Caribbean & International

Ambassador Talbott welcomes appointment to Brazil as new arena of challenge

After serving as Guyana’s Permanent Representative at the United States for several years, career diplomat, Ambassador George Talbott is getting ready for his move to Brazil as the new Guyana Ambassador. Talbott is expected to take up his appointment within the next two months. Speaking to News Source in New York, Mr. Talbott, who began […]

Belize-Guatemala border tensions rise over shooting

(BBC)  Tensions between Guatemala and Belize over a border dispute have risen sharply after a shooting incident in which a Guatemalan teenager died. Guatemala says the 13-year-old boy was attacked by Belizean soldiers. Belize says its troops shot in self-defence after coming under fire. Belize also accuses Guatemala of “amassing” troops along the border. Guatemala’s […]

Guyanese among Caribbean Nationals arrested in US Immigration sex offenders crack down

Several Caribbean nationals, including Guyanese, have been arrested in New Jersey, during a 5 -day enforcement effort targeting sex offenders. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a release on the operation and arrests saying it was carried out by the Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark Field Office as a “Crimes against Children” […]