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Labour force survey next year to measure unemployment

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:13
With the help of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a labour force survey that determine the official unemployment rate will begin in January 2017, Chief Statistician Lennox Benjamin says.

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DC Jammers gallop past Colts to stay unbeaten

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:13
DC Jammers maintained their unbeaten record in their four-match Goodwill Series, downing Road to Mecca Champions Colts 93-78 Sunday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

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Slingerz ends GFF Stag Beer Elite League unbeaten

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:12
Slingerz FC completed the first ever unbeaten league campaign in the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Stag Beer Elite League, downing Monedderlust FC 5-0 on Sunday at the Leonora Sports Facility.

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Carifesta Ave upgrade to include widening, street lights

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:12
The rehabilitation of Carifesta Avenue that will see it upgraded to facilitate more traffic is expected to be finished by the end of July.

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Adonis not getting carried away despite team’s win over J/ca

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:11
Green Machine’ coach Laurie Adonis insists he is not getting carried away just yet despite his team’s perfect start to the Rugby America’s North (RAN) 15s campaign.

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NY-based child care worker fined over bid to smuggle birds

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:11
A New York-based child care worker was yesterday fined $140,000 after she admitted to attempting to smuggle birds out of the country.

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King’s Knight takes the day’s feature event

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:10
King’s Knight trampled its opposition and galloped away with the spoils of the feature C and Lower, seven-furlong event of the Golden Jubilee Independence meet on Sunday.

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Attorney Gaumattie Singh charged with dangerous driving

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:10
Attorney Gaumattie Singh has been charged with dangerous driving after she allegedly caused a three-vehicle collision. The court of heard that on May 13, at Success, East Coast Demerara, Singh, 60,...

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Girl, 15, missing since last Monday

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:09
A mother of eight has been searching desperately for her missing child, who was last seen on Monday last. Nanda Alicia Ramsaroop, 15, of the Sophia Special School was last seen last week Monday after...

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Gayle blasts sexism critics

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:09
Chris Gayle has responded to the criticism he received from fellow cricketers following his sexist comments during a live interview in last season’s Big Bash League with Andrew Flintoff, Chris Rogers...

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Canje pensioner died of heart attack

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:08
The reclusive pensioner whose bloated body was discovered at his East Canje Village home, died as a result of a heart attack.

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Wawrinka escapes, Murray battling to stay alive

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:02
PARIS, (Reuters) – Defending champion Stan Wawrinka breathed a huge sigh of relief and Andy Murray faced a sleepless night after both got bogged down by belligerent Czechs at a...

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Venezuela, Jamaica agree to strengthen ties through oil-purchasing pact

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:02
(Jamaica Gleaner) – Despite a tense economic and social crisis enveloping his nation, Venezuelan President Nicolas  Maduro on Sunday came to an agreement with Prime Minister Andrew Holness to...

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Why does the WICB try to prevent its best players from earning money in leagues like the IPL?

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:02
Dear Editor, In a recent article ‘Double standards hurt West Indies chance to rebuild’ written by Colin Benjamin and published in ESPN Sports Media Ltd, the writer posed the following question: “Why...

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Brazil’s new government loses key minister to scandal

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:02
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s interim government was rocked on Monday by the loss of one of its  key  figures, Planning  Minister  Romero Juca, who stepped aside amid accusations he had...

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Alleged cycle thief demands VC produce receipt

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:02
A man charged with stealing a bicycle indicated to the court on Friday that he would need to see a receipt before he could repay the complainant for it.

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Production of Coke halted in Venezuela for lack of sugar

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:01
(Reuters) – The  Venezuelan bottler of Coca-Cola has halted production of sugar-sweetened beverage due to a lack of sugar, a Coca-Cola Co spokeswoman said yesterday.

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Bangladesh Bank heist trail goes cold in Manila as probes falter

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:01
MANILA (Reuters) – More than three months have passed since $81 million was stolen in a brazen cyber-heist from Bangladesh’s central bank and sent to Manila – yet authorities in the...

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Billboard is inappropriate and counter-productive

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:01
Dear Editor, My attention was drawn to a large advertisement board which was recently erected in the city by a prominent local company.

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Politikles

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:01
Politikles

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