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“Christmas” is dead, and Port of Spain residents are not happy about it. Police allegedly shot a man with that alias during the hours of last night, and in response, residents have taken to the streets in fiery protest, burning debris and blocking major roads which lead to the capital. Details are still incoming but […]

Wedged between Brazil and Venezuela, Guyana could easily go unnoticed. It has fewer than 750,000 people and a per capita income of $4,300, half the regional average, qualifying it as the hemisphere’s third-poorest nation. At the moment, Guyana also might be its luckiest. Having struck big oil offshore starting in 2015, industry experts reckon total reserves at around 2 billion […]

Plans are in the pipeline for the resuscitation of the E-Government site located close to the Guyana/Brazil border crossing, in an effort to provide internet access in the capital town of Lethem and other communities in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine), government has announced. Chairman of the National Data Management Authority (NDMA), Floyd Levi during […]

The company said all of the first 11 holes intersected “substantial gold mineralisation”, with a headline hit of 89m grading 1.02g/t. The headline hit was made in an area where previous RC drilling had been carried out, while other hits came in areas where no previous drilling had been undertaken. “The results to date are […]

Among the shining stars of this weekend’s opening of the Marvel Studios’ superhero movie “Black Panther” were Letitia Wright from Guyana and Winston Duke of Tobago, who gave notable performances in the Hollywood blockbuster. The pair are riding the success of the anticipated film, which had record-setting advance ticket sales and is in the middle […]

JamaicaObserver.com Caribbean Community (Caricom) states are being urged to loosen their chokehold on the concept of sovereignty and move now to fully embrace all tenets of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, specifically the Caribbean Single, Market and Economy (CSME). The call was made by Jamaica’s former Prime Minister Bruce Golding who chaired a commission appointed in […]

The first Jamaican skeleton athlete at a Winter Olympics, Anthony Watson, has struggled through two runs in the men’s skeleton at the 2018 Games in  PyeongChang, South Korea on Wednesday night Jamaica time. Watson, 28-year-old, sits at second-from-the-bottom in 29th position after he posted a combined time of 1:47.17 in his two heats at the Olympic Sliding Centre. […]

New Area Development Manager for North America, Central America and the Caribbean Athletics Association –NACAC AA The NACAC Council in its meeting February 3, 2018 chose Professor Luis Roberto Reeves as the new Development Manager in the Area Association that consists of 31 Member Federations and 4 Associate Members. An experienced, bilingual athletics national coach […]

Jamaica Skeleton slider Anthony Watson will have his work cut out if he is to secure a place on the medal podium at the ongoing Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang. The 28-year-old Watson finished his sixth official training run on Wednesday, clocking his second best time of the series with 53.17 which was good enough […]

An unbeaten Andre Russell century saved the Jamaica Scorpions a few blushes in their Cricket West Indies Regional Super50 Festival game against the Kent Cricket Club on Wednesday at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. Russell’s century cancelled out one from Kent opener Daniel Bell Drummond, 105 not out, after the English County side […]


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