Businessman Komal Samaroo, retired justice Oslen Small and historian Alvin Thompson lead this year’s list of national awardees announced to coincide with independence celebrations.
(Barbados Nation) Mia Amor Mottley is now this country’s eighth Prime Minister. The Barbados Labour Party chief officially took up the position at 12.25 p.m.
With a resurgence in the demand for coconut products globally, and consequent interest from investors, Guyana is anticipated to double its current coconut production within a few years, and quadruple it by 2025.
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will have to hand down the highly-anticipated third term decision by July 3, the day that the court’s President, Sir Dennis Byron retires from office, Justice Adrian Saunders, the President-Designate said last night.
The Theatre Guild Workshop, in honour of the Guild’s 70th anniversary year, will be staging a production reminiscent of the classic 1960s satire, “The Brink”, titled, “Re-membering The Brink: Oil and a Whole Lotta Gas.” The production, which will debut at the Theatre Guild Playhouse tonight, promises to be “full comedy from beginning to end,” though the cast will be tackling the serious issue of Guyana’s emerging oil and gas industry, addressing important questions such as what the development of the industry will mean for the ordinary Guyanese, its impacts on the local sectors, and how Guyanese can make the best of the potential opportunities.