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Pushed by China, Guyana cancels Taiwanese investment office

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Under pressure from mainland China, Guyana’s government has cancelled permission for Taiwan to open a trade and investment office in the South American country. ...

Brazil neighbors limit travel to halt virus strain's spread

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s neighbors are starting to restrict international travel amid concern about the spread of a new coronavirus variant that experts say may be more contagious and driving a ...

Guyana court bars recount of disputed election amid oil boom

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A court in Guyana has issued a temporary injunction blocking a vote recount in the disputed general election that has paralyzed government operations amid an oil boom in the ...

Guyana leaders accept full recount of presidential election

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — The government and opposition have agreed to a complete recount of votes in a presidential election marred by complaints of possible fraud in Guyana, a relatively poor nation...

Guyana's governing group is declared winner in disputed vote

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — The election commission in oil-rich Guyana has declared that the governing coalition won the country's disputed vote, despite international concerns about the credibility of ...

Caribbean tries to resolve vote dispute in oil-rich Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Several Caribbean prime ministers traveled to Guyana on Wednesday to try to help resolve an election crisis in the South American country, where rival factions are competing ...

Guyana elects leader as vast oil boom dawns

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana voted for a new government on Monday in a bruising fight for control of a tiny South American country whose oil revenues in the next decade could make it one of the we...

Guyana celebrates 1st oil shipment after major discovery

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s government on Thursday prepared to sell its first barrels of oil after the discovery of large quantities of oil and gas near the South American country’s coast nearl...

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana's State Assets Recovery Agency said Wednesday it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government's 2015 decision to awar...

Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

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 autho...

Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

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...

Guyana officials suspected of using state funds for homes

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A former Cabinet secretary and the daughter of a former president of Guyana were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of illegally using state resources to build palatial homes for ...