Planning for a miscellany of topics


Last week’s column ended my extended presentation on the state of the sugar industry, which had begun on January 5 of this year. Because of the topics I had chosen to address in recent times it has not been easy to cover them adequately in highly summarized columns, hence a number of extended series in this period.

To recall for the benefit of those who are not regular readers of this column, in addition to the recently concluded series on sugar, there were extended series discussing money laundering in Guyana and the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Bill; the Amaila Falls Hydro Project; Guyana’s public indebtedness at the 30th Anniversary of the Third World Debt Crisis; and, the Management of Guyana’s public investment programme.

In the interests of full disclosure I should inform readers that the above named series have piggy-backed on academic articles, conference papers and chapters that I have written which are scheduled to appear in forthcoming books on development challenges in Guyana. Interested readers can obtain copies of the available papers from the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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