Guyana

Exxon Mobil and Hess Corp. said Wednesday they’ve made their seventh oil discovery in the developing offshore fields of Guyana in northeastern South America. The find at the new Pacora-1 exploration represents the continuation of emerging oil development off the coast of the Latin American country, which is immediately east of Venezuela, where political and […]

Guyana is considering the Trinidad and Tobago model of the Electronic Single Window (ESW) to fast-track the processing of imports and exports instead of waiting days, under a project being facilitated by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). With financing from South Korea, the hemispheric bank on Wednesday brought together stakeholders from the Ministry of Foreign […]

Total said that it has expanded its footprint in South America by investment in offshore blocks near Guyana, according to a new report by UPI. The contracts, which the French company recently signed, will give it a non-controlling stake in the Canje, Kanuku, and Orinduik offshore blocks. “Total is very pleased with this significant entry in the […]

Guyana Goldfields/ Aurora Gold Mines (AGM) intends to invest US$120 million in conducting underground gold mining for the first time in Guyana’s history, company officials announced Sunday. AGM’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Caldwell said “we want to become the premier underground gold miner in Guyana and South America” in another four years. In […]

“It is worth asking the reasons that the International Court of Justice is recommended to two States that do not recognize their jurisdiction, since the Geneva Agreement itself provides for the political means for the settlement of the territorial dispute. In this sense, Venezuela ratifies in a decisive and unequivocal manner the negotiation process under […]

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman on Monday defended the 2016 agreement between United States (US) oil giant, ExxonMobil, and Guyana, saying that there were several risks including Venezuela’s unresolved border claim. Noting that persons have been expressing concern about what Guyana did not get in the contract but are losing sight of the achievements, […]

Guyana will host the 58th annual Caribbean Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Championships next month. Scheduled to be held over Easter weekend April 13­18 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown, the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) has confirmed 8 regional teams for the event. Participating teams include host Guyana, Aruba, Barbados, the Dominican […]

Caribbean countries are preparing for the influx of deportees from the U.S. and U.K. On Wednesday, Guyana’s government announced plans to implement programs aimed at reintegrating deportees into society. Citizenship Minister Winston Felix said the Government will continue to engage authorities from the countries where the nationals are being deported from, as well as work […]

Former top government officials in Guyana were arrested in connection to a housing scheme. Yesterday, several high profile members of Guyana’s main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), were arrested and detained for questioning regarding their acquisition of seaside housing lands during their time in power. They are accused of illegally used state resources to build […]

Team Trinidad & Tobago ended the Barbados Beach Soccer Showcase a top finisher. The showcase – which was held on Brandon’s Beach, hosted teams from Antigua & Barbuda, Guyana, T&T, and England, all using the event as training for the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship scheduled for February 20-26 in the Bahamas. On day one, T&T […]


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