KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Clarendon Football Associaton president, Michael Ricketts, was Saturday elected to succeed the late Captain Horace Burrell as head of the Jamaica Football Association, and said he planned to immediately get to work in rebuilding the organisation.
Dear Editor, It is indeed very heartening to read pronouncements and statements by two senior government Ministers George Norton and Khemraj Ramjattan of the need for an Alcohol Control Bill to deal with the negative and horrendous consequences of alcohol abuse in our dear land of Guyana.
Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan said yesterday that the alleged collusion between police ranks and the persons who escaped from a Brazilian aircraft shortly after it landed on an illegal airstrip in Region Nine last month is still being investigated.
Guyana’s premier cyclists will unchain their competitive juices and renew their cycling rivalry on Sunday with the staging of the 15th annual Victor Macedo memorial road race.
The Chairman of the Queen’s College (QC) Board of Directors has apologised and accepted responsibility for the fire that was set at the QC field on Saturday, although he related that no instruction was passed for the grass to be lit.
Dear Editor, The media has recently been reporting on complaints from school cleaners about their conditions of work and pay.
Dear Editor, I was in the ninth grade when I decided to study economics.
MANCHESTER, England, CMC – The return of the self-proclaimed ‘Universe Boss’, Chris Gayle, to West Indies one-day colours following a two-year absence, is expected to strengthen the Caribbean side’s batting in the upcoming five-match series against England.
Police have released the man who was being questioned in connection with the armed robbery carried out on the Readymix Concrete Limited’s main office at Eccles Industrial Site, East Bank Demerara, two Sundays ago.
A crying mason was yesterday remanded to prison by a city magistrate after he denied robbing a man of a quantity of jewellery and other items, valued at over $300,000.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) finds it incumbent to respond to Mr Gobin Harbhajan’s letter titled ‘GAWU was one of the main culprits in running down the sugar industry’ which appeared in the September 18, 2017 edition of the Stabroek News.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – China supports efforts by the Myanmar government to protect its national security and opposes recent violent attacks in the country’s Rakhine state, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.N.
(Reuters) – An electric display of scoring by Slovenian captain Goran Dragic paved the way for his side’s stunning 93-85 victory over neighbours Serbia as they were crowned Eurobasket champions for the first time after a thrilling final on Sunday.
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – JBS SA’s decision to replace the Brazilian company’s jailed chief executive with his father was a sign of “deviousness” and should be investigated, the head of state development bank BNDES, the company’s second-largest shareholder, said on Monday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel’s temperament is under the spotlight again after the Ferrari driver’s hopes of seizing back the Formula One lead disappeared in a few seconds of mayhem at the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.
The Society Against Sexual Orientation Dis-crimination (SASOD) held a vigil on Saturday on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day at its office in Duncan Street under the theme ”Take A Minute, Change A Life.” Hosted by SASOD’s Homophobia(s) Education Coordinator, Anil Persaud, a release from SASOD said that the ceremony kicked off at 5 pm with a rendition of “Stand Up For Love” by Keimo Benjamin.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – Panama’s decision to ditch long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan and switch recognition to China had nothing to do with “chequebook diplomacy”, its president has told Chinese state television.
Dear Editor, The 2017 paddy crop is in an advanced stage in Region Two, although there is delayed harvesting in some parts of the coast.
(BBC) Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has called for a resolution to his doping suspension, as he bids to end a near two-year absence from the ring.
UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the United Nations for bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit yesterday to U.N.
Dear Editor, I read with great interest Ian on Sunday’s ‘Thinking, already, about the next general election’ (September 3, 2017).
The work on the Kitty Seawall sinkhole and its surrounding environs will to be completed soon as an official from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure has said that the project is now 65% complete.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – “The Handmaid’s Tale” and political comedy “Veep” won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, but satirical sketch show “Saturday Night Live” won the most Emmys overall on the back of a season of Donald Trump spoofs.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he wanted democracy restored soon in Venezuela and warned that the United States might take additional measures to apply pressure on the oil-producing nation.