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Thu Sep 17, 2020, 06:00 AM

Pompeo to make questionable visit to Guyana

Bert Wilkinson | 9/17/2020, midnight

Guyana’s government has confirmed the impending visit of American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the Caribbean Community nation this week fueling widespread speculation that the visit is linked to protracted efforts by Washington to use the country as some kind of an operating base to deal with neighboring Venezuela.

Foreign Minister spokeswoman Audrey Waddell confirmed Pompeo’s visit for Sept. 17-18.

“We are indeed preparing for a visit sometime this week. You might have seen correspondence to that effect, but yes we are preparing for him,” she said as a plethora of organizations and critics have railed against the visit, calling Pompeo’s intentions sinister.

Pompeo had been very involved in Guyana’s recently concluded and greatly disputed general elections, as he had several times publicly displayed Washington’s preference for the Indo-dominate People’s Progressive Party, which appears to have mended its decades of poor relations with Washington in recent months. The result is that the U.S., Britain, Canada and the European Union all lined up behind the PPP’s campaign, demanding that former president David Granger stepped aside making way for the PPP. The PPP was eventually declared the winner of the general elections, five months after the Guyanese voted in the polls and after a series of court challenges and a 33 day recount of ballots.

Granger’s coalition had publicly said that the U.S. had favored the governing People’s Progressive Party more than the coalition because it turned down a request from the Trump administration to have a stepped up American military presence in Guyana as well as rejected a request for the Voice of America to establish a radio station in Guyana’s northwestern region to broadcast propaganda messages to neighboring Venezuela.

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http://amsterdamnews.com/news/2020/sep/17/pompeo-make-questionable-visit-guyana/

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Sep 17, 2020, 08:43 AM

1. Expect to see US "military advisors" show up

in the near future...

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Sep 17, 2020, 09:24 AM

2. Looking to reopen the Jonestown site for...

his fellow cultists.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #2)

Thu Sep 17, 2020, 03:38 PM

3. They managed to assassinate a Democratic Congressman before Jones assassinated them all.

That thought probably makes Pompeo and his boss salivate.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #3)

Thu Sep 17, 2020, 04:32 PM

4. probably. ...nt

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