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2006-09-02 18:52:17

By Sharief Khan GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Reuters) - Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo was sworn in on Saturday for another five years calling for national unity after this week's peaceful election in the divided South American nation of 750,000 people.

2006-08-31 21:26:11

By Sharief Khan GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Reuters) - Guyana's President Bharrat Jagdeo, a free-market advocate, has won re-election after sweeping to victory in peaceful elections on Monday in the former British colony, authorities said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.