Caribbean & International

CARICOM leaders urged to begin process of moving community forward in a world with COVID

The Secretary-General of CARICOM, Dr. Carla Barnett today sounded a call for the Caribbean region to begin picking up the pieces and start to move forward in a world with the COVID-19 pandemic. Many countries in the region, especially those that are heavily dependent on tourism, were badly affected by the pandemic. At the opening […]

CARICOM remains committed and supportive. of Guyana’s territorial integrity and sovereignty

 As Guyana prepares to return to the International Court of Justice next month to file additional submissions in the border controversy case against Venezuela, CARICOM has reaffirmed its commitment and support to Guyana and the protection of its sovereignty. During a press conference today, ahead of the opening of the inter-sessional CARICOM Heads of Government […]

CARICOM leaders in Belize for first in-person meeting in two years

President Irfaan Ali has travelled to Belize along with other CARICOM leaders to attend the Thirty-Third Inter-Sessional Meeting of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). It is the first in-person meeting of CARICOM leaders in almost two years. The meeting opens on Tuesday and will feature statements from CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett; […]

Guyana Government and Opposition call for an immediate cease-fire in Ukraine

The Government of Guyana today condemned the violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity by Russia. In a statement issued through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Guyana Government also called for an immediate cessation of Military action. The Government said it is now in consultation with Guyana’s International partners and will […]

CARICOM condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine; Calls for immediate withdrawal and dialogue

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) added its voice this afternoon to the international condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which is being seen as the biggest attack on a European country since World War II. In its statement, CARICOM condemned the military attacks and invasion of Ukraine by Russia and called for the immediate and complete […]

Guyana to join Regional Security System; Local manufacturers to visit Barbados -Mottley announces

Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mia Mottley on her return home from Guyana late yesterday announced that Guyana is set to join the Regional Security System (RSS)—the Eastern Caribbean bloc which was created in 1982 to counter threats to the stability of the region and for the defence and security of the region. The Prime […]

Caribbean Airlines to launch Georgetown to Houston service; Air Canada eyeing Guyana market

With increased travel taking place between the US city of Houston, Texas and Georgetown, Guyana owing to the oil and gas sector, regional carrier Caribbean Airlines is getting set to announce the start of direct flights between Georgetown and Houston. The new service is expected to begin within weeks, according to sources close to the […]

Guyana’s oil leading to sustainable growth in the country -President Ali

The International Energy Conference and Expo opened this morning in Georgetown with President Irfaan Ali declaring that Guyana’s portfolio as an oil-producing nation has not only set the stage for major economic and infrastructure transformation, but also for the lives of Guyanese to be transformed. During his feature address at the opening of the conference, […]

All Citizens must be taken along Guyana’s new path to prosperity -Barbadian PM Mottley urges

Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley has urged the Guyana government to ensure that the citizens of Guyana play major and key roles in the local oil and gas sector. The Barbadian Prime Minister said she has noted the complaints of regional and international private sector bodies about the country’s local content policy and how […]