Business

Gouveia says Ogle attracting investment but management ‘dysfunctional’

– NATA wants review of existing lease agreement

Roraima’s 18-seater Trislander Aircraft with Captain Gerry Gouveia (Jr) standing next to it.

Even as investors continue to show an “aggressive interest” in positioning the Ogle International Airport to accelerate the growth of the country’s aviation sector, the facility, which is being operated by the company Ogle Airport Inc under lease from the Government of Guyana, has become afflicted by a “seriously dysfunctional” management regime which, if not corrected “will compromise all of the hard work that has been done over the years to build Ogle,” Chief Executive Officer of Roraima Airways Captain Gerry Gouveia has said.

Utilities ‘sign on’ to share data with Credit Bureau

- hire purchase entities, credit unions, others expected on board soon

Judy Semple-Joseph
CEO CreditInfo

All of the country’s commercial banks as well as some major state and non-state service entities have now signed on as data providers to the local Credit Bureau, a development which the Bureau says, has created an enabling environment in which larger numbers of persons can, potentially, secure hassle-free and in many instances badly needed credit.

The CSME and regional insularity

A vigorous and increasingly acrimonious exchange is ensuing in business and political circles in Jamaica over just what sort of reaction the country should provide to what it says is the ill-treatment of Jamaicans travelling to its sister Caricom country by the immigration authorities in Trinidad and Tobago.

Implementing technology solutions within Ministries will reduce costs while improving overall quality of service to Guyanese citizens

Karen Abrams

By Karen Abrams, MBA Marketing Startup Consultant   It has been more than 15 years since the first e-government program was launched in the United States, while in 2015, stakeholders in developing nations like Guyana, have yet to realize the benefits of computerized government departments that use technology to improve customer service, save lives, reduce costs, improve service delivery and extend service hours.

The link between your cell phone and your creditworthiness: fact, or fiction?

By David E. Falconer Manager, Sales and Business Development, Creditinfo Guyana   Almost a century ago, an American named John Pierpoint Morgan, or J P Morgan who is more widely known as the most powerful financier in the world, when asked by a House committee if commercial credit was based primarily on money or property, responded instead to everyone’s surprise that in fact it was based on character.

Sugar can be saved – New Corentyne Chamber President

– says crime, unemployment hampering business growth

New Central Corentyne Chamber President Rafeek Mohammed

The Central Corentyne business community may have experienced a drop in commercial activity of between 30 and 40 per cent for this year so far, newly elected President of the Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce Rafeek Mohammed has said.


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