Dominica, Jamaica & Guyana named as top destinations to unwind

Dominica, Jamaica & Guyana named as top destinations to unwind

Dominica lands the top spot as the best destination to unwind in the latest list by travel magazine’s Lonely Planet. The list, Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2023, “offers a comprehensive set of itineraries” on the 30 countries they’ve picked to help travelers explore the world. It is comprised of four categories: best places to […]

Guyana: Man electrocuted while putting up metal Christmas tree

Guyana: Man electrocuted while putting up metal Christmas tree

  A tragic beginning to the Christmas Season for a family in Guyana as a 29-year-old man of Good Hope village died after being electrocuted while putting up a 27-foot metal Christmas Tree at Lusignan, East Coast Demerara.  The victim has been identified as Deepak Ramdeen, a Machinist of Good Hope, East Coast Demerara.  According […]

Black Panther’s Letitia Michelle Wright invited to visit Guyana homeland

Black Panther’s Letitia Michelle Wright invited to visit Guyana homeland

Guyana President Irfaan Ali sends letter of invitation Black Panther actress, Letitia Michelle Wright, aka Princess Shuri, is being invited to visit the country of her birth by the CARICOM South America nation’s head of state. Guyana President Irfaan Ali has written to Wright, who was born in Guyana but migrated to the UK at […]

Shivnarine Chanderpaul – newest member of ICC Hall of Fame

Shivnarine Chanderpaul – newest member of ICC Hall of Fame

  West Indies cricket legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul was announced as one of the new members of International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Hall of Fame last Tuesday afternoon in Australia. He has joined the list of fellow cricketing icons who have received this prestigious honour. The ICC announced Chanderpaul will be joined in the Hall of Fame […]

Guyana finds more oil

Guyana finds more oil

Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources welcomed ExxonMobil’s latest oil discoveries in the Stabroek Block at Sailfin-1 and Yarrow-1 Offshore Guyana. Since 2015, more than 30 discoveries have been made within the Stabroek Block. The government hopes these two new discoveries will significantly expand the country’s petroleum reserves. While a result, the Ministry of Natural Resources […]

Starting November Guyanese will no longer require visa to travel to the UK

Starting November Guyanese will no longer require visa to travel to the UK

From November 09, 2022, Guyanese nationals can now travel visa-free to the United Kingdom (UK). British High Commissioner to Guyana, Jane Miller made the announcement at a press conference at her residence alongside His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali. “Today is a historic day for the Guyana-UK relation, and I am delighted to inform you that […]

Passenger held at Guyana airport with cocaine in curry

Two men from Guyana have been arrested in relation to the discovery of cocaine hidden within bowls containing curry.  Last Friday, Customs Anti Narcotic Unit (CANU) officers intercepted a male passenger at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) who was about to travel on Jet Blue Airways Flight B61966 destined for JFK.  A search of […]

‘Wrong’ Miss Amerindian Heritage queen crowned in Guyana pageant

‘Wrong’ Miss Amerindian Heritage queen crowned in Guyana pageant

Twenty-four hours after being crowned Miss Amerindian Heritage, Amber Andrews was stripped of the title, owing to the incorrect tabulation of the contestants’ scores. The organiser of the pageant, the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, made the announcement in a press release which stated that Kristie Emma Rambharat, of Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), is the real winner. […]

Guyana GDP grew by 36.4 percent in the first half of the year

Guyana GDP grew by 36.4 percent in the first half of the year

According to the ministry of finance’s recently released Mid-Year Report 2022, Guyana recorded an overall real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 36.4 percent in the first half of the year, with the non-oil economy growing by 8.3 percent, reflecting government’s supportive policy stance. The outlook for the second half continues to be favourable. For […]

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