Daily Archives: 03/24/2022

BARBADOS: ‘Transformation needed to promote ‘new world order’ – PM Mia Mottley

World Trade Organisation (WTO) Presidential Lecture Series

Barbados PM Mia Mottley

Barbados Today- Marlon Madden – March 24, 2022

A more transformative agenda and strong political will are needed to reinvent the way countries and multilateral institutions respond to the needs of the developing world and various crises.

Prime Minister Mia Mottley made the point on Tuesday as she expressed concern that there were still too few groupings and countries determining the fate of others when it came to various issues.

“The ultimate absurdity of what I am saying is amplified when we look at the arrangements that led to the P5 within the context of the (UN) Security Council. How do five countries have the right to veto that which others want to see happen?” said Mottley. The P5 comprises China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States.          Continue reading

USA: Trump Investigation: Mark Pomerantz’s Resignation Letter – published by The New York Times

The former prosecutor who investigated Donald J. Trump believed that the former president was “guilty of numerous felony violations.” 

Mark Pomerantz

March 23, 2022 – Letter- published by The New York Times

The following is the full text of the resignation letter by Mark Pomerantz, who had investigated former President Donald J. Trump, but left after the Manhattan district attorney, Alvin Bragg, halted an effort to seek an indictment.

Dear Alvin, 

I write to tender my resignation as a Special Assistant District Attorney and to explain my reasons for resigning.

As you know from our recent conversations and presentations, I believe that Donald Trump is guilty of numerous felony violations of the Penal Law in connection with the preparation and use of his annual Statements of Financial Condition. His financial statements were false, and he has a long history of fabricating information relating to his personal finances and lying about his assets to banks, the national media, counterparties, and many others, including the American people. The team that has been investigating Mr. Trump harbors no doubt about whether he committed crimes — he did.              Continue reading

GUYANA: Taxation: GRA will remove tax on imported fuel with immediate effect – Government


The GRA in a notice to all importers and licensed Customhouse Brokers said it intends to move immediately to enforce the government’s decision for excise tax rates on gasoline and diesel to be reduced from 10% to 0%.

The revenue authority also reminded that the rates were reduced from 20% to 10% in the 2022 budget and are now being further reduced to cushion the global increases in fuel prices.            Continue reading

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