Overseas-based Guyanese opens multimillion-dollar business in Berbice

first_imgBerbicians were on Saturday last given another alternative to shop for brand name clothing and cosmetics as Fancey’s Outlet and Make-up Academy located at Clifton Public Road, Corentyne, Berbice, opened its doors for the first time.The idea of the establishment was birthed in October 2018 during a discussion with the owner, Mohabir Persaud, and popular make-up artist, Vincent Shelto. After a few months of brainstorming ideas, the construction of the state-of-the-art facility commenced in February 2019.Three months later, the doors to one of the most sophisticated stores were opened, presenting more choices to Berbicians. The facility, which cost about $30 million will offer affordable branded clothing.At the opening on Saturday, a representative from the Rose Hall Town Council, Dave Boodhoo, congratulated the owners of the business while noting his concerns about the timing of the venture especially as it relates to the unstable political atmosphere.In addition, he further expressed concerns about the spending power of Berbicians at this time but nevertheless, is optimistic that business will pick up in due time.Public Relations Officer of the Central Corentyne Chambers, Poonai, who had to leave abruptly to attend to his customers, also extended best wishes to the owners and staff of the newly-opened business. However, unfortunately, the owner of the establishment, who could not have been in Guyana for the grand opening, believes that the state-of-the-art facility will cater to the fashion needs of both men and women.He noted that as a businessman, he takes pleasure is creating a unique atmosphere that has never been seen before in Corentyne. He also congratulated his partners who have come on board while noting that Fancey’s Outlet and Make-Up Academy will be around for a very long time.Popular make-up artist, Vincent Shelto in his brief remarks outlined that his Master Class will be taken to Berbice on a monthly basis to provide the opportunity for those who wish to take applying make-up to another level.The first make-up class commenced on Monday, May 6 and will last for a week. Nevertheless, Shelto believes that the collaboration will provide high-end clothing and make-up on a new level. The establishment falls under the MMP Global Inc, which has provided employment for close to 20 persons.last_img read more

Conte, Mancini and or Di Biagio on Italy coach shortlist

first_imgFormer AC Milan star Costacurta has been given the task of finding a replacement for Gian Piero Ventura, who was sacked after Italy’s World Cup exit.All three are former Italian international players. Costacurta did not mention former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, who has said he would leave French club Nantes if offered the Italy job.Conte, 48, coached Italy from 2014 to the quarter-finals of the 2016 European Championship before taking over at Chelsea.“I never said I preferred Conte,” continued Costacurta, who had said in an interview this week the Chelsea boss was the number one choice.“I only said that having already worked with the national team, he has the right characteristics.“Given we don’t have any outstanding talents at the moment, we need a very good coach, and the names I’ve mentioned are good coaches.”Zenit Saint Petersburg coach Mancini, 53, has said he wants the job to fulfil his dream of winning the World Cup.Mancini has won silverware with all clubs he has managed. He led Manchester City in 2012 to their first English title in 44 years, and won three Serie A titles with Inter Milan and Italian Cups with Inter, Fiorentina and Lazio, and a Turkish Cup with Galatasary.Italy Under-21 coach Di Biagio, 46, a former Roma and Inter Milan defensive midfielder, has little coaching experience and has been appointed as interim national coach for friendlies against Argentina and England next month.Costacurta added that he agreed with Di Biagio, who wants to call up Italy goalkeeping icon Gianluigi Buffon, 40, for the friendlies.“I agree with Buffon’s final contribution for Italy not being that evening against Sweden,” he added of Buffon’s decision to retire after Italy lost two World Cup play-offs.“We gave Di Biagio the chance of choosing what he thinks is best for these two friendlies.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Italy’s football federation is trying to choose between three possible national coaches including Chelsea’s Antonio Conte © AFP/File / Glyn KIRKFLORENCE, Italy, Feb 28 – Italy’s new coach will be Antonio Conte or Roberto Mancini or Luigi Di Biagio, Italian federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said on Wednesday.“We plan on appointing the new coach by June. Conte, Mancini or Di Biagio? These are the names, it won’t be anyone else,” said Costacurta at Italy’s Coverciano training camp outside Florence.last_img read more