Tag Archives: Guyana

CHTA President’s pronouncement on Cricket World Cup and crime only marginally reassuring

The surfeit of crime that is currently affecting some Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries is doing nothing to stem the flow of extra regional visitors who have always favoured this part of the world as destinations for reflection and relaxation. Visitors’ preference for favouring the Caribbean, as against other parts of the world where serious crime […]

Tyrell cops deadlift bronze at World Classic Powerlifting Championships

France-based Guyanese powerlifter Dominic Tyrell made his senior debut at the annual World Classic Open Powerlifting Championships yesterday and powered his way to a deadlift bronze medal and a sixth place overall finish in the 83kg category in Druskininkai, Lithuania. Tyrell, who moved up from the Junior Category, where he had also bagged a deadlift […]

Pressure for responsible road use by heavy duty vehicles can come from the private sector itself

Irresponsible road use and the various negative consequences of the phenomenon, coupled with the failure of the authorities to match what now appears to be the most serious challenge ever to safety on our roads, has recently attracted a pointed public statement from the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry [GCCI], ‘calling out’ the authorities […]

Windies ready to rumble against England, Powell says

(CMC) – Rovman Powell said the West Indies hope that familiarity breeds success in their 200th Twenty20 International when they face defending champions England in their opening match of the Super Eight stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup today in St Lucia. The West Indies captain said neither side will be a mystery […]

Bahamas June Afreximbank forum another landmark in Caribbean, Africa ties

Various earlier initiatives designed the long-weakened links between Africa and the Caribbean in forgettable ‘business collaboration,’ most notably the slave trade. They both have, incrementally, arrived at a point where both ‘the continent’ and the Caribbean would appear to have decided on the re-kindling of business ties, albeit, utilizing more pleasing mechanisms. In recent years, […]

LTI, UG to meet in finals after semifinal triumphs

Tertiary Basketball League II The Linden Technical Institute (LTI) and the University of Guyana (UG) will play in the final of the Tertiary Basketball League II after contrasting victories in the respective semi-finals on Sunday night at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue. LTI thrashed the Guyana School of Agriculture (GSA) by 51 points while UG […]

Antigua PM challenge sincerity of rich countries’ climate commitment

With the issue of climate change and its continually degrading effects on environmental, social and economic circumstances, particularly in poor countries, becoming an increasingly acrimonious item on the global climate agenda, Prime Minister of the tiny and climate vulnerable Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member state of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, has seized the opportunity afforded […]

Jayson Tatum, Celtics put away Mavs for record 18th title

(Field Level Media) BOSTON — Jayson Tatum recorded 31 points and 11 assists as the Boston Celtics locked up their league-record 18th championship with a 106-88 blowout of the Dallas Mavericks last night in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Tatum also had eight rebounds while Jaylen Brown added 21 points, eight boards and six […]

As Jamaica agro-processing sector makes extra-regional waves, Guyana’s appears stuck in uncertainty

Already having established a noteworthy reputation on the extra-regional market for success in penetrating sizeable sections of the international market for agro-processed products, Jamaica’s agro-processing sector is pushing the country’s farmers harder to increase production at the level of the farm in order to further expand the sector’s international market. Backed by the Jamaica Products […]

Pooran turns on the power as West Indies pummel Afghanistan

(Reuters) – West Indies left-hander Nicholas Pooran combined elegance with power to score 98 with eight sixes yesterday and propel his team to a 104-run win over Afghanistan in the final first-round match of the Twenty20 World Cup at Gros Islet in St Lucia. Pooran was run out by a direct hit on the stumps […]