Corum Group, the company which owns and operates Pizza Hut, on Wednesday officially opened its second location of Burger King in the Giftland Mall, as it announced plans to open a third by the end of this year.The Group’s Vice President, Navin Singh, said the response has been phenomenal since the opening of the first branch at the Regent Street location.“It has been 19 days since we had the launching of Burger King in Guyana and we have seen a tremendous response from the public so we decided that we are going to make our services available to our customers at the Giftland location and will be anticipating another location somewhere out of Georgetown in the coming months,” Singh noted.Navin Singh places a Burger King crown on one of the first 50 customers at the launching of the new Giftland locationThe Burger King brand will offer a diversified product with chicken and dessert options.It will also include a kid’s meal and attractive value meals. The unique flame grilled process is pivotal to Burger King’s great taste.This second restaurant will see the creation of positions for at least 30 employees and each additional restaurant will employ around the same number.The group said it is proud to be doing its part in creating employment opportunities for Guyanese, as well as friendly and safe dining options for Guyanese consumers. Corum Group is confident that it will be embraced and supported by the Guyanese public.Meanwhile, several other stores in the mall opened its doors to the public.Those stores included Sanjays Jewellery Inc Plus, Kards Plus, Stoby Juice Bar and home to the biggest supermarket in the region, Giftland FoodMaxx Supermarket.
The Caribbean Community (Caricom) will mount a Caricom Election Observation Mission to monitor the general elections which will be held in the Commonwealth of Dominica on Friday, December 6, 2019.The Mission will be headed by Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai, Department of Elections and Boundaries of Belize.Tamai served as Chief of Mission as well as Deputy Chief of Missions at Caricom Election Observer Missions. She recently served as a member of the Caricom Joint Electoral Reform Mission to the Commonwealth of Dominica in August 2019.The other members of the Mission include experts in Electoral Management and Administration from Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Suriname.The Mission will be supported by Jhonson Alexandre and Helen Marshall of the Foreign and Community Relations Directorate of the Caricom Secretariat.Members of the Mission and the Caricom Secretariat Support Staff started to arrive in the Commonwealth of Dominica on December 2, 2019, and will depart by December 9, 2019.The Caricom Election Observation Mission will meet with the electoral officials, leaders of political parties and other stakeholders of the Commonwealth of Dominica. On the day of the elections, the Mission will monitor the electoral process including the opening of the poll, the voting process, the closing of the Poll and the counting of the ballots.The Election Observation Mission will issue a Preliminary Statement based on its observations and findings. A Report of the General Elections will be subsequently prepared and submitted to the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community.For Caricom, election observation serves as a platform to support existing democratic traditions within the Caribbean Community as part of its wider policy of supporting democracy.