US immigration policy for discussion at CARICOM meeting

US immigration policy for discussion  at CARICOM meeting

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – As  United States immigration policy continues to cause major concern  in the Caribbean, leader of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will this week examine its implications for the region before it attempts to engage the Donald Trump administration. The discussions  will be held at the 28th inter-sessional meeting of the Conference of Heads […]

Guyana, Cuba remember victims of Cubana air disaster

Guyana, Cuba remember victims of Cubana air disaster

GUYANA reaffirmed its commitment to fostering a zone of peace when a commemorative ceremony was held to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Cubana air disaster on Thursday.The ceremony was attended by President David Granger, Cuba’s Ambassador to Guyana Julio César González Marchante, Ministers of Government, Members of Parliament, Chief of Staff of the Guyana […]

Kaieteur Falls in Lonely Planet’s top 25 ‘secret ‘ destinations

NEW YORK – The adventure experts at Lonely Planet recently released the list of their top 25 “secret” destinations worldwide, and Guyana flew the flag for the Caribbean with the highest single drop waterfall on the planet, Located on the Potaro River in the Kaieteur National Park in Essequibo, the falls are 226 metres (741 […]

Guyana-born cop found guilty of murder of ex-fiancee

NEW YORK – A Guyana-born police officer was last week found guilty of second-degree murder for fatally gunning down his ex-fiancée back in 2007 in an incident described as the deadly end of the couple’s two-year tumultuous relationship. According to a New York Post report, Harry Rupnarine, 39, was found guilty by a Queens Supreme […]

Guyanese nationals receive awards at Independence anniversary gala

Guyanese nationals receive awards at  Independence anniversary gala

By Gerald V. Paul Clarissa Riehl, Guyana’s recently appointed High Commissioner to Canada, called on  Guyanese ” in the Diaspora”  to promote their native land ” as a place to do business, to generate industries and to relax.” She was speaking at  Guyana’s 50th  Independence Anniversary  Awards Gala on Saturday  at the Brighton  Convention and […]

Guyana willing to accept Venezuelans fleeing economic hardships

Guyana willing to accept Venezuelans fleeing economic hardships

GEORGETOWN, Guyana   Guyana will, on humanitarian grounds, assist Venezuelans and persons of other nationalities should they find themselves fleeing from their countries as a result of economic turmoil or political persecution. However, President David Granger said, assistance will not be done haphazardly. He said: “We are not going to simply open our borders to people […]

Guyana Diaspora celebrates in T.O.

“We’ve been through fire, we’ve been through rain We’ve been refined by the pow’r of His name …” (Part of hymn South to the North and the South.) The Camera was invited to a gathering of the Guyanese Diaspora last Sunday at Hope Lutheran Church where Hope Steelband performed. At their recent Pentecost service, Guyanese […]

Guyana honours Barbados PM with award

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Jerome Stuart was conferred with Guyana’s second highest award, the Order of Roraima (OR), by President David Granger at a simple investiture ceremony at State House. The President, who was advised by the chairman and members of the Advisory Council of the Orders of Guyana, said the conferral […]

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