Guyana Receives $5 Million IDB Grant for Low-Carbon Economy

Above: Guyana’s Kaietur Falls By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana will receive a $5 million grant from the Inter-American Development Bank to support the country’s low-carbon development path. The programme will help create incentives for investment in Guyana’s low-carbon sectors. […]


Rum Journal: Guyana's El Dorado 15

GUYANA IS the southernmost country in the Caribbean Community, and just one of two CARICOM Member States that are not actually islands. But its Demerara region long produced the best sugar in the Caribbean, and Guyana has one of the […]


Delta Airlines Ending Service to Guyana, Citing "Poor Demand"

Above: a Delta flight By Alexander Britell Delta Airlines will be ending its service to Guyana, the company confirmed to Caribbean Journal. Delta spokesman Anthony Black said the company “will end or suspend indefinitely service beginning May 6.” “It’s basically […]


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 […]


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