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Pakistan paceman Irfan raring to return after ban

(Reuters) – Mohammad Irfan expects to avoid a backlash from Pakistan fans after the paceman served a six-month ban for failing to disclose approaches made by bookmakers during a domestic Twenty20 tournament and is happy for the chance to resume his career.

Skerrit appeals to the world

(Trinidad Guardian) Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit broke down in tears yesterday as he spoke of the devastation done to his island by Hurricane Maria.

CANU officer resigned on January 4, 2017

Dear Editor, I refer to the article ‘CANU Officer charged with threatening to kill neighbours’ published on page 13 of the Stabroek News of Tuesday, September19, 2017, and wish to inform you that Roy Murray resigned from the Customs Anti Narcotic Unit (CANU) on January 4, 2017, thus he is no longer an employee of CANU.

Prospects for the industry going forward

Beyond Guyana’s first ever coconut festival…

By Raymond F. Trotz ITC Liaison, Guyana: Coconut Industry Development for the Caribbean (CIDC)   It has been almost a year since the staging of Guyana’s first Coconut Festival and there have been many queries on its outcome and possible repetition.

Granger calls on UN to help protect Guiana Shield

Describing Hurricane Irma which barrelled through the Caribbean earlier this month as a deadly and destructive portent of the vulnerability of small island developing states, President David Granger on Wednesday called on the  United Nations to help protect the `Guiana Shield’.

Students for mining, oil and gas orientation programme

At least thirty young Guyanese from various local communities will shortly be experiencing a novel learning opportunity designed to equip them with skills that will open up possible employment opportunities in the country’s mining and oil and gas sectors.

T&T financial sector pushing accelerated diversification from oil and gas

-Gaskin supports Guyana following suit

Even as Guyana becomes increasingly preoccupied with the 2020 timetable for the commencement of oil and gas recovery, the ongoing efforts of Trinidad and Tobago to diversify its economy away from the fossil fuel ought to be an object lesson for the new kid on the block as far as the fossil fuel sector is concerned.

France to skip Games if security risk too great

2018 Winter Olympics

PARIS, (Reuters) – France’s Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, French Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday, raising the first major doubts by a participating country over the event.