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GUYANA: Buxton, East Coast villages assured of improved village roads, better healthcare and housing

July 4, 2022- News Room. Guyana

A section of the gathering at the government outreach in Buxton.

Residents of Buxton and neighbouring villages on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) were Monday assured of equitable development with other villages across the country as several government Ministers visited the area.

The engagement with residents in effect foiled a planned protest by opposition activists. A small crowd gathered for that placard-bearing demonstration. However, hundreds attended the meeting at the Buxton Community Center ground.          Continue reading

CRICKET: Tournament Ambassador Gayle to focus on The 6IXTY in CPL 2022

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The 6IXTY is delighted to announce that Chris Gayle, the leading T20 player of all time, will be the Brand Ambassador for the new 60-ball tournament, which gets underway in St Kitts and Nevis on August 24, 2022.

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Chris Gayle have confirmed that he will not play in CPL this year, to concentrate instead on The 6IXTY for the 2022 season.

Gayle said: “I am going for the shorter format this year. I am genuinely excited about the current innovations in the 6ixty and seeing how they play out. In particular, I am looking forward to the mystery team ball and hitting two sixes in the first 12 balls to unlock a third PowerPlay over.”      Continue reading

GUYANA: Short Stories: Scouting: Red Water Creek – Atkinson Field – By Geoff Burrowes

By Geoff Burrowes

I’ve dredged up from the recesses of memory a story of my first camping trip that I hope you’ll find interesting:

Red Water Creek – Atkinson Field. Guyana

I woke up excited. This was the day! I was a member of Scout Troop 39 but had never been camping. Today that was going to change forever!

Once a year the Scout Association in British Guiana held a rally to which all Scouts were invited. It took the form of a large camp, with space reserved for every troop’s tent and cooking fire and latrine, as well as a meeting place in a central location for all the Scouts. This year it was being held at Redwater Creek a creek in the bush, about 35 miles South of Georgetown, our city and the capital of our country, BG which was abbreviated from British Guiana. For those who don’t know BG was a British colony on the North shoulder of South America, and still today, the only English speaking nation in South America.                Continue reading

CENTRAL-TUTORIAL ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC – Sunday, July 10, 2022 9:00 a.m.

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Sunday, July 10, 2022 9:00 a.m.

CENTRAL-TUTORIAL ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC

Let’s get together

Fellow Alumni and Friends:

After a 2 year hiatus due to COVID, it’s time for us to get out and enjoy the summer.

Your Executive is hosting a joint  CENTRAL-TUTORIAL ALUMNI FAMILY PICNIC, July 10, 2022  starting at 9:00 AM. and we’d love to see you there. This is a revival of the annual gatherings we have had in the past and will again be held at:          Continue reading

Linden Fund USA (LFU)- Summer Events in New Jersey – BBQ on June 25 + Fun Day on July 17, 2022

The Linden Fund USA is hosting two events this summer in New Jersey.  A BBQ Lime will take place on Saturday, June 25th in Newark, NJ. And after a two-year hiatus, we will gather again for our annual Family Fun Day event to be held on Sunday, July 17th in Plainfield, NJ. 
Enjoy a fun relaxing time catching up with old friends in an open atmosphere.  See the attached flyers.  

HORSE RACING: Lester Piggott: Legendary Jockey and 9-Time Derby Winner, Dies Aged 86

Lester Piggott

By Jack Haynes and David Milnes | Racing Post

Tributes poured in from across the racing world and beyond  recently following the death of legendary rider LESTER PIGGOTT at the age of 86.

That was in part due to the longevity that allowed him to ride a phenomenal 4,493 domestic winners, the third highest tally in British racing history behind only Sir Gordon Richards and Pat Eddery, and an amazing big-race haul.

Piggott won the Derby a record nine times, including on 1970 Triple Crown winner NIJINSKY.                 Continue reading

CRICKET: Gujarat Titans win IPL title in fairytale debut season

May 30, 2022 – (Reuters) – Debutants Gujarat Titans were crowned the Indian Premier League (IPL) champions May 29, 2022 after they beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the final in Ahmedabad.

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CRICKET: Can Nicholas Pooran Do For the West Indies What Eon Morgan Has Done For England! – By Tony McWatt

By Tony McWatt

Nicholas Pooran

Now that he has been appointed captain of the West Indies ODI and T20 teams, Trinidad-born Nicholas Pooran might be seeking to emulate the outstanding accomplishments of England’s white-ball cricket skipper Eon Morgan. The question to be asked and answered is, can he?

Eoin Morgan’s tenure as England’s white-ball captain began ignominiously with the team having endured a most disappointing campaign at the 2015 ICC World Cup. Since then, however, Morgan has led England to championship victory at the 2019 ODI World Cup. The country’s first captain to ever do so.

Morgan was also at the helm for England’s top-four finishes at the 2016 and 2021 T20 World Cups. Indeed, since 2015 and under Morgan’s leadership, England has also been consistently ranked among the world’s top three teams in both of the ODI and T20 formats.          Continue reading

ASSOCIATION: Guyana Association of Georgia (GAOG) – Events – May 2022

From: Guyana Association of Georgia (GAOG)

Please post the attached flyers under upcoming events, in the chronological order listed below:

  • 2022 Flag raising ceremony – 5/26/2022
  • 2022 Guyana Association of Georgia – Welcome Party – 5/27/2022 – PDF File
  • 2022 Guyana Association of Georgia – Annual Family Fun Day – 5/29/2022
  • GAOG Last Lap – 5/30/2022. – PDF file
  • Information about the Guyana Association of Georgia

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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

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