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A New $200 Million Caribbean Offshore Oil Exploration Project

 Above: the Deepwater Champion By the Caribbean Journal staff US energy giant ExxonMobil is launching its nearly $200 million oil exploration project in the waters off the coast of Guyana. The company’s ship, Deepwater Champion, is at the Starbroek Block …

Guyana Sets Date for General Elections

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana will be choosing its next government on May 11, President Donald Ramotar announced in an address to the country. The announcement comes after Ramotar prorogued Parliament in November, a …

Guyana President Donald Ramotar, Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien Hold Talks

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar and Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien called on Guyana President Donald Ramotar in Georgetown this week, the government sad in a statement. O’Brien was joined by the …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: CGX President Stephen Hermstone meeting with Guyanese President Donald Ramotar (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian oil exploration firm CGX has been cleared to begin drilling one of two wells in the Guyana offshore oil concession, according …

 Above: Rockstone in Guyana’s Region 10 (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has the potential to become the Caribbean’s number one tourism destination, according to President Donald Ramotar. “This is a growing and new sector in our society,” …

 Above: Guyanese President Donald Ramotar with officials from ExxonMobil (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese President Donald Ramotar met today with officials from ExxonMobil Exploration, who are in the country for their semi-annual meeting. The two sides discussed …

 Above: the Chiung waterfall in Guyana (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Union has approved the development of a Micro-Hydropower system near Guyana’s Chiung River. The EU Delegation to Guyana has dispatched the project to Guyanese Finance …

 Above: Ambassador George Hallaq and President Donald Ramotar (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff While the Arab Spring and its accordant political volatility halted Guyana’s desire to establish relations with country’s in the Middle East, it has renewed its …

 Above: the two ferries are valued at $14.4 million (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Chinese government has handed over two roll-on, roll-off ferries to Guyana, doing so in a ceremony yesterday. The two ferries are valued at …

 Above: President Donald Ramotar and outgoing Mexican Ambassador Fernando Sandoval (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s new Ambassador to Guyana, Francisco Olguin, is set to arrive in the country next week, according to President Donald Ramotar. Ramotar bid …