Daily Archives: 10/26/2019

Caribbean Products Allowed Extended Duty-Free Access to USA Market – WTO

Caribbean360 – 24 October 2019

WASHINGTON, United States, Thursday October 24, 2019 – The World Trade Organization (WTO) has approved the extension of the Waiver of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA), which allows for continued duty-free access to the United States market for eligible Caribbean products, up to September 30, 2025.

Through CBERA, 17 countries are beneficiaries of preferential tariff treatment intended to support the development of regional economies. The trade programme was set to expire at the end of the year.      Continue reading

Medical: Diagnostic Ultrasound Tool Will Change Medical Practice – 2 Videos

There is a demonstration video and pricing link below:                    Continue reading

Guyana Politics: New Parties being formed for Elections – commentary

Stabroek News Editorial – 24 October 2019

“That comes as a surprise,” we quoted AFC Leader Khemraj Ramjattan as saying when told that Mr Robert Badal, along with Mr Nigel Hinds were launching a new political party called-  Change Guyana. Mr Badal had been a supporter of the AFC in less turbulent days, and clearly the hierarchy of that party had no prior indication that his allegiances had changed.

Change Guyana will join a cluster of new parties which have made their appearance this year, viz, the Federal United Party rejoicing under the expressive acronym FED-UP; the Liberty and Justice Party; A New and United Guyana; and the Citizens Initiative. As Mr Ralph Ramkarran probably rightly speculated in his column last week, this mushrooming of small parties the like of which has not been seen for many years may owe its origins to the implosion in the AFC.

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