Tag Archives: Business

Wardy’s gear for urban marketing demarche – -as operating costs squeeze agro-processing

Mitford Ward’s excursion into private enterprise had its roots in the realisation that the country’s high cost of living renders the returns from salaried employment altogether inadequate to meet one’s needs. The article Wardy’s gear for urban marketing demarche appeared first on Stabroek News. Source link

New local company targets skills training, recruitment to meet changing human resource needs

With the emerging oil & gas industry opening up Guyana to a range of investment opportunities, NSB Omega Guyana Inc (NGI) is one of several emerging enterprises that continue to swell the ranks of the private sector. Registered to a global partner, the Atlantic Canada based NSB-Omega, NSB Omega Guyana Inc has been created to […]

Mocha agro-producers want market, processing plant

The scale of the entrepreneurial pursuits of the farmers and agro-processors who comprise members of the Mocha Arcadia Multipurpose Cooperative Society (MAMPA), makes a persuasive case for the establishment of a multi-purpose market facility to support the food cultivation and agro-processing pursuits of the community, Head of the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation, University […]

The only way to restart the refinery is to give it away

Business Kiran Mathur Mohammed 2 Days Ago OWTU president general Ancel Roget unveils the logo of Patriotic Energies and Technologies Co Ltd, owned by the trade union, at Radisson Hotel, Port of Spain on November 15, 2019. A week ago, Government rejected Patriotic’s bid for the refinery a third time. File photo – KIRAN MATHUR […]

Mayaro moves on from oil on quest for ‘ecotourism gold’

Business Darren Bahaw 2 Days Ago A fishing boat on the seaweed-draped shoreline in Mayaro. PHOTO BY JEFF MAYERS – The towering coconut trees bordering the long stretch into Mayaro, the sound of the crashing surf of the mighty Atlantic and the sweet slices of watermelon welcome visitors coming to east Trinidad. Rich in history […]

NBA legends invest in Trini’s basketball startup – ShotTracker

Business Zainab Kamara 2 Days Ago Davyeon Ross, co founder of ShotTracker. IN basketball it’s easy to determine the winner – the team that scores the most points wins. But explaining why a team wins with supporting statistics is more difficult. Davyeon Ross, a Trinidadian living in Kansas, is cracking this problem by intersecting his […]

IDB announces US$3.5-billion initiative to advance technology and resilience in the Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) yesterday announced its new Build Forward initiative, a US$3.5-billion multi-year programme to help Caribbean countries sustainably recover while making technological leaps that will facilitate a transformational future. Build Forward includes a multi-donor facility to provide targeted grant and concessional financing for smart and resilient projects. The facility is expected to […]

ECCB approves Royal Bank of Canada sale

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine, has confirmed that his organisation will be approving the sale of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) operations in several territories in the Eastern Caribbean. Antoine, accompanied by chair of the Monetary Council, St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Timothy Harris, made the disclosure during a […]

EPA says companies not taking advantage

by Marlon Madden While there has been some progress, local and regional firms are still missing out on opportunities under the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). So says newly appointed Executive Director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency Deodat Maharaj, who told Today’s BUSINESS he was also concerned that a lack of affordable regional transportation […]

Bitt breaks new ground with digital currency transaction

International financial technology firm Bitt has executed its first successful retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) consumer-to-merchant transaction using DCash, in partnership with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). DCash is the newly developed ECCB digital currency. The transaction was completed at Geo F. Huggins’ Foodland, in the island of Grenada on Friday, February 12, […]