December 6, 2019

New band hitting the streets for Cayman Islands Batabano

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George Town, Grand Cayman: There’s a new band hitting the streets for Batabano this year – Fenomenal. Fenomenal is the brain child of Sharon Ebanks. Sharon is originally from the Brac, but she has called Grand Cayman home for many years, although you can still find her kicking back, at every opportunity, by the sea […]

Affordable residential development seeks to meet local Cayman Islands market demands

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George Town, Grand Cayman: 19 North Development Company Ltd. (“19 North”), a new affordable for-sale residential development in the Cayman Islands, recently launched its pre-sales initiative to resounding response. Pre-sales opened to the public in December 2018 through a digital-led whisper campaign, and only 20 of the development’s 75 apartments are still available for purchase. […]

CARICOM congratulates Haiti on anniversary of independence

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From Jamaica Observer GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Irwin LaRocque Tuesday congratulated Haiti on its 215th anniversary of independence noting that the resilience, courage and determination of Haitians continue to be an inspiration to all. “This occasion is, indeed, cause for celebration, but it is also a timely […]

Over one hundred Guyanese awaiting deportation, but government won’t finance their return

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By Andrea Fernandes Guyana Guardian From Caribbean News Now GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Dozens of Guyanese who are stuck in prisons abroad, particularly in Trinidad, Barbados, St Maarten, and across the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), are pleading with the Guyana government to help them in their quest to return home. Their pleas were made […]

CARICOM consumers may now submit complaints live online

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From Caribbean News Now GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) consumers now have access to the CARREX online electronic platform and the live public portal for providing alerts on dangerous non-foods consumer goods on the markets in all 15 CARICOM member states. The platform, which went live recently, can be accessed via www.carrex.caricom.org caricom-logo.jpg Registered […]

Stranded Cubans start to leave Guyana

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From Caribbean News Service GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 26 2017 – Hundreds of Cuban nationals stranded here over the past few days were leaving Guyana on Tuesday after the authorities granted the Honduras-based Easy Sky Airline temporary permission to fly into the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (JGIA). The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Monday night had […]

Guyana: Authorities probe rape of 15-year old by soldiers

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From Caribbean News Service GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 31 2017 – The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) says it remains committed “to the preservation of law and order” amid allegations that three soldiers were involved in raping a 15-year-old girl. While the GDF statement did not disclose when or where the alleged rape took place, media reports […]

ExxonMobil discovers more oil offshore Guyana

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From Caribbean News Service GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 12 2017 – ExxonMobil, the international oil and gas company, on Thursday announced more positive results from its Payara-1 well offshore Guyana. Payara is ExxonMobil’s second oil discovery on the Stabroek Block and was drilled in a new reservoir. The Payara-1 well targeted similar aged reservoirs that were […]

Barbados and Trinidad currencies begin downward slide in Guyana

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From Caribbean News Now GEORGETOWN, Guyana — At the opening of the local currency trading market on Friday morning in Guyana, the value of the Barbados dollar and the Trinidad dollar lost around 0.09% and 1.2% of their respective values against the Guyana dollar within the first hour of trading. Both currencies began to nosedive […]

One dead, several injured in killer bee attack in Guyana

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From Caribbean360 GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Monday March 28, 2016 – One man was killed and several others were injured, including a man who is listed in critical condition, after they were attacked by a swarm of African killer bees at Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice on Saturday. The dead man has been identified as Romesh “Satesh” […]