An Argumentative Essay on Torture

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Business and Commercial Law UWI OPEN CAMPUS STARTING A BUSINESS A group of energetic entrepreneurs is dreaming of owning their own business. The group consists of four friends – Deborah, Stephaney, Enthrose and Carlos – who are members of the same library-sponsored book club. During one of the meetings they began discussing the possibility of going into business together. Deborah, who is 31 years old, is currently working as a manager for the local book store in Bridgetown, Barbados. She earns $122,000 per year. She loves her work (especially managing the buying, marketing, and personnel) but has wanted to have her own bookstore since she was a young girl. She even has a name picked out – Corner Bookstore. Unfortunately, she has little money to invest in a business. She is a single mom with two small children and does not think she can afford to invest any of her $25,000 in savings into such a business. Her friends, however, think they may be able to help. Stephaney, a 66-year-old retired school teacher, just won $450,000 in the Caribbean lottery. She also has $380,000 in retirement savings (in addition to her pension). She believes that Deborah is so hardworking, smart, personable and talented at picking out books and at marketing them that the Corner Bookstore would be successful. Enjoying her retirement by reading, gardening and traveling, she is not interested in participating in the day-to-day running of a business. However, assuming her money would not be at risk, she would be willing to invest up to $200,000 in the business. Enthrose, a 24-year-old law student, recently inherited a small two-story building, worth $360,000, located at President Kennedy Drive, in the capital. The building has been vacant for a year, but is in good shape. This very small building could easily house a bookstore. Enthrose is too busy with school to help run the

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