Ranking the Caribbean By Population Age

Above: the Umana Yana in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing our examination of Caribbean data from the World Bank’s recent World Development Report, we now turn to population age. What are the Caribbean’s oldest populations? What are the […]


Guyana's Tourism Sector Surging

Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s tourism sector has shown strong growth so far in 2013, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country received 117,517 tourist arrivals from January to August, an increase of 12.4 […]


UN Envoy Meets With Guyana, Venezuela on Border Dispute

Above: the Essequibo River By the Caribbean Journal staff A United Nations Envoy has presented a plan to resolve the longstanding border dispute between Venezuela and Guyana. The dispute involves the Essequibo region, which has been administered by Guyana since […]


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, […]


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