October 18, 2019

Guyana and Suriname progress on requirements for Atlantic Seabob trawl fisheries

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Belize City, Friday, 30 August 2019 (CRFM)—The CRFM Continental Shelf Fisheries Working Group (CSWG) convened a meeting during 20-22 August in Georgetown, Guyana, to review the status and management of Atlantic Seabob (a commercially important shrimp) Fisheries of Guyana and Suriname. Both fisheries are certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), which means that they […]

Honduras, Cayman Islands, Belize and Guyana qualify for 2020 CUW17

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MIAMI, Florida – Honduras, Cayman Islands, Belize and Guyana have all punched tickets to the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship after finishing atop their respective groups in last week’s 2019 Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship Qualifying. Matched with Saint Lucia, Bonaire and Anguilla in Group A, Honduras marched to a first-place finish with a 3W-0D-0L, 17GF-0GC record at […]

NAN’s Caribbean Business and Finance Report

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From News Americas Now News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Aug. 16, 2019: Here are the top business stories making news from the Caribbean for this week of Aug. 16, 2019: US Diaspora US-based businesses doing business in and with the Caribbean are finding out the hard way that several banks are not supporting business transactions in […]

CCJ affirms Guyana’s no confidence motion

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From The Caribbean Court of Justice  The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled on a trio of cases related to the motion of no confidence that was made in the National Assembly of Guyana on 21 December 2018. In the judgment delivered today, the CCJ declared that the motion of no confidence in the Government […]

Guyana, other Caribbean countries anti-corruption bodies want harmonised rules, legislation

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By Denis Chabrol From Demera Waves Guyana’s Integrity Commission has joined other members of the Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commissions and Anti-Corruption Bodies (CCAICACB) in identifying the need for a harmonised system of rules and legislation to tackle corruption. In a communiqué at the end of its fifth annual meeting held from June 3 […]

Facts about the Caribbean

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10 Interesting Facts About the Caribbean That You Never Knew By Stephanie Huber Just when you think you knew the Caribbean…there’s something new to discover. How many of these interesting facts about the Caribbean did you already know? Here are 10 strange but totally awesome facts that will make you want to pack your bags […]

ExxonMobil makes 13th discovery offshore Guyana

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From World Oil IRVING — ExxonMobil said today it made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek Block. The discovery adds to the previously announced estimated recoverable resource of approximately 5.5 Bboe on the Stabroek Block. Yellowtail-1 is the fifth discovery in the Turbot area, […]

Barbados and Guyana’s reigning champions will lead countries’ CARIFTA contingent

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Guyana and Barbados, each armed with a reigning champion, are confident going into the 48th annual CARIFTA Games, scheduled for Easter weekend (20 to 22 April) at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. This will be Cayman’s third time hosting the event, which will attract over 500 athletes from 27 countries. […]

Guyana, eight other Caribbean countries sign pact to preserve UK trading

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From Stabroek News (Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith says Jamaica and eight other countries in the region, have signed an agreement to preserve existing preferential trade terms with the United Kingdom in a Post-Brexit era, backed by UK Trade Minister, George Hollingbery. In a statement yesterday, […]

Guyana left out of Trump’s meeting with Caribbean Leaders on Friday

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From iNews Guyana Several Caribbean leaders have been summoned to meet with United States President Donald Trump at his resort in Florida. However, Minister of State Joseph Harmon says he is unaware if Guyana was invited. “I have not seen a letter…I haven’t heard about it,” Harmon said when asked if Guyana was invited. A […]