Tag: Guyana

A One-Way Ticket From Cuba To Guyana Costs $7,000 On The Black Market

GEORGETOWN — Cubans who are required to fly to Guyana for visa interviews at the U.S. Embassy there are complaining that Havana-Georgetown tickets are selling on the black market for between $4,700 and $7,000, five months after the Cuban government suspended direct flights to Guyana because of the coronavirus pandemic. Washington suspended visa interviews and […]

China Playing Long Game In The Caribbean Knowing It Is Vital To U.S. Strategic Interests

BRIDGETOWN — The Caribbean is vital to the strategic interests of the United States. It is the U.S. “front door” for maritime logistics, finance and tourism and generations of immigrants from the Caribbean that have helped shape U.S. society and culture Given the strategic position of the Caribbean it is not surprising that China is […]

Mr. Whyte, An ‘Aggravated Felon’ Gets Time Served, Deportation For Returning To USA After 1st Deportation

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Guyanese man who illegally re-entered the United States as an aggravated felon in St. Thomas was sentenced to time served and a second deportation proceeding, authorities said. Warren Michael Whyte, of Georgetown, was given that sentence after pleading guilty to illegal re-entry and being ordered deported and removed, U.S. Attorney Gretchen […]

Guyanese ‘Aggravated Felon’ Charged With Entering United States Illegally: USAO

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Guyanese national who was deported previously as an “aggravated felon” is accused of coming to the United States again illegally. Warren Michael Whyte of Georgetown was charged with entering the United States after having been deported and removed, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Whyte made his initial appearance before the […]