In a historic move, A New and United Guyana (ANUG), the Liberty and Justice Party (LJP) and The New Movement (TNM) have agreed to join their Lists of Candidates so that the votes they secure at the March 2 general and regional elections could be counted collectively and improve their chances of securing parliamentary and regional seats.
The St Agnes Primary School teacher, who was assaulted by the parents of a child at the school’s Church Street, Georgetown premises on Wednesday, has filed a report with the police.
With the first lift of crude oil scheduled to be completed tomorrow offshore, Guyanese authorities are confident that Guyana is in a position to manage the industry.
Two top members of the government and opposition were yesterday publicly called out by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) for allegedly making racist remarks on the campaign trail.
The CARICOM Secretariat is moving towards 100 percent renewable energy for its Headquarters Building at Liliendaal with construction of a Photovoltaic Power Generation System set to commence on Monday. A release from CARICOM yesterday said that the Project is part of a wider initiative called ‘The Introduction of Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation System in Guyana and CARICOM’, being financed by the Government of Japan. The Project entails the installation of 400 kilowatt of solar photovoltaic power generation to provide electricity to the Secretariat building; a battery and power conditioning system for energy storage and power quality regulation.
—Says Graeme West KIMBERLEY, South Africa, CMC – Boosted by victories in their two warm-up matches during the week, 2016 champions West Indies will look to make a winning start to their ICC Under-19 World Cup campaign when they take on 2018 runners-up Australia in their opening match here today.
Australian gold mining company, Troy Resources Limited yesterday announced that it had entered into a gold loan facility of 5,200 ounces with Asian Investment Management Services Ltd (AIMS), a Malaysian based investment fund (Facility).
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan 17, CMC – Jonathan Carter’s unbeaten half-century underlined a steady Barbados Pride response as Guyana Jaguars found themselves slipping further behind heading into the penultimate day of their second round contest on Saturday.
The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) has proposed and drafted a code of conduct for political parties ahead of the March 2nd General and Regional Elections but to date has received a response from only one of the contesting parties.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell struck a cameo and grabbed a brace of wickets to help fire Rajshahi Royals to the capture of the Bangladesh Premier League title, with a 21-run victory over Khulna Tigers here yesterday.
Two men were yesterday remanded to prison after they were charged with the murder of Rudendra Persaud, who was fatally struck in his head last Sunday morning while at his cousin’s wedding at Non Pareil, East Coast Demerara.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has welcomed the return of veteran all-rounder Dwayne Bravo to the West Indies Twenty20 squad following a three-and-a-half year break, and believes the Caribbean side is beginning to make strides based on recent performances.
During his weekly press conference on Thursday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo accused the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) of attacking Freedom Radio and other radio stations perceived to be sympathetic towards the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) but this has been denied by the GNBA.
TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Test left-hander Darren Bravo carved out his 12th first class hundred as Trinidad and Tobago took firm command of their second round encounter against Leeward Islands Hurricanes here yesterday.
PORT ELIZABETH, (Reuters) – Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope both scored centuries as a dominant England took a firm grip on the third test against South Africa, declaring on 499 before reducing the hosts to 60 runs for two wickets at the close of the second day yesterday.
At a court hearing yesterday, Lolita Callendar, called ‘Lola Doll,’ who was found guilty of assaulting fellow make-up artist Onika Pompey, agreed to compensate her, avoiding potential jail time.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Paul Palmer’s notched his sixth straight score over fifty to prop up Jamaica Scorpions but Windward Islands Volcanoes pressed home their advantage to continue their enterprising start to the new Regional Four-Day Championship here yesterday.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/ WHO) has issued an alert to its member countries to be on the lookout for the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV).
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaican bunkering company West Indies Petroleum, WIP, which holds the rights to sell Castrol lubricant oil to five Caribbean countries, has appointed a local distributor in Guyana.
Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club will be looking to cement their status as one of the top cricket clubs in Berbice when they contest two finals this weekend.