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– Contractual agreements allow providers of 5% of capital to control the bridge and receive 23% annual return
The saga of the Berbice River Bridge Company Inc. continues to reveal even more interesting details as Kaieteur News understands from experts very close to the Bridge that the current contractual arrangements allow for two entities to control 50 percent of the company: The NEW GPC and Hand In Hand Trust Corporation.
New GPC, a company owned by Dr. Ranjisinghi ‘Bobby’ Ramroop has close relations to former President Bharrat Jagdeo and, according to an article on chrisram.net some time ago, that company has two Directors on the Board. Continue reading →
Freer US Travel to Cuba poses a Challenge
Published on Aug 27 2015 – By David Jessop
News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Aug. 28, 2015: According to the North American trade publication, Travel Weekly, US tourism to Cuba is now growing at such pace that the country is experiencing a shortage of both highly trained Cuban professional guides and non-Cuban certified tour directors to accompany the tours that US Treasury regulations require almost all US visitors to take.
It is just one indication of a situation that as this year goes on may change, if as seems likely the US Administration allows its citizens to travel to Cuba on an individual basis. Continue reading →
What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming
by Espen Stoknes Photo Credit: Stoknesdotcom
Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action
We need…stories that tell us that nature is resilient and can rebound…, if we give it a chance to do so. We need stories that tell us that we can collaborate with nature… We need stories about a new kind of happiness not based on material consumption.
~ Espen Stoknes in Interview with Richard Schiffman, Yale Environment 360, August 20, 2015. Continue reading →
Wednesday, 26 August 2015. Demerara Waves
Guyanese and United States (US) authorities have uncovered a money laundering and gold smuggling racket that has so far fleeced the country of more than US$200 million (GUY$42 billion) worth of the precious metal over a four-month period.
Top officials of the Guyana government said a number of Guyanese gold exporters have been smuggling out huge quantities of gold from Guyana and on arriving in the US have been declaring them as “scrap gold” which do not attract duties in that country.
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Protestors on Avenida Paulista – São Paulo – Brazil – 16 August 2015
Photo Credit: David Shalom / iG São Paulo
After leading Brazil’s economic boom under Former President Lula da Silva (2003-2010) and its record in reducing unemployment and poverty, the left-wing Workers’ Party (PT) government is facing a tough time. A weak global economy has taken its toll on South America’s largest economy. As has happened before during periods of recession, Brazil’s cost of living and job losses are on the rise again. This time, the implosion of the US$2 billion graft at oil giant, Petrobras, in March 2014, has weakened the nation’s economic foundations and moral fabric.
For the government opposition, conditions are ripe for bringing down President Dilma Rousseff and the Workers’ Party, in power since 2003. With the media giant, Grupo Globo, stoking the fires of discontent, and backed by the major conservative party…
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