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GUYANA | US now backs Guyana in border row with Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, November 17, 2018 - The official United States (US)  position on the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy has shifted in favour of Guyana. This is the word from the US Deputy Chief of Mission in Guyana, Terry Steers-Gonzalez, who noted that previously, the US would simply support a timely resolution of the controversy. Now it wants the 1899 arbitration award respected.

CARICOM records concerns about pace of SIDS' development in Samoa meeting

CARICOM, Georgetown, Guyana, November 14, 2018 - As the global community prepares for a Midterm Review of the progress in addressing the priorities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is concerned about the pace of implementing the modalities for SIDS’ sustainable development.
  • Published in CARICOM

Blockade of Cuba Isolates United States at the UN

United Nations, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The international community demonstrated on Wednesday at the UN, for the umpteenth time, its rejection of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for almost six decades.

The Golden Laundromat: Conflict Gold May Be Entering US Through Gold Trading Network

Washington, DC – A new investigative report released by The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast, spotlights how gold mined from conflict areas in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo may be reaching international markets, including the supply chains of major U.S. companies and in products that consumers use every day.

Cuba Rejects U.S. Blockade at UN as Unilateral Measure

United Nations, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. blockade against Cuba continues being applied today with rigour and even in that adverse circumstance, the people of the island is set on the construction of a prosperous, democratic and sustainable nation.
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