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  • Election Fraud in Guyana
  • Anti – African and Anti – Chinese racism
  • COVID-19 and BAME deaths
  • Coronavirus response: why Cuba is such an interesting case
  • Haiti’s unequal role in global garment supply chain
  • Report from Belize
  • Covid-19? Sense or Nonsense!
  • Hands off Venezuela
  • Windrush: never again
  • The coup in Bolivia
  • Sam Glean RIP

What The Guardian and The Lancet aren’t telling you about the COVID-19 situation in Nicaragua

Statement from the Embassy of Nicaragua

We are deeply concerned at a number of reprehensible and mendacious articles smearing the Government, People and Sandinista Revolution of Nicaragua. These include: “President nowhere to be seen as Nicaragua shuns coronavirus curbs”, (The Guardian, 8th April), “‘Our players are afraid’: Nicaraguan football ploughs on amid the crisis”, (The Guardian, 1st April) and “Love in the time of COVID-19: negligence in the Nicaraguan response” (The Lancet).

The central claim of all three articles is that Nicaragua is out of step with the WHO, that there is insufficient public education about social distancing and hygiene, and that our health system is inadequate (The Lancet). Added to this are lurid accusations in The Guardian that our Read on ...

Global Civil Society Groups Urge Respect for Democracy and Rights in Guyana

World Bank accused over ExxonMobil plans to tap Guyana oil rush
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More than 100 environmental and human rights organizations and eminent persons from around the world issued an urgent statement today expressing solidarity with the people of Guyana in light of the country’s recent elections. It calls for transparency, for all parties to uphold the integrity of the March 2 election outcomes according to applicable law, and for a peaceful transition once an outcome is verified.

Since the March 2 election, there have been numerous procedural irregularities, unexplained discrepancies, threats against impartial observers, and the premature declaration of one party as the victor in this vital election. Guyana’s High Court will convene a hearing in the … Read on ...