Business

Gouveia says high quality international airline service needed

– 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.

West Indian in the woods

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.

Local robotics novices preparing to engage overseas high fliers in Washington competition

“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.

Jamaica to host first regional ‘Angel Investor Forum’ next month

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.

Stock Market Updates

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. 

Market Prices

(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.

UG must be worthy of business sector support – VC

– 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.

An economy built on carbon copies

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.

Consumers grateful for prolonged vegetable glut

– 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).

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