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TRAVEL: JetBlue announces new December 11 launch date for  NY to Guyana flights

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A release from JetBlue said that flights will initially operate up to four times weekly on JetBlue’s new Airbus A321neo aircraft beginning December 11, 2020 with seats available for purchase starting today – 27 October 2020.  Continue reading

Guyanese Ederle Stephen wins Miss Caricom 2020 online

Ederle after being crowned Miss Caricom 2020.

Ederle after being crowned Miss Caricom 2020.

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Guyana’s Ederle Kimberly Stephen was crowned Miss Caricom 2020 Online following a virtual competition two Saturdays ago where she bested some nine other women representing various countries in the Caribbean.    Continue reading

VIDEO: GUYANA : Various video clips of Guyana taken from Above – 2020 – Guyana Uncut

GUYANA FROM ABOVE 2020

This is a video of various parts of Guyana shot from above.

Released on October 15, 2019 by Guyana Uncut

TRAVEL: Caribbean Airlines-CAL: to resume operations with NY to CJIA flight on Monday October 19

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The airline will release its entire flight schedule for Guyana next week, CAL said in a release today – (October17,2020) Continue reading

Commentary: Caribbean expressions — By Dave Martins

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While I don’t profess to know the origins of it, I have been aware, going back to my short pants days growing up in West Dem, of my fascination with words, whether in the subjects being taught in high school at St. Stanislaus or, in later years, in the everyday conversations with folks here or across the region, ranging from Cayman in the northwest Caribbean to my homeland here.  The influence is there, clear as day, in many of the songs I wrote, drawing on the lexicons of these various destinations I came to know from my musical visits.

It remains for me a repository of information that fascinates and motivates me, both for the specificity of the languages but also for the ingenuity of the people who created it. One should also emphasise, however, that this variety in Caribbean native expressions is only evident because of our geographical separations after we travel the region and come face to face with the differences.      Continue reading

GUYANA: Airports open to commercial flights from October 12. 2020; COVID-19 deaths now 82

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The PPP/C government this afternoon confirmed that the two international airports will reopen to commercial flights on October 12th.

Current COVID-19 measures restricting travel will continue until October 12th when new directives are scheduled to be announced as government is currently in discussions with stakeholders to prepare for on-arrival testing for the virus and other measures for a swift reopening to scheduled commercial travel. Minister of Public Works Juan Edghill, who is responsible for the aviation sector, today told Stabroek News.

“We want the airports opened as soon as is practical, ensuring compliance with the international guidelines set out by the Pan American Health Organization, WHO and international guidelines. We will follow all the protocols,”      Continue reading

The Guyana Tourism Authority Launches Online Travel Training Course!

We are pleased to announce that the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) has launched its very own Online Travel Training – OTT course designed to introduce the travel trade to one of South America’s most emerging destinations.

The content has been split across four modules:

1. Guyana Essentials 
2. Nature, Birding & Wildlife
3. Culture & Heritage 
4. Community-tourism and Lodges 
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Guyana: Geography: The Savanna Region – Part 4 of 4

The Savanna Region – Geography of Guyana – Part 4 of 4
–A Documentary …. by Lal Balkaran
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This is the fourth and final documentary on the Geography of Guyana in text and pictures that focusses on the fourth natural region known as the Savanna Region. It is over 25 minutes of viewing and consists of six maps, over 200 lines of text, and almost 100 photographs, the majority of which are stunning. The documentary profiles and captures the way to look at this region – both physical, political, economic, cultural, and human.          Continue reading

Guyana Cultural Association (GCA) – EVENTS 2020 – Streaming Live on FaceBook

SEE ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS BELOW – STREAMING ON FACEBOOK

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GUSDA: International Guyanese ZOOM Event for UNITY – Sunday 06 September 2020

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