Chief Executive Officer of the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA), Frederick Flatts says recent criticism of the Friendship Pump Station attributed to Charles Ceres of Ground Structures Engineering Incorporated (GSEI) are a case of sour grapes.
The late Dr Harold A. Drayton, first Deputy Vice Chancellor and a pioneer in the development of the University of Guyana, was honoured with a solemn assembly held at the university’s Turkeyen campus yesterday afternoon.
Charles de Gaulle famously quoted that “There can be no other criterion, no other standard than gold which has no nationality and which is eternally and universally accepted as the unalterable fiduciary value par excellence.” Yesterday, Guyana’s Golden Boy, Troy Doris received the gift of gold from King’s Jewellery World as a reward for his excellence at the Commonwealth Games which was staged on the Gold Coast, Australia last month.
The Guyana Times newspaper has not reported to the police or to the local press association “a number of threats” from persons claiming to be agents of the current administration calling on it to stop publishing news items critical of Government.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Trump administration yesterday launched a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to new U.S.
Former West Indies Under-19 players Tevin Imlach and Javier Spencer were the new faces in the squad of defending four-day champions, Guyana Jaguars for the upcoming 2018/2019 Cricket West Indies (CWI) Professional Cricket League (PCL).
LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A mother who tricked her teenage daughter into travelling to Pakistan to marry an older man was jailed for four and a half years on Wednesday after becoming the first person in England to be convicted of forced marriage.
The family of Rene Stoby, 34, is still working to accumulate funding for the former sports journalist to travel overseas for medical treatment for the mystery illness which has plagued him over the last two years.
The New Building Society Ltd has donated $250,000 to the Malteenoes Sports Club for the construction of an all weather practice facility at its Thomas Lands venue.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A New York state judge has backed a couple’s battle to kick their 30-year-old son out of their home because he has not contributed toward household expenses or helped with chores and they wanted him to get a job.
The first Youth Business Summit opened its doors yesterday at the Pegasus Hotel with the aim of inspiring young entrepreneurs to become their own boss.
KOLKATA, India, CMC – West Indies star Andre Russell sparkled with the bat and then produced a miserly spell with the ball, as his Kolkata Knight Riders stormed into the final qualifier of the Indian Premier League with a convincing 25-run win over Jofra Archer’s Rajasthan Royals here yesterday.
Dear Editor, In response to the article titled, `Imitation Carnival puts Guyana’s tradition at risk- Creighton’, published in SN on May 23, 2018, I’d like to offer the following critique.
(Reuters) Eric Gordon’s first 3-pointer of the game gave Houston a late five-point lead, and the Rockets held on from there to defeat the Golden State Warriors 95-92 in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday night to even the Western Conference finals at two games apiece.
LONDON, (Reuters) – United Company Rusal resumed shipping aluminium to some customers last week following an extension of the deadline for companies to wind down contracts with the Russian firm under U.S.
Dear Editor, In a recent letter `Paraquat needs to be tightly regulated, not banned’ (SN May 20, 2018), former government minister, Dr.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – South African talisman AB de Villiers announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket yesterday, saying he was tired and wanted to step out while still at the top.
CONAKRY, (Reuters) – Guinea’s parliamentary majority rejected opposition calls for an inquiry into French billionaire Vincent Bollore yesterday, saying the investigation was a purely French matter.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In a rare move, Brazil is providing armed backup to Indians protecting the world’s most threatened tribe from illegal loggers, a decision that campaigners lauded as a “landmark” in efforts to halt deforestation in the Amazon.
(ESPN) ESPN Caribbean and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) yesterday announced a new five-year agreement for exclusive multimedia rights to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from 2018 to 2022.
Dear Editor, If life were not precious and the well-being of people something to be taken seriously, the comical, dare I say, actions of politicians would be worthy of theatrical location.
Students from several secondary schools, and the Mahaicony Technical and Vocational Training Centre (MTVTC) in Region Five, were on Tuesday exposed to a number of possible career paths at a Career and Training fair The fair, hosted at the Mahaicony Technical and Vocational Training Centre, forms part of the National Youth Week 2018 activities and was described as very insightful by the students.
Minister of State, Joseph Harmon yesterday met with Mikel Erquiaga, the Global New Ventures Director for Repsol, a global energy company based in Madrid, Spain.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said yesterday it has ordered two Venezuelan diplomats to leave the United States within 48 hours, a move that follows Venezuela’s decision to expel two American diplomats.
BETHPAGE, N.Y., (Reuters) – President Donald Trump warned yesterday he was working on a plan to reduce U.S.