The first known outbreak of the chikungunya virus in the Western Hemisphere has Caribbean governments working to prevent the disease from spreading and damaging the region’s tourism-dependent economies.
Venezuelan taxi driver Jose Sotomayor drives four hours through army checkpoints every week from the city of Maracaibo to buy rice in Colombia for his family at 10 times the government-set price back home.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp., the third- largest independent U.S. oil and natural gas producer, said it’s working for the release of a research vessel and its crew after Guyana said Venezuela detained the ship in disputed waters yesterday.
Caribbean Airlines Ltd. said Guyana’s Civilian Aviation Authority will lead the investigation into the crash landing of a Boeing 737-800 this past weekend that injured dozens of passengers. No one was killed.
A former member of Guyana’s parliament accused of plotting to blow up New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport , testifying at his terror trial, denied being a spy for Iran beginning in the 1980s.
Guyana Goldfields Inc. has signed confidentiality agreements with six parties interested in buying the company and its Aurora gold project in the South American country, Chief Operating Officer Claude Lemasson said.