Staff Writer

It can’t happen here

In Sinclair Lewis’s 1935 novel It Can’t Happen Here, Senator Berzelius ‘Buzz’ Windrip wins the US presidency with a jingoistic platform that promises every American family an extra $5,000 per year, radical political reforms, and a return to traditional values.

Highway mishap

Highway mishap: This Toyota Fielder wagon bearing licence plate PNN 3909 flipped and landed on the northern parapet of the Rupert Craig Highway after the driver lost control yesterday afternoon around 4.30.

Unemployment rate 12%, new survey finds

-women, youth seen as disadvantaged in labour force

A new Guyana Labour Force Survey has calculated that the unemployment rate stood at 12% in the third quarter of last year, with disproportionately high numbers of both women and youth aged 15 to 24.

The Guyana Football Federation

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) officially launched their CONCACAF D-License programme yesterday at the Guyana Olympic House, Liliendaal.

New board for GuySuCo remains in flux

-Harmon says NICIL press release was premature

Despite the National Industrial & Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) on Wednesday naming a Board for the Guyana Sugar Corporation, Minister of State Joseph Harmon yesterday stressed that the issue is still engaging the attention of Cabinet.

Scotland eliminate UAE from World Cup race

ICC World Cup Qualifiers

ICC Media: Afghanistan kept their hopes alive for a place in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 when they defeated the Windes by three wickets in a match of fluctuating fortunes, while defending champions Scotland went to the top of the Super Six points table by defeating the United Arab Emirates by 73 runs in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 on Thursday.

Quarterfinals today at North Ruimveldt Multi

Smalta & iCool Water U14 Indoor Hockey League

The second annual U14 Indoor Hockey League heads into the quarterfinal round today with Saints and GCC leading the Girls tables, while Saints and Hikers sit atop the Boys pools.

Police destroy Ebini ganja farm

Ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Wednesday conducted another major drug eradication exercise in the Berbice River, a release from the police said yesterday.

Nets squeak past Plaisance Guardians 70 – 69

GABA Knockout Championship

Nets survived a fourth quarter blitz to squeak past Plaisance Guardians 70-69 in their semi-final affair, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Knockout Championship, continued on Wednesday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.

UG School of Business upbeat after first semester

After we had spoken with Visiting Professor at the University of Guyana’s School of Enterprise, Business and Innovation (SEBI), Professor Leyland Lucas, and his support staff early last week, we headed across to the new facility created to house the School.

Wins for Retrieve Raiders, Amelia’s Ward Jets

Malta Supreme Basketball Championship

Retrieve Raiders and Amelia’s Ward Jets secured comfortable wins, when the March “Madness’ Malta Supreme Basketball Championship continued on Wednesday, at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) Hard-court.