Guyana appeals to Ban Ki-moon to settle dispute with Venezuela

Guyana appeals to Ban Ki-moon to settle dispute with Venezuela

President David Granger of Guyana has appealed to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to resolve his country's dispute with Venezuela, which claims two-thirds of its land and a large area of oil-rich territorial waters.

Modi meets new Guyanese president, former NYC mayor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Guyana President David Granger and later met Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City.

'Windies selectors erred with Veerasammy Permaul snub'

'Windies selectors erred with Veerasammy Permaul snub'

Former Guyana batsman Rabindranauth Seeram has criticised West Indies selectors for overlooking left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.

Jamaica to host next WICB meeting

Jamaica to host next WICB meeting

Jamaica will host the next in a series of town-hall meetings around the Caribbean, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced.

Guyana says Venezuelan claim is threat to its survival

Guyana`s territorial dispute with neighbouring Venezuela represents a threat to its very survival, President David Granger warned Friday in Washington.

Venezuela recalls ambassador to Guyana over border dispute

 The president of Venezuela said Monday he recalled the country`s ambassador to Guyana for consultations, as the border dispute between the two nations escalates after a significant offshore oil find.

Guyana to urge UN chief to settle Venezuela border row

Less than a month after Venezuela unilaterally redrew its maritime boundary, neighboring Guyana announced Wednesday it will ask the United Nations to legally settle Latin America`s biggest territorial dispute.

Guyana warns Venezuela on maritime dispute

Guyana warned Monday it would "vigorously" resist any attempt by Venezuela to enforce a new claim over coastal waters where Exxon Mobil recently announced an important oil find.

Guyana warns Venezuela over sea boundary `escalation`

Tensions soared in Guyana Saturday, after Venezuela declared its territorial seas re-drawn to include an offshore area where a major oil deposit has been found.

Police probe Indian national's death as murder in Guyana

Police in Guyana are treating the death of an Indian national as murder after his body with multiple stab wounds was found in a relative`s apartment on Tuesday, a media report said on Thursday.

President greets Guyana on independence day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted the government and the people of Guyana on the eve of the South American country`s independence day.

Guyana's leader forms cabinet, seeks to boost energy sector

Guyana's new president has appointed 27 ministers to his cabinet after his opposition coalition won the South American country's general election.

Guyana swears in new president who ended foes' 23-year rule

A retired army general was sworn in as Guyana's new president after his multi-ethnic opposition coalition won the South American country's general elections and ended a 23-year reign by the People's Progressive Party.

Opposition wins in Guyana, preliminary results show

 The main opposition coalition prevailed in this week`s general elections in Guyana, according to preliminary figures released here.

Opposition wins Guyana vote: Preliminary results

An upstart opposition alliance has won Guyana`s general elections, ousting leftist President Donald Ramotar`s party from power after 23 years, according to preliminary results released Thursday.

Race and corruption in focus as Guyana votes

 Guyana voted Monday in early elections pitting embattled President Donald Ramotar against an upstart opposition alliance seeking to unite voters across racial lines with its calls to end corruption.

Guyana seeks to break political deadlock with early vote

 Guyana votes Monday in early elections called by President Donald Ramotar after a showdown with the opposition-controlled parliament, which the leftist leader suspended to avoid a no-confidence vote.

Facts on ethnically diverse Guyana

Guyana, which is to hold elections on Monday, is the only Latin American country where English is the official language, with a population divided for the most part along ethnic lines that stretch back to Africa or India.Officially known as the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, most people also spe

Suriname flasher fracas escalates into diplomatic spat

South American neighbors Guyana and Suriname were at daggers drawn Friday after a brawl with an alleged flasher escalated into a full-blown diplomatic crisis.

Guyana coach hails FIFA's Normalisation Committee

Guyana coach hails FIFA's Normalisation Committee

Guyana football head coach Jamaal Shabazz has hailed the work of FIFA’s Normalisation Committee, and believes the national team set-up has been impacted positively as a result.