Guyana. At the end of September, a specially appointed UN committee presented its proposal for resolving a long-standing border dispute between Guyana and Suriname. According to the Committee’s recommendations, the disputed territorial waters of the Caribbean should be shared equally between the two countries. Guyana is thus believed to have received most of the major oil resources expected to be found in the area, but Suriname nevertheless accepted the proposal.
According to CountryAAH, Georgetown is the capital city of Guyana. US authorities accused three Guyanese of intervening in the plans for a terrorist attack on Kennedy Airport in New York during the year. One of the accused, Abdul Kadir, has been a member of parliament and mayor and allegedly helped with the financing of the plan, prepared by Jamaat al-Muslimin, the only known Islamist group on the American continent, based in Trinidad. A large minority of Guyana’s population are Muslims.
In March 2000, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez reiterated his country’s claim to the Essequibo region, but at the same time declared Venezuela willing to hand over the decision on the territory’s affiliation to the UN. Chávez at the same time criticized a North American company that had plans to construct a rocket launch ramp in the disputed area.
The agreement between Guyana and a Canadian oil exploration company in the sea sparked a conflict with Suriname. Following a round of talks with Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Percival James Patterson as a broker, an opportunity was resolved to resolve the conflict, and both parties agreed to hold a series of meetings to determine the area’s future.
In March 2001, the parliamentary elections, originally scheduled for implementation in 1997, were held. A large number of international observers participated in the elections. They found that the election had been satisfactory despite a number of irregularities such as failure to register voters in the registers. The election led to Jagdeo’s re-election.
According to a a report from the WTO in October 2002, the country remains largely dependent on its natural resources such as sugar, gold, bauxite and rice. However, the production of these commodities has only increased slowly in recent years, despite a series of steps taken over the last 15 years to liberalize trade and investment.
In January 2004, the members of the Paris Club agreed to reduce Guyana’s foreign debt by DKK 95 million. US $. The reduction was part of the HIPC program designed by the IMF and the World Bank. The creditors also agreed to contribute an additional DKK 33 million. US $ to facilitate the payment of interest and installments.
Following pressure from the opposition, Interior Minister Ronald Gajraj resigned in May 2004. His ministry was under indictment for being linked to the death patrols that had executed hundreds of suspected criminals. However, judicial investigations could not confirm the existence of relations between the Interior Ministry and death patrols, and in April 2005, Gajraj was reinstated as Minister of the Interior.
In June, the United Nations set up a tribunal to settle an old dispute between Guyana and Suriname over territorial rights in the sea.
In the midst of a wave of crime targeting pre-designated targets, Agriculture Minister Satyadeow Sawh and two of his family members were assassinated in April 2006. Since the New Year alone, there have been 50 murders. Police designated drug and arms dealers as the presumed responsible.
In March 2007, the Inter-American Development Bank surrendered Guyana’s foreign debt of $ 1 billion. US $. Both the bank and the government described the remission as a “historic opportunity for a new beginning”.
In May 2008, Guyana joined the UNASUR – the Union of Latin American countries.
In 2009, Guyana and Norway signed an agreement on the protection of the rainforest. Norway should contribute DKK 250 million. US $. Up to 2012, DKK 135 million was available.
Guyana weather in March, April and May
Daily temperatures averaging 29 to 30 ° C can be expected over the next three months. The temperatures hardly fluctuate during this time.
Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May at about 27 ° C. This is great weather for a great time on the beach and in the water.
You can expect around 10 days of precipitation in March, around 12 days in April and around 19 days in May.