Saturday, October 23, 2021

No Covid-19d-19 Here Or in North Korea: Turkmenistan

Yes, Turkmenistan is among the few nations on the planet claiming to have not had a single case of Covid-19, along with the DPRK, aka "North Korea."  The October 16 Economist reports, after noting the arrest of Nurgeldi Halykov, who reported that the British ambassador got it, who was, of course, arrested:

"Social-media networks and news websites are blocked. Police surveil mobile phones that can circumvent such censorship, Turkemenistanis cannot even access Zoom."

Barkley Rosser


Sandwichman said...

So, I guess we have to take their word for it, then. said...

The current leader is Gurbanguly Berdymukhamdov, who is likely to be succeeded by his son, Serdar, who is apparently a big horse rider.

Sandwichman said...

Teddy Roosevelt rode a horse.
Ronald Reagan rode a horse.
Serdar is highly qualified as heir leader of Turkhorsiestan. A berd in the ham is worth a muk-load of dovs.