Brazil, Guyana Hold Discussions on Potential Coast Guard Partnership

Above: President Donald Ramotar meets Brazilian Vice Admiral Ademir Sobrinho, joined by Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana Luiz Seixas De Andrade (left)   By the Caribbean Journal staff   Brazilian Vice Admiral Ademir Sobrinho recently made his first visit to neighbouring […]


Choice Hotels to Open Guyana Property

Above: Georgetown, Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Choice Hotels International will soon debut a new property in Guyana, the company announced. The 25-room Georgetown property, part of Choice Hotels’ Ascend Hotel Collection, is slated to open in the early […]


Guyana, China Talk Natural Resources

Above: the meeting in Georgetown By the Caribbean Journal staff New Chinese Ambassador to Guyana Zhang Limin recently held talks with Guyana Environment and Natural Resources Minister Robert Persaud on potential areas of cooperation. The discussions focused on bilateral and […]


World Bank: Haiti's Economy to Grow 6 Percent, Lead Caribbean in 2013

Above: Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will lead the Caribbean in economic growth in 2013, according to a forecast in the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report released Tuesday. That matches a projection by the […]

Guyana Mulls Relationship With George Washington University Hospital

Above: George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana is reportedly looking to establish a relationship with the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. The country is currently hosting a medical delegation from the […]

Construction Moving Forward on $52 Million Guyana Marriott Project

Above: construction on the Marriott hotel project in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Construction is making progress on the new $52 million Marriott project in Guyana, according to Romesh Budhram, the construction manager on the project. Work first launched […]


China and Guyana Sign Agreement on Economic, Technical Cooperation

Above: the signing ceremony in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana and China have signed an agreement on economic and technical cooperation that will provide up to $4.8 million in support from China. The deal follows a similar agreement […]

Rum Journal: The Rum Awards 2012

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR— award season. When we look back on 2012, it was a strong year for rum across the Caribbean, from Barbados to Martinique, the Dominican Republic to Guyana, and everywhere in between. Rum Journal traveled across […]

Guyana's Government Signs Bioethanol Contract With London-Based Whitefox

Above: sugar cane being transported in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff London-based Whitefox Technologies and its partner, Brazil’s Green, have signed a bioethanol contract with the government of Guyana. The project will install units for a bioethanol demonstration plant […]


Guyana Continues Solar Panel Project

Above: provision of a solar panel in Guyana’s Region 2 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s government is continuing the rollout of solar panels to regions across the country. The latest drive has provided solar panels to outlying schools and […]

Guyana's Assembly Confirms Order to Remove Taxes on Green Energy Devices

Above: a solar panel finding its way home in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s National Assembly has unanimously approved an amendment to remove VAT and duties from green energy devices. The Customs Duties Amendment Order was presented by […]

IMF: Haiti, Suriname, Dominican Republic Boast Top Regional Growth

By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti, Suriname and the Dominican Republic will post the Caribbean’s highest GDP growth rates i 2012, according to quarterly projections released Monday in the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook. Haiti is projected to grow […]


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