Whatley wins gold at CAC championships

Whatley wins gold  at CAC championships

Guyana’s four-member team finished with two gold medals and a bronze at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships which concluded  on Sunday night in Mexico. Selvon Bruce Whatley won gold in the Masters and Middleweight categories  and Emmerson Campbell picked up the bronze medal  in the Mr. Physique. Campbell is the […]

Guyana to establish temporary settlement for Venezuelan refugees

Guyana to establish temporary settlement  for Venezuelan refugees

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -– The government of Guyana has announced plans to establish a settlement area for over 200 Venezuelan refugees. This was disclosed by Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix, who said the homestead settlement will be for 260 Venezuelans who are occupying areas in the community of Barima-Waini. Felix made the announcement during an interview with the […]

Red tape hindering Caribbean integration, says Guyana President

Red tape hindering Caribbean integration, says Guyana President

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Guyana’s President David Granger wants an end to the bureaucracy that is hindering the progress of the true, holistic integration of Caribbean states. He says the red tape, and not the institutions of CARICOM, is holding the region back. “I believe that if we make the right decisions, the entire region can […]

Venezuela will not participate in ICJ case on border controversy

Venezuela will not participate in ICJ case  on border controversy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Government of Venezuela has disclosed that it will not be participating in the international court case to bring to an end the decades old border controversy with Guyana. The Venezuelan government, in a statement today indicated that this has been communicated to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Earlier this year, […]

Group launched in Guyana to help fleeing Venezuelans

Group launched in Guyana to help fleeing Venezuelans

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana – Several civic and faith-based organizations have partnered to launch the Venezuela Support Group (VSG), a body which will provide advice and assistance to Venezuelans seeking refuge here from the deprivations and insecurity currently gripping their homeland. According to a news release, the initial focus of the VSG will be on ensuring Venezuelans […]

Business minister calls on Guyanese to ignore doom and gloom over oil and gas sector

Business minister calls on Guyanese to ignore  doom and gloom over  oil and gas sector

GEORGETOWN, Guyana– Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin is urging Guyanese to ignore the doom and gloom being peddled by some about the oil and gas sector. He wants them to focus on the benefits the evolving industry will bring the country. Gaskin accused some people of being “bent on killing the spirit and hopes of […]

Another major oil discovery in Guyana

Another major oil discovery in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The US-based oil giant, ExxonMobil said last week that the latest oil discovery in Guyana will help bring production to more than 500,000 barrels per day. In a statement, the oil company said it was satisfied with the discovery in the Pacora Well in which drilling began on January 29 this year […]

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