali

…says path to prosperity, development will not be derailed…Let us together climb to a better Guyana – Opposition LeaderAs the Cooperative Republic of Guyana celebrate 56 years since it gained independence from British rule, the Dr Irfaan Ali-led People’s Progressive Party/Civic Government is committed to fostering the development and ensuring the prosperity of the country and its people under the ‘One Guyana’ flagship.See the Story
Americas · Guyana

Gas-to-shore project: Prequalified bidders to submit proposals within 2 months – President Ali

The nine prequalified bidders are expected to make their final plans for the construction of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Government’s flagship gas-to-shore project within two months of having received the Request For Proposals (RPF).President Dr Irfaan AliThis was revealed by President Dr Irfaan Ali, who disclosed that the RPF would be issued sometime within the next two weeks.See the Story
Americas · Guyana

3 children perish in Independence Day fire at Mocha

…single mother was at workBy Shane MarksCalamity masked the joyful, patriotic Independence Day celebrations for the villagers of 10 Field, Barnwell, Mocha, on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD), after they were forced to watch haplessly as a raging fire gorged the lives of three young children.See the Story
Americas · Guyana

EPA to include “strong measures” in Liza 1 Permit

…as regulatory body reviews permit for renewalThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently reviewing the Environmental Permit for the Liza 1 Development in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana and according to the entity’s Executive Director, Kemraj Parsram they are looking to include some strong measures aimed at preventing any activity that could harm the environment.See the Story
Floods · Upper Demerara-Berbice

Intense rainfall causes more flooding in Kwakwani

Wednesday night’s intense rainfall in Kwakwani, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) has caused severe damage to a recently rehabilitated culvert, thus resulting in several areas being inundated In addition, the road leading to Kwakwani Park has been partially eroded, and drains along the Airstrip Road, which were recently dug by the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) in collaboration with the Kwakwani…See the Story
Americas · Guyana

Alleged wife-beater shot dead by Police

…family refutes Police’s report on shootingA 30-year-old man who had repeatedly abused his ex-wife and had been in constant violation of a protection order against him has reportedly been shot dead by the Police.The area where Deanraj Singh’s lifeless body was foundDead is Deanraj Singh, called “Steve”, a fisherman of Riverview Squatting Area, Ruimveldt, Georgetown.See the Story

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