Guyana to get $60 million from India for ferry, highwayStaff writer ▼ | January 12, 2015
Guyana's president says India has pledged $60 million to help the South American country buy a large ferry and build a four-lane highway.
Help From Georgetown to other parts of Guyana
President Ramotar said that $10 million of the amount pledged will be used to buy a passenger and cargo ferry that would operate between Port Georgetown and remote jungle community.
About 44 per cent of the 736,000 people who live in Guyana are descendants of people from India who came as indentured workers. ■