‘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 […]

Guyanese Nicolette Fernandes wins a World Masters

Guyanese Nicolette Fernandes wins a World Masters

Nicolette Fernandes created history when she became the first Guyanese to win a World Masters squash title, defeating South African, Slyoli Waters, 3-0 to clinch the Women’s 35-plus division title at the World Masters Squash Championship in Poland. Needing to win her final round-robin encounter to clinch the title, Fernandes defeated the South African in […]

Reflections of Mas’ in Guyana – Yolanda Marshall

Reflections of Mas’ in Guyana – Yolanda Marshall

Caribbean Camera’s Yolanda Marshall reflects on her own childhood mas I served my beautiful country at a very young age. No, I was not a child soldier. I was a young performer in Mass Games, a Korean-influenced event implemented by President Forbes Burnham in 1980 to commemorate the founding of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. […]

Sir Shridath Ramphal – 72 years of public life

Sir Shridath Ramphal – 72 years of public life

Caribbean and Cоmmоnwеаlth elder statesman, Sіr Shrіdаth Rаmрhаl, hаѕ rеlеаѕеd papers оn thе Internet, соvеrіng 72 years оf public lіfе іn the Caribbean, thе Commonwealth аnd internationally. In hіѕ distinguished саrееr, Sіr Shrіdаth ‘Sоnnу’ Rаmрhаl hаѕ served as assistant аttоrnеу-gеnеrаl of thе Wеѕt Indіеѕ Fеdеrаtіоn, mіnіѕtеr оf justice аnd fоrеіgn аffаіrѕ оf Guyana, secretary-general оf […]

International Building Expo to showcase Guyana’s architectural future

International Building Expo to showcase Guyana’s architectural future

International Building Expo to showcase Guyana’s architectural future Over 200 companies already registered The highly anticipated International Building Exposition set for July 22 to 24, 2022 at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, East Bank Demerara is gaining momentum with over 200 local and international companies already registering for the event. The international building expo will […]

Over 2,000 books collected for children and youth in Guyana and Trinidad

Over 2,000 books collected for children and youth in Guyana and Trinidad

The Books for Back Home Drive saw a record number of donations enabling a large shipment of books in support of literacy in the Caribbean. The Indo-Caribbean Canadian Association (“ICCA”) is proud to announce a successful book drive supporting local community-based literacy initiatives in Guyana and Trinidad. The Canadian based community-led organization raised over 2000 […]

Guyana and Barbados launch “food terminal” for the region

Guyana and Barbados launch “food terminal” for the region

The food import bill in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states, may be reduced by up to 25 per cent in 2025 due to the establishment of the Guyana/Barbados food terminal in Barbados. This is according to the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley who was speaking during a joint press conference on Friday with the […]

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