Daily Archives: 11/28/2018

GUYANA SPEAKS – Bourda Bazaar – London UK. – Sunday 9th December 2018

The Guyana SPEAKS annual Bourda Bazaar offers a unique opportunity to shop Guyanese-style and nostalgically draws its inspiration from Bourda Market in Georgetown, Guyana. 

Traditional Guyanese foods and drinks, hot and cold, will be on sale along with adult and children’s books (many heavily discounted), arts and crafts, creams and oils, jewellery and clothes and much much more.   
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Problem Generation – Millennials in the Workplace – by Simon Sinek – Video

Simon Sinek – Millennials in the Workplace – Video

Problem Generation – Millennials in the Workplace – by Simon Sinek – Video

Simon Sinek speaking about Millennials in the workplace of today, The video is an excerpt from an episode of Inside Quest with Tom Bilyeu. Full credit to Inside Quest.

Travel: Guyana and Ghana sign air services agreement

Stabroek News – 25 November 2018

PHOTO: Minister of Aviation of Ghana, Joseph Kofi Adda and Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson with the signed agreements. (DPI photo)

An air services agreement, initiating the process to facilitate directs flights between Guyana and Ghana, was inked on Friday 23 November 2018.

“With this agreement, the benefit to be derived is that we should be able to see a shorter travel time between passengers from the Caribbean, particularly Guyana to Africa,” Ferguson said.

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Scotiabank Selling off Banks in the Caribbean …. to Republic Bank

Scotiabank Selling off Banks in the Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Tuesday November 27, 2018 – Scotiabank is shutting shop in parts of the Caribbean, entering an agreement with a Trinidad-based leading financial group to take over its banking operations in nine “non-core markets” in the region.

It was announced today that, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions, Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) will purchase Scotiabank’s banking operations in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Maarten, and St Vincent and the Grenadines for US$123 million.

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GEMS International Cultural Association – Mother’s Day Brunch -Toronto – May 12. 2019

Guyana: 4.6 percent growth targeted in G$300.7B Budget for 2019

Guyana: 2019 Budget Unveiled  

Guyana’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to grow by 4.6 percent, an indication the economy is on the rise, the Finance Minister said.

A 99-page, five-hour budget speech may have elicited a few yawns in the chambers of the National Assembly, but would have sent quite a few smiles for businesses across the country, after Finance Minister Winston Jordan unveiled a number of tax concessions for businesses.

The growth projection is based on the steady growth in the global economy and stable commodity prices. This growth is expected to be reflected in the major sectors.           Continue reading