Daily Archives: February 24, 2018

The Parents of the Venezuelan Victim of the Florida Massacre: Our Battle Against Weapons Is Forever

The Parents of the Venezuelan Victim of the Florida Massacre: Our Battle Against Weapons Is Forever

PABLO DE LLANO | LaPatilla and Caracas Chronicles

The relatives of the student Joaquín Oliver, who died in Parkland and of Hispanic-Venezuelan nationality, call to fight for the regulation of the sale of weapons, Sad, Powerful, Piece published by El País

Joaquín Oliver Padauy lived 17 years and had three nationalities.  Venezuelan by birth, American by roots and Spanish by inheritance of his grandmother of Bilbao, whose family fled from Spain to America during the Civil War.     Continue reading

Guyana: Mashramani Edition – Friday, February 23rd, 2018 – video

Guyana: Mashramani Edition – Friday, February 23rd, 2018 – video

GUYANA: DPI | Department of Public Information Production

Aye…a Foreign Currency Problem

Barbados Underground

Submitted by Wily Coyote

Barbados has been experiencing a significant reduction in their Foreign Currency Reserves over the last several years. The reserves are presently at about 4 weeks, this should be noticeable with shortages of goods within the island, however this is not the case. One would have to ask why this is; a shortage of foreign currency should limit the purchase of imported goods and result in shortages. There are likely several reasons for this to be happening in Barbados with respect to imported goods.

  1. Concessions to large Foreign owned business, Sandals, Cost U Less, Sandy Lane etc. result in no Foreign Currency inflows from these businesses which allow these companies to operate outside currency controls, and
  2. Large retailers domiciled outside of Barbados i.e. Massy, Cave Sheppard, Sagicor etc. have the capacity to purchase their goods outside the controls of Barbados currency regulations and then import their goods…

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