Guyana Expresses "Deep Concern" Over Dominican Republic Citizenship Ruling

Above: Haiti Foreign Minister Pierre Richard Casimir and Guyana Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana is expressing its “deep concern” over the recent ruling by the Dominican Republic’s Constitutional Court that could strip hundreds of thousands […]


Guyana Launches Small Business Development Project

Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has launched a project targeting small and micro-enterprise development. The project offers loans that require interest rates below six percent, offering a maximum of just under […]


St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Visits Guyana

Above: St Vincent Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves and Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves headed to Guyana to visit CARICOM and for bilateral talks with Guyana […]


Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro, in Guyana, Vows to Strengthen Ties

Above: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro made his first official visit to Guyana on Saturday, vowing to deepen cooperation between the South American neighbours. Maduro held talks with his Guyanese counterpart, Donald […]

Rum Journal: Pyrat Rum XO Reserve

For a long time, Pyrat Rum was bottled in Anguilla. Of course, Anguilla isn’t a sugar cane hub — but in recent years, everything has shifted to sugar-rich Guyana. That country, geographically South American but culturally and politically Caribbean, produces […]

A Bio-Energy Future in Guyana?

Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Could bio-energy be a major way forward for energy production in Guyana? The country’s government has officially opened a bioethanol demonstration plant in Albion, and says there is potential for a bio-energy production […]


The Caribbean's Greenest Hotels - 2013

GREEN can mean many different things. It can mean energy efficient, or it can mean entirely reliant on green fuels. It can mean environmentally friendly, but it can also mean community-friendly. When it comes to tourism, green means everything from […]

Guyana Holds Talks With Caribbean Airlines Executives

Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana Tourism Minister Mohamed Irfaan Ali led talks last week with Caribbean Airlines’ Executive Team, in a bid to address “key and critical issues.” The discussions included issues such as […]

Can Tourism Transform Guyana?

Above: the Pakaraima Mountain Safari in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana is making progress on its path to develop a full-fledged tourism sector — and it’s something that can help transform the country’s future, according to Indranauth Haralsingh, […]


UN: Guyana to Lead Caribbean in Economic Growth in 2013

Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana is projected to lead the Caribbean in economic growth in 2013, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Suriname’s GDP is projected to grow by 4.5 […]

LIAT Makes First Flight to Ogle International Airport in Guyana

Above: Ogle Airport By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT has officially launched service from Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport to Guyana’s Ogle International Airport. The company launched its first flight on Saturday, the first of what will be daily scheduled […]

Rum Journal: Dos Maderas Luxus

LAST YEAR, we tried Dos Maderas PX 5+5 for the first time. The rum, made by sherry maker Williams & Humbert, is unique in that it is aged for five years in the Caribbean in bourbon casks and then taken […]


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