While T&T will have one representative in Wood some National Olympic Committees, in coordination with the national federations, will now have to choose their representatives in cases where several athletes from the same nation are inside the qualification quota. For three years athletes from the five continents, representing 110 nations, including Japan as the host
Seasoned Guyanese media operative, Mondale A. Smith was the epitome of joyfulness. His laughter filled a room, his kindness touched many lives, and while his dream to save the world has ended, there is no doubt, the mark he has left on this earth will forever be etched in the minds of many. Smith died
It has been a year since COVID-19 snatched public freedom causing increased anxiety, job loss, food shortages and chaos in the health care system. Business owners are coming forward providing food banks for the needy. Even farmers are giving away tonnes of produce to those who cannot put food on their tables. Humanitarian organisations are
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Hayley Matthews is peaking at the right time in the West Indies Women’s high-performance camp as she scored a brilliant century to lead in the latest inter-squad match. The stylish opener made 106 off 110 balls as the Chinelle Henry XI defeated the Aaliyah Alleyne XI by seven wickets at the Sir
A full lockdown will be in effect for this weekend as the Government moves to clamp down on any public gathering held to commemorate Labour Day. This coming Sunday Father’s Day will also be affected. The variation of the curfew order, dated June 15th, was signed by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith and evoked outrage from
The Government of Japan has made approximately US$1 million available to boost Guyana’s National Flood Early Warning System. Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, made this disclosure earlier today during a virtual handing-over exercise. In his keynote address, the Minister said the recent flooding has highlighted the need for an effective National Flood Early Warning System.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has apologised for the fiasco this past week in the attempt to roll out a first-come-first-serve vaccination programme for people over 60 years old and under 60 with comorbidities. Speaking at a news conference Saturday, Dr Rowley admitted failure in the process. “Wednesday was a bad day. The Government tried
Sunday, June 13, 2021 NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — The Queens, New York-based Caribbean American Restaurant Association (CARA) says that the first-ever in-person National Caribbean American Restaurant Week will be launched on Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn. In a statement, CARA said that the historical event will take place at the popular, Caribbean-owned Suede Restaurant,
The Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 drive-thru vaccination campaign continued today as more Guyanese turn out to get either their first or second doses. The exercise was held at two locations, the Guyana National Stadium at Providence, East Bank Demerara and the MovieTowne Parking lot at Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown. Dr Oneka Scott, a Maternal Child Officer
GROS ISLET – Left-handed opener Kieran Powell put himself in the selection mix for the South Africa Tour of the Caribbean, when he narrowly missed out on a hundred on day three of the four-day West Indies intra-squad match on Wednesday. Powell, who played the last of his 40 Tests three years ago, was dismissed
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