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Four Horsemen

Best Economic Documentary I have Watched FOUR HORSEMEN is an award winning independent feature documentary which lifts the lid on how the world really works. As we will never return to ‘business as usual’ 23 international thinkers, government advisors and Wall Street money-men break their silence and explain how to establish a moral and just…
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Lack of financing poses greatest risk to Guyana’s local content development efforts, warns energy expert

Lack of financing poses greatest risk to Guyana’s local content development efforts, warns energy expert

Guyana faces a critical obstacle hindering the participation of local businesses in the country’s local content development initiatives – the challenge of accessing crucial financing. This issue threatens to undermine the entire local content effort vital for the nation’s economic growth, as highlighted by energy expert David Goldwyn, renowned for his experience in the U.S.…
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Indonesia – A hub for blended finance in the Asia-Pacific

Indonesia – A hub for blended finance in the Asia-Pacific

*As the Government of Indonesia takes lead on leveraging blended finance as a tool to advance development projects in the country, and private investors increase investment towards Indonesia’s long-term development plans, Indonesia is set to be a model for how blended finance can achieve sustainable and inclusive development in the region. * As the fourth…
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Fitch Upgrades Suriname’s LT-FC IDR to ‘CC’

Fitch Ratings – New York – 16 Jul 2020: Fitch Ratings has upgraded Suriname’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to ‘CC’ from ‘RD’. Fitch has also upgraded the issue rating on Suriname’s 2023 notes to ‘CC’ from ‘D’. KEY RATING DRIVERS The upgrades follow the completion of the “consent solicitation” to reschedule the principal…
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Tokyo Stock Exchange begins trade in carbon credits

Yuka Obayashi A man works at the Tokyo Stock Exchange after market open in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/ TOKYO, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Japan’s Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) started trading carbon credits on Wednesday, as the world’s fifth-largest carbon dioxide (CO2) emitter put in place a key element of its strategy to…
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Margin Call – “Sell it all. Today.”

“Margin Call” is a very underappreciated movie IMO. The movie is starred by Stanley Tucci and Kevin Spacey. There are a lot of parallels between this movie and what happened last Friday with the unwinding of Archegos Capital Management’s positions by Goldman Sachs and others. No idea why I started thinking about it on Friday…
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Why Suriname’s Carbon Finance Program Could Change The World

Ken Silverstein Mr. October is on deck. Marciano Dasai, Suriname’s minister of spatial planning and environment, spoke at Climate Week in New York and is pitching 4.8 million carbon offsets to the real heavy hitters — the rich nations responsible for most of the globe’s CO2 emissions. It’s the World Series of carbon finance — a potential…
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China now, always and forever

In Suriname & the Americas eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 8th 2023–President Biden and his administration has done little to counter China’s expanding economic footprint in Suriname and South America. Given the region’s crucial role in the fight against climate change, the US can no longer afford to take its southern neighbors for granted. Amsterdam, May 8th…
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New Gold Rules in Brazil

Gold Provisional Measure eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, 26 april 2023– Brasilia has finalized what has become known as the Gold Provisional Measure (MP) ending good faith and requiring electronic invoices for buying, selling, and transporting gold in the country, Brazilian media reported. The document has already been signed by Justice Minister Flávio Dino and will also be signed…
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The New/Ancient Illicit Making Money Industry

Fighting against the tide eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, 18 april 2023 –Police in all of Latin America have seized cocaine and other drugs worth $5bn (£4bn) in an operation lasting three weeks and spanning 15 countries. They also seized more than 8,000 illicit firearms and carried out almost 15,000 arrests. Police forces from Mexico in the north to…
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