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Guyana coach hails FIFA's Normalisation Committee
Guyana coach hails FIFA's Normalisation Committee

Guyana football head coach Jamaal Shabazz has hailed the work of FIFA’s Normalisation Committee, and believes the national team set-up has been impacted positively as a result.

Guyana president announces May polls to clear impasse

Guyana will hold general elections on May 11, President Donald Ramotar said on Tuesday, after the opposition refused to hold talks to end his two-month suspension of parliament.

Guyana awaits $60M from India to buy ferry, build highway

Guyana's president says India has pledged USD 60 million to help the South American country buy a large ferry and build a four-lane highway.

Indian-origin likely candidate in Guyana polls

 Guyana`s ruling People`s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) is holding talks about presidential nominations and said its only candidate for the position of president is incumbent Donald Ramotar, a person of Indian origin.

West Indies tour of South Africa: Assad Fudadin in for Darren Bravo
West Indies tour of South Africa: Assad Fudadin in for Darren Bravo

Left-handed batsman Assad Fudadin on Friday was called up to replace Darren Bravo in the West Indies Test squad to tour South Africa.

Political standoff in Guyana after Parliament suspended

A political standoff is brewing in Guyana, where President Donald Ramotar has suspended parliament to ward off a no-confidence vote against him -- with his opponents calling him a dictator.

Guyana's Leon Johnson poised for history on Test debut

Guyana left-hander Leon Johnson is in line for his share of history in more ways than one, if he makes his debut against Bangladesh in the second cricket Test starting here Saturday.

Tonic tainted with cocaine kills four in Guyana

Georgetown (Guyana): Investigators in Guyana`s capital say two children are among four people who have died after drinking liquid cocaine by mistake.

Gayle set to play 100th Test in June against NZ at home

Port of Spain: Swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle is set to play his 100th Test at his home ground in Jamaica when New Zealand tour the Caribbean in June, the West Indies Cricket Board said.

Brazilian minister says imperial history will help England in Manaus

Brazil`s sports minister couldn`t resist making a playful joke at England`s expense on Tuesday regarding the weather in Manaus, where the Three Lions begin their World Cup campaign in what is set to be stifling heat.

Guyana puts troops on alert amid Venezuela tension

The government of Guyana says it has placed its troops on alert after a report Venezuelan soldiers might cross into territory held by Guyana.

US ship detained by Venezuela in Guyana

Georgetown: Guyana has said that the Venezuelan Navy entered its territorial waters and detained a US-operated ship.

Guyana to introduce cricket in school curriculum

Guyana is preparing to launch a pilot programme to integrate cricket into the school curriculum.

Guyana elections commission chief fired

The director of Guyana`s elections commission has been fired after officials accused him of trying to manipulate results to show that the ruling party had supposedly won a majority of seats in the 2011 general elections.

US consular official embroiled in `sex for visa` scandal

US state department has reportedly acknowledged that a consular official posted in Guyana is allegedly involved in trading visas for money and sex.

Guyanese teenager wins 400m

Guyana’s teenaged sprinter Kadecia Baird ran a season’s best 51.32 seconds to win the women’s 400 metres at the XXIV Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Senior Athletics Championships.

Indian-origin couple in Guyana dies in murder-suicide

A young couple of Indian origin in the Caribbean nation of Guyana, who were engaged to be married, have died in what appears to be a murder-suicide, a media report said.

Irish teen charged with threatening Guyana leader

An Irish teenager has been charged with threatening to shoot and kill the president of Guyana during an alcohol-fuelled conversation with bodyguards of the South American country`s leader.

Guyana gastroenteritis outbreak kills 3; many ill

Guyana`s health ministry says three children have died and dozens of people are receiving treatment due to a gastroenteritis outbreak in the South American country.

Guyana face deadline over hosting Windies-Pakistan Test

Guyana has been given a deadline to indicate whether or not it can host a Test match between West Indies and Pakistan in July.