Daily Archives: June 29, 2019

With cryptocurrency launch: Is Facebook becoming an independent nation?

With cryptocurrency launch, Facebook: an independent nation

Assistant Professor of Communications (Social Media) & Magazine, News and Digital Journalism, Syracuse University

Facebook has announced a plan to launch a new cryptocurrency named the Libra, adding another layer to its efforts to dominate global communications and business. Backed by huge finance and technology companies including Visa, Spotify, eBay, PayPal and Uber – plus a ready-made user base of 2 billion people around the world –

Facebook is positioned to pressure countries and central banks to cooperate with its reinvention of the global financial system.

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Widespread Crop Failures The U.S. – Blogfactory reports

June 24, 2019 – Blogfactory

Torrential rains have been hammering the heartland of America for months, and at this point vast stretches of farmland in the middle of the country are nothing but mud.  As a result of the endless rain and unprecedented flooding that we have witnessed, millions of acres of farmland will have nothing planted on them at all in 2019, and that is a major national crisis. 

But most farmers were able to get seeds planted in the deplorable conditions, and now they are desperately hoping that something will actually grow.  Unfortunately, on farm after farm what is coming out of the ground looks absolutely terrible.  Even if we get ideal weather conditions for the rest of the summer, there is no way that many of these fields will be ready before the first hard frost arrives.  As you will see below, the truth is that we are potentially facing the most widespread crop failures in all of U.S. history.

READ MORE – https://blogfactory.co.uk/2019/06/24/widespread-crop-failures-the-u-s/

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Commentary: A Caribbean Ghana Air-Agreement can now take off

By Ray Chickrie

For decades Caribbean leaders have talked about an air-link between the Caribbean and Accra, Ghana, but now the idea is picking up pace after the visit of Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo to the Caribbean in June 2019. The issue was discussed between president Akufo-Addo and his Caribbean counterparts in Guyana, Barbados and Trinidad.

Prime minister Rowley and president Nana Akufo-Addo during bilateral talks expressed optimism of reaching a possible “Air Services Agreement” that would include Caribbean Airlines (CAL) and Ethiopian Airlines (ET) because it was chosen by the Ghanaian government to resurrect a national airline.          Continue reading

Guyana ranked ‘fastest growing economy in the world’ – NASDAQ

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