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This Caribbean Country Received $4.5 Billion in Remittances

 Above: Santo Domingo (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean set a record last year, with the Caribbean led by the Dominican Republic, according to a new report from the Inter-American Development Bank. …

Jimmy Carter Cuts Short Guyana Election Visit, Citing Health

 Above: Former US President Jimmy Carter with Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Jimmy Carter has cut short a visit to Guyana ahead of the country’s national elections set for Monday, citing a …

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OAS Electoral Mission Arrives in Guyana

 Above: Georgetown, Guyana By the Caribbean Journal A team of observers from the Organization of American States has arrived in Guyana ahead of the country’s planned general elections. The OAS team began its final deployment in Georgetown, the country’s capital, …

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 Above: the new Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has officially opened its first-ever hotel in Guyana. The property is located in the country’s capital, Georgetown, with views of the crossroads of the Demerara River and …

 Above: the Deepwater Champion By the Caribbean Journal staff US energy giant ExxonMobil is launching its nearly $200 million oil exploration project in the waters off the coast of Guyana. The company’s ship, Deepwater Champion, is at the Starbroek Block …

 Above: a home fitted with a solar system in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff While Guyana has a population of around 740,000 people, it’s also one of the least densely populated places in the wider region. That means there …

 Above: CARICOM Headquarters in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff New Zealand has named its first-ever Ambassador to the Caribbean Community. Jan Henderson, who is also accredited to a number of CARICOM Member States, presented her letters of credence to …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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. …

 

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