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The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) is working collaboratively with the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) and other CARICOM countries to develop a standard that will address Minimum Energy Performance for Refrigerators, Air Conditioners and Lighting. This energy efficiency standard is expected to ensure that all appliances imported into Guyana and […]

Lawmakers yesterday voted unanimously to extend the state of public emergency in St James by three months, sending a strong signal to the criminal underworld that legislators were in unison as they approved a resolution to cramp the record murder rate in the parish. Fifty-one parliamentarians voted in support of extending the state of public […]

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley wins the 2015 Best Reggae Album Grammy for Stony Hill. Gong picked up his third Grammy at the 60th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at Madison Square Gardens in New York City on Sunday night. Damian Marley released the 18 track album on July 21st in 2017. The project was released under Republic Records and […]

Jamaica-born Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey continued a rich vein of form as the Bundesliga club climbed back into second spot following a 2-0 win over Mainz on Sunday. Fresh on the heels of another outstanding display in the previous week it was Bailey who once again opened the scoring.  The Jamaican hammered home his […]

Windies captain Jason Holder is one of five players that has been given a retainer contract across all formats in the latest move by Cricket West Indies (CWI) to improve the incentives for players to represent the region. Under new stipulations, players will be offered contracts in three classes, which have been labelled as the […]

Added to the female team of bobsledders in PyeongChang, South Korea, Jamaica will be sending Anthony Watson to take part in the Skeleton at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Jamaica has never had a skeleton athlete at the Winter Olympics before but according to president of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation, Chris Stokes, the broadening of […]

Following her win in the 60-metre dash at the Queens/Grace Jackson meet at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday, double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson said she is looking forward to another great indoor season. Thompson clocked 7.18s to win a close race over MVP teammate Christania Williams (7.19) in the race that was run […]

Jamaican record holder Asafa Powell will make his first appearance indoors since copping silver at the 2016 World Indoor Championships when he lines up in the 60m at Saturday’s Millrose Games inside the New Balance Track and Field Centre at The Armory in New York. Powell, who is continuing his comeback after a lengthy layoff due to […]

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week. On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a super moon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn’t been a triple lineup like this since 1982, and […]

Prison officers fearing for their lives have started staying away from duty in the wake of the murder of their colleague Davendra Boodooram, who was killed after leaving work at the Port-of-Spain State Prison on Friday. Others claim that their lives were being threatened. In an interview yesterday, one of Boodooram’s colleagues said some officers […]


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