Business

Hinds urges cost/benefit analysis of e-governance cable

Lance Hinds

Chief Executive Officer of the local IT Company Brain Street Lance Hinds says the new government should undertake a cost/benefit analysis of the damaged e-governance cable, “to determine whether it should be maintained as against whether it should be scrapped and consideration given to purchasing bandwidth from commercial providers at concessional prices.” The former PPP/C administration had attracted heated criticism, when with only a few weeks left before the general elections earlier this month that removed it from office, it handed the privately-owned Dax Engineering the right to manage and maintain the state-owned fibre-optic 0

Public/private sector partnership and the new political administration

The presence of President David Granger out and about last Sunday morning, taking a look at work being undertaken to unblock clogged drains in the city and to restore the once impressive Independence Arch in Brickdam served to send a signal of his interest in restoring a sense of physical order in the country’s capital and repairing our historic sites and monuments. 0

The economic consequences of Mr Osborne

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This article was received from Project Syndicate, an international not-for-profit association of newspapers dedicated to hosting a global debate on the key issues shaping our world Niall Ferguson is Professor of History at Stanford and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution. 0

Chamber wants to meet Gov’t on enhanced relationship

President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Lance Hinds says he wants to see “an adjusted relationship” between government and the private sector that focuses “much more closely” on the specific roles of the two in the task of building the country in the period ahead. 0

Repairs to Stabroek wharf tops list of municipality’s priorities – Chase-Green

Patricia Chase-Green

Vendors trading in the area of the Stabroek Market Wharf, a section of the roof of which collapsed last September bringing an abrupt and protracted halt to their activities can anticipate the commencement of work by the municipality in conjunction with the Ministry of Works in the near future, Deputy Mayor Patricia Chase-Green told Stabroek Business in a telephone interview on Monday. 0

Craft producers gear for two-week moulding workshop

Pottery Products

The past president of the Guyana Arts and Craft Producers Association (GACPA) Nicholas Young believes that the two-week workshop on mould design and manufacturing from May 25- June 15, being executed by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in collaboration with the Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services Network (CTCSN) and the GACPA could well signal an important turning point in the history of what he believes is an important sub-sector in the art and craft sector. 0

Stock market updates

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GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 616’s trading results showed consideration of $537,274 from 6,376 shares traded in 5 transactions as compared to session 615’s trading results, which showed consideration of $3,515,177 from 173,688 shares traded in 11 transactions. 0


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