Daily Archives: 01/31/2020

New York: Janitor changes tune- admits to smuggling 34 songbirds from Guyana

Francis Gurahoo

“I’m nervous and scared,” Gurahoo told a federal judge Thursday before pleading guilty. “I was a passenger on a flight from Guyana to the United States. I had in my possession 34 finches. I knew these finches had to be declared to customs … I know this was illegal.”          Continue reading

Guyana: Immigration, gun licence, vehicle fitness, should be outsourced – President Granger proposes

— January 31, 2020 – Kaieteur News

The Coalition Government is contemplating outsourcing a number of key services being offered by the police.

President David Granger addresses police officers

These include non-core functions including immigration, certification of vehicular fitness and issuance of gun licenses.

“These non-core functions must be outsourced so as ensure that more trained ranks are deployed to crime-fighting duties,” President David Granger said yesterday – January 30, 2020.          Continue reading

Guyana: GIHR Online Newsletter – February 2020

               READ: GIHR Online Newsletter – February 2020

Guyana Tourism Authority Feature – Mapari Wilderness Camp



This short, custom-built 6-day trip is perfect for those with limited amount of time wishing to get into the Kanuku Mountains Protected Area. You will enjoy all the pleasures of the remote, pristine Mapari Wilderness Camp, a hammock camp overlooking a small waterfall. Includes a final night at the Caiman House.


Mapari Wilderness Camp is not your typical lodge. It is a remote and rarely visited place where wildlife presents themselves at every turn. Mapari is a hammock camp overlooking a small waterfall within the Kanuku Mountain Range. The mountains are in the southern half of Guyana and divide the Rupununi into northern and southern savannahs. In other words, it’s out there.            Continue reading

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