– says COI Report may help right ‘historic wrongs’
President of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) Patrick Yarde has told the Stabroek Business said that the union is ready to engage government in talks over wages and salaries in the Public Service.
Ongoing discourses could result in eventual export market deals
Reports from the United States indicate that the four-day visit to Guyana by a contingent of Florida-based businesspersons seeking to establish trade ties with Guyana has left the delegation upbeat about the prospects for inking firm deals with their Guyanese counterparts that will open up new opportunities for local goods on the North American market.
Reports continue to reach the Stabroek Business of problems relating to bottlenecks of one sort or another arising out of engagements between Customs authorities and importers and which, reportedly, are impeding the efficiency of import transactions and by extension the smoothness of business arrangements.
– more than 200 local merchants accepting plastic, bank manager says
With increasing numbers of customers beginning to embrace the suite of IT-driven business support services being unveiled by the commercial banking sector, local Scotia Bank Products and Marketing Manager Jennifer Cipriani has told Stabroek Business that changes in the banking culture will “sooner rather than later” transform the edifices that have long been the symbols of banking across the world.
President of the Language Institute Cecily Bernard concedes to having become increasingly aware that in a global economic climate where Guyana’s business community continues to come under growing pressure to explore opportunities for new, non-conventional markets, possession of foreign language services that are readily available to the business sector have become a necessity rather than just an advantage.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US business spending intentions weakened in April for a third straight month amid soft demand for machinery, but a surge in contracts to purchase previously owned homes to a 10-year high supported views economic growth was gaining speed.
Once the programme of official events for the Jubilee Independence celebrations is over one expects that there will be some movement on the commencement of discussions between the government and the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) on wages and salaries and related issues.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 669’s trading results showed consideration of $435,480 from 901 shares traded in 5 transactions as compared to session 668’s trading results, which showed consideration of $26,424,867 from 742,364 shares traded in 14 transactions.
– with Public Service COI report submitted to President
Now that the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Public Service has been completed and handed over to the President there should be no further delay to engagement between the government and the union or unions concerned on the matter of public servants’ salaries, General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) Lincoln Lewis has told the Stabroek Business.
A controversial May 17, letter signed by Ogle Airport Inc (OAI) Chief Executive Officer Anthony Mekdeci and circulated to the media asserting that but for investments made by OAI Chairman Michael Correia what is now the Eugene R Correia International Airport would not have come on stream threatens to extend the controversy that has been raging at the country’s second international airport ever since the announcement some weeks ago regarding its renaming.