Best things to do in Guyana for sustainable tourism

Best things to do in Guyana for sustainable tourism

Interested in sustainable tourism but don’t know where to start? Well, we have your next destination in line for you. Guyana was recently crowned “Best in Sustainable Tourism” by the Latin American Travel Association as well as “Best in Ecotourism” by the ITB global travel trade fair in Germany. While countries like Guyana, French Guiana, […]

Guyana oil puts $534M in Natural Resources Fund and counting

Guyana oil puts $534M in Natural Resources Fund and counting

Some US $534 million is the current balance in Guyana’s Natural Resources Fund (NRF) or the oil money fund, according to ministry of finance’s October 2021 report of NRF. The statement shows that the net balance as of October 31, 2021, stood at US$111,342,541 with no outflows from the fund into the Consolidated Fund. Notably, […]

Five Guyanese students enrolled Trent U with goal of contributing to sustainability in Guyana

Five Guyanese students enrolled Trent U with goal of contributing to sustainability in Guyana

The Sustainable Guyana Program, a unique strategic partnership aimed at training Guyana’s future leaders in sustainable development, is welcoming its first cohort of students to Canada and to Trent University. “The Sustainable Guyana Program builds on Trent’s longstanding relationship with the Guyanese nation and we are delighted to welcome the first five graduate students to […]

Guyana-born Canadian novelist Tessa McWatt writes that the 2008 financial crisis had profound effect on us all

Guyana-born Canadian novelist Tessa McWatt writes that the 2008 financial crisis had profound effect on us all

Tessa McWatt is a Guyanese Canadian author and a creative writing professor at the University of East Anglia. Her novels include Dragons Cry, Vital Signs and Higher Ed. Shame on Me, her first work of nonfiction, was a finalist for the 2020 Governor General’s Literary Prize for nonfiction. Her latest is The Snow Line, a […]

CW Jefferys Collegiate teacher Nicholas Mills not guilty of negligence in drowning of Guyana-born student

CW Jefferys Collegiate teacher Nicholas Mills not guilty of negligence in drowning of Guyana-born student

A Toronto teacher was found not guilty of drowning a 15-year-old student on a school canoe trip, after a judge ruled last Wednesday that his actions did not constitute a “marked and substantial deviation” against the due diligence standard. Nicholas Mills had been charged with criminal negligence causing the death of Jeremiah Perry by drowning. […]

Guyana-born academic Arnold Harrichand Itwaru has passed away

Guyana-born academic Arnold Harrichand Itwaru has passed away

Arnold Harrichand Itwaru has died at the age of 79. He was a big light for so many people and will be remembered and celebrated for time to come. In the trajectory of his life he has touched thousands with his teaching, with his writing, his painting creations and with his presence. He leaves behind […]

World leaders to visit Guyana

World leaders to visit Guyana

In the coming weeks and months, there will be high-level visits from Kenya, Colombia, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Latin America, the Caribbean, EU and Asia, revealed president Mohamed Irfaan Ali of Guyana on the heels of UN General Assembly (UNGA76). Prior to New York, president Ali was in Mexico for the Community of Latin American […]

Guyana translates COVID messages into indigenous languages

Guyana translates COVID messages into indigenous languages

  There is a call for the preservation of local and indigenous languages across the region. This call was sounded when some 25 Guyanese were recognised by the Guyanese Languages Unit of the University of Guyana for successfully translating emergency and COVID-19 related messages in several languages.  These 25 persons would have translated public health […]

Abused Guyanese woman granted refugee protection

Abused Guyanese woman granted refugee protection

By Sukhram Ramkissoon   A 46-year-old divorcee from Guyana was recently granted refugee protection status in Canada as she was able to establish that there is a serious possibility of persecution on a Convention Ground. Her claim was accepted by the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) of the Immigration Refugee Board (IRB). I represented Sumee (not her […]

JN Money launches new direct money transfers to Guyana banks

JN Money launches new direct money transfers to Guyana banks

JN Money, a member company of the Jamaica National Group, has launched its “direct-to-account remittances services to Guyana,” which allow persons sending funds to that CARICOM country, on the South American coast, to be transferred directly to the recipients’ accounts. The service, which was launched on June 7, gives persons sending funds from the United […]

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