Daily Archives: 08/03/2021

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LIVE RADIO | West Indies v Pakistan | 4th Osaka Presents PSO Carient T20 Cup Match

Listen to West Indies v Pakistan in the 4th T20I. The last in their 4-match series.

The first and third matches were abandoned due to rain. Pakistan won the second match by 7 runs.

Covid-19 – the political virus – EDITORIAL By Stabroek News

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Covid-19, the little virus from Wuhan, China has arguably had more of an impact on the modern world than World Wars I and II, the Great Depression and 9/11. It has resulted in the deaths of at a very minimum 4 million people and has brought political and economic systems to breaking point.

Diseases tend to do that: The Black Death, a bubonic plague, which swept through Eurasia between 1346 and 1353 killed an estimated 45% to 50% of the population. It scythed down so many rural labourers in England it caused severe labour and crop shortages. Tensions between landowners and the newly powerful workers (due to their scarcity) would eventually result in the Peasants Revolt of 1381 and the decline of the feudal system.          Continue reading

Guyana’s 60-year struggle for cheap, adequate and reliable – By Ralph Ramkarran

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The economy Guyana inherited at Independence in 1966 has remained largely unchanged. Throughout the period Guyana was a primary producer of bauxite, sugar, rice, timber and gold. The fortunes of some industries have improved while those of others have declined, and a few added, like fisheries.

The absence of cheap, adequate and reliable electricity was recognized as one important reason for the failure to industrialize.   In this new era, as in the past, Guyana can never attain its full economic potential unless the production and delivery of electricity is vastly improved.          Continue reading

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