There is much to report; for starters congratulations are in order! Jon Paul Rodríguez, Research scientist at Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas and President of Provita, was elected Chair of the IUCN Species Survival Commission; Leroy Ignacio was elected president of the South Rupununi Conservation Society (SRCS) in Guyana; and Sydney Allicock, a sustainability champion for Guyana, was recently appointed Minister of Indigenous People Affairs. To all of them, as for the Red Siskin, we wish a fruitful future!

In pictures:
- Maya de Freitas: New SRCS project office
- Leroy Ignacio: President SRCS
- Jon Paul Rodriguez: Chair IUCN SSC