Caribbean & International

President warns world leaders of region’s peace being at stake over border controversy with Venezuela

  On Wednesday morning, President David Granger once again used his address to the United Nations GeneraI Assembly to raise concern over Venezuela’s continued claim of Guyana’s territory. Mr. Granger told the World Leaders that Venezuela’s claim to Guyana’s territory has not diminished or been diverted and Guyana remains imperiled. According to the President, the […]

President to raise UN efforts to address border controversy with UN Secretary General

Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge on Wednesday said Guyana intends to press the United Nations (UN), during the 72nd General Assembly, to move forward with the aim of bringing an end to the ongoing border controversy with neighboring Venezuela. He did not indicate any interest on Guyana’s part to support any […]

Guyana ready to assist Hurricane ravaged Caribbean states

President David Granger has committed Guyana’s support for Caribbean States, which have been affected by Hurricane Irma.  Reports indicate that there has been severe destruction and at least 10 dead across the Region.  “The Government of Guyana stands in solidarity with the people of the hurricane-ravaged territories of the Caribbean and President Granger expresses condolences […]

Hurricane Irma batters St. Martin as it barrels towards Puerto Rico

(BBC)  Hurricane Irma has caused considerable damage on French island territories in the Caribbean, and casualties are expected, France’s president says. The impact of Irma on St Martin and St Barts would be “hard and cruel”, Emmanuel Macron added. His overseas affairs minister later confirmed at least two people dead and another two seriously injured. […]