Guyana

  • Photo of Remarks by Dr. Carla N. Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, at the Launch of ‘Caribbean Perspectives’

    Remarks by Dr. Carla N. Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, at the Launch of ‘Caribbean Perspectives’

    His Excellency Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana; Mr. Ramsay Ali, Chief Executive Officer, Sterling Products Ltd. and President, Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association, and Book Sponsor; Ms. Sandra Ann Baptiste, Author; Ms. Marguerite Boodhoo-Buckmire, Consultant, Carigold Signature; Mr. Ron Robinson, Chairman of this Afternoon’s Proceedings; Distinguished Guests; Members of the Media Fraternity; Ladies and Gentlemen.…

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  • Photo of Regional Statisticians meet in Georgetown

    Regional Statisticians meet in Georgetown

    Statisticians from across the Region are in Guyana for a training programme on statistical data and metadata eXchange (SDMX). The workshop, hosted by the CARICOM Secretariat in collaboration with the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat), is being held at the Bureau of Statistics office in Georgetown. It began on Monday, 22 April, and will conclude on Friday, 26…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG highlights ongoing, significant regional initiatives to tackle biodiversity challenges

    CARICOM SG highlights ongoing, significant regional initiatives to tackle biodiversity challenges

    Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, on Monday outlined the ongoing initiatives the Community is undertaking to tackle global challenges, especially those related to the environment. The Secretary-General was at the time delivering the feature address at the opening ceremony of the Sub-Regional Dialogue on National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans and Workshop on Target 3 of the Global Biodiversity Framework…

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  • Photo of CARICOM celebrates International Girls in ICT Day 2024, 25 April

    CARICOM celebrates International Girls in ICT Day 2024, 25 April

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will celebrate International Girls in ICT Day this year with a hybrid event on 25 April 2024, that will be anchored at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana. The CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership and the Restore a Sense of I Can (RSC) organisation will partner to host this year’s observance under the theme ‘Inspiring Youth Innovation, Leading…

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  • Photo of Remarks by Dr. Carla N. Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, at the opening ceremony of the Biodiversity Sub-Regional Dialogue and Workshop, 15 April 2024

    Remarks by Dr. Carla N. Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, at the opening ceremony of the Biodiversity Sub-Regional Dialogue and Workshop, 15 April 2024

    Honourable Vickram Bharrat, M.P., Minister of Natural Resources of Guyana; Representatives of Caribbean Governments; Representatives of Regional and International Organisations; Mr. Joseph Cox, Assistant Secretary General, Economic Integration, Innovation and Development and Other Members of Staff of the CARICOM Secretariat; Special Invitees; Distinguished Delegates; I am pleased to welcome you to Georgetown, Guyana, the home of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads congratulate Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago on successful high-level UN Elections

    CARICOM Heads congratulate Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago on successful high-level UN Elections

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) extend heartfelt congratulations to the Government and people of Guyana on its election, by an overwhelming majority, to a Non-Permanent Seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). This election is testament to Guyana’s distinguished record of service in the United Nations and assumes heightened significance against the background of the challenges…

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  • Photo of Early Warnings for All supported by CMO at the 19th World Meteorological Congress

    Early Warnings for All supported by CMO at the 19th World Meteorological Congress

    (Caribbean Meteorological Organization Press Release) Dr. Arlene Laing, Coordinating Director of the Caribbean Meteorological Organization Headquarters and the Permanent Representative of the British Caribbean Territories with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) made a statement at the 19th World Meteorological Congress, during the WMO Leadership and Management Forum on the Implementation of the UNEarly Warnings for All, a climate adaptation measure.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM congratulates Guyana on its 57th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM congratulates Guyana on its 57th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett has sent the following congratulatory message to the President of Guyana, His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali in commemoration of the Fifty-Seventh Anniversary of Independence of Guyana on 26 May 2023: “Excellency, The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) extends heartfelt congratulations to the Government and People of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the occasion of the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government pledge support to Guyana in aftermath of Mahdia fire

    CARICOM Heads of Government pledge support to Guyana in aftermath of Mahdia fire

    CARICOM Heads of Government have noted the horrific reports of the deaths of 19 young people in a fire in a school dormitory in Mahdia, Guyana. We extend our heartfelt condolences to all who have been affected, both directly and indirectly, by this horrific event. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mahdia community and all of Guyana as you…

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  • Photo of Statement from CARICOM Secretary-General on the Mahdia fire in Guyana

    Statement from CARICOM Secretary-General on the Mahdia fire in Guyana

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has received with great sorrow the shocking news of the fire at the high school in the Guyanese town of Mahdia, where a number of children died. We mourn with the families, friends and communities who are impacted by this horrifying event. On behalf of CARICOM, I extend sincere condolences to the Government and people of…

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