Daily Archives: September 17, 2017

Amazing Places on Our Planet -44 videos- 2016 in Review: HD video

Amazing Places on Our Planet – 44 videos

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ ICFQS_jpzFY?rel=0 < click for review

Sacred places of worship; ruins of ancient civilizations; stunning creations of Nature; beautiful hiking trails; National Parks and World Heritage Sites. Welcome to the Amazing Places on Our Planet.
Published on Dec 16, 2016 – 2016 in Review:–All 44 Amazing Places videos released in the channel in 2016.
List and Links to all videos below.        
0:20 2. Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4nM1…  
0:33 3. Old Town of Lijiang, China https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlsM-… 

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Lord Kitchener’s “Nora”- played by students at Univ. of North Texas Steel Band – video

Nora (1950) Lord Kitchener (Aldwyn Roberts) (1922-2000) –  Lead singer Lord Relator.
Played by Steel Band – Mark Ford, director One O’Clock Lab Band – Steve Weist, director.
Recorded Live on October 29, 2012 Winspear Hall, College of Music. University of North Texas http://music.unt.edu

Venezuela: Too Many Lies & Too Much Truth: a Foreign Investment Guide

Too Many Lies & Too Much Truth: a Foreign Investment Guide

Location Venezuela. Red pin on the map.

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Is it a good idea to, say, help illiterate adults learn to read and write? Of course. And for the government, that lofty goal justifies an inefficient and politicized program, and anyone who criticizes it must be a resolute bastard. They make the argument about intentions, and you can’t lose behind the shield of good intentions.

That kept running through my mind as I read the first edition of the Venezuelan Foreign Investment Guide, launched a month ago by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment.

It’s a great idea to publish a guide for foreign investors – Zimbabwe has one, so does Syria. But the devil is in the details and it’s in the execution of this idea, divided in three parts, where we see what the government makes of its good heart.   [Read more]

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