Daily Archives: 01/25/2017

Caribbean Life News Update – 24 January 2017

Caribbean Life News Update – 24 January 2017 Caribbean Life

‘A Shared Dream’ concert wows Brooklyn College audience


The powerful message of hope, and the legacy of the civil rights movement, rang throu­ghout the audit­orium of the Walt Whitman Theater of Brooklyn College, when Senator, Kevin Parker hosted the 13th Annual “A Shared Dream” celebr­ation, in conjun­ction with the found­ation to honor late iconic leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Chase may keep a man out of prison


Catch me if you can. ……….You might have said that once, giggling. You may have yelled it at a game one after­noon. You said it, maybe, in a flirta­tious manner on some romantic evening. Run, run, run, catch me if you can because, as in “Man on the Run” by Carl Weber, this chase may keep a man out of prison.

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Guyana: Sovereign Wealth Fund will have effective budget stabilizing feature – Trotman

Sovereign Wealth Fund will have effective budget stabilizing feature – Trotman

— To also cater for environmental protection, funding of social protection projects

Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman

While the intention to create a Sovereign Wealth Fund has earned the APNU+AFC administration much praise, there remains concern by some that the nation is yet to know what will be the specific features of the Fund.
Hoping to bring some clarity to the matter recently was Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman. He told Kaieteur News that the Fund will have several features, one of which will be for budget stabilization.

“One must first understand that the Sovereign Wealth Fund is just a generic name. Most funds of this kind have several features which ours will have as well. However, the main characteristic of this Fund is to save money for the future generation which would be garnered from our oil wealth.”      Continue reading

Presidents Are NOT CEOs – John Paul Rollert | The Atlantic

Presidents Are NOT CEOs

On the meaning and implications of the country’s first true businessman president

John Paul Rollert  |  The Atlantic

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Among the more arid and promiscuous expressions in the English language is saying that someone is “in business.” The pawnbroker, the accounts executive at CBS, and the risk arbitrageur are all nominally engaged “in business,” but that fact probably does more to obscure the differences in their daily affairs than to reveal any fundamental similarities.

Donald J. Trump has certainly been “in business” for the better part of 50 years. And while his electoral success has made him a global face for American capitalism, the fact that he’s the first businessman to vault from the C-Suite straight to the presidency says little about what the country might expect from the next four years — or at least not nearly as much as many tend to think.   Continue reading

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – January 24, 2017

Guyana: LATEST NEWS –24 January 2017 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

Guyana – This Week with the President – January 14 – 21, 2017

logo -Min of PresidencyGuyana – This Week with the President – January 14 – 21, 2017

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Guyana Government News Brief – January 23, 2017

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – January 23, 2017