Last week’s signing in Caracas of an agreement between Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela, under which the former will receive natural gas from the huge Dragón Field, will not affect Guyana’s perception of the quality of its relationship with its sister Caricom country.
With the country now plagued by the persistence of food imports that transgress the Food and Drugs Act and pose possible serious health risks to consumers, the Government Analyst Food and Drugs Department (GAFDD) this week moved to have a United States-based company suspended from providing supplies to local food importers.
As the organizing team prepares to roll out the Roraima Group of Companies’ three-day ninth Annual Wedding Expo later today, the company believes it can look back at the short history of the event with a considerable degree of satisfaction.
Re-elected Chairman of the Upper Corentyne Chamber of Commerce Hemchand Jaichand says that the range of business-related issues facing the community poses the new executive with “a number of exacting challenges” not least of which is the need to provide responses to questions that continue to arise in relation to the future of the Skeldon sugar estate.
Enhancing capacity to market Guyana’s tourism product is an important preoccupation particularly in indigenous areas and on Saturday, March 11, some 25 residents of Mainstay-Whyaka, including Toshao Joel Fredericks and councillors, participated in a tourism and hospitality training exercise.
Bringing the market to the farm is the responsibility of the middleman in the agricultural sector. At the end of each crop the sight of middlemen traversing farms equipped with hand-held scales is commonplace.
– accuses Social Protection Ministry of underperforming
The advent of an oil and gas industry will challenge Guyana to raise its safety and health game above the currently existing level since that is what will be demanded by any major foreign companies likely to be associated with the industry, going forward, a leading local safety and health official has told Stabroek Business.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 713’s trading results showed consideration of $13,381,555 from 335,920 shares traded in 12 transactions as compared to session 712’s trading results, which showed consideration of $71,050,992 from 558,063 shares traded in 9 transactions.
(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and published by Stabroek Business as a public service)
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A few days ago the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) issued a public statement echoing much of what the Private Sector Commission (PSC) has already had to say about the business sector’s unease over what it sees as indicators of a decline in the Guyana economy.
Mexico to provide technical support in creation of key oil and gas White Papers
Guyana’s infant oil and gas sector will now have access to the most advanced technical support available in the western hemisphere following the signing of three key memoranda of understanding (MoU) between the governments of Guyana and Mexico formalizing a relationship that will bring on stream a regime of critical technical support and training designed to significantly enhance local capacity in a number of key areas in the sector.
A condition of growing uncertainty over the future of the Skeldon Sugar Estate has created an uneasy atmosphere of uncertainty at various levels in communities in the Upper Corentyne and particularly among sugar workers’ families, according to President of the Upper Corentyne Chamber of Commerce Krishnand Jaichand.