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British Government issues Information Pack for British Prisoners in Guyana

The British Government has issued a guide that explains the legal and prison system to British Nationals who are imprisoned in Guyana.

The guide contains a list of local lawyers and explains the assistance that the UK Embassy can offer, also what can be expected in terms of first steps, allowed visits, prison condition and services the judicial system.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Returnees – Who are they?

In FY 2014 (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) conducted a total of 577,295 removals and returns, consisting of 414,481 removals and 162,814 returns. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had a total of 315,943 removals or returns, and Customs Border Protection (CBP) made 486,651 apprehensions.

Passenger Arriving From Guyana Arrested After Cocaine was Discovered in Baking Powder

John F. Kennedy International Airport, JAMAICA, N.Y. - On June 6, CBP officers stopped Ms. Alizah Zaneshia Henry, a United States citizen, who was arriving on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana via Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Venezuela Stages Military Exercise to Counter U.S. 'Threat'

According to several in the Venezuela media, the National Bolivarian Armed Forces (FANB) of Venezuela has denounced “dangerous US military exercises, called Tradewinds, with the participation of Caribbean countries.”  and “that means an imminent danger for us, so we have to use the National Bolivarian Armed Forces (FANB) as part of our constitutional mission to guarantee independence and sovereignty."

Reception for the Honourable Mr. Carl B. Greenidge at the Embassy of Guyana Washington, DC

Reception for the Honourable Mr. Carl B. Greenidge at the Embassy of Guyana Washington, DC

The Embassy of Guyana is pleased to extend the attached invitation  to a Reception in honour of the Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Mr. Carl B. Greenidge.

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/16/2015 - 18:00 - 20:00

Venezuela’s Expanding Claims to Guyana’s Territory - Dr. Odeen Ishmael

Dr. Odeen Ishmael

Venezuela’s decree of May 26, 2015, projects yet another extension of that country’s claim to Guyana’s territory. Previously, the Spanish-speaking republic had generally restricted its spurious territorial assertion to the actual land area—except in the declaration of a previous decree in 1968—but now that is extended into Guyana’s maritime waters as far as the 200-mile limit in a north-easterly direction to abut the maritime Guyana-Suriname boundary. This enlargement of the Venezuelan claim is obviously a blatant contravention of international law and will not be condoned in any way by the international community.

Audrey P. Thorne: October 20, 1918 - June 2, 2015, Born in Mahaica, Guyana

Audrey P. Thorne

Audrey Pauline Thorne transitioned into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Audrey was born on October 20, 1918 to proud parents Iris Lord O'Dell and Arthur Paul O'Dell in Mahaica, Guyana, South America.

Sadly, six weeks after her birth, Audrey's father, Paul, succumbed to the Spanish Flu along with many members of the O'Dell family. Upon her husband's death, Audrey's mother, Iris O'Dell, returned to the Lord family home where her doting grandfather, Edward Stanley Lord, Esq. became the influential male figure in Audrey's life.

Mart'n James - Entertainer, Keys/vocals/songwriter & CEO "Can-G Productions"

Mart'in James - Entertainer, Keys/vocals/songwriter & CEO "Can-G Productions"

Mart'n James - born 1955 at Whim, East Berbice-Corentyne in then British Guiana (now Guyana), the only English speaking country in South America and home to Kaieteur Falls, the longest straight drop in the world at 741ft. 

Expatriates and Returning Home

Toronto, Canada - When expatriates leave their homeland to seek a future elsewhere, it is not very often that they return to resettle in the country of their birth. As they get older and become established, some plan their retirement by buying real estate somewhere warm but avoid Guyana. Others stay where they have taken up residence and a small percentage look for opportunities to resettle in the homeland.   

Restarting a life in Guyana can be as simple as buying some land, building a home and living off of a North American pension amount. For someone who wants to reintegrate into the Guyanese working environment, this is another matter. It can be an exciting venture if properly thought out but expatriates need to be open minded. Being brought up for decades in a French environment, I knew that integrating into the Guyanese working world would have its challenges. But first for me, the political landscape would have to be stable and, for years, I did not feel right in leaving my new hometown.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Madura at the helm of greatness or a victim of Déjà vu

The recent decree by President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela laying claim to Guyana’s territory is setting the stage for a scenario that played out in the 1990s.

In 1990 Iraq accused Kuwait of using advanced drilling techniques" to exploit oil from a shared oil field. Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein decided to claim portions of Kuwait and justified its invasion by claiming that Kuwait was a natural part of Iraq carved off as a result of British imperialism.

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