Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Continuing its tradition of recognising the sterling contributions of distinguished Caribbean women to socio-economic development, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has selected the thirteenth recipient of its Triennial Award for Women.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 13, 2021 - Assassination will now be listed as the cause of death on Walter Rodney’s death Certificate. This is the word from Attorney General Anil Nandlall who told the National Assembly that the government has decided to amend the cause of death on Dr. Walter Rodney’s death certificate.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 10, 2021 - Civil servants in Guyana are not comfortable with the high level of dismissals that have been taking place among their ranks, since the Irfaan Ali/Bharrat Jagdeo administration took office, and after months of legal challenges regarding the integrity of the election on 2 August 2020.
BRIDGETOWN, June 7, 2021 - Barbados’ National Insurance Scheme (NIS) remains a model for other Caribbean territories as it is one of the few offering unemployment benefits. This is according to Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, as he addressed an online church service marking the Scheme’s 54th Anniversary
KINGSTON, May 31, 2021 - The government of Cuba is once again seeking the support of the government of Jamaica to vote in the United nations in June, against the economic and commercial and financial blockade that has been imposed by the United States against the people of Cuba for nearly sixty years.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 27, 2021 - Guyana’s Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon says the re-imposition of a 40% Common External Tariff (CET) on various soaps, including hand soaps, is rash and unnecessary and unconscionable.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 25, 2021 - The Guyana government has remained tight lipped on the reason a number of Haitian members of the CARICOM community were denied entry to the member state of Guyana between Sunday and Monday of this week.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 20, 2021 - Barbados remains “good friends” with Britain, despite its intention to become a Republic later this year. This was underscored when new British High Commissioner Scott Furssedonn-Wood met with Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley during a courtesy call at Ilaro Court on Tuesday.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 19, 2021 - With elections held eight months before they were constitutionally due and without the knowledge of the duly elected chairman, the Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Associations (CFPWA) says it will not recognise Guyana’s illegitimately elected Police Association.
GEORGETOWN, May 11, 2021 - Resident Director of the International Republican Institute (IRI) Dorota Ryzy and local representative Sarah Bharrat have assured Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon that the project to reform the Guyana Elections Commission, (GECOM) is being funded by the United States Department of State and she will not be engaged in any political work.