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A World Cup Like No Other

Ondrive with Sham Samaroo (November 25, 2022) - Everyone said it would be different; just how different, little did we know. The party has only just begun and already we had political intrigues, upsets, and surprises galore! Monday saw the biggest of all when tournament favourites, Argentina, was left flat footed on the dance floor as the Saudis turned off...

Honorary PhD’s

Dear Editor: This point has been made by many over time, including yours truly but bears emphasis once again. Anyone with an honorary doctorate does not have the right to and should not use Dr. in front of his her name or encourage others to do so or affirm affirm its usage. That is and will always be an insult...
By Lion Naidoo R. Veerapen Secretary, Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park Lions Club, Inc. This year, the Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park (RHSOP) Lions Club notched up ten years since receiving its charter on June 21, 2012. In keeping with its tradition since receiving its charter, the Club has planned a gala event to celebrate its anniversary during the month of November. This...
Ondrive with Sham Samaroo (November 17, 2022) - Indisputably the best of his generation, arguably the greatest of all time, Argentina’s Lionel Messi is the world’s most decorated player with a record seven Ballons d'Or (Footballer of the Year Award) including four in a row (2009-2012). Since his debut at age 17, Messi has netted 695 club goals, won 34...
By Dr Dhanpaul Narine Ricky Skerritt was like a schoolmaster, waving a frustrated finger. His boys had done badly, yet again. But this time he was not having it. People are disappointed, he says. He wants to assure everyone that there would be a ‘thorough postmortem’ on all aspects of the team’s preparation for the T20 World Cup in Australia....
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA -- President Irfaan Ali has made it clear that the PPP/C Administration will put an end to the race narrative by working with every citizen in the country’s development process. The president during a live Facebook broadcast on Wednesday, stood in solidarity with Minister of Public Service Sonia Parag, after a recent incident in Belladrum, West Coast Berbice,...
ONDRIVE with Sham Samaroo (November 12, 2022) - “Let football take center stage” in Qatar was the message from FIFA President, Gianni Infantino. “Please let’s focus on football!” and “not allow football to be dragged into every ideological or political battle that exists”. Infantino is echoing the sentiments of many across the soccer world. CONMEBOL, the South American football confederation...
By Dr Dhanpaul Narine The weather was glorious, befitting a gathering to observe the generosity of Mother Lakshmi. The five-hour display of songs, speeches, skits and dances did not disappoint the thousands that lined up in Liberty Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard, in Little Guyana, New York. As in previous years, the event was planned by the Divya Jyoti Association, with...
By Albert Baldeo Here, in “Little Guyana,” New York, pride has surged once again, as Guyanese and Caribbean cricket legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul, a former captain of the West Indies team, was inducted into the ICC’s Hall of Fame, joining cricket’s most celebrated players. The West Indies cricket administration, across all formats, must immediately inculcate some of Shiv’s remarkable professionalism, determination...
By Vishnu Bisram Tuesday November 8 is Voting Day all over the USA for varied offices including for all 435 Members of Representatives of Congress, 33 Senators, Governors of New York state and several other of the 50 states that make up the union, and legislators of states and local governments as well as countless other positions. Guyanese and other Caribbean...
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