Guyana’s first oil lift – tanker arrives to make history

Guyana’s first oil lift – tanker arrives to make history

GEORGETOWN– The Marshall Islands-registered crude oil tanker, Yannis P, has arrived in Guyana as the country will soon lift the first one million barrels of crude from the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. Production in Guyana commenced on December 20, last year, less than five years after the first-ever commercial discovery in the South American country […]

Guyana celebrates 166 years of Chinese Arrival

Guyana celebrates 166 years of Chinese Arrival

January 12, 2018 marks the 166 years since Chinese arrived in Guyana in 1853. In commemoration of this event a ceremony was held at the Windsor Forest Primary School on the West Coast of Demerara. While delivering brief remarks, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo underscored the importance of the contribution of the Chinese towards national development. […]

Guyana businessman charged for importing expired foodstuff from Canada

Guyana businessman charged for importing expired foodstuff from Canada

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – An importer is set to face legal action after Guyana authorities uncovered that he had knowingly imported expired or near expired food to put on local shelves. The substandard food items were imported from Canada by Faizal Asif Iqbal Alli, an East Coast Demerara businessman. They were shipped in four containers that […]

Caribbean banks looking closely at ‘sou-sou’ savings

Caribbean banks looking closely at ‘sou-sou’ savings

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) says as part of its efforts to combat financial corruption and money laundering, anyone now depositing funds into financial institutions achieved through the traditional form of savings, known as “sou-sou,” will now have to meet certain guidelines. Sou-sou is a form of saving in which several […]

Eight things to know about Divali in T&T and Guyana

Eight things to know about Divali in T&T and Guyana

Divali, which will be celebrated this Sunday October 27th, is a Hindu festival that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness. According to one tradition, the festival, also called Diwali or Deepavali, tells the legend of Hindu God Rama and his wife Sita returning to their kingdom in northern India after being exiled following the […]

Tridents lift CPL trophy with impressive victory over Warriors

Tridents lift CPL trophy with impressive victory over Warriors

Barbados Tridents won their second Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title as Guyana Amazon Warriors’ perfect season unravelled at the worst possible moment. The Warriors had won all 11 matches – including three against the Tridents – before the final, but came off second best in the face of an inspired performance from the Barbados […]

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