July 3, 2022

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 […]

Cricket: Hero CPL rakes in US$25M in Guyana matches

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is claiming that the 2018 edition, which took place between Aug. 8 and Sept. 16, raked in US$25,515,816 in Guyana — an 80 percent increase on the 2017 figure. CPL, said in a recent press release, the figure was calculated using organizer spend, […]

Refugees posing problems for Trinidad, Guyana

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From Bert Wilkinson from Caribbean Life As disposed Venezuelans continued to pour into neighboring Trinidad and Guyana, authorities in the two Caribbean Community countries are beefing up national systems to deal with the growing number of refugees seeking help with food, shelter, and medical treatment among other state services. The cabinet in Trinidad this week […]

Labour r­elations expert warns of fallout from attempts to block Scotia sale

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By Antigua Observer A long serving CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Employers Federation said there would be serious consequences if the Government of Antigua and Barbuda continues to block the sale of the local assets and operations of Scotiabank to Republic Financial Holdings (RFH) of Trinidad and Tobago. Labour Relations Consultant Henderson Bass was […]

Caribbean countries seek to learn from Haags Bosch

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From Kaieteur News As Government prepares to award another contract to open another cell area at the Haags Bosch landfill, Eccles, officials said that current practices and the modern systems at the site are being looked at closely by a number of countries in the region.More than a year ago, the landfill commissioned a leachate […]