Thursday May 16
French Ambassador to Explore New Ways of Cooperation
There is a promise from the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Steve Blackett, and French Ambassador to Barbados, Jacques Sturm , to explore new avenues for cooperation that would enhance the existing relationship.
Wed May 15, 2013
City Interview: Avanti boldly goes on expansion quest after value of...
All chief executives dream of taking their company into the stratosphere, but Avanti boss David Williams has gone much further than that.
Tue May 14, 2013
ATV Albert Einstein is installed on its Ariane 5 launcher for Arianespace's next heavy-lift mission
Arianespace marked one of the final steps in preparations for the next Ariane 5 launch as Europe's latest Automated Transfer Vehicle was integrated atop the heavy-lift workhorse at the Spaceport.
Guyana signs offshore oil exploration deal with Spain's Repsol
The company signed a four-year deal to explore the Kanuku Block, an area approximately 6,525 kilometres that is about 100 miles off Guyana's coast.
Mon May 13, 2013
Brazil picks suppliers for electronic border fence
Brazil's plans to build an electronic fence along its border with its 10 neighbors moved forward with what appears to be the final selection of local and foreign suppliers for the complex and costly network.
Saint meets beMode
Saint International modelling agency CEO Deiwght Peters recently served as a guest judge at the beMode Miss Carabes Guyane pageant in French Guiana, ahead of StyleWeek Jamaica slated for May 22-26, 2013, which will see a group of officials from that country jetting in as special guests.
Sun May 12, 2013
French minister wants land for slaves’ descendants
France's justice minister has said she supports land reform in the country's overseas territories to help the descendents of slaves, two days after President Hollande declared reparations for slavery were impossible.
Fri May 10, 2013
The week in space
The launch of Europe's lightweight rocket, Vega , planned for May 4 from Kourou in French Guiana, was put off on May 6 because of poor weather conditions at the space base, the European Space Agency said.
Wed May 08, 2013
Enter the Electric Sail
Some years back at the Aosta interstellar conference I had the pleasure of being on a bus making its way at night through the Italian alps with Pekka Janhunen sitting immediately in front of me.
Tullow financial performance strong
The company said that continued strong production from the Jubilee field continues to underpin Tullow's financial performance which funds their high-impact exploration programme.
Tue May 07, 2013
ESA Vega Rocket Launch Successful, Three...
Image Caption: Vega lifted off at 02:06 GMT on 7 May 2013 on a complex mission requiring five upper-stage boosts.
Vietnam successfully launches first remote sensing satellite
After three days of delay due to the bad weather, Vietnam's first remote sensing satellite, VNRED Sat-1, was successfully launched Tuesday morning by Arianespace from the Guiana Space Center, French Guiana, local media reported.
Vegetation mission launches on Vega
The vehicle left the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana at 23:06 local time on Friday , placing three satellites in orbit.
Mon May 06, 2013
Rocket Ship Debris Found
THE mysterious discovery made on Trinidad's south coast on Saturday, may be debris from a rocket ship or satellite.
ERHC Says Letter of Intent Signed to Sell Kenya Oil Block Stake
ERHC Energy Inc. , an independent oil and gas explorer in Africa, said it has signed a letter of intent to sell part of its interest in an exploration block in Kenya .
[Ticker] Bad weather sees European rocket launch postponed
Launch of the second Vega rocket from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana was Saturday postponed due to bad weather, the European Space Agency announced.
Fri May 03, 2013
Correction: Italy's Race Problem story
In a May 1 story about racism in Italy, datelined Rome, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that a current French minister is from the French region of Guyana.
Vega rocket poised for second launch
Vega will loft the Proba-V satellite , which will collect data on land cover and vegetation changes over the entire globe every couple of days.
Wed May 01, 2013
Top Five Most Beautiful Mammals in the Amazon
There are approximately 800 different species of mammals in the Amazon Rainforest that have been classified.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
City Paper's Baltics Worldwide
Latvia's first satellite "Venta-1" could be...
Latvia's fist satellite "Venta-1" could be launched into orbit from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana with the European Space Agency's latest carrier rocket "Vega", University of Bremen lecturer and OHB Technology AG scientist Indulis Kalnins informed LETA.... Read more...