And no I don support the death penalty, in part because of cases like these. If Kansas has the death penalty, and it does, this case should have received a punishment of death according to the laws of Kansas. If there is set of crimes that deserved the sentence of death, it would have to be a hate crime that included running off to get a gun and coming back to murder 3 people, or at least try to murder 3 people.
A Goldman Sachs World Bank Group partnership to provide capital to women entrepreneurs in emerging markets has reached US$1 billion in investments, the institutions said on Friday, far surpassing their original goal of US$600 million.The Women Entrepreneurs Opportunity Facility, launched in 2014 by Goldman and the World Bank International Finance Corp. Private sector development arm, had initially set a goal of providing capital to 100,000 women entrepreneurs over 10 years, but has reached 50,000 in just four years.The institutions said US$1 billion in investments were made in 26 financial intermediaries in 26 countries, including some of the world poorest and most conflict affected states.Investors chasing stable returns should buy firms run by womenWhat a woman on the board worth to stock investors? About 300 bps, according to CIBC studyWhy so few female fund managers? It not their performanceThese so called investments in small banks and non bank financial institutions provide capacity and incentives to boost lending to women owned businesses, which typically have a hard time gaining financing, particularly in emerging market countries.The World Bank Group estimates that some 70 per cent of women who own small and medium sized enterprises in the developing world are either shut out of financial institutions, or can only get high cost short term loans. This has resulted in a US$1.5 trillion credit deficit for women entrepreneurs in emerging markets.fact that we have surpassed our original target by 40 per cent this early on shows that there is huge demand for these investments, said Cristina Shapiro, global head of Goldman 10,000 Women program, which provides access to capital, mentoring and education to women entrepreneurs.IFC initially contributed US$100 million towards the Women Entrepreneurs Opportunity Facility, along with a US$43 million investment from the Goldman Sachs Foundation..
A looming affordability crisis is poised to hit seniors across the country as the baby boom generation makes its long predicted shift into its golden years, squeezing the supply of retirement home places and pushing up rents, according to a new report from the rating agency DBRS Ltd. Younger generation at least has the possibility of a regular job and a pay cheque. Average rents for seniors homes varied across the country in 2017, with Ontario holding the highest at $3,526 per month and Quebec the lowest at $1,678 per month.