Caribbean & International

Guyana and Suriname ink MoU for bridging of Corentyne river

Guyana and Suriname today moved one step closer to realizing the plans to bridge the Corentyne river, which separates the two South American states. A Memorandum of Understanding was this morning signed in Paramaribo between the Foreign Ministers of Guyana and Suriname for the bridging of the Corentyne River. President Irfaan Ali and a Government […]

Caribbean Airlines set to begin Ogle to Bridgetown service on October 31

As Guyanese owned carrier TransGuyana Airways settles into its five times per week Guyana/Barbados schedule, regional carrier Caribbean Airlines is joining the route. Caribbean Airlines has announced that from the end of October it will begin three flights per week between the Eugene F. Correia Airport at Ogle and Barbados’ Grantley Adams Airport. The return […]

Former Barbadian PM Owen Arthur dies

Former Barbadian Prime Minister, Owen Arthur died in his home country just after midnight, according to an official statement from the Government of Barbados. He was 70-years-old. Arthur was hospitalised for over a week after suffering a heart attack. According to Nation News of Barbados, Arthur led Barbados as Prime Minister for an unprecedented three […]

Mottley remains concerned about Guyana’s political situation; Looks forward to resolution “as a family”

Prime Minister of Barbados and Outgoing Chairman of CARICOM, Mia Mottley again expressed her concern about the political situation in Guyana this morning as she handed over the Chairmanship of the regional body to the Prime Minister of St. Vincent. In a speech during a virtual ceremony, Mottley said she awaits the Caribbean Court of […]

Barbados, Jamaica and Bahamas added to EU money laundering blacklist; Guyana officially delisted

The European Commission has announced that three Caribbean countries, Barbados, Jamaica and The Bahamas, have been added to its latest blacklist of countries that are considered high risk with strategic deficiencies in their regime against money laundering and countering terrorist financing. While the three CARICOM states became the latest to be added to the blacklist, […]