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.

Roraima celebrates fifteenth anniversary

The Roraima Group of Companies is to establish a new boutique hotel at Timehri as part of what the Company’s Managing Director Captain Gerry Gouveia says is a move “to further commit Roraima to Guyana’s travel and tourism industry.” “Our services to Suriname and Venezuela will require Roraima Airways to use the Cheddi Jagan International Airport as a transit point for people travelling to the Caribbean and North America.

Easing the VAT squeeze

Towards the end of 2006 as public debate raged over the imminent implementation of the Value Added Tax President Jagdeo declared that government would be seeking toke measures to cushion any ensuing rise in the cost if living particularly in terms of its impact on the economically disadvantaged section of the population.

“The More Things Change….”

Whenever I attend a Guyana event in the United States, I’m always struck by the sameness of my experience.

Public, private sector financial backing needed for craft industry ahead of Carifesta 2008

A senior government official has said that Guyana will be seeking to have the local craft industry play a major role in the 2008 Caribbean Festival of Arts (Carifesta) which will be held here in August but a local craft producer who has participated in two previous CARIFESTA events in Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname has told Stabroek Business that this goal cannot be realized unless both the government and private sector lending institutions contribute meaningfully to the craft sector’s preparations for Carifesta.

New US$5m Polish-built M 28 Skytruck for Roraima fleet

Roraima Airways is awaiting final official approval before taking delivery of a new twin-engine passenger and cargo aircraft which Managing Director Captain Gerry Gouveia told Stabroek Business will significantly enhance the company’s local and regional air transport capabilities.

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.

VAT not crime the biggest business headache this Christmas

President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce Colonel (retd) Carl Morgan has told Stabroek Business that the business organisation expects that VAT could impact significantly on sales volumes during the festive season.

The Venezuelan referendum

On Sunday, Venezuelans will vote in a national referendum on constitutional reform. If passed, the reform would, among other things, weaken property rights, limit freedom of expression, blur the lines regarding the separation of powers, greatly extend President Hugo Ch

Monitoring imports

The Guyana National Bureau of Standards and the Food and Drugs Analyst Department are two of the country’s more important monitoring agencies and in recent years the critical importance of their respective roles have become increasingly apparent.

Digicel wants GT&T to put liberalization terms ‘on the table’

Guyana continues to experience the single most vigorous marketing rivalry in the country’s commercial history as the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) and its rival cellular service provider, DIGICEL, continue their unrelenting rivalry for the ‘hearts and minds’ of the local cellular market.

Buying a Laptop

As a first time laptop buyer, you may already have some experience on desktop computers.

Open our borders to encourage skilled immigrants

Business drivers are tied to public policies in many ways. We constantly talk about reviving our nation’s economy, why we have so little foreign investment and why there is still so much poverty in our nation while smaller nations around us seem to thrive.

Region Eight mining transgressions

If the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) succeeds in making a case against the miners charged with illegally mining and destroying roads between Mahdia and North Fork earlier this year, the penalty for the offence could include the confiscation of mining equipment already impounded by the Commission, according to Acting Commissioner William Woolford.

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.

CET Cement controversy still in limbo

TCL Guyana Inc., (TGI) a subsidiary of the TCL Group of Trinidad and Tobago, the leading supplier of cement in the region, is adopting a ‘wait-and-see’ position in relation to the Government of Guyana’s continued waiver of the 15 per cent Common External Tariff (CET) on cement imported from outside the region.