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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...
It Memorializes the Victims of Covid-19 Infection Dr Tara Singh Under a cloudy sky and with a soft cool breeze caressing the trees that still have on most of their green and somewhat warped leaves, the famous Smokey Park of Richmond Hill, New York City was enlivened by an historic moment when a special tree was planted on the southern side...
Ondrive with Sham Samaroo Welcome to Doha! 32 nations are arriving in the beautiful kingdom of Qatar to vie for sport’s biggest prize – soccer’s World Cup. In the game of soccer, the ball cannot be held and manipulated with the hand. It can only be controlled using the legs, head, body – somewhat like a dance with the ball being...
Profile by Dr Dhanpaul Narine Joe Solomon is a legend. He has spent his life promoting the sport the he loves. Cricket for him is life. It gave him fame and the stability that he needed to find his way. This son of Port Mourant in Berbice, Guyana, is known around the world for his reliability at the wicket, and a...
By Vishnu Bisram Will Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom survive the rest of the term of Boris Johnson (January 2025)? Early elections are likely. Can he lead his Conservative Tory party to victory with opinion polls saying the opposition Labor Party will crush the ruling Tories? Boris Johnson led the Tories to victory with a whopping 359 seats...
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