Tag Archives: Guyana

AAG launches nursery programme – Stabroek News

The Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) launched its nursery programme under the National Sports Academy initiative yesterday at the National Track and Field Centre and Minister of Sport, Charles Ramson Jr., stated that sports locally “needs to aggressively transform” during his keynote address.  Ramson Jr., also underscored the importance of the development process being intensified […]

Report Points To Worrisome Implications For The Caribbean

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. March 4, 2022: Exclusion from global finance through the withdrawal of CBRs (Corresponding Banking Relationships), has worrisome implications for the Caribbean as does the effects of de-risking. That’s according to a new report, ‘Financial De-Risking In The Caribbean: The US Implications And What Needs To […]

4R Lions, Agricola register opening wins

The Georgetown Cricket Association/ Ramchand Auto Sales/Survival Group of Companies/Trophy Stall under-19 50-overs tournament got underway yesterday with 4R Lions and Agricola securing victories. At the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC), 4R Lions stunned the hosts winning by 21 runs. Sent in Lions made 187 all out in 49.4 overs while GCC were dismissed for 167 […]

Access To Business Financing In The Caribbean: 2022 Report

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY,  The economies of many Caribbean countries are struggling during this long tail end of the pandemic. Economic crashes were inevitable the moment countries had to go into lockdown, and they occurred around the world. However, while wealthy countries have mostly recovered (and some are doing better than ever), poorer nations […]

Windies taste first defeat after Mandhana, Kaur hundreds

HAMILTON, New Zealand, CMC – West Indies wilted under the pressure of scintillating centuries from Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur and slumped to their first defeat of the ICC Women’s World Cup here yesterday. Asked to chase a mammoth 318 at Seddon Park after Mandhana smacked 123 and Kaur stroked 109, West Indies collapsed to […]

The Russia/Ukraine conflict and Caribbean food security

With several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries now having openly admitted that the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will impact – to an extent that is still unclear – on the food security of the region, the question arises once again as to whether the region, as a whole, does not continue to ‘play monopoly’ […]

Bonner, Holder earn West Indies tense draw

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – The unflappable Nkrumah Bonner once again proved he was worth his weight in gold, combining with all-rounder Jason Holder to nullify England’s attack and secure West Indies a draw on a compelling final day of the opening Test here yesterday. Arriving at the crease half-hour before tea when West Indies […]

Exxon faces new pressure over dealings with Russia’s Rosneft

Russia’s attack on Ukraine has unleashed broad economic and political rebukes and corporate withdrawals by banks, technology and other firms unprecedented in their extent. BP on Sunday said it would take a $25 billion writedown to abandon its Rosneft holdings.  Exxon holds a 30% stake, alongside Rosneft, Japan’s SODECO and India’s ONGC Videsh, in Sakhalin […]

Extras, Prince leave Georgetown undefeated

Georgetown defeated Upper Demerara by 129 runs yesterday to remain undefeated in the Demerara Cricket Board Inter-Association competition. At the Demerara Cricket Club, Queenstown, Georgetown won the toss and opted to bat,  posting 183 all out in 46.1 overs. Extras top scored with 57, 52 of which came in wides. Opener Lomar Seecharan was patient, […]

Russia/Ukraine conflict further threatens precarious global food security – World Bank

What had already been a tenuous global food security circumstance prior to the onset of the Russia/Ukraine conflict is likely to grow worse and poor countries in the western hemisphere that had been facing food shortages long prior to the outbreak of the hostilities are now likely to be thrown into “the eye of the […]