Category Archives: Suriname News

GUYANA: One-Cent Magenta stamp auctioned for US$8.3m to new owner

The stamp was sold by shoe designer and collector Stuart Weitzman The designer had bought it in 2014 for US$9.5 million and continued a tradition started by previous owners by adding his own flourish – a line drawing of a stiletto shoe and his initials – to the back of the stamp.        Continue reading

OIL: Analyst encourages Suriname to adopt lessons from Guyana’s oil boom

TRAVEL: Discovering the Three Guianas: French Guiana, Suriname and Guyana

FEATURED ITINERARY: DISCOVERING THE HIDDEN GUIANAS

Imagine three sisters. All have similar features and a common history, but one speaks French, one Dutch, and the third English.

That, in a nutshell, is the story of The Three Guianas: French Guiana, Suriname and Guyana. The three countries are located side by side in the northeast corner of South America, all have the Caribbean Sea as a border, and all are part of the Guiana Shield, one of the only four pristine tropical forests remaining in the world. The Guiana Shield covers an area of 1.2 million square miles and also includes parts of Venezuela, Colombia and Brazil.            Continue reading

TRAVEL: Govt grants approval for InterCaribbean Airways, FlyAllways to ply Guyana route

Minister of Public Works, Hon. Bishop Juan Edghill has said the Government has granted approval for the Turks and Caicos Islands’ InterCaribbean Airways and Suriname-based FlyAllways to operate the Georgetown route.

“We are engaging new airlines to come to Guyana. We have just approved at the level of Cabinet, two new airlines FlyAllways and InterCaribbean Airways. There are applications of other airlines that we are considering,” the Minister said.      Continue reading

COVID-19: New requirements for travel to Suriname including quarantine

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The Guyana Ministry of Health here today announced new requirements for travel to Suriname.

To be allowed to board the Ferry at Moleson Creek, Corentyne to South Drain, Suriname, it said that all passengers are required to show a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test result taken within 72 hours of their scheduled time of departure to Suriname.    Continue reading