Private sector will work with the government of the day – Gouveia

Chief Executive Officer of Roraima Airways and high profile private sector businessman Gerry Gouveia has told Stabroek Business that he does not anticipate that political differences will undermine what he regards as a “necessary relationship” between the new political administration led by President David Granger and either the Private Sector Commission (PSC) or the private sector as a whole.

No post-elections honeymoon on flooding

There was a familiar air of fretfulness and frustration among market vendors at the start of the week as they bemoaned their loss of trade and spoilage of goods arising out of last weekend’s ferocious downpour which, predictably, immersed in the capital and other coastal areas in several inches of water.

Stock market updates

GASCI ( Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 615’s trading results showed consideration of $3,515,177 from 173,688 shares traded in 11 transactions as compared to session 614’s trading results, which showed consideration of $1,930,504 from 90,931 shares traded in

Learning the art of mould-making

Under the tutelage of well-known Jamaican craftsman Robert Campbell Guyanese craftsmen and women are being instructed in the delicate art of mould-making, a skill that allows for replication of pieces of craft to cater for a continually international market.

The Granger administration and the private sector

If it is not for the Stabroek Business to seek to order the priorities of either the new political administration or the private sector we believe that the portents suggest that how they relate to each other is certain to be on both their front burners in the period ahead.

Badal sees new govt embracing diaspora investment potential

Robert Badal

Even as Jamaica prepares for its June 2015 6th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference under the theme ‘Jamaica and the Diaspora: Linking for Growth and Prosperity,’ one of Guyana’s prominent hoteliers and businessmen believes that more closely embracing Guyanese in the diaspora as investors in the country’s economy is a direction which the new Granger administration is likely to take.

Guyanese designer talks up Barbados Manufacturers Expo

– gives Go-Invest’s contribution a pass mark

Guyana booth at BMEX 2015

At a time when the Caribbean’s fashion and creative industries are jousting for position to present their products to what has become a multi-billion dollar international market, Guyanese fashion designer Carol Fraser wants Guyana to focus more attention and investment on the quality of trade fairs and exhibitions by placing a greater measure of human and material resources at the disposal of such events.

Issues surrounding the Pepper Creek, Konawaruk mining disaster

In the wake of the recent Pepper Creek, Konawaruk Mining disaster the Stabroek Business agreed to publish this article prepared by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission which examines some of the safety and technical issues associated with the likely causes of the disaster

At the ill-fated mine site

Introduction The recent tragic deaths of ten workers resulting from a mine accident in Pepper Creek, Konawaruk has brought to light the intrinsic issues with mining at depths below grade (exceeding 15m).

A world of underinvestment

20150529Michael Spence

By Michael Spence  MILAN – When World War II ended 70 years ago, much of the world – including industrialized Europe, Japan, and other countries that had been occupied – was left geopolitically riven and burdened by heavy sovereign debt, with many major economies in ruins.

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