The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the Coast Guard and the United States Coast Guard will, on Saturday January 9,2020 be engaged in the first of a series of joint exercises as part of the operationalization of the Shiprider Agreement ratified by the two countries in 2020.

This exercise will take place off the coast of Guyana and will focus mainly on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. It will be conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter STONE vessel , which is currently in the region for a multi-country tour.


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