Guyana procures India-made planes to boosts defense capabilities

Guyana procures India-made planes to boosts defense capabilities

Two weeks subsequent to Guyana’s procurement of two Dornier aircraft from India at a cost of US$23.27 million for the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), sources confirmed the arrival of the aircraft via two Boeing C-17 Globemaster military transport planes at Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Sunday. The arrival of these Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)-manufactured Dornier […]

Venezuela makes surprise submission to ICJ asserting ownership of Essequibo, Guyana

Venezuela makes surprise submission to ICJ asserting ownership of Essequibo, Guyana

Venezuela has officially submitted documentation to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) asserting its ownership rights over the contested Essequibo region, currently administered by Guyana. Vice President Delcy Rodríguez shared a video on social media depicting Venezuelan representatives loading over 10 boxes of documents into a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, destined for the Peace Palace in […]

Guyana crowns Rodeo Queen 2024

Guyana crowns Rodeo Queen 2024

During the vibrant Easter weekend, Lethem, a bustling town in Guyana, was abuzz with excitement as the annual Rupununi Rodeo unfolded, attracting crowds from far and wide. Among the talented participants, 18-year-old Attisha Eusebio from Shulinab Village stole the spotlight, clinching the prestigious title of Miss Digicel Rupununi Ranchers’ Rodeo 2024. In a field of […]

GOCA celebrates Guyana’s 54th Republic Anniversary in Ottawa

GOCA celebrates Guyana’s 54th Republic Anniversary in Ottawa

The 54th Republic Anniversary of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana was commemorated with great pride and jubilation, as the Guyana Ottawa Cultural Association Inc (GOCA) hosted a splendid dinner and dance in Ottawa on March 9. The event was not only a celebration of Guyana’s independence but also a testament to the enduring spirit and […]

Guyana receives certification for first kidney transplant centre

Guyana receives certification for first kidney transplant centre

Guyana’s Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has achieved a remarkable milestone by earning official certification as a Kidney Transplant Centre. This accomplishment signifies a significant advancement in Guyana’s medical landscape, as GPHC becomes the inaugural institution in the country to attain such recognition. The certification was bestowed by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with […]

Tri-Nation ferry set to transform Caribbean trade landscape

Tri-Nation ferry set to transform Caribbean trade landscape

A regional ferry service connecting Guyana, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago is set to commence operations in three months, announced Guyana President Mohamed Irfaan Ali during the XII annual IDB consultation with Caribbean Governors in Georgetown. The ferry, facilitating container and passenger movement, aims to enhance trade relations and bolster food security. Ali emphasized the […]

Guyana to serve on UN Security Council

Guyana to serve on UN Security Council

By Mr. Robert M. Persaud Foreign Secretary and Guyana’s High Representative for United Nations Security Council Affairs For the next two years Guyana will serve on the United Nations Security Council. The Security Council is the principal organ of the United Nations responsible for the governance of the world security order, including the maintenance of […]

Emerging Destinations to promote Guyana in North American travel markets

Emerging Destinations to promote Guyana in North American travel markets

The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) has appointed Emerging Destinations to promote Guyana in travel markets in the United States and Canada. “2024 is a year of strategic partnerships for the Guyana Tourism Authority. So, as we embark on a new chapter in promoting Guyana as a premier travel destination, the partnership with Emerging Destinations marks […]

Guyana begins two-year term on UN Security Council

Guyana begins two-year term on UN Security Council

Guyana began its two-year term on the United Nations Security Council last Tuesday. Permanent Representative of Guyana to the UN, Ambassador Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett will the country’s commitment to international law and multilateralism. Guyana’s national flag, was installed outside the Council’s chamber alongside the flags of the four other council members serving the same 2024 and […]

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