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GDF behaved exemplarily during the five-month crisis

As we enter the third week of President Irfaan Ali’s administration, commentary on the five-month fiasco has ebbed and flowed; notably absent in all of the dialogue to date is praise for the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the professional behaviour exhibited by the officers and ranks of that disciplined service. The GDF to its credit successfully n
OPINION: External observation of elections important to protect democracy and rights Sir Ronald Sanders By Sir Ronald Sanders CARICOM countries have been subject to intense scrutiny in the period March to August this year, relating to the conduct of general elections, maintaining democracy, and upholding the rule of law. Elections were held in four
Editorial Ministerial appointments By Stabroek News On Thursday President Irfaan Ali said that his new ministers were expected to be results oriented, efficient and transparent, and that they would be held accountable.  To cynical Guyanese ears it all sounded like the usual platitudes; after all, with the experience of 23 years and then five u
  A natural genius for batting Rohan Kanhai Full name: Rohan Bholalall Kanhai Born: 26 Dec 1935, Port Mourant, Berbice, Guyana Batting: Right-hand batsman Fielding: Right-arm medium, wicket-keeper Relations: Nephew: MV Nagamootoo; Nephew: V Nagamootoo; Nephew: R Etwaroo; Nephew: R Etwaroo; Nephew: TR Etwaroo Teams: Berbice (FC: 1960); Guy
PPP/C General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo and APNU/AFC Presidential Candidate David Granger Following is a statement issued by Peoples Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo: In a statement issued yesterday the APNU+AFC said that it will not be accepting any declaration based on the figures derived from the National Recount.
By: Shamik Chakrabarty |Coming back to West Indies cricket, at the time of economic depression it would require top-class management and a lot of persuasion from the authorities to keep the players motivated for international cricket. Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul have refused to be part of the West Indies Test squad for the upcoming
Cricket is a unifying sport in the Caribbean, writes Ryan Bachoo, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago, but he argues that the league needs administrative attention to improve the quality of play. Caribbean and cricket go hand in hand. It is, without a doubt, the single unifying factor in the West Indies region, bringing togeth
  Loop Sports  Chris Gayle (2nd left) celebrates with his Jamaica Tallawahs teammates during last year's Caribbean Premier League. The Editor, Sir: "The greatest party in sports' - as the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) bills itself - is the greatest party in sports. As anyone who has been there can attest, there is no 'vibesier' experienc
it is because majority (80 %) are descendants of African slaves who were brought in by Britain to work on the plantations. Incidentally, when slavery was abolished in Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana, which are 2 countries that constitute the West Indies, many former slaves moved to the cities. This left a vacuum of workers on the plantations which w
  It seems with Windies veterans Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels unable to speak as effectively with runs from their bats these days, most of the running has come from their mouths via vicious attacks on former teammates. Surely, gentlemen, you can do much better. Based on all that you have accomplished, is any issue that significant to warrant
"He fitted in perfectly to the Accrington environment even though it was an enormous culture-shock. I think the first thing he bought was a mackintosh!" Last Updated: 23/04/20 8:29pm Wes Hall is David Lloyd's cricketing hero Who did the Sky Sports Cricket pundits idolise growing up? Every Monday, we will be asking one of our experts for their crick
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