Daily Archives: 08/16/2019

Book Launch and Signing: Memoirs of Dr Frank L. Douglas: Toronto: September 21, 2019

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Investment in Guyana: Trinidad private sector group “discussing” comments by Jagdeo

Bharrat Jagdeo

(Antigua News) – The Trinidad and Tobago private sector remained silent on Wednesday August 14, 2019 after Guyana’s Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo criticised Trinidadian investors seeking to do business in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.

A spokesman for the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce told the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) that “the matter is currently being discussed.”.

Jagdeo, speaking at a news conference last Thursday August 8, 2019 referred to the foreign investors as “carpet baggers” adding “there are quite a few coming in from Trinidad and Tobago”.    Continue reading

Guyana Education: Anna Regina Secondary and St Roses’High students are top CSEC performers

Riana Toney, a student of Anna Regina Secondary in Region Two, has emerged as the top performer at this year’s overall Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate, (CSEC) with 19 Grade one passes.

Riana Toney of Anna Regina Secondary is the overall top performer with 19 Grade ones

Alex Abraham of St Rose’s High School secured 18 Grade ones and two Grade two

Toney emerged as the top performing student from among a total of 11,467 candidates who were registered to write the exams. The Region Two native is followed by Alex Abraham of St Rose’s High School who came in second with 18 Grade ones and two Grade two passes.
Charrandatt Narine of Anna Regina Secondary secured third place with 18 Grade ones .      Continue reading

Guyana Politics: GECOM awaits written High Court decision; 230,000 registered so far

Photo: GECOM Chairman Claudette Singh flanked by (left to right) PPP-aligned election commissioners Robeson Benn, Bibi Shadick, and Sase Gunraj and pro-coalition commissioners Charles Corbin, Vincent Alexander and Desmond Trotman.
The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Thursday (August 15, 2019) did not discuss the implications of the High Court judgement on house-to-house registration and related matters because commissioners were yet to obtain a copy of the written decision by Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire, an elections commissioner said.Government-appointed elections commissioner, Vincent Alexander expected the seven-member body to meet again by Monday before GECOM Chairperson, Retired Justice Claudette Singh informs President David Granger on the way forward.      Continue reading

Cricket: Gayle Goes Big (And Retires?!) as Kohli Hits 43rd Ton | Windies vs India 3rd ODI 2019 – Highlights

Gayle Goes Big (And Retires?!) as Kohli Hits 43rd Ton | Windies vs India 3rd ODI 2019 – Highlights

Windies Cricket – Published on Aug 15, 2019
India wrap up the series win in a rain-affected game thanks to another Virat Kohli century and Chris Gayle hints at retirement.
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