Daily Archives: July 8, 2019

Economic “game changer”? African leaders launch free-trade zone

African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) established

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signs an agreement ahead of the launching of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), during African Union summit in Niamey, Niger July 7, 2019. Nigeria Presidency/Handout via Reuters

NIAMEY,  (Reuters) – African leaders launched a continental free-trade zone yesterday that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development.        Continue reading

Guyana Elections: Jagdeo resubmits 11 names for GECOM Chairman

GECOM CHAIRMAN SELECTION

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday submitted to the Ministry of the Presidency 11 names of persons who were originally nominated for Chairmanship of GECOM and who have agreed to have their names resubmitted.

The submission of the names follows a meeting on Wednesday between President David Granger and Jagdeo on a new Chairman of GECOM following a ruling on June 18 by the Caribbean Court of Justice that the appointment of Justice (Retired) James Patterson was illicit.

The eleven are:   

Cori “Coco” Gauff: The 15-year-old American who is taking Wimbledon by storm

The 15-year-old American who is taking Wimbledon by storm will reportedly be a millionaire before the end of the year

  • Cori “Coco” Gauff is the 15-year-old who is the talk of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships.
  • She is taking the competition by storm, will be a millionaire before the end of the year, and has been talked up as a future number one ranked player.
  • Gauff watches makeup tutorials on YouTube before big tennis matches, once dressed up as the Daughter of Eden for Halloween, and is a big fan of the singer Jaden Smith.
  • However, she plays with a maturity that belies her teenage years.

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USA: 50 maps that explain how America lives, spends, and believes

  and Jul. 4, 2019 – Business Insider

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America is a complicated place.
 Ramin Talaie/Stringer/Getty Images; Sam Mellish/Getty Images; SOPA Images/Getty Images; Jonathan Ernst/Reuters; Yutong Yuan/Business Insider
  • To celebrate Independence Day, we’ve assembled a collection of maps that illustrate who Americans are and how they live.
  • Geography matters — where we reside and where we come from affect many facets of our lives.
  • The US is a large, complex place, and maps can provide a big-picture sense of how we’re doing as a community and as citizens.

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Guyana Institute of Historical Research (GIHR) Newsletter – July 2019

Download: GIHR Online Newsletter – July 2019

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