Guyana Current Affairs, GK & News

Irfaan Ali is the new President of Guyana

After winning bitterly-contested parliamentary elections, the opposition party in Guyana has won the elections and the opposition candidate, Mohamed Irfaan Ali has been sworn-in as the new President of the country. This is going to ensure that the prolonged political stand-off and economic issues will be resolved now under the new and stable government. Details ..

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Guyana Elections

The results of Guyana’s elections- the first after the recent discovery of massive oil reserves- is being watched by the international community. Guyana Guyana is a small English speaking country in the northern part of South America. It was a former British colony and one of the poorest in South America. The major ethnic groups ..

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Guyana takes over G77 Chairmanship for 2020

The South American country Guyana recently took over the chairmanship of the Group of 77 (G77) for the year 2020 from Palestine, which chaired the group for 2019. The Foreign Minister of Palestine formally handed over the gavel to the Prime Minister of Guyana. The Group of 77(G77), which was established in 1964 in Geneva, ..

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First India-Caribbean Summit – 2019

Prime Minister Modi met the leaders of the Caribbean Community on 25th September, 2019, in New York. The meeting focused on fighting climate change and increasing India’s participation in the grouping At the meeting, PM Modi announced 14 million USD grant for community development projects in the region. He also extended 150 million USD of ..

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Know India Programme

Know India Programme (KIP) is a flagship initiative for Diaspora engagement. The programme aims to familiarize Indian-origin youth (18-30 years) with their Indian roots and contemporary India. Features of the Programme The important features of the Know India Programme are: Know India Programme is a three-week orientation programme for diaspora youth. The programme aims to ..

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Corruption Perception Index 2018

The Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index make the following observations: Denmark is the world least corrupt country scoring 88 out of 100 points. Denmark is followed by New Zealand and Finland. Somalia has been ranked last with a score of 10 behind South Sudan and Syria. More than two-thirds of evaluated countries scored below 50 points, ..

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