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Friday, June 22, 2018


Guyana: Two weeks after the company had told Guyana’s government that it was switching focus from exploratory to development wells, ExxonMobil on Wednesday announced yet another major oil find offshore Guyana as it races to make this Caribbean Community nation the latest oil producer in the regional grouping in early 2020. Comment

Venezuelans must prove Guyanese links to get land

Venezuela: Guyana’s government has vowed not to give out mineral-rich lands to Guyanese who had lived in finance-starved Venezuela for decades unless they can prove local citizenship beyond a doubt the foreign ministry said last weekend. Comment

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Guyana: Permanent Representative and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Guyana to the United Nations, Rudolph M. Ten-Pow, has been elected by acclamation as a Vice President to the UN 73rd General Assembly, scheduled for Sept. 18–30. Comment

Monday, June 18, 2018

ICE nabs Caribbean nationals in NJ immigrant sweep

Trinidad and Tobago: The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says a number of Caribbean nationals have been arrested among 91 immigrants during a five-day immigration sweep in New Jersey. ICE said the operation targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators.” Comment

ExxonMobil begins drilling off Guyana shores

Guyana: The United States-based oil giant ExxonMobil has announced that it has started development drilling offshore. In a statement, the company said that the Liza Phase 1 development continues to rapidly progress and that development drilling began in May for the first of 17 wells planned for Phase 1, laying the foundation for production start-up in 2020. President of ExxonMobil Development Company, Liam Mallon, said the work being done in Guyana is remarkable. Comment

Friday, June 15, 2018

Guyanese returning from Venezuela destitute

Venezuela: While some neighboring South American countries are trying to cope with thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic and other hardships at home, Guyana’s government is instead bracing for the return of hundreds of its own nationals who had lived in Venezuela for decades but are now returning home many penniless, homeless and landless. Comments (1)



Arts & Theater: Guyanese American Verna Walcott-White, an award-winning choreographer, Educator and CEO of Impressions Dance Theatre, will welcome fans to the group’s 15th Annual Dance Recital on Sunday, June 24 at 4 pm. Comment

Thursday, June 14, 2018



Trinidad and Tobago: The review of the operations of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy system has long been overdue, but judging from the results of a high level workshop held in Guyana at the weekend, there is widespread dissatisfaction with the lack of enough progress made over the years, the slow pace of implementation of decisions in particular. Comment
Trinidad and Tobago: The popular Freedom Hall Church of God on Albany Avenue in Brooklyn celebrated 37 years in the ministry last week. Comment

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Guyana: It is possible to enhance the image of your country by contributing to the development of another, was the message delivered to Guyanese in Barbados as they observed their country’s 52nd independence anniversary. Comment

Father’s Day brunch to benefit school in Guyana

Guyana: Students of St. Rose’s High School in Georgetown will benefit from an upgraded science laboratory and special projects at the school’s campus, thanks to the United States Alumni Association that will donate funds raised at a Father’s Day brunch celebration. Comment

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Guyana: Guyanese officials responded to the call to represent their country, by joining the parade with other elected officials, at the corner of Brooklyn and Church Avenues. Comment

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