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Coronavirus shuts down Guyana-Suriname ferry crossing

The Guyana-Suriname ferry service has suspended operations because that neighbouring country on Friday registered its first case of the novel coronavirus. “The decision was made by the Surinamese authorities to close all ports of entry after the country recorded its first case of the novel Coronavirus today,” the management of the ferry service said. When the suspension begins on Saturday, ...

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Guyana rules out funding replacement ferry to Suriname

Guyana on Wednesday ruled out funding the replacement of the ailing MV Canawaima ferry, saying the jointly-owned company with Suriname must use the money to repair the 20-year-old vessel. “There is no onus on Guyana to fund the replacement of the service either temporarily or permanently. The joint company has to ensure that the monies collected by or on behalf ...

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Guyana-Suriname ferry service suspended

The Guyana-Suriname ferry service was Monday suspended until further notice due to technical problems with the MV Canawaima, government here said. No date has been fixed for the vessel to resume operations across the Corentyne River from Moleson Creek in Guyana to South Drain (Zuiddrain) in western Suriname. The Guyana government’s Department of Public Information quoted Terminal Manager Gale Culley-Greene ...

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