– US flights to be boosted by pact with Aruba Airlines
The May 2013 cessation of the Delta Airlines passenger service to Guyana based on what the airline had said was the “poor performance of the route” was a blow from which Guyana continues to find it difficult to recover, Chief Executive Officer of Roraima Airways Inc Gerry Gouveia has told Stabroek Business.
Wresting management control of the Eugene F Correia International Airport from the Board on which aviation company Trans Guyana Airways holds significant sway is among the highest priorities of the National Air Transport Authority (NATA), an umbrella body comprising eight of the nine operators at that airport.
By Karen Abrams
When my daughter who attends school in Palo Alto, California called me to say she was homesick and she missed the usual Guyanese food treats I knew it was time to reach out to my friends, online retailer West Indian in The Woods.
“These young people will create the companies of the future in Guyana” – STEM-Guyana Coordinator Karen Abrams
The initiators of STEM-Guyana are currently preoccupied with a new pursuit that involves pitting an ambitious but inexperienced ten-member team from Guyana against experienced and highly talented international opponents in an international robotics competition in Washington DC in July this year.
LINK-Caribbean, an investment facilitation project designed to position startup regional businesses to attract capital from private investors, particularly so-called business angel investors will host the region’s first Caribbean Angel Investor Forum in Montego Bay, Jamaica on May 11 and 12, 2017, according to a release from the Barbados-based Caribbean Export Development Agency.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 717’s trading results showed consideration of $6,614,635 from 234,441 shares traded in 13 transactions as compared to session 716’s trading results, which showed consideration of $8,840,485 from 179,273 shares traded in 10 transactions.
(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation andpublished by Stabroek Business as a public service)The New Guyana Marketing Corporation has agreed to provide us with the above information which we will publish on a weekly basis subject to receipt.
Last week the Stabroek Business reported on what appeared to us to be a somewhat unusual though not unique increase in the volume of greens, vegetables and fruit on the urban retail market and what appeared to be, at a certain point, a condition in which, even what in most instances were ‘bargain’ prices, supply appeared to outstrip demand.
– says quality of output has compromised entitlement
The wholehearted support of the business community for the University of Guyana is unlikely to be forthcoming in circumstances where the institution provides little if any meaningful evidence of its worthiness of that support, Vice Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith has said.
By Brooke Glasford
Guyanese are notoriously shameless when it comes to copying people — or borrowing ideas. Just think about all of the business names and logos that bear a striking resemblance to well-known companies around the world.
– but weak agro-processing sector gives rise to prospective heavy dumping of excess
The past three weeks or so of prevailing rock-bottom prices for greens and vegetables in local municipal markets attested to the possibilities that obtain in the widely-held view the Guyana can indeed be the food security hub of the Caribbean Community (Caricom).
At a time when the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) is seeking to expand its services to members, the organization is experiencing, “significant growth in membership,” immediate past president of the business support organization Vishnu Doerga has said..
The Ministry of Natural Resources is seeking to enhance its technical capacity to maximise returns from the country’s gold-mining industry whilst improving the sector’s environmental footprint by engaging the services of internationally-known geologist Professor Richard Goldfarb who is currently on a brief visit to Guyana.