Daily Archives: 12/15/2020

MIGRATION: Venezuelan Boat People: a New Refugee Crisis in the Americas

The recent discovery of 14 Venezuelan refugees (so far) drowned on the coast of Güiria, eastern Venezuela, with at least three children among them, shows what the migratory explosion from Venezuela is producing.

In this piece, we explain why more and more Venezuelans are dying at sea, victims of human trafficking networks, trapped between the corrupt officials who profit from the business of getting poor people out of their unlivable country, and an unprepared Trinidad and Tobago where the Maduro-friendly government manipulates xenophobia to its advantage.          Continue reading

GUYANA: CDB approves US$112 million to upgrade road linking Linden to Maburi Hill

GUYANA: CDB loans US$112 million; the UK contributes £50 million (US$66 million) grant; Guyana contributes US$12Million

Demerara Waves Friday, 11 December 2020

The project is the first phase of a wider plan to develop a transportation corridor from Georgetown, the capital city, to Lethem on the southwest border; connecting the Port in Georgetown with northern Brazil.        Continue reading

New Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana is Mark Berman

Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Mark Berman

Canada is pleased to announce Mark Berman as Next Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana.      Continue reading

Guyana Consulate Toronto: Virtual Jubilee Awards Ceremony & Cultural Presentation – December 27, 2020 – 7PM EST