WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Wednesday that the U.S. Embassy in Cuba will begin processing full immigrant visas in early 2023, making it easier for Cubans to reunite with family members in the United States.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana is likely to earn more than $1 billion this year from its production share of offshore oil exports — more than it will garner from gold, bauxite, timber or any other sector, the central bank said Monday.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Bangladesh swept the one-day international series in the Caribbean by winning the third match against a depleted West Indies bowling attack by four wickets on Saturday.
Bangladesh was favored to win an 11th consecutive ODI against the West Indies, especially after bowling out the home side in the 49th over for 178, its best total of the series.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Bangladesh won the one-day international series from the West Indies on Wednesday, bouncing back from losing the test and Twenty20 series.
Bangladesh made West Indies bat first and bowled out the home side for 108 in 35 overs.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Bangladesh scored its first win on the tour of West Indies with a six-wicket victory Sunday in the first one-day international.
Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bowl in a match reduced to 41 overs per innings because of a wet outfield.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Captain Nicholas Pooran came down the pitch and smashed Bangladesh counterpart Mahmudullah over the fence to complete West Indies' Twenty20 win and series sweep on Thursday.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s government has granted permission for U.S. supermajor ExxonMobil to develop a fourth offshore oil and gas field and the company said Monday it has made a final investment decision on the $10 billion project aimed at producing up to 250,000 barrels per day.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — ExxonMobil said Wednesday that it made two additional oil discoveries off the coast of Guyana as the South American country prepares to become the world’s newest major oil producer.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Caribbean island of Barbados on Monday prepared to wave goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II as head of state as it cuts ties with its colonial past and becomes a republic for the first time in history.
Dorisnelly Fuentes Matos may have won the U.S. visa lottery on paper, but she still isn't close to reaching the United States.
The 27-year-old Cuban economics student was notified more than a year ago that she won a coveted spot to seek one of up to 55,000 visas that the U.S.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government and its opposition have agreed on at least one thing: Both claim that most of the neighboring nation of Guyana should be part of Venezuela.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s Parliament has voted to immediately remove a colonial-era law against cross-dressing, saying it is outdated, discriminatory and out of tune with modern times.
The vote late Tuesday was a formality to comply with a 2018 ruling by the Trinidad-based the Caribbean Court of Justice.
PROVIDENCE, Guyana (AP) — Pakistan clinched the rain-hit four-match Twenty20 series against West Indies 1-0 after the fourth match ended in no result on Tuesday.
Three matches in the series ended in no result due to rain, hurting the preparations of both teams ahead of the T20 World Cup that begins in October.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Three crewmen were killed in Guyana when a vessel used to transport fuel exploded at a pier, police said.
A police statement said security personnel heard a loud explosion late Saturday at the pier south of Georgetown and found a raging fire.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s government Thursday refused to suspend use of the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine despite opposition warnings that doses could be fake and acquired through third party suppliers at higher than normal prices.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s main transgender group on Monday welcomed plans by the parliament to rescind a law against cross-dressing, saying it has been the source of decades of police and state harassment.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Weeks of heavy rains have flooded large parts of the South American nation of Guyana, turning communities into lakes, destroying farms and ranches and putting pressure on authorities to bring relief to beleaguered residents.
MIAMI (AP) — The United States will play its three group stage matches of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas.
The Americans open Group B play July 11 against the qualifying winner from among Haiti, St.
MIAMI (AP) — The new preliminary rounds of the CONCACAF Gold Cup will be played at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from July 2-6, leading to the final three nations qualifying for the 16-nation group stage...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations’ highest court ruled Friday that it will intervene to settle a decades-old border dispute between South American neighbors Guyana and Venezuela.
The decision by the International Court of Justice means it will now move to judge the merits of the case, which will likely take months or years.
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a 39-year-old Connecticut man has been caught trying to smuggle nearly three dozen live finches through John F...
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana's government says Norway has disbursed $80 million in aid to help the South American nation build a number of mega solar farms...
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — The U.S. government chastised the South American country of Guyana on Monday for honoring the life of a former politician convicted of plotting to blow up fuel tanks at New York's John F...
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana's elections commission says it won't be ready to hold general elections in March, despite a court order to do so in the wake of a no-confidence vote...
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana's foreign ministry has condemned what it says was a dangerous incursion into local waters after a Norwegian ship hired by ExxonMobil was "intercepted" by a Venezuelan naval vessel...
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A lawmaker from the ruling coalition in Guyana voted late Friday with the opposition for a no-confidence motion, bringing down the administration of President David Granger and forcing fresh elections by March...
NEW YORK (AP) — Customs officials at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport say they found 70 live finches hidden inside hair rollers...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ceremonies at a California cemetery marked the mass murders and suicides 40 years ago of 900 Americans orchestrated by the Rev...
HAVANA (AP) — The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline...
HAVANA (AP) — The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people, has been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline...
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GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — The South American country of Guyana has narrowly passed a bill that allows officials to raid the commercial bank accounts of business owners who owe a large amount of unpaid taxes...
ST JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry has launched a 14-day Caribbean tour, arriving at his first stop in Antigua aboard a commercial flight Sunday.
The prince is visiting the Caribbean representing Queen Elizabeth II in the year of her 90th birthday.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana's state-owned sugar corporation faces an uncertain future after a report found that the South American country's single largest employer is bankrupt, officials said Monday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Five victims of the 1978 mass suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, were laid to rest after their cremated remains were recently discovered inside an abandoned Delaware funeral home.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A California man said Friday he was shocked to learn that his wife's cremated remains had been found inside a decrepit former funeral home, 35 years after she and more than 900 others died in a suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A judge has dismissed rape charges against the police chief of the South American country of Guyana.
Chief Justice Ian Chang issued a ruling late Thursday saying prosecutors did not have sufficient evidence for the case against Henry Greene to go forward.