Bilateral trade and economic relations between Guyana and Brazil characterized by exchange visits by delegations from the two countries have always been a fairly reliable barometer of the timbre of relations between them.
We note with a measure of relief the fact that just when it seemed that relations between government and the private sector were set to go completely off the rails, representatives of the two sides managed to sit down together last week at an encouragingly high level to engage on an agenda which included a number of long-standing and important issues.
A year after closing the doors of its most recently established restaurant that had operated on the ground floor of the Opus Hotel on Croal Street, the popular Bettencourt food service chain is preparing to launch a multi-million-dollar complex that will accommodate a restaurant, conference facilities and a banqueting suite, General Manager John Reman disclosed to Stabroek Business earlier this week.
– aims to offer practical responses to business challenges, VC says
Come next semester, the University of Guyana (UG) will be opening the doors of its new School of Entrepreneur-ship and Business Innovation (SEBI), an initiative which Vice Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith says is reflective of a re-examination of the relevance and delivery of the institution’s programmes “in keeping with national development, industry needs, student-centred learning and faculty development.”
In a nutshell, all of this means that the University of Guyana, having undergone a re-examination of the relevance of its curriculum to the
By John M. Seeram
IIA Guyana Chapter
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) which is the global voice for the internal auditing profession has identified the month of May as the International Internal Audit Awareness Month.
With a recent oil spill from Trinidad and Tobago having reached the coast of Venezuela, the region, and particularly Guyana, is once again being reminded of the environmental and other risks that attend the potentially lucrative oil industry.
More than half of all food vendors in Guyana may well not have the requisite public health credentials to provide service in the sector because of deficiencies in their food-handling standards, Director of the Government Analyst Food and Drugs Department Marlan Cole has told the Stabroek Business.
Chief Executive Officer of the almost five-year-old software development company Innovative Systems Inc (InnoSyS) Richard Langford believes that the company is making a case for taking pride of place among the local technology enterprises offering a suite of services that are relevant to Guyana’s needs.
There was something decidedly farcical about the recent National Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) Awards ceremony. Of course, to make the argument that high safety and health standards at the workplace is a joint employer/employee obligation is not to say that those standards should not be recognized and perhaps even rewarded.
United States-based Guyanese Trevor Daniels is in the process of sinking hundreds of millions of dollars into the creation of a “first grade” 300-acre coconut plantation in the Pomeroon, according to Project Consultant Jerome Andrews.
– revenues will support sustainable development agenda
The strong likelihood that the growth of Guyana’s economy will be driven by what are now the country’s proven significant hydrocarbon reserves will not deflect his administration from the pursuit of its ‘green economy’ goals, President David Granger has said.
Michael and Dee George, the proprietors of the Herdmanston Lodge are big fans of the Restaurant Week event not just because it allows their kitchen a special occasion on which to parade its talents but also it represents an occasion for Guyanese to eat out.
While both individuals and businesses in the Caribbean have long been victims of instances of cybercrime ranging from petty swindles to major shakedowns, there is evidence reflected in recent trends that small businesses are becoming increasingly vulnerable to attacks by cyber criminals.
Having successfully completed their summer 2016 STEMGuyana project involving children from various parts of the coast, the team behind the project has embarked on a new initiative, preparing ten Guyanese youngsters for what will probably be the challenge of their lives, participation in an international robotics competition in Washington DC in July this year.
The mission of the First Global Challenge is to inspire science and technology leadership and innovation in young people from all nations in order to enhance understanding, instill the importance of cooperation, address the world’s most pressing issues, and improve quality of life for all.