Category Archives: finance and trade

US POLITICS: Sen. Marco Rubio: China’s threat to U.S. national security – Video

Rubio: “China’s threat to U.S. national security is not a game”

This speech in the USA Senate was made by Sen. Mark Rubio on May 23, 2018. He is a a Republican who supported Trump’s call for revised trade deals with China.  The new Democratic government may, most likely, usher in a cooling off of the USA-China trade conflict, but the points raised here by Marco Rubio should be examined from a non-political standpoint.            Continue reading

VIDEO: THE GREAT RESET (Explained!) – Agenda of the World Economic Forum – By Neil McCoy-Ward

THE GREAT RESET (Explained!) – – By Neil McCoy-Ward – 734,041 views  Premiered Sep 12, 2020.

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THE GREAT RESET (Explained!) We’ll be looking at: – What is The Great Reset? – What is the World Economic Forum? (WEF) – What is the significance of Davos, Switzerland? – Who pays for the Davos conference? – Who are the key players involved? – What is the 4th Industrial Revolution? – And finally, could there be a potential financial reset? – What does all this mean for you?      Continue reading

The World in 2021: Ten trends to watch – By Tom Standage – The Economist

Ten trends to watch in the coming year

A letter from Tom Standage, editor of “The World in 2021” –  Nov 16th 2020

All of which seems strangely appropriate for a year of unusual uncertainty. The great prize on offer is the chance of bringing the coronavirus pandemic under control. But in the meantime risks abound, to health, economic vitality and social stability. As 2021 approaches, here are ten trends to watch in the year ahead.              Continue reading

TRAVEL: Barbados’s 12 month Welcome Stamp Work Visa initiative successful

REMOTE WORKERS FROM METROPOLITAN CITIES — ESCAPING COVID-19

By Adrian Loverage in Barbados

There can be no reasonable doubt that the 12 month Barbados Welcome Stamp initiative has brought the destination an almost unparalleled level of media and public awareness and kudos to all those involved in its conception and ongoing content enhancement.

Amongst, the latest exposure is the planned Lion Television Scotland 60 minute documentary, which in their words, will ‘follow adventurous British families and individuals as they take an almighty plunge and relocate in the middle of a global pandemic, to work remotely from Barbados’.    Continue reading

OPINION: What a Biden-Harris win means for Jamaica and the Caribbean

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Joe Biden

Cassells, in her analysis of the US election, and what the win means for Jamaica and the Caribbean, said at this moment, things on the ground in the United States will take up the bulk of the attention of the new administration.      Continue reading

VIDEO: he Collapse of American Cities Has Started. And Yours Is Next – By Jack Chapple

VIDEO: he Collapse of American Cities Has Started. And Yours Is Next

By Jack Chapple

This is the San Francisco Bay Area. It has been one of the biggest economic HUB’s of the world for the last 50 years. In fact, if this region of just 18,000 square kilometers … were to be its own country…it would have the 19th largest economy in the world…ahead of countries like Switzerland, Taiwan, Sweden, Belgium, and the United Arab Emirates.        Continue reading

A Message from the Future II: The Years of Repair – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision –~ Guyana – Brazil – USA – By Rosaliene Bacchus

If you have ever achieved a goal or a dream, you know that the first step to success was in visualizing or verbalizing what you had hoped to achieve. To imagine a desirable future outcome is key to its realization. The animated short film A Message from the Future II: The Years of Repair dares to imagine a better world in which no one is sacrificed; a world in which everyone is essential.

About a month into the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, Naomi Klein and her husband Avi Lewis, co-founders of The Leap, together with award-winning artist Molly Crabapple and Opal Tometi, a co-founder of Black Lives Matter, started a conversation about the role of futurism when so much is at stake.    Continue reading

The Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund: A bench mark for Guyana’s Natural Resource Fund

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The following entry has been submitted by Andre Brandli, a Guyanese living in Switzerland.

The Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund should serve as the bench mark for Guyana’s Natural Resource Fund

The readers of Guyanese Online, who follow current affairs in Guyana, may have noticed that the new government will not accept the Natural Resource Fund Act in its current form and will either repeal or amend it sometime early next year, Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharat has said (https://www.stabroeknews.com/2020/10/23/news/guyana/natural-resources-fund-act-unacceptable-bharrat/). The Natural Resources Fund is fed by the Guyanese oil revenues and needs to be managed with utter care and taken out of political interference.
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Caribbean Diaspora Angel Investor Conference – Friday November 13. 2020 – 9.00am-7.00pm EST – Virtual

HOW TO INVEST IN HIGH POTENTIAL CARIBBEAN COMPANIES

Please join the Guyana Economic Development Trust, an independent US-based philanthropic organization, for this timely event.

Register at www.diasporainvestorsummit.org

COVID-19: Why China’s dramatic economic recovery might not add up – The Guardian

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The Guardian– Sun 25 Oct 2020

The country seems to have rebounded, but some analysts believe that at the very least, there is sleight of hand at work

Beijing prompted envy, admiration and not a little resentment when it released data last week confirming that it was the first major economy to start growing again after the devastation caused by Covid-19 in the first half of the year.

China appeared to have achieved the V-shaped recovery being chased by finance ministers around the world, after pioneering mass lockdowns to contain the virus that had taken hold in Wuhan, then shutting its borders to stop it filtering back in from abroad.    Continue reading