March, 2007

Government out-manouvers Panday

In a clever political move yesterday, the government out-manouvered Basdeo Panday, by adjourning Parliament sine die, to prevent Panday from putting the Speaker of the House of Assembly on the spot to rule on whether he could reclaim his Couva North seat.

Australia douses West Indies

A FLAMING West Indian start to Cricket World Cup 2007 was quickly doused here Tuesday and Wednesday when two-time defending champions Australia outplayed the home team with such efficiency that optimistic visions of a famous third World Cup title on home soil now look as far away as cordial WICB-WIPA contract negotiations.

Pakistan media in General’s crosshairs

After enjoying relative freedom under the eight-year-old regime of President General Pervez Musharraf, independent media groups are suddenly finding themselves in a hostile environment marked by raids and denial of government advertisements.

CTO joins tourism media awards

The Caribbean Tourism Organization has joined the Caribbean Hotel Association and American Express to present the annual Caribbean Tourism Media Awards. 

D-Day for Providence Stadium

The conflicting reports about the readiness of the Providence Stadium will be tested today when South Africa and Sri Lanka face each other in the second match of the Super 8.