Guyana late last month celebrated its 50th anniversary of political Independence from Britain. At a ceremony to mark the milestone, President David Granger also lauded Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart of Barbados for supporting the rights of Small Island and Low Coastal Development states, his advocacy for the Caribbean community’s (CARICOM) demand for reparations for Caribbean citizens and his contribution to the reduction of the impact of climate change in the region.

Prime Minister Elect of Saint Lucia, Allen Michael Chastanet of the United Workers Party (UWP). 

News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Tues. June 7, 2016: Voters in the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia have chosen change – electing the opposition United Workers Party as their new government on June 6, 2016. Economist Allen Michael Chastanet of the United Workers Party (UWP) won a resounding victory in Monday’s general election, claiming 11 of the 17 seats in preliminary results.

Press Release - HelpAge Belize is delighted to introduce our new Patroness, Marie Elena Sylvestre. We are looking forward to working with her to further create awareness on older person's rights and to address issues that marginalized their access to healthcare and housing, income security, family care and support.

The Guyana APNU-AFC government of David Granger has named a new ambassador to the United States. He is Dr. Riyad Insanally has been the OAS representative in Trinidad and Tobago since April 2008. He will replace Bayney Karran who has served as Guyana’s ambassador to the U.S. since 2003. Karran has been appointed as Guyana’s ambassador to China.

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