Tag: Guyana

  • Caribbean piracy woes

    Recent murder of fishermen has focused attention on region. Return of pirates of the Caribbean: piracy jumps 163 percent amid Venezuela crisis BY JASON LEMON The Caribbean sea and coast of […]

  • Guyana: pirate arrested

    Fishermen captured and handed over the suspect to local police officials. Guyana: Suspect confesses to killing fishermen Guyana Chronicle:–  A SUSPECT in the piracy attack in Surinamese waters just over a […]

  • Suriname survivor found

    One survivor found, but another attack this week. Weak, badly injured fisherman rescued; suspected pirate arrested off Suriname’s coast; Guyana in mourning PARAMARIBO – Although the chance of finding survivors is […]

  • Bodies found off Suriname

    Bodies found following horrific armed robbery at sea. Three bodies of 16 missing fishermen discovered; Guyanese relatives fear the worst Posted by: Denis Chabrol Three bodies of the 16 missing fishermen […]

  • Tradewinds kicks off

    Multinational exercise kicks off. Major military exercise begins in the Caribbean tomorrow Exercise Tradewinds 2017, a multi-national maritime security and disaster response exercise in the Caribbean, begins tomorrow. The annual […]

  • Guyana, Suriname proposals on sea piracy

    Greater cooperation planned to cut crime. Guyana, Suriname MPs make proposals on sea piracy, trafficking in persons A parliamentary delegation from Guyana last week visited Suriname for talks with its […]

  • US CG in $3.2 million drug bust

    Multi agency effort pays off. Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless apprehends five smugglers, seizes $3.2 million cocaine shipment SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump transferred custody […]

  • Venezuela, Guyana in maritime dispute

    Territorial dispute prompts fall out. Venezuela cuts ties to Guyana after failed maritime land grab by FRANCES MARTEL Venezuelan socialist head of state Nicolás Maduro has recalled his nation’s ambassador to […]

  • Guyana fishermen to go armed?

    Pirate attacks an ongoing problem. Guyana fishermen could be allowed to bear arms GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Fishermen may be allowed to have firearms in their possession when they go […]

  • Port security readiness tested

    Exercise tested robustness of response to terror incident.  Port security readiness tested The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the United States Coast Guard yesterday carried out a national level […]