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Daily Archives: February 12, 2015

Men Do Want Commitment…If Women Are Scarce, according to study of Makushis

REPRODUCED FROM SCIENCE 2.0 (  The gender stereotype is that women want commitment and men want sex – but a study of the Makushi people in Guyana upends that, finding that men more likely to seek long-term relationships. Why? Because women are in short supply so a lack of commitment is a romantic negative. Some villages in Guyana are the opposite ...

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APNU, GECOM tell UN team about electoral challenges

The main opposition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU has raised a number of concerns related to electioneering with a United Nations Electoral Mission. “The APNU team outlined several matters of concern, including the lack of access to state media, the need for more voter education; the timely declaration of election results, the inadequacy in the allocation of resources to ...

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AFC won’t lose support if coalesces with APNU

The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Thursday dismissed suggestions that it could lose the 11 percent it garnered at the 2011 general and regional elections if it coalesces with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) for fresh polls due in another three months. Chances of the AFC losing votes comes against the background of negotiations with APNU that multiple sources ...

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Several arrested in connection with rifle, ammo

At about 2240h. last night Wednesday February 11, 2015, ranks of a mobile police patrol conducted a search on a motor vehicle at Sussex Street, Georgetown, during which an M15 rifle along with thirty (30) .223 rounds were found. Seven men have been arrested and are in police custody assisting with the investigations.

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GECOM cannot guarantee next-day declaration of official results

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Thursday signaled that it could not guarantee next-day declaration of official results for the upcoming May 11 general and regional elections, but would strive to do so in the shortest possible time with the priority being on accuracy. “GECOM would like to lucidly state that the delivery of accurate elections results remains one of ...

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