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Venezuela intercepts Trinidadian fishing vessel

- The Venezuelan Navy intercepted on Tuesday a fishing vessel from Trinidad and Tobago, five days after a vessel hired by Guyana was...

Jamaica churches denounce same sex marriages

– The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) on Monday (October 14) accepted a position paper that disregards same-sex marriage in the country. "God's perfect design, as expressed...

Venezuela releases seized US ship and 36-member crew

 - The Venezuelan Government has released the 36-member crew of the research Vessel Teknik Perdana, who were picked up and taken by Venezuela's Navy...

GDF supports Gov’t position on arrest of US Ship

– Three days after the Venezuelan navy arrested a U.S Ship searching for oil in the Essequibo River, the Guyana Defence Force issued...

US Vessel arrives in Margarita, case handed over to Venezuelan Prosecutors

– The U.S vessel which was arrested by the Venezuelan navy has arrived in Margarita and is currently under investigation by the Venezuelan...

British Navy makes £58m drug bust in Caribbean

- The British Royal Navy says a warship deployed in the Caribbean seized cannabis and cocaine with a street value of £58 million...

Update: Caracas says seized ship was in Venezuela’s waters illegally

- The Venezuelan Government has issued a statement demanding an explanation from the Guyana government as to why a US Ship was operating...

Woman stabs boyfriend in the eye for refusing to have sex with her

- A Jamaican woman is facing an attempted murder charge after stabbing her boyfriend in the eye after he refused to have sex...

Model farm to be developed in Guyana through collaboration with Barbados

- During a Joint Commission meeting where representatives from Guyana and Barbados met at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2013, a decision was...

Guyana/Barbados to work jointly in overlapping boundaries

By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Government and the Government of Barbados have agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will guide its...

Recent Articles

OPINION: The parallels of Guyana and Suriname elections

The following is an opinion piece by Dr Tara Singh The elections’ events unfolding in Guyana as well as in Suriname have cast on to...

COVID-19 cases remain at 139; authorities concerned about persons’ “callous attitude”

As of today, Guyana's COVID-19 deaths remain at eleven 11 and the number of confirmed remains at 139. To date, the total number of persons...

51 vendors fined $5000 each for not wearing face mask

The Georgetown Mayor City Council (M&CC) is stepping up efforts to ensure that vendors comply with the necessary measures to contain the spread of...

Port Mourant Hospital to begin taking samples for COVID-19 tests

A mobile testing unit has been established in the compound of the Port Mourant Hospital and it will become the first facility in Region...

COVID-19 Advisory for Guyanese stranded overseas

Following a special meeting last Friday, the National COVID-19 Task Force announced that within the controlled re-entry policy, the Task Force has approved the...

Coronavirus spreads in Brazil’s oilfields, as six offshore operators register cases

Norway’s Equinor ASA (EQNR.OL), Brazil’s Dommo Energia SA (DMMO3.SA) and Anglo-French firm Perenco are among at least six oil producers that have registered coronavirus...

West Indies Test players resume training in Barbados

Members of the West Indies Test team have returned to training in small groups at Kensington Oval. After an extended period away from the...

Uitvlugt factory workers protest working hours, outstanding leave

See full statement from GAWU The overwhelmingly majority of the workers attached to the Uitvlugt factory this morning (May 27, 2020) downed tools to express...

GRA reflects on Khurshid Sattaur’s “sterling contribution” to tax administration in Guyana

Full statement from the GRA Management and staff of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of former...

WHO says the Americas are new epicenter of COVID-19

The Americas have emerged as the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a Tuesday briefing, as a...