MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Opener Rohit Sharma smashed his third one-day international double century to set up India’s comprehensive 141-run win against Sri Lanka in the second match of the series at Mohali today.
President David Granger this morning said that he is responsible for the US$18M ExxonMobil signing bonus being put into an escrow account at the Bank of Guyana, a decision he believes was necessary at the time so that Guyana could be prepared for a National Security Emergency.
(Trinidad Guardian) Ramraj Samaroo yesterday appeared in the Couva Magistrates Court charged with the murder of his younger brother.
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) today said that the involvement of the police in the ruckus yesterday around PPP/C MP Juan Edghill was an “unacceptable overreaction”.
(Reuters) – Chris Gayle hit 18 sixes on his way to an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls for Rangpur Riders against Dhaka Dynamites to create Twenty20 cricket history in the Bangladesh Premier League final on Tuesday.
After two years, President David Granger will on Friday hold a press conference, only the second since his APNU+AFC party came into government in May 2015.
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – New Zealand’s bowlers steadily chipped away at the West Indies lineup to record a ruthless 240-run victory shortly before tea on the fourth day of the second test at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Tuesday to wrap up a 2-0 series sweep.
(Trinidad Guardian) Special Reserve police officer Richard Babwah was killed last evening during an attempted robbery at a Chinese restaurant in Arouca.
Pandemonium broke out in the Committee of Supply this afternoon when PPP/C MP Juan Edghill was ordered out of Parliament Chambers by Chairman Dr.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A Bangladeshi man with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a New York commuter hub during rush hour today, wounding himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called an attempted terrorist attack.
(ESPN) New Zealand’s stranglehold on the Hamilton Test grew tighter on day three, as they piled on the runs to set West Indies 444 to chase, and claimed two wickets before stumps to begin the victory push.
(Trinidad Guardian) A 44-year-old mother of two was killed and her daughter and three other people were injured, after a gunman opened fire in a Manzanilla bar on Saturday night.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Ex-West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford snatched his 40th five-wicket haul as Windward Islands Volcanoes stunned leaders Guyana Jaguars, to earn the first tie in 152 years for the regional first class championship here today.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Some trains were cancelled, flights were grounded and a rugby match was called off today after Britain experienced heavy snow fall in some areas.
(Trinidad Guardian) A male hairdresser who along with his aunt were conned of $8,500 for Housing Development Corporation (HDC) houses says the man who defrauded them told him Chief Justice Ivor Archie was his contact to obtain the units.
(ESPN) Trent Boult and Tim Southee pillaged 61 runs together at the start of the day, then claimed two wickets apiece, and held one spectacular catch each, as they set off and then perpetuated West Indies’ dramatic decline on a rain-interrupted day.
Commentator Christopher Ram says that President David Granger has to issue a a public apology to the nation over the Exxon signing bonus and mount an inquiry into the Ministry of Natural Resources.
(ESPN) A measured 84 from Jeet Raval, and a Colin de Grandhomme blitz bookended New Zealand’s day, but it was West Indies’ quicks who made the best of it, starting off slowly, then working themselves into a fine rhythm by stumps.
Transparency Institute Guyana Inc (TIGI) today said that the government’s deception over the signing bonus from ExxonMobil has come as a shock to anti-corruption advocates.
(Trinidad Guardian) Preliminary investigations into Wednesday’s $5.5 million heist at the Piarco International Airport have revealed employees there may have had support from co-conspirators with military training, police said yesterday.
Under criticism for not standing up to its founding principles in the governing coalition or representing its constituencies, the Alliance For Change today expressed deep concern for the welfare of sugar workers.
Miner Wayne Vieira who had been issued a cease order by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) today won his case at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).
Oudit Persaud, 38 years, of No. 4 Village, WCB, has been charged with the murder of waitress Marissa Fraser and was due to appear at the Fort Wellington Magistrate’s Court today.
An alleged speeding motorist has been taken into custody, following a fatal accident about 2355h.