Government to explore amendment to law to facilitate wedding tourism

Guyana is seeking to position itself to take advantage of the potentially lucrative wedding tourism niche in the regional visitor arrival market currently being enjoyed by other countries in the Caribbean though the initiative will require amendments to the country’s existing Marriage Act to reduce the length of time which visitors are required to be in Guyana before they can tie nuptials here.

Under the present regulations where both parties reside outside Guyana and are desirous of being married here, a marriage licence is granted after the applicants have been in Guyana for 15 days. In cases where …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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