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be governed by fiscal rules similar to those of Chile’s.
“This would minimise the effects of global fluctuations of oil prices whilst ensuring the country does not become overly reliant on oil revenues,” he added.
Deyal noted that while the discovery “has the potential to significantly increase the GDP of Guyana,” there is need for the funds to be carefully managed. come true.”
As the chairperson and deputy-chairperson of Keith Hunte Hall, Cave Hill campus, Deyal had to represent over 60 residents on the student’s guild. He was instrumental in securing a donation of US$1,000 from the First Citizens Bank for benches for the hall’s residents, and co-managed 20 students and US$7,500 for UWI Carnival’s Adrenaline Band, which supplied 150 costumes.
He was also the representative on the finance committee of the students’ guild for 350 residents from the three halls at the Cave Hill campus.
A sports loving person, Deyal represented Antigua and Barbuda in swimming in the 2009 OECS swimming championships, and played for Antigua and Barbuda’s youth cricket teams and the Leeward Islands cricket team between 2012 and 2014. Deyal stated that academics and sports complement each other perfectly.
“Sports has helped to build my work ethic, discipline, and team work skills, all of which have contributed to my academic performance. At the same time, sports has also offered me an avenue for relaxing and escaping the world of books and research papers for brief moments,” he said.
Noting that he would love to see the Caribbean youths increase their participation in all sports, especially cricket, he said, “Sports could help to do this for lots of other young people as well.”
The performance of the West Indies women’s team over the past few years, he said “is evidence to the power of sport. Not only has the team done extremely well with limited resources, but they are empowering women in the region and reminding us all of the strength of a united Caribbean.”
Thanking all, especially his family, who have helped him on his journey this far, he said, “I really appreciate the support you have given me and I hope to serve you and the Caribbean in whatever capacity I can.”