Not for the first time in recent years, a leading local business support organization (BSO) has voiced its concern that the crime level could prove to be a serious deterrent to Guyana’s attractiveness as an investment locale.
– Lewis blames company’s ‘eye pass’ on government’s lead-footedness
The recalcitrant posture of the majority Russian-owned Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI) towards the right of their employees to be affiliated to trade unions of their choice has now become “a stern test case” for government “that could now present itself as a measuring rod for determining its own commitment to protecting workers rights…,” General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) Lincoln Lewis has said.
On Tuesday October 18, the Stabroek News’s editorial titled ‘Crime statistics and public security’ raised the issue of the relevance of the crime figures routinely published by the Guyana Police Force (GPF) in the context of the role that the figures play in helping the public to arrive at a reliable assurance regarding just how safe we are.
– Tobago forum clears up Georgetown/Port-of-Spain honey brouhaha
A lack of sustained attention to the economic potential of the local beekeeping industry continues to stunt its growth and cause the country to “miss out” on a multi-million dollar sector, according to Vice President of the National Apiculture Society (NAS) Linden Stewart.
The East Bank Berbice corridor is dotted with farmers who ply their trade with a sense of purpose, cognizant of the fact that while farming can be a profitable pursuit, you get out of it only as much as you put into it.
(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and published by Stabroek Business as a public service)
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The newly established Guyana Oil and Gas Association (GOGA) on Tuesday evening used the occasion of its launch at the Marriott Hotel to call for “transparent governance” of the sector and to caution against Guyana going the way of other oil-producing countries.
It is not the easiest thing in the world to speak glibly about safety in the gold mining sector in circumstances where most of us who dwell outside of that circle do not know much about the associated risks.
By Karen Abrams, MBA Co-Founder, STEMGuyana
The University of the West Indies (UWI) Department of Electrical and Computer Science Team has an idea for STEM education in Trinidad and Tobago and it could potentially benefit the entire Caribbean.