Gaskin dismisses `chicken feed’ criticism of ExxonMobil deal

Dominic Gaskin

Business Minister Dominic Gaskin has told a local private sector oil and gas forum that the Government of Guyana will not follow opponents of the prevailing contract with an ExxonMobil subsidiary down the road of calling for it to be undone and renegotiated.

In a presentation that will doubtless serve to intensify an already heated debate between government and various local individuals and institutions, Gaskin publicly associated himself with what has been the official position that the ruling APNU+AFC administration got a good deal.

His comment came at the same forum that ExxonMobil said it was not open to renegotiating the deal…..


UG School of Business upbeat after first semester

After we had spoken with Visiting Professor at the University of Guyana’s School of Enterprise, Business and Innovation (SEBI), Professor Leyland Lucas, and his support staff early last week, we headed across to the new facility created to house the School.

Avocado now in ‘super fruit’ league

While most types of fruit produced in the Caribbean have traditionally been considered to be largely of niche market value, reports emanating from JAMPRO (Trade and Investment, Jamaica) the state-run agency set up to promote business opportunities in export and investment, point to a drift of some fruit onto the mainstream market.

Catfish exporters suffering as Guyana fails to meet US Food standards

Heeralall Sukdeo, owner of Sukdeo and Sons Fishing Enterprise, says that local companies have suffered significant losses since they can no longer export catfish to the United States of America and he predicts even more severe ramifications if measures are not put in place to address the ban.

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National Mining Syndicates President Cheryl Williams talks about her life in the gold industry

Cheryl Williams might easily be mistaken for a sprightly but retiring grandmother focused on simply enjoying this phase of her life though once you hear her story you quickly understand that nothing could be further from the truth.

Govt must ‘call time’ on Russian management’s abuse of BCGI workers – Lewis

General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) Lincoln Lewis on Tuesday told the Stabroek Business that he fails to see how the Government of Guyana could continue to neglect to pronounce on “the excesses of the Russian  management of the partially  state-owned Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc.


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