Tag Archives: Guyana

Women’s team receives hero homecoming following U-19 T20 triumph

The Guyana women’s team, which triumphed at the concluded Cricket West Indies (CWI) U-19 T20 Championship, was given a hero’s welcome following their return to local shores yesterday. Minister of Public Service Sonia Parag, who spoke on behalf of the government, stated, “We are proud of you, and on behalf of the government and Minister […]

Argentina clinch record 16th Copa America with 1-0 extra-time victory over Colombia

(Reuters) – Defending champions Argentina won a record 16th Copa America title by beating Colombia 1-0 thanks to an extra-time goal from substitute Lautaro Martinez at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida yesterday. Martinez, the tournament’s leading scorer, latched onto a precise through ball from Giovani Lo Celso before lifting his effort over advancing Colombia […]

Inspired Krejcikova emulates mentor Novotna with Wimbledon triumph

(Reuters) – An inspired Barbora Krejcikova etched her name onto Wimbledon’s famed honours board alongside her late mentor Jana Novotna after the seasoned Czech survived a stirring fightback from Jasmine Paolini to seal a 6-2 2-6 6-4 victory in the final yesterday. The 2021 French Open champion added the Venus Rosewater Dish to her bulging […]

Argentines hope ageing heroes lift Copa, Colombians plan victory parties

(Reuters) – Colombian fans were planning victory celebrations in advance of today’s Copa America final while Argentines hoped Lionel Messi and their other heroes could pull off another triumph before some of them end their international careers. Forward Angel Di Maria, 36, has already said the Copa will be his last tournament for defending champions […]

Jamaica reaffirms its anti- money laundering credentials at key Singapore FATF forum – Business Observer Report

With Caribbean countries continuing to come under scrutiny as the international community evinces an enhanced level of worry over the scourge of money-laundering, one of Jamaica’s leading daily newspapers on Wednesday July 10 reported prominently, with a generous measure of seeming exuberance, the country’s removal from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) FATF’s ‘grey list,’ […]

Hinckson, Austin strike gold in Peru

South American U-20 Athletics Championship The Guyanese duo of sprinter Athaleyha Hinckson and quarter mile specialist Malachi Austin breezed to gold medals in their respective events, the girl’s 100m and boy’s 400m respectively, at the South American U-20 Championships in Lima, Peru. Additionally, Tianna Springer, another of Guyana’s star athletes, copped a bronze medal in […]

Beryl’s rampage and the regional food security initiative

It is a matter of considerable irony that even as a number of Caribbean/CARICOM countries remain engrossed in the process of picking up the proverbial pieces from the destructive assault visited upon them by Hurricane Beryl, and when such limited agricultural sectors as exist in some of the smaller territories in the region would have […]

Historic! Guyana clinches title with DLS victory over Leeward Islands

CWI Women’s U-19 T20 Championship Despite a rain-hit Cricket West Indies (CWI) Rising Stars Women’s U-19 T20 final, Guyana created history as they captured the title for the first time via the Duckworth/Lewis/Stern (DLS) method against Leeward Islands. Playing at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba in Trinidad, the Leeward Islands won the toss […]

Minister Walrond ‘talks up’ readiness for tourism takeoff

With Guyana now ‘soaking up’ its global popularity as a favoured destination for business and – to a lesser extent – as a holiday destination, Tourism Minister Oneidge Walrond had unsurprisingly announced late in June that visitor appetite for the country is expected to increase for the rest of 2024. Contextually, the Minister is urging […]

Royals and Flames victorious as Joseph/Team 13 U23 B/ball continues 

The second day of the round robin phase in the Kevin Joseph/Team 13 U23 Inter-club tournament saw wins for the Victory Valley Royals and Block 22 Flames on Wednesday night at the Amelia’s Ward Hard Court. Game one was a thrilling encounter between the Flames and Amelia’s Ward Jets which was decided by a point […]