(SPORTS MAX) West Indies and Jamaica batsman, Chris Gayle, has expressed concern regarding the state of cricket in his home country. In its most recent campaign, the team crashed out of the Regional Super50 competition after being comprehensively beaten in the semi-finals by eventual champions Trinidad and Tobago.  The result ended yet another poor run of form in the competition, […]

(SPORTS MAX) West Indies talismanic batsman, Chris Gayle, has stressed the massive importance of talented players like Shimron Hetmyer to the regional set-up and vowed to speak to the young batsman regarding staying focused on achieving his full potential. The 24-year-old Hetmyer will miss the upcoming T20 and One Day International (ODI) matches against Sri Lanka after disqualifying himself from […]

(CRICINFO) Joe Root believes England would have achieved something “phenomenal” if they win the final Test against India. Although the possibility of winning the series, or reaching the final of the World Test Championship, has gone, Root is adamant that winning in Ahmedabad – and therefore securing a 2-2 draw in the series – would “be a brilliant achievement” and leaves […]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions to punish Russia for what it described as Moscow’s attempt to poison opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a nerve agent last year, in President Joe Biden’s most direct challenge yet to the Kremlin. The sanctions against seven senior Russian officials, among them the head of its FSB security service, and […]

(Jamaica Observer) Scores of packages with more than 300 pounds of cocaine were found in containers at the Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) in Jamaica on Monday afternoon. According to reports, the drug was found in two of six transhipment containers that arrived in the island from Guyana en route to Haiti and China. While searching the containers, Narcotics Police […]

The 2021 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) will be written in the original format and administered from June 14th, 2021 to July 16th, 2021, the Ministry of Education said in a statement. Candidates will write papers one and two covering all the topics of the syllabus and submit a School Based Assessment (SBA) […]

…Eugene F. Correia to stand as CCJ dismisses appeal by local airlines  In a judgment released on Tuesday the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) dismissed the appeal against the renaming of the Ogle Airport to the Eugene F Correia International Airport. The court however emphasised the importance of meaningful consultations by public authorities with relevant stakeholder. The matter was taken […]

The Bell 412-EPi helicopter purchased at the price of US$ 13.M by the Government of Guyana last year to supplement the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDFs) aerial capacity is expected to arrive in here on Saturday. This was announced by Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance, Gail Teixeira during consideration of Budget 2021 estimates on Tuesday. Opposition Leader, Joseph Harmon was […]

A total of 42 persons at the Office of the President (OP) who provided services in relation to National Policy Development Presidential Advisory Services were fired by the PPP/C Government when it took office. In 2020, there were 135 contracted employees under this programme but in 2021, this number was reduced to 89, a 46-person reduction. Minister of Parliamentary Affairs […]

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