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Stamp sells for record $9.5 million in New York
Stamp sells for record $9.5 million in New York

An incredibly rare 19th century postage stamp, a tiny one-cent magenta from British colonial Guyana, sold for a world record $9.5 million at a New York auction.

Stamp sells for record $9.5 million in New York
Venezuela, Guyana to talk about dispute flare-ups
Venezuela, Guyana to talk about dispute flare-ups

Top diplomats from Venezuela and Guyana were set to meet Thursday on South America's biggest remaining territorial dispute.

Venezuela, Guyana to talk about dispute flare-ups
A man demonstrates how to search for gold. ©REUTERS/Jose Manuel Ribeiro
Guyana suspends gold, diamond mining permits

The South American country of Guyana said Friday it had suspended the granting of new permits to mine for gold and diamonds in rivers because of concerns over widespread pollution.

Guyana suspends gold, diamond mining permits

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