Caribbean News Now!

About Us Contact Us

Countries/Territories

Jump to your country or territory of interest

Advertise with us

Reach our daily visitors from around the Caribbean and throughout the world. Click here for rates and placements.

Contribute

Submit news and opinion for publication

Subscribe

Click here to receive our daily regional news headlines by email.

Archives

Click here to browse our extensive archives going back to 2004

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here.

Climate Change Watch

The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here...

Follow Caribbean News Now on Twitter
Connect with Caribbean News Now on Linkedin



News from the Caribbean:


Back To Today's News

Guyana to participate in Cayman Islands rugby tournament with government assistance
Published on October 16, 2013 Email To Friend    Print Version

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- On Monday, minister of culture, youth and sport, Dr Frank Anthony handed over a cheque to the Guyana Rugby Association valued at GY$1million (US$4,888), which will be used to assist the team to participate in an upcoming rugby tournament in the Cayman Islands.

Anthony noted that the decision to support the team was simple since its members have represented Guyana well in several competitions and have a successful track record. The minister also expressed his hope that corporate Guyana will get on board and give support.

He added that the ministry will also be working with the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) to waive taxes incurred for the trip.

Head of the National Sports Commission, Neil Kumar, emphasised that in paying more attention to sports development, the ministry is working with national sports associations. Key to these relationships is transparency which in Kumar’s view is demonstrated by the rugby and power lifting associations.

He noted that the National Sports Commission has confidence in the rugby association and will continue to offer support.

President of the Guyana Rugby Association, Peter Green, expressed appreciation for the ministry’s support for both rugby and power lifting.
 
Reads: 17541





Click here to receive daily news headlines from Caribbean News Now!



Back...

Comments:

No comments on this topic yet. Be the first one to submit a comment.

Back...

Send us your comments!  

Send us your comments on this article. All fields are required.

For your contribution to reach us, you must (a) provide a valid e-mail address and (b) click on the validation link that will be sent to the e-mail address you provide.  If the address is not valid or you don't click on the validation link, we will never see it!

Your Name:

Your Email:

(Validation required)

Comments:
Enter Code



Please note that, if you are using an AT&T domain email address, e.g. att.net, bellsouth.net, sbcglobal.net, the verification email will likely not be delivered. This is outside of our control and the only remedy seems to be for readers to complain to AT&T





Disclaimer
User comments posted on this website are the sole views and opinions of the comment author and are not representative of Caribbean News Now or its staff. Caribbean News Now accepts no liability and will not be held accountable for user comments.
Caribbean News Now reserves the right to remove, edit or censor any comments. Any content that is considered unsuitable, unlawful or offensive, includes personal details, advertises or promotes products, services or websites or repeats previous comments will not be approved.
Before posting, please refer to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.



Other Headlines:



Regional Sports: