Daily Archives: 08/22/2020

PETITION: We Urge The Guyana Government To Renegotiate All Oil Contracts

We Urge The Guyana Government To Renegotiate All Oil Contracts

COVID-19: Worse Than 9/11 – The Decline of New York City – Opinion

Worse Than 9/11

New York City Boroughs Map – click to enlarge

NYC always bounces back… right? “No. Not this time,” says James Altucher, inveterate resident and lover of all things Big Apple

  • NYC comeback? “Not this time”
  • James Altucher watches the dominos fall
  • Gimme shelter: New York refugees
  • Real estate’s death spiral
  • New York (uncertain) state of mind

While optimists argue: “NYC is the center of the financial universe. Opportunities will flourish here again.”

Or this: “NYC has experienced worse.”

James counters: “Not this time”… and “no it hasn’t.”

Take Midtown Manhattan — the city’s business center — for example. Virtually empty these days…

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Guyana Politics: Former president David Granger condemns arrest of Christopher Jones; political harassment

– Granger demands probe

Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones


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COVID-19 Pandemic: How 2020 took me from a six-figure salary to universal credit

 ‘My World came crashing down’ ….  

illustration of woman looking in bare cupboards

‘No income, no way of paying my bills, no way of buying food, nothing …’ Illustration: Masha Krasnova-Shabaeva/HeartAgency/The Guardian

When I was made redundant, I thought I would easily get another great job. Then the pandemic hit …

Claire Smith – Published on Wed 19 Aug 2020 – THE GUARDIAN UK

RACISM: West Indies cricket legend Michael Holding discussing racism in the UK – VIDEOS

RACISM: West Indies legend Michael Holding breaks down discussing racism in the UK

Holding recently made headlines after making an impassioned plea over racism in the UK during a rain break in the test match between England and the West Indies.

CRICKET: See Michael Holding bowling in 1976 vs England in video below.  This is an example of his devastating fast-bowling :

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