Teenage bus driver dies in Corentyne accident

An 18-year-old bus driver from Canje, Berbice died in an accident on Sunday night after losing control of the mini-bus he was driving, resulting in the bus slamming into a pile of sand on the roadway and toppling over several times. The dead driver has been identified as Marvin Ishmile of Betsy Ground, Canje in […]

Guyana to lead Commonwealth Living Lands Action Group

Guyana will champion the Commonwealth Living Lands Action Group on sustainable green cover and biodiversity, committing itself to lead coordinated efforts across the 56 Commonwealth member countries. The announcement comes after a Commonwealth event in Dubai over the weekend during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28). During the event, the Commonwealth Secretariat launched a […]

Over 100 local companies to participate in 2024 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston

More than 100 Guyanese companies are expected to participate in the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas next May, Senior Vice President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Richard Rambarran has announced. Since 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference has served as the meeting place for the best and brightest minds in […]

Guyana remains on “solid rock” in border row -President Ali assures

As Venezuelas voted in favour of the questions asked in a national referendum on Sunday claiming Guyana’s Essequibo region, President Irfaan Ali reminded that the referendum is non-binding and the questions asked were in violation of international law. The President addressed thousands of citizens who turned up at the National Stadium at Providence for a […]

Low turnout in voters as Venezuela votes in favour of referendum -International media reports

The Venezuelan Government is claiming that 95% of the citizens who cast their ballots in Sunday’s referendum claiming Guyana’s territory, voted in favour of the questions asked in the referendum, and rejected the International Court’s jurisdiction to settle the border controversy, while continuing the claim of Guyana’s Essequibo region. International news agencies, the Associated Press […]

President urges Venezuela to show “maturity and responsibility” as its citizens vote in referendum claiming Guyana’s Essequibo

By Gordon Moseley In an early morning address to the nation from Essequibo, President Irfaan Ali this morning called on neighbouring Venezuela to show maturity and responsibility. President Ali’s Sunday morning statement was made as Venezuelans prepared to head to the polls in their homeland to vote on a referendum that the Venezuelan government hopes […]

Commonwealth, OAS and CARICOM call on Venezuela to respect ICJ’s Ruling on Provisional Measures

The International community is reacting to the decision of the International Court of Justice to grant provisional measures in Guyana’s case against Venezuela. The Court has ordered Venezuela to refrain from any action on Guyana’s Essequibo region.      In a statement this afternoon, the 56-nation Commonwealth still raised concern about the upcoming Venezuelan referendum on […]