Daily Archives: 03/28/2013

Cricket: Jamaican Dave Cameron elected WICB president

Audio: New WICB President & Vice-President speak to the Media

Dave Cameron elected WICB president, Emmanuel Nathan Vice President

March 28, 2013 – BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Jamaican businessman Dave Cameron was yesterday elected president of the West Indies Cricket Board, beating incumbent Dr Julian Hunte in a close vote at the Annual General Meeting here.

Cameron, who previously served as vice-president to Hunte, won 7-5 to ensure the change of guard in one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious bodies.

His running mate Emmanuel Nanthan, the Windward Islands Cricket Board chief, also took the post of vice-president after beating Barbados Cricket Association president Joel Garner, 8-4. Continue reading

Ramotar and Granger Celebrate Phagwah in Diverse Guyana – pictures

Phagwah Day pictures in a Diverse Guyana

27 March 2013 – (Demerara Waves)  – Guyanese of all walks of life joined their Hindu brothers and sisters in observing Phagwah-a festival of colours to usher in spring.

Below are several pictures from across Guyana sent by our readers.


Ramotar and Granger celebrate Phagwah

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While many gathered at temples or stayed in their communities, showering each other with a liquified and powdered kaleidoscope of colours; others were busy catching up on kite sales for the Easter holiday to observe the resurrection of Christ.

At Parade Ground, a small group of Afro-Guyanese activists poured libation on a spot that they have identified as what they believe is the rightful location for the 1823 Slave Revolt monument. Government is pushing ahead with construction of its monument site near the Georgetown Seawall.   Continue reading

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