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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Former Barbados and West Indies seamer, Ottis Gibson, was on Thursday appointed the new head coach of South Africa. The 48-year-old Gibson has penned a two-year contract which will see him preside over the Proteas until the end of the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England. “After following a rigorous process, we are delighted to welcome Ottis...
She and Her Husband Ordered to Pay $186,000 in Fines or be Jailed TRINIDAD & TOBAGO -- A pregnant woman who, along with her husband, stole $153,330 from her employer was described as cold-hearted by a magistrate on Monday before she ordered the couple to pay $186,000 in fines in three months, the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian has reported. Failure to...
LEEDS, England (Aug 29, 2017) – West Indies batting hero Shai Hope said Tuesday he saw it as his duty to see the team to victory on the epic fifth and final day of the second Test against England at Headingley. Windies started the day on five without loss chasing 322 for victory and Hope made a superb 118 not...
By Albert Baldeo “There is no man so good, who, were he to submit all his thoughts and actions to the laws, would not deserve hanging ten times in his life.” ―Michel de Montaigne The Trump administration’s troubling efforts to expand immigration detention on the backs of taxpayers in the United States are already underway in Texas. The Geo Group, a for-profit,...
Imran Khan Gov't Calls on GCAA to Ramp up Oversight of Operators GUYANA -- The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched an investigation into the circumstances of fatal plane crash on Sunday which has left an Air Services Limited (ASL) pilot dead. Captain Imran Khan, 41, who was on his second shuttle mission for the day was killed when the Cessna...
The three 35-seater buses which will now serve the schoolchildren of north and south Georgetown (Photos courtesy of the Ministry of the Presidency) Touts the Importance of an Educated Guyana GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Aug 28, 2017) – President David Granger says his administration is committed to providing access to education for every Guyanese warning that that it is important for Guyanese to command the...
Audley Shaw   KINGSTON, Jamaica (Aug. 27) – Jamaica’s Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw has been named Finance Minister of the year for the Caribbean by GlobalMarkets newspaper. The publication focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Asian Development Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank annual meetings Managing Editor of the...
Pres. David Granger President Concerned Hinterland Residents Not Noticing Illegal Planes GUYANA -- The Guyana Police Force said they have sought international help as the “wide-ranging” probe into the landing of an unauthorised aircraft at an illegal airstrip in Guyana’s jungle continues. This comes even as President David Granger on Monday expressed surprise that no one in the hinterland has been seeing...
From left: Mr. Robert Corbin, Legal Counsel, First Bauxite Corporation (FBX); Mr. Larry Washow, Chairman of the Board of Directors, FBX Corporation; Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon; Mr. Alan Roughead, President and Chief Executive Officer, FBX Corporation; Mr. Bill White, Chief Financial Officer; and Mr. Stanley Ming, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Guyana Geology and...
Kirstan Kallicharan   BASSETERRE, St Kitts (Aug 27, 2017) – Guyana enter Monday’s final round of the Regional Under-19 One-Day Championship in pole position to take the title, after trouncing the previously unbeaten Trinidad and Tobago by eight wickets on Saturday. Playing in the sixth round contest at Conaree, Guyana easily chased down the 111 set for victory to win their fifth...
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