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Guyana, Yachting Destination?

 Sailing to South America By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Is Yachting a potential growth market for Guyana? Guyana’s Minister of Tourism Catherine Hughes will make a presentation to members of the yachting community in Trinidad and Tobago this week, as a ... [ Read More ]

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Guyana’s New Cabinet

 Above: Guyana Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo is sworn in By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has a new Cabinet, following swearing in ceremonies this week. The 15-minister Cabinet includes members of both the A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance ... [ Read More ]

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Guyana Swears In New President

 Above: Guyana President David Granger By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has officially sworn in its newest President. The country’s new leader, David Granger, was sworn in this week following his historic victory in last week’s general elections. Granger led ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Former US President Jimmy Carter with Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Jimmy Carter has cut short a visit to Guyana ahead of the country’s national elections set for Monday, citing a ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Georgetown, Guyana By the Caribbean Journal A team of observers from the Organization of American States has arrived in Guyana ahead of the country’s planned general elections. The OAS team began its final deployment in Georgetown, the country’s capital, ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana will be choosing its next government on May 11, President Donald Ramotar announced in an address to the country. The announcement comes after Ramotar prorogued Parliament in November, a ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: a rendering of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff A massive hydropower energy project is closer to becoming a reality, President Donald Ramotar said. The Amaila Falls Hydro Power project is set to “achieve financial close and commence ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Guyana is receiving a $7.5 million loan from the Caribbean Development Bank to improve the country’s sugar sector. The purpose of the loan is more specifically to enhance the capacity ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: a rendering of the Guyana Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s first-ever Marriott hotel is delayed. The hotel, which had been planning a December 2014 opening, has pushed back its opening date to February 2015, according to the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is expanding its service between Barbados and Guyana’s Ogle International Airport. Beginning Dec. 1, 2014, LIAT will be adding three additional flights per week between Barbados and Ogle, for a ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: a rendering of the Guyana Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is planning to open its first-ever Guyana property in December 2014, according to the company’s Web site. The hotel, which will be located in Georgetown, will have ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Panama President Juan Carlos Varela and Guyana Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana will soon be supplying around 5,000 tonnes of rice each month to Panama, following a newly-signed agreement between the two countries ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: a Copa Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines has begun twice-weekly direct flights between Panama and Georgetown, Guyana, the carrier announced. The service, which launched last month, makes Guyana the carrier’s 30th destination in South America. ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: New Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana Lineu Pupo de Paula and Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil has named its new Ambassador to Guyana, Lineu Pupo de Paula. The new Brazilian envoy recently presented his letters ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana will be receiving just under $32 million in loans to strengthen and improve access to drinking water and sanitation services. The funding will come from a pair of sources; it includes $16.8 ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s electricity system will soon be getting a boost from funding from the Inter-American Development Bank. The IDB has approved loans totaling $37.6 million, while securing investment financing from the European Union in ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Guyanese and Argentine officials in Georgetown By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana and Argentina are planning to strengthen their bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector. Guyana’s Tourism Minister Irfaan Ali and Argentina Ambassador to Guyana Luis Marino said the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the signing ceremony in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Guyana and Japan have signed a grant aid agreement. The $2.9 million non-grant agreement will be made available to the private sector, the government said, through ... [ Read More ]