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St Lucia Prime Minister Kenny Anthony Takes Over as CARICOM Chair

 Above: St Lucia PM Dr Kenny Anthony By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has officially assumed the role of chair of CARICOM. He succeeds Suriname President Desire Bouterse, who just completed his six-month term. …

Guyana to Receive $40M from Norway for Low-Carbon Development

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana will soon receive $40 million in funding from the government of Norway as part of the latter’s support for Guyana’s Low-Carbon Development Strategy. The funding announcement was made Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro, where …

Guyana Looks to Russia for Support

 Above: Russian Ambassador Nikolay Smirnov and Guyanese President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Russia’s advocacy at international fora such as the G8 and G20 can help small countries in their quest for reforms of the international system, according …

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 Above: former Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo, Tianjin’s Zhang Gaoli and President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff The Chinese municipality of Tianjain says it is ready to build economic relations with Guyana. Tianjin, a major port and communications hub …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar (OAS Photo/Juan Manuel Herrera) By the Caribbean Journal staff Governments must do more to “reduce poverty and inequality,” because “they pose the greatest threat to democracy and security in the region,” according to Guyana President …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana President Donald Ramotar will lead a high-level delegation this weekend to Washington, DC. The visit will include discussions with United States officials, representatives from multilateral agencies and the Guyanese …

 Above: Jones is sworn in by Guyana President Donald Ramotar (right) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has sworn in Sandra Valerie Jones as a new commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission. Jones replaced the late Robert Williams, a former …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar with Secretary of State of Roraima Eduardo Oestreicher (left) and Guyana’s Consulate General in Brazil, Leila King By the Caribbean Journal staff It is incumbent on Guyana to take advantage of the country’s close proximity …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar welcoming the flight By the Caribbean Journal staff A flight by Suriname’s national air carrier touched down in Guyana Tuesday for the first time in six years, welcomed by Guyanese President Donald Ramotar and a …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana President Donald Ramotar says that by broadening bilateral relations, Caribbean countries can better immunize themselves against the problems that affect other parts of the world. Ramotar, who was speaking …

 Above: The UN’s Khadija Musa and Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar held talks Monday with United Nations Resident Coordinator Khadija Musa. According to Musa, who is also the United Nations Development Programme’s …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar speaking to Parliament By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana Power & Light is set to begin laying the submarine cable to improve the power supply to the country’s West Demerara area, part of a $42 …

 Above: Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Zhong Shan and Guyanese President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana and China signed a pair of agreements totaling $6.5 million today during visit by Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Zhong Shan to the …

 Above: Suriname FM Winston Lackin and OAS SG Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese President Donald Ramotar and Suriname Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Lackin both held talks with OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza this …

 Above: Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese President Donald Ramotar will pay a working visit to Suriname President Desi Bouterse Friday. Bouterse has just returned to Suriname following a trip to Haiti with the CARICOM Bureau of Heads …

 Above: a forum with Guyanese fishermen and President Donald Ramotar (Photo: GINA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyanese President Donald Ramotar met today with a contingent of fishermen demanding justice and security following a spate of pirate attacks last weekend …

 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: 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 …