Daily Archives: 01/24/2022

BOOK: From Rags to Riches: Is Guyana Ready for the Oil Bonanza? – by Terence M Yhip 

Published in Paperback – Jan. 5 2021 – by Terence M. Yhip 

Terence M. Yhip, a Ph.D Economics from McGill University, is currently a partner of Ideal Advisory Services (IAS), Toronto. He was Visiting Fellow at UWI, Mona, Jamaica after a long and distinguished career in economics, banking and finance in Canada, US, UK, Bahrain and the Caribbean.  The author urges the Guyanese diaspora to read the book for a clear understanding of exactly where Guyana lost significantly from the ExxonMobil production sharing agreement governing the offshore Stabroek concession.
Whether Guyana succeeds with the oil money only time will tell, but much hangs on local politics, corruption and accountability, management of the Natural Resource Fund, and macroeconomic policies to prevent Dutch Disease, which has afflicted Trinidad and Tobago as it struggles with the fact that oil and gas reserves will dry up this decade barring new major finds.      Continue reading

CHINA: RACISM: China’s Ugly, Disturbing yet Open Secret – Opinion – Video by Serpentza –

CHINA: RACISM: China’s Ugly, Disturbing yet Open Secret

There’s something about China you need to know… its racism  , that is condoned by their government.

Video by Serpenza – January 20, 2022.

GUYANA: Ron Bobb-Semple has taken his final bow — by Francis Quamina Farrier

Ron Bobb-Semple as Marcus Garvey

— by Francis Quamina Farrier 

Guyanese veteran Communicator and actor of stage and screen, Ron Bobb-Semple, recently took his final bow on the stage of life, having lived the prescribed three scores and ten. He is yet another long-standing friend and colleague of mine who has died as a result of COVID-19 complications.
In the Pepperpot Magazine of September 27, 2020, I wrote of losing other long-standing friends and colleagues, including veteran actor of stage, television and screen, Gordon Case, who was based in London, England. Billy Braithwaite and Jimmy Bacchus, two businessmen who were based in New York city and who had contracted the coronavirus in the early stages of its arrival, were featured in the first article of mine which focused on the COVID-19 pandemic. They both were friends of mine for over 55 years.

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