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‘E’ Field Sophia to get $31M nursery school

Stabroek - 4 hours 57 min ago
A $30.8 million nursery school will be constructed at ‘E’ Field Sophia, Cummings Park to accommodate 130 children, Minister of Education Priya Manickchand ann-ounced yesterday. Manickchand met and...

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Kevin Pietersen signs two-year deal with T20 franchise Melbourne Stars

Guardian Sport - 4 hours 57 min ago
Batsman to be Big Bashs highest-paid player
England to visit while cricketer is in Australia

The former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has signed a two-year deal with the Australia Twenty20 franchise the Melbourne Stars.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Cricket Australia will pay Pietersen a bonus of around Aus$100,000 (£55,000) to promote the Big Bash League, making him its highest-paid player.

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Riehl says Granger ‘too aloof’

Stabroek - 4 hours 58 min ago
Former Deputy House Speaker and PNCR executive, Clarissa Riehl yesterday said she will likely quit the party over yesterday’s congress confusion and she described David Granger as “an aloof leader...

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Brendan Rodgers says Dejan Lovren will bring leadership to Liverpool

Guardian Sport - 4 hours 59 min ago
Lovren takes Liverpools summer spending to £80m
Rodgers: since we lost Carragher weve needed leadership

The Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, believes Dejan Lovren will fill a leadership void at Anfield after the Croatia international centre-back completed a £20m move from Southampton.

Lovren is the third player to join Liverpool from the Saints this summer, following the signings of Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert, and his capture takes the clubs pre-season spending to approximately £80m.

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Shaik Baksh to be GuySuCo Board chairman

Stabroek - 4 hours 59 min ago
Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Water Incor-porated and former Education and Housing Minister Shaik Baksh will be the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Guyana Sugar Corporation...

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Gunshot unnerves PNCR Congress, party members

Stabroek - 5 hours 45 sec ago
Members of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) were mostly reticent yesterday on the implications for the party’s image after a breach in security allowed for the discharging of a weapon...

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Ramotar now says board will deal with NCN irregularities

Stabroek - 5 hours 1 min ago
  Following a series of unfulfilled promises to reveal what action he would take against officials implicated in financial irregularities at the state broadcaster NCN, Presi-dent Donald Ramotar...

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GDF soldiers to testify in Rodney COI

Stabroek - 5 hours 2 min ago
Several witnesses from the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) will appear at the session of the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry (COI) which begins tomorrow. The session was originally scheduled to...

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Police silent on Ashni Singh spending complaint

Stabroek - 5 hours 3 min ago
There has been no word from the police on the complaint filed by Khemraj Ramjattan regarding the alleged illegal spending by Finance Minister Ashni Singh and the AFC leader said that he expects a...

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School of Agriculture yields 120 graduates

Stabroek - 5 hours 4 min ago
One hundred and twenty persons including 55 females on Friday graduated from the Guyana School of Agriculture (GSA) with diplomas and certificates. The students, from the GSA’s Mon Repos and...

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Tour de France 2014: highlights - video

Guardian Sport - 5 hours 7 min ago
Watch some of the highlights from the 2014 Tour de France. This year Vincenzo Nibali won the race for his team Astana with a lead of 7min 52sec. The Italian rider maintained his lead for 18 days out of the total 21 day race. Jean-Christophe Péraud and Thibaut Pinot followed him onto the podium to take second and third places respectively. The 21st stage win went to Marcel Kittel following a final sprint to the finish line in Paris Continue reading...

Hetmyer’s century helps put Guyana in command

Stabroek - 5 hours 9 min ago
By Delvon Mc Ewan An entertaining century from Shimron Hetmyer highlighted the second day of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-19 second round match between Guyana and the Windward...

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CP Got Even wins feature event

Stabroek - 5 hours 9 min ago
CP Got Even produced a powerful late surge to win the feature D1 and Lower Mile and Distance event of the Horse Owners of Guyana meet yesterday at Port Mourant. The Dark Brown mare ridden by champion...

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Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated today

Stabroek - 5 hours 10 min ago
The Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG) last evening  advised all Muslims that the crescent for Shawwal was sighted. As a result, Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated today. May Allah’s peace and...

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Harris qualifies, Rifleshooters perform creditably

Stabroek - 5 hours 11 min ago
Guyana’s Adam Harris yesterday advanced to the second round of the men’s 100m event at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland while rifle shooters Lennox Braithwaite and Mahendra Persaud performed...

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Jangoo, Christmas extend T&T’s advantage over Barbados

Stabroek - 5 hours 12 min ago
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – An unbroken half-century stand between Amir Jangoo and Brian Christmas forged Trinidad & Tobago further ahead, after a career-best half-century from Matthew Jones failed...

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Scenes from PNCR Congress

Stabroek - 5 hours 13 min ago
Aggrieved Lindeners lingered at Congress Place for some time after they made their exit yesterday (Photo by Chevy Devonish)

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Audacious Lewis crushes luckless Zouks

Stabroek - 5 hours 13 min ago
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Evin Lewis stroked his second cameo half-century in as many days, as Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel steamrolled St Lucia Zouks with minimum fuss, to post their fourth...

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Cook 95 and Ballance century put England in control

Stabroek - 5 hours 14 min ago
SOUTHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) – Under-fire captain Alastair Cook at last found his form but fell for 95 as he and century-maker Gary Ballance put England in control at the end of the first...

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Faith leaders must speak out on sexual and domestic violence

Stabroek - 5 hours 14 min ago
Dear Editor, On July 24 the Baltimore Sun carried a commentary, which stated, “Gender violence causes more death and disability among women ages 15 to 44 in the U.S. than cancer, malaria, traffic...

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