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WORLD TRADE: Panic At Sea: Nearly 2,000 Ships Stuck Outside Ports As Container Shortage Intensify – video

Panic At Sea: Nearly 2,000 Ships Stuck Outside Ports As Container Shortage Intensify

Epic Economist – April 21. 2022

The already stressed global supply chain is all set to face a fresh wave of backlogs, congestion, and shortages as new shockwaves emerge in almost every link of the system. Conditions continue to worsen by the day as Chinese ports operate at bare minimum capacity due to virus-related restrictions imposed by the government.

The disruption in the flow of goods in and out of the country is expected to reach alarming proportions and cause serious distortions in the market in the weeks ahead. The problem is particularly worrying between the US and China — the world’s busiest shipping route — but the restrictions will have a cascading impact all across the globe.        Continue reading

GUYANA: PNCR calls for subsidies for basic food items; more money for needy

PNCR Leader Aubrey Norton

The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Tuesday recommended that government pumps some of the GY$5 billion into subsidising some consumer items and dole out additional cash to low-income earners and public assistance recipients.

“We call for the $5 billion Guyana dollars that have been set aside for cost-of-living adjustments in budget 2022 to be immediately put to use in order to shield citizens from these increases in the price of flour and other basic food items.” PNCR Leader Aubrey Norton told a news conference. At the same time, he noted that the GY$5 billion was 0.9 percent of the GY$552 billion,          Continue reading

MONEY: We Are Living Through The Scariest Economic Experiment In History Right Now – Video by Jack Chapple

By Jack Chapple- April 5, 2021

Many countries around the world have, on paper…seemingly recovered from the economic collapse that occurred last year. Unemployment rates are getting closer to normal, the number of business bankruptcies has hit a 2 year low, and the stock market is at an all time high? On the surface, this seems great. But in reality, we are actually going through the biggest and scariest economic experiment in history. An experiment which could help bring us into a golden age of a new kind of economy…or it could bring us into a new dark age that the world has never seen before.    Continue reading

COVID-19 Effects: Financial Crisis | What To Expect Next – Video

COVID-19 Effects: Financial Crisis | What To Expect Next – Video

By Neil McCoy-Ward – October 25, 2020 – Reporting from London UK

As we go into Nov & Dec to end 2020, you may be left wondering what’s going to happen over the next few months as we go to 2021.

You may think, so what if retailers are going bankrupt, so what if the local Mom and Pop restaurant has closed, it doesn’t affect me or my job so I don’t care… well, maybe, you should care…   HERE IS HOW IT WILL AFFECT YOU                Continue reading

What’s going on in Venezuela? + video – commentary

What’s going on in Venezuela? + video

Recent protests have pitted the government and Venezuelan opposition against each other – and the stakes are high.

By , Staff writer / February 18, 2014 Christian Science Monitor

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, dressed in white and holding up a flower, is taken into custody by Bolivarian National Guards, in Caracas, Venezuela, Feb 18. Lopez re-emerged from days of hiding to address an anti-government demonstration and then turn himself in to authorities. Speaking to some 5,000 supporters with a megaphone, Lopez said that he doesn’t fear going to jail to defend his constitutional right to peacefully protest against President Nicolas Maduro. Alejandro Cegarra/AP   Continue reading

Venezuela Tightens State Control Over Its Economy – video

Venezuela Tightens State Control Over Its Economy

Published on Nov 24, 2013 –   Gregory Wilpert: Venezuela Strengthens State Control Over Economy in Effort to Combat Inflation

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