BCGI gearing to sever workers’ ties with union

– 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.

Crime and the business community

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.

Guyana to host 9th regional beekeepers congress

– Tobago forum clears up Georgetown/Port-of-Spain honey brouhaha

Inspecting hives at the recent Tobago Congress

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.

Prices Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation


(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and published 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.

Kitco Market Data


Gold Prices for the three-day period ending Thursday October 20, 2016                    Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver.

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