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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. Jagdeo, a 42-year-old ethnic Indian, won 64.6 percent of Monday's vote while his People's Progressive Party/Civic party won 36 seats in the 65-member parliament, Guyana Chief Election Officer Gocool Boodoo said announcing the results. Guyana,...

2006-08-28 13:10:36

By Patrick Markey GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Reuters) - Braving bursts of tropical rain, Guyanese voted on Monday in the former British colony's fourth election since independence and were expected to reelect free-market advocate President Bharrat Jagdeo. Polls show that Jagdeo, a 42-year-old Moscow-educated economist who has promised to tackle rising crime rates and continue to deliver improved services, is likely to win a second 5-year term by keeping his party's majority in the...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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