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.

Guyana president announces May polls to clear impasse

Guyana will hold general elections on May 11, President Donald Ramotar said on Tuesday, after the opposition refused to hold talks to end his two-month suspension of parliament.

Guyana awaits $60M from India to buy ferry, build highway

Guyana's president says India has pledged USD 60 million to help the South American country buy a large ferry and build a four-lane highway.

Indian-origin likely candidate in Guyana polls

 Guyana`s ruling People`s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) is holding talks about presidential nominations and said its only candidate for the position of president is incumbent Donald Ramotar, a person of Indian origin.

West Indies tour of South Africa: Assad Fudadin in for Darren Bravo
West Indies tour of South Africa: Assad Fudadin in for Darren Bravo

Left-handed batsman Assad Fudadin on Friday was called up to replace Darren Bravo in the West Indies Test squad to tour South Africa.

Political standoff in Guyana after Parliament suspended

A political standoff is brewing in Guyana, where President Donald Ramotar has suspended parliament to ward off a no-confidence vote against him -- with his opponents calling him a dictator.

Guyana's Leon Johnson poised for history on Test debut

Guyana left-hander Leon Johnson is in line for his share of history in more ways than one, if he makes his debut against Bangladesh in the second cricket Test starting here Saturday.