Entries for 14 August 2020
The Consulate General of Guyana in Toronto, Canada wishes to inform that effective Monday,
CONSULAR SERVICES BY APPOINTMENTS ONLY
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A rant on social media deemed to be racist and highly offensive has led to the firing of a close family member and employee of popular drinks manufacturer Ramsaran’s Dairy Products, as well as a mass boycott of the products.
The Supermarkets Association of Trinidad and Tobago has urged its 300-plus members to “immediately” boycott the brand.
Five supermarkets—Massy Stores, Xtra Foods, Persad’s D’ Food King, JTA and West Bees—confirmed yesterday they were pulling Ramsaran’s products from their shelves “with immediate effect”.
Aug 13, 2020 Kaieteur News
– International investors
Seeking Alpha, a forum of international investors and financial industry experts, has published an article stating that ExxonMobil has bet so much on Guyana that the oil major may very well need Guyana more than Guyana needs ExxonMobil.
While Guyana cannot do oil exploration and production by itself, there are other oil majors it can turn to with the technological expertise and track record for the job.
But when it comes to Guyana, its offshore assets and the 2016 deal constitute the jewel in Exxon’s crown. The investor forum said that there aren’t many opportunities like Guyana on Exxon’s pipeline. Continue reading →
How COVID-19 Signals the End of the American Era
Never in our lives have we experienced such a global phenomenon. For the first time in the history of the world, all of humanity, informed by the unprecedented reach of digital technology, has come together, focused on the same existential threat, consumed by the same fears and uncertainties, eagerly anticipating the same, as yet unrealized, promises of medical science.
In a single season, civilization has been brought low by a microscopic parasite 10,000 times smaller than a grain of salt. COVID-19 attacks our physical bodies, but also the cultural foundations of our lives, the toolbox of community and connectivity that is for the human what claws and teeth represent to the tiger. Continue reading →
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