Daily Archives: 03/29/2022

UKRAINE: Zelensky to world powers: ‘Fear makes you an accomplice’ – BBC News

Zelensky to world powers: ‘Fear makes you an accomplice’


In his nightly video address, he harshly criticised the “passive” nature of some sanctions, saying the world cannot wait for Russian actions to respond.

Zelensky lamented that “strong preventive sanctions”, if they had been adopted by world powers earlier, might have prevented the invasion.        Continue reading

SPORTS: FOOTBALL: SOCCER: Canadian men qualify for 1st World Cup since 1986 – CBC Sports

— with shutout victory on home soil

Canada’s Tajon Buchanan (11) celebrates after scoring a goal during a 4-0 CONCACAF World Cup qualifying win over Jamaica, at BMO Field, in Toronto, on Sunday. (Evan Mitsui/CBC)
Canada celebrated the sport of soccer Sunday as the Canadian men won qualification to the 2022 World Cup.

They did it in style, hammering an outmatched Jamaican side 4-0 on a frigid day at BMO Field to improve their CONCACAF qualifying record to 14-1-4 over three rounds and end a 36-year absence from the men’s soccer showcase.

READ MORE + VIDEOS: https://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/soccer-world-cup-qualifying-canada-jamaica-march-27-1.6399334

GUYANA: Jagdeo: New ID cards, with security features, to make business transactions easier

The government is exploring the creation of new Guyanese identification (ID) cards that will facilitate easier transactions at government agencies and other entities, Vice President Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo said on Sunday.

These new ID cards would include biometric features such as fingerprints or eye scans.

Jagdeo told a gathering of Region 10 residents that these cards, once introduced, could be used to conduct transactions at the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), and banks.

While these cards are expected to make transactions easier, the Vice President said they are also part of an increasing focus on improving security in Guyana.  Continue reading

GUYANA: Agriculture: President Ali launches black belly sheep project in Region Five

President Ali

─ says region could be the livestock capital of CARICOM

─ 1000 sheep to arrive in 2 weeks

─ youths, women to be integrally involved

President, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali on Sunday, launched the anticipated black belly sheep project in the Mahaica-Berbice (Region Five), as government intensifies its agriculture programme.

With the region being Guyana’s largest producer of livestock, President Ali said it has the potential to become the livestock capital of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).  Continue reading

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