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WORLD: The World Ahead 2022: five stories to watch out for | The Economist – video

WORLD: The World Ahead 2022: five stories to watch out for | The Economist

What will be the biggest stories of 2022? As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the globe, President Xi will cement his power as leader of China, tech giants will coax more of us into virtual worlds and the space race reaches new heights. The Economist is back with its annual look at the top stories of the year ahead.              Continue reading

CENTRAL-TUTORIAL ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC – Sunday, July 10, 2022 9:00 a.m.

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Sunday, July 10, 2022 9:00 a.m.

CENTRAL-TUTORIAL ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC

Let’s get together

Fellow Alumni and Friends:

After a 2 year hiatus due to COVID, it’s time for us to get out and enjoy the summer.

Your Executive is hosting a joint  CENTRAL-TUTORIAL ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC, July 10, 2022  starting at 9:00 AM. and we’d love to see you there. This is a revival of the annual gatherings we have had in the past and will again be held at:          Continue reading

MUSIC: Guyana-born Eddy Grant – Gimme Hope Jo’Anna (Live at Nelson Mandela Concert)

Eddy Grant (and Kurt Darren) – Gimme Hope Jo’Anna (Live at Nelson Mandela Concert)

This ain’t just a song it is a great anti apartheid song, highly political with deep rooted meaning. Legendary performance from the legendary Eddie Grant.

“She got a system they call apartheid it keeps a brotha inna subjection… I hear she make all the golden money to buy new weapons, any shape of guns While every mother in black Soweto fears the killing of another son” Another Great Song. Rest In Peace Nelson “Madiba” Mandela.

MUSIC: Ziggy Marley – One Love (Bob Marley cover) | Live at Pol’And’Rock Festival (2019)

Ziggy Marley – One Love (Bob Marley cover) | Live at Pol’And’Rock Festival (2019)

Ziggy Marley performs his father Bob Marley’s classic anthem “One Love” live at the Pol’And’Rock Festival in Kostrzyn and Odra, Poland on August 1, 2019 during the Rebellion Rises world tour!.

Linden Fund USA (LFU)- Summer Events in New Jersey – BBQ on June 25 + Fun Day on July 17, 2022

The Linden Fund USA is hosting two events this summer in New Jersey.  A BBQ Lime will take place on Saturday, June 25th in Newark, NJ. And after a two-year hiatus, we will gather again for our annual Family Fun Day event to be held on Sunday, July 17th in Plainfield, NJ. 
Enjoy a fun relaxing time catching up with old friends in an open atmosphere.  See the attached flyers.  

HORSE RACING: Lester Piggott: Legendary Jockey and 9-Time Derby Winner, Dies Aged 86

Lester Piggott

By Jack Haynes and David Milnes | Racing Post

Tributes poured in from across the racing world and beyond  recently following the death of legendary rider LESTER PIGGOTT at the age of 86.

That was in part due to the longevity that allowed him to ride a phenomenal 4,493 domestic winners, the third highest tally in British racing history behind only Sir Gordon Richards and Pat Eddery, and an amazing big-race haul.

Piggott won the Derby a record nine times, including on 1970 Triple Crown winner NIJINSKY.                 Continue reading

GUYANA: Wildlife in Guyana – Types of Guyanese Animals – By AZ Animals

Wildlife in Guyana:  By https://a-z-animals.com/animals/location/south-america/guyana/

JAGUAR

Below is a link to our website where you can find a complete list of Guyana’s animals. We currently track 207 animals in Guyana and are  adding more every day!

The tropical rainforests, savannas, and coastal plains of Guyana are home to various types of animals. Some of the most unique wildlife native to this South American country include the jaguarblack caiman, cane toad, giant armadillo, jabiru stork, capuchin monkey, and leatherback turtle.

This country has 225 mammal species, 800 species of birds, 176 reptile species, 148 amphibian species, and 2,000 plus species of fish!

GO TO: https://a-z-animals.com/animals/location/south-america/guyana/

 

CARIBBEAN: Is tourism’s recovery sustainable? – By David Jessop – May 31, 2022

David Jessop – May 31, 2022

After two lean years, Caribbean tourism is recovering. As travel restrictions are removed there is widespread optimism about the coming summer and winter season.

Industry reports suggest that 2022 got off to a good start. The World Travel and Tourism Council, a body supported by major international travel companies, says that the region’s recovery is outpacing the rest of the world and that it expects Jamaica, The Dominican Republic, and Aruba to be among the top 20 best performing destinations anywhere.

However, a deeper dive and conversations with industry professionals suggest that the picture is mixed, the structure of the Caribbean market is changing, and new thinking may be required to ensure sustainability.              Continue reading

BARBADOS: Cost of Living Increasing – What Solutions? – Barbados Underground Blog

It is no surprise the ineffectual debate about reducing the cost of living has resurfaced. As usual the country is beguiled by the usual talking heads whose commentary is crafted to fulfil political interest and reaffirm traditional economic theories.

However you ‘slice and dice’ the challenge facing Barbados to significantly reduce the cost of living, it cannot change the fact Barbados is a net importer of commodities. For those who will interject that tourism as a service generates significant revenue inflow, it is an industry with significant foreign ownership which dilutes earnings making its way onshore.        Continue reading

Caribbean Children Foundation: 18th Annual Boat Cruise – Toronto – Sunday July 3rd. 2022

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