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Tag Archives: Guyana

  1. GUYANA AMAZON WARRIORS ANNOUNCE 2021 RETENTIONS

    The Guyana Amazon Warriors have announced their retentions for the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League which gets underway in St Kitts & Nevis on 28 August. The Amazon Warriors have retained 11 of the players who guided them to the semi-finals of the 2020 event. Nicholas Pooran made the only century of last year’s tournament […]

    May 11, 2021CricketNo comments
  2. Secretary-General accredits Guyana’s new Ambassador to CARICOM

    Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Wednesday received Guyana’s new Ambassador to CARICOM H.E. George Talbot, in a ceremony which also highlighted the country’s lead role in the Caribbean Community’s food production and food security. Guyana holds lead responsibility for Agriculture, Agricultural Diversification and Food Security in the CARICOM Quasi-Cabinet, and President Irfaan Ali earlier this […]

    April 27, 2021AgricultureNo comments
  3. Guyanese national gunned down in cold blood on Sugar Hill

    Police at the District F/Belleplaine Police Station, are investigating the most recent murder of a male Guyanese national identified as 22 year old Tamesh Ramdass, from Sugar Hill, St. Joseph which occurred on Friday 9th April 2021 along Sugar Hill Road, Sugar Hill, St Joseph. Circumstances A group of men were liming in the area […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  4. “CXC AND CARICOM: STOP THE TORTURE OF OUR CHILDREN AND TEACHERS”

    JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT MARKING 6 MONTHS AFTER THE RELEASE OF CXC’s 2020 CSEC AND CAPE GRADES, FROM THE REGIONAL COALITION FOR CXC EXAM REDRESS Why is CARICOM apparently enabling CXC’s continued callousness towards our region’s children? We note that there are similarities, relating to institutional callousness, between the ongoing CXC crisis and others involving children throughout […]

    April 7, 2021Breaking News, Education, Featured1 comment
  5. Police find Missing Guyanese National out of Waterford

    Monesh Persaud has been safely located. Police appreciate both the media and all Barbadian citizens for their prompt assistance. Michael Blackman – St. Sgt. Public Relations Officer (Ag)

    September 13, 2020ControversyNo comments
  6. Spin and chaos reign as Amazon Warriors make history

    Guyana Amazon Warriors overcame losing 10/62 in 81 balls and a vintage onslaught from Andre Russell to record the lowest successful defence in Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) history in an astonishing game against the Jamaica Tallawahs. After a Powerplay charge the Amazon Warriors lost 10/62 as Mujeeb-ur-Rahman and Sandeep Lamichhane ran riot. But last […]

    August 26, 2020CricketNo comments
  7. DIGICEL AND CPL BRING 2020 CRICKET INTO HOMES

    The biggest party in sport is back, and now fans can enjoy the experience from the comfort of their homes in a whole new way. Digicel and Hero Caribbean Premier League have committed to bringing the ultimate CPL experience to persons at home or on-the-go. With the Covid-19 pandemic altering the way things are done, […]

    August 22, 2020CricketNo comments
  8. President Ali committed to resolving Venezuela/Guyana border controversy case at ICJ

    Guyana’s new President Dr Irfaan Ali has committed to pursuing a resolution of the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy at the International Court of Justice. He reminded that it was the PPP/C Government in 2014 that put an end to the interminable ‘good offices’ dialogue with Venezuela, because “it had become, for them, a strategy of prolonging […]

    August 10, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  9. CARICOM REACTS TO GUYANA ELECTIONS DECLARATION

    CARICOM welcomes the conclusion of the Guyana General and Regional Elections of 2 March 2020 with the declaration of the final results. The 15 Member Caribbean Community congratulates His Excellency Mohammed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, and the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) on their victory at the polls. The Chairman of […]

    August 7, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. APNU+AFC so far accepting just over 75,000 of the 400,000 votes recounted

    Six hours after President David Granger again assured Guyanese that he would accept a declaration of the March 2, 2020 general and regional election results, the coalition he leads indicated that it was only prepared to accept results of 75,707 votes so far counted for itself and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in all areas […]

    June 9, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Well-known Guyanese, Caribbean musician and educator, Derry Etkins, dies

    Guyanese and Caribbean musician and music educator, Derry Etkins, died Saturday at the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was recovering from a minor surgery, close associates said. At the time of his death, he was a Music Lecturer at the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPC) and he also served as a consultant at the […]

    May 24, 2020Featured, MusicNo comments
  12. 16 YEAR OLD GUYANESE MISSING SINCE TUESDAY

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is urging Barbadians to help locate missing 16 year old Joshua Dexter Nurse, a native of Guyana, currently residing at #6 Buttals Tenantry, St. George. He is a fifth form student of the St. George Secondary School. Description: Circumstances Joshua has been living in Barbados from last year with his […]

    May 22, 2020Breaking News, Featured, OddityNo comments
  13. Guyana – DDL Contributes Alcohol Based Sanitizing Cleaner to National COVID-19 Fight

    In an effort to support the national response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) is donating approximately 12,000 litres of alcohol-based sanitizing cleaner. DDL is distributing the sanitizing cleaner to institutions around Guyana such as senior citizen’s homes, orphanages, night shelters, prisons, and other facilities similar to these. DDL’s Chairman Komal Samaroo said […]

    March 26, 2020HealthNo comments
  14. BARBADOS-BASED AUTHOR INSISTS VISION BOARDING CHANNELS SUCCESS

    An author is telling aspiring Barbadian women to use the method of vision boarding to ensure their success for 2020. Nekisha Prince-Haynes is a wife and mother who was born and raised in Guyana but now resides here in Barbados. She is the creator of the publication – Your Client Is Not Your Friend. She […]

    February 6, 2020Books, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Is Barbados being a satellite Nation of PR of China?

    CAVEAT This was an anonymous eMail sent via a German re-mailer, at BajanReporter we try to accommodate all perspectives, even those we may disagree with… It is up to Yan Xiusheng or other similar interests to either agree or disagree with these suggestions? Is Barbados Becoming a satellite of China? Today I listened to the […]

    January 15, 2020Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Guyanese dominate Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition

    The Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition, as part of the inaugural Turks & Caicos International Film Festival, announced the winners of the competition. Open to amateur filmmakers across the Caribbean, the competition provided a platform for budding creatives to test the waters and show off their skills. For the 21yrs and over category, Dexter […]

    November 18, 2019CinemaNo comments
  17. Trade ministers support international competitiveness for rum industry

    CARICOM Trade Ministers meeting in Guyana this week, on the 29th April, approved a range of recommendations aimed at positioning the region’s rum industry to better take advantage of the global market. The measures address a host of domestic and international issues that affect the competitiveness of the industry, which is considered the region’s premier […]

    May 4, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  18. PASSAGE ROAD AND BRANDON’S MEN REPORTED MISSING YESTERDAY ARE NOW FOUND

    Missing men 19 year old Kadesh Kabeem Bowen from Lee’s Gap, Passage Road St Michael, and 62 year old Neville Alonzo Stafford from Holder’s Land, Brandons, St Michael, are now located. The Royal Barbados Police Force appreciates all support from both media and the public for their quick response and assistance. Rodney Inniss – Insp. […]

    March 11, 2019Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  19. HIGHEST CARIBBEAN COURT STRIKES DOWN GUYANA’S CROSS-DRESSING LAW

    In a greatly anticipated decision delivered on Tuesday morning, November 13, Guyana’s final court of appeal, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), ruled unanimously that the law which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of a different gender for “an […]

    November 19, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Highest Caribbean Court to Rule on Guyana’s Cross-Dressing Law

    On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 2:00 pm, Trinidad and Tobago time, Guyana’s final court of appeal, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), will deliver its decision in McEwan and others v Attorney General of Guyana, the case which challenged the constitutionality of a law that criminalizes wearing attire of a different gender in public […]

    October 27, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  21. GUYANA’s 1st FEMALE 2nd DEGREE BLACK BELT PLAYS HER PART TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    A female martial artist suspects Guyana has at least 2,000 cases of child or domestic abuse every month which unfortunately stays silent… Ms Montaque is the first female Guyanese to be inducted into the Hall-of-Fame, in the category of Woman of Honor. She was recognised at the Golden Sands Hotel in Maxwell for the CMAA […]

    October 22, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  22. CARIBBEAN SCHOOL CRICKET TEAMS LEARN FROM THEIR CPL IDOLS

    Digicel and the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) toured the region for the Digicel Youth Cricket Series Coaching Clinics over the past three months, inspiring young cricketers and teaching them the finer points of the game. Students from six schools, one per participating CPL country, were coached by their local CPL coaches and got to […]

    August 6, 2018CricketNo comments
  23. Rum Producers Tackle Competitiveness Challenges in Trinidad Meeting

    Regional rum producers, members of the West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers Association, WIRSPA, completed a round of meetings in Trinidad last week. As the region’s largest agro-based export product, industry leaders addressed a range of issues which impact the ability of the sector to achieve international competitiveness. Speaking at a tasting of Authentic Caribbean […]

    July 9, 2018AgricultureNo comments
  24. “Caribbean democracy demands Constitutional change” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The Leader of the Opposition is assigned important roles in the Constitutions of all Commonwealth Caribbean (CC) countries. The roles stand at the heart of the democratic values to which the peoples of CC countries adhere. That is why provision should be made in the Constitutions of all CC countries for a seat to be […]

    June 17, 2018EditorialNo comments
  25. Guyana Poised to Become the ‘Dubai of the Caribbean’

    Guyana is poised to become the Dubai of the Caribbean if revenues to be derived from its newly discovered oil reserves are effectively managed and prudently invested and the potential for large scale agribusiness, tourism and infrastructure development is aggressively pursued. That was the message delivered by President of the Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce […]

    June 3, 2018Business1 comment