Guyana Sets Date for General Elections

Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana will be choosing its next government on May 11, President Donald Ramotar announced in an address to the country. The announcement comes after Ramotar prorogued Parliament in November, a […]


Major Caribbean Energy Project Closer to Launching Construction

Above: a rendering of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff A massive hydropower energy project is closer to becoming a reality, President Donald Ramotar said. The Amaila Falls Hydro Power project is set to “achieve financial close and commence […]


Guyana Receives $7.5 Million Loan to Improve Sugar Sector

Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Guyana is receiving a $7.5 million loan from the Caribbean Development Bank to improve the country’s sugar sector. The purpose of the loan is more specifically to enhance the capacity […]


InselAir Officially Launches New Service to Trinidad, Guyana

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir has officially launched a series of new flights out of its Curacao hub. The carrier launched new service from Curacao to Georgetown, Guyana last week, following the addition of new […]

LIAT Launches New Flights

Above: a LIAT ATR plane (Photo: LIAT) By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier LIAT has officially launched seven new flights per week. The company has begun four new flights per week between Dominica and St Maarten and three new […]

St Lucia, Argentina Talk Tourism

Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Argentina’s Ministry of Tourism is visiting St Lucia this week. The delegation, which is visiting for the second straight year, is offering training and coursework for individuals […]


Guyana Marriott Pushes Back Opening Date to February 2015

Above: a rendering of the Guyana Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s first-ever Marriott hotel is delayed. The hotel, which had been planning a December 2014 opening, has pushed back its opening date to February 2015, according to the […]

LIAT Set to Increase Service to Guyana

Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is expanding its service between Barbados and Guyana’s Ogle International Airport. Beginning Dec. 1, 2014, LIAT will be adding three additional flights per week between Barbados and Ogle, for a […]

New Guyana Marriott Targeting December 2014 Opening

Above: a rendering of the Guyana Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is planning to open its first-ever Guyana property in December 2014, according to the company’s Web site. The hotel, which will be located in Georgetown, will have […]


Guyana, Panama Agree on Rice Deal

Above: Panama President Juan Carlos Varela and Guyana Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana will soon be supplying around 5,000 tonnes of rice each month to Panama, following a newly-signed agreement between the two countries […]

Copa Airlines Begins Guyana Flights

Above: a Copa Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines has begun twice-weekly direct flights between Panama and Georgetown, Guyana, the carrier announced. The service, which launched last month, makes Guyana the carrier’s 30th destination in South America. […]

St Maarten Mulls Membership in Caribbean Development Bank

Above: talks between St Maarten and CDB officials By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is considering an application to become a member of the Caribbean Development Bank. A delegation led by CDB President Dr Warren Smith arrived in Philipsburg […]


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