The Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture is tasked with the implementation of the Sport Against Crime Programme. A Sport Against Crime Committee was established in October 2018 by Cabinet.
The Committee is responsible for spearheading activities geared towards youth involvement in sports throughout the country. On Thursday August 1st, 2019, the Sport Against Crime Programme will be officially launched at the Chatoyer National Park at Rabacca Georgetown under the theme ” Utilizing Sports for Nation Building”. The launch will be an all day event beginning with various sporting games in the morning and throughout the day.
The official aspect of the Sports Against Crime Programme will run from 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm in collaboration with the broader Emancipation day program. Speeches will be made by various officials including the Hon. Cecil Mckie, Chairman of The Sport Against Crime Committee and Dr The Hon Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister, who will deliver the feature address.
Cultural performances will punctuate and follow the various addresses.
The public is invited to attend this activity as we utilize Sports as a mechanism to engage our youths and citizens and also as a process of emancipating our people.