Daily Archives: 09/06/2021

GUYANA: The Sweet Drink Wars – The Combatants – By Vibert Cambridge

By August 22, 2021

There has always been competition in the Guyanese aerated drink market. The persistent impulse among domestic and international bottlers and distributors has been to stimulate the consumption of the sugary beverages to increase market share. We call this the “sweet drink wars”: the battles for the palate in hot and humid Guyana.

As we saw in a previous installment, the Berbice bottlers resorted to destroying the competition’s bottles in their fight for market share. The sweet drink wars in British Guiana intensified between the 1940s and the 1970s: from the end of World War II to the mid-1970s when a severe foreign exchange crisis crippled the Guyanese economy.

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HOUSING: The US, Canada, and New Zealand – different plans for tackling the crisis

= Sep 2, 2021- Business Insider

US President Joe Biden, Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern 
Carlos Barria/Reuters, Carlos Osorio/Reuters, Fiona Goodall/Reuters
  • Home prices have surged around the world as the pandemic sparked a wave of new moves.
  • Housing shortages slammed affordability and forced first-time buyers to the sidelines.
  • The US, Canada, and New Zealand all recently announced big plans to solve their housing crises.

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