August 19, 2018

CSEC results: More than 10,000 students failed, miserably

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By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian Guyana Guardian – Registrar of the Caribbean Examinations Council, Mr. Glenroy Cumberbatch has reported that though a larger number of Caribbean students has performed better at CSEC this year, there are more than 10,000 of them who failed to gain any subjects at all. In simple words, it means […]

Regional nursing body agrees to review exams managed by CXC

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From Jamaica Gleaner GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Regional Nursing Body (RNB) has agreed to a recommendation from Jamaica for a review to be conducted of the Regional Examination for Nurses Registration (RENR) as managed by the Barbados-based Caribbean Examination Council (CXC). A communique issued Monday following last week’s RNB’s 45th annual general meeting noted that […]

Guyanese CSEC students, others has performed better this year

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By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian A larger number of Guyanese students and their Caribbean counterparts has done much better at this year’s CSEC examinations when compared to last year. At a ceremony held in Grenada earlier today to reveal the collective results of this years CSEC, the Caribbean Examinations Council has presented figures which suggest […]

Cayman Islands Under 15 Girls down Guyana to record second win

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CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida August 6th – 12th, 2018 The Cayman Islands Girl’s Under 15 National Football Team continued their winning ways with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Guyana this morning in Group E play at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships in Bradenton, Florida. Ethana Villalobos opened the scoring […]

CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships – Cayman Islands Under 15s defeat Guyana

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The Cayman Islands Girl’s Under 15 National Football Team continued their winning ways with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Guyana this morning (7) in Group E play at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships in Bradenton, Florida. Read FULL REPORT in iNews Cayman this evening/tomorrow (8/9)

Cayman Islands Under 15s defeat Bahamas in Tournament Opener

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CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida August 6th – 12th, 2018 The Cayman Islands Girl’s Under 15 National Football Team defeated the Bahamas 4-1 in their opening Group E game this morning at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The young ladies put in a […]

UK: Man who raped 5 year old child over 100 times, is sentenced

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By Andrea Fernandes From Guyana Guardian Anwar Ali, a man with Guyanese roots, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison by a UK court after being found guilty of repeatedly raping a little child since the lad was 5 years old, right up until the child reached 9. According to court records, Mr. Ali […]

Cayman Islands Squash Team take three medals at CAC Games

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The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Lands and is pleased to announce that the Cayman Islands Squash Team returned from the Central American & Caribbean (CAC) Games in Cali, Colombia on Friday, 27 July, with three bronze medals. The victories in the singles, doubles and team event, confirm the squad’s credentials as a regional […]

Guyana: She was murdered! – We are not buying that suicide story

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By Andrea Fernandes From Guyana Guardian Close to a year after the body of a British government employee was discovered hanging from a rope in the home where she was staying in Guyana, family members and close friends of the dead woman back in London, are maintaining that she was murdered. The woman, Sarah Rosemary […]

ECLAC calls for creation of subregional mechanism to facilitate youth participation in development frameworks

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Caribbean Forum on Population, Youth and Development is examining strategies to institutionalize youth involvement in the sustainable development of the subregion (July 26, 2018) The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has called on decision makers to create a subregional mechanism to facilitate the participation, engagement and collaboration of youth […]