A measure of what we have become

Last Friday Stabroek Business published an article based on an interview with a city businessman in which he expressed a number of views about the role which he believed employees play in robberies committed on business places.

Travel through Timehri “a hassle”…Aviation official

The quality of passenger service by the various service agencies operating out of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri is “in urgent need of considerable improvement” if visitor arrivals to Guyana are to increase, according to a local aviation official.

Stock market updates

Notes 1 – Interim results 2 – Prospective EPS: earnings per share for 12 months period to the date the latest financials have been prepared.

Business Editorial

Several months ago the Stabroek Business published a story disclosing, among other things, that a former member of the Board of the Guyana Power and Light Company (GPL) had been fingered in a scam designed to conceal the actual amount of electricity consumption at a city business premises and that a serving member of that Board had moved to have an employee removed from her post because she had instructed that his electricity supply be disconnected for a sizeable unpaid bill.

We mishandled the October 17 flight cancellation -Constellation Tours Country Manager

Stabroek Business has learnt that the Trinidad and Tobago-owned airline charter service Constellation Tours is to pursue the lease of additional aircraft to ply its routes between Georgetown and North America in an effort to avert repetition of last week’s flight cancellation which left more than 100 passengers stranded at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri and provoked a sharp official reprimand from Tourism, Industry and Commerce Minister Manniram Prashad.

Standards don’t just happen,, they’re created

The search for quality improvement and efficiency enhancement in the production process in Guyana has seen the application of various programmes provided by the European Com-munity (EU), the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) and other international agencies.

Caring for your Laptop 1

Generally, laptops are more expensive than their desktop counterparts, more susceptible to damage, and are significantly more expensive to repair.

Stock market updates

GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone No 223-6175/6) reports that session 225’s trading results showed consideration of $6,682,987 from 536,535 shares traded in 15 transactions as compared to session 224 which showed consideration of $407,900 from 13,100 shares traded in 5 transactions.

Stock market updates

Notes 1 – Interim results 2 – Prospective EPS: earnings per share for 12 months period to the date the latest financials have been prepared.

Rival CEOs trade words over GT&T monopoly

DIGICEL founder and Chief Executive Officer Dennis O’Brien has launched a strident attack on the monopoly on international telephone calls held by the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company, (GT&T) prompting a sharp response from the ATN subsidiary’s Chief Executive Officer Brigadier General (ret’d) Joe Singh.

GUYEXPO

Over time, GuyExpo has established itself as a hugely popular event with the private sector.

Reflecting on the Guyana economy

Over the past year, Guyana has witnessed some remarkable achievements in the economic area – almost 5% growth in 2006; this is expected to remain strong in 2007.