Race on for GuySuCo to meet revised target

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under News 

A countrywide strike in the sugar industry on Monday ended yesterday with the majority of workers reporting for duty. However, officials reported yesterday that at the Rose Hall and LBI estates, four gangs of workers comprising almost 600 persons, indicated that they would not be working for the day. There was smoke from the Wales […]

Rain drowns Guyana’s semi-final hopes after another top order collapse

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

By Sean Devers in Jamaica In association with Jamaica Pegasus, Mike’s Pharmacy & Raphael’s Reality A fighting unfinished 65-run partnership between Royston Crandon (43*) and Shiv Chanderpaul (14) was too little too late yesterday at Sabina Park as Guyana crashed out of the Regional One-Day cricket competition with a 14-run loss on the Duckworth/Lewis system […]

Pole snapped as SUV, truck collide in Eccles

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under News 

A black Toyota Tundra GJJ 3569 was badly damaged after being hit by a truck GLL 1625 at a junction in Eccles Industrial Estate, East Bank Demerara, around 13:30 hrs yesterday. The driver of the sport utility vehicle (SUV) was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was treated and sent away. At the […]

Sanjay’s Jewellery and Citizens Bank Golf tourneys set for this weekend

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

The Sanjay’s Jewellery and Citizens Bank Players Championship will be played off this weekend as local golfers gear up for another weekend of rivalry at the Lusignan Golf Club, East Coast Demerara. The Sanjay’s Jewellery Medal Play tournament will be contested on Saturday starting at 12:30 hours. This is the second tournament to be sponsored […]

Guyana tourism promoted at Adventure Travel World Summit

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under News 

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA – The Guyana Sustainable Tourism Initiative recently promoted Guyana’s tourism products at the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS) in Aviemore, Scotland from October 4-7. The ATWS, which is sponsored by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), is held annually at different locations around the world. Attending the ATWS assists Guyana to access the […]

Neighbourhood constable was shot in left temple

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under News 

Autopsy raises further doubts about suicide… A post mortem conducted on Monday on the body of neighbourhood constable Nityanand Baginauth has revealed that the 20-year-old man was shot in the left temple. This finding has raised doubts about reports which suggest that Baginauth inflicted the fatal wound after grabbing a detective’s gun. Kaieteur News understands […]

Hakim Majeed slams second consecutive ton

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

Play in the General Marine Female & Over-40 Softball Cricket tournament continued over last weekend with several matches. At the Police Ground Eve Leary: Success defeated New Amsterdam Masters by 3 runs. Success batted first rattled up 231 for 3 off their allotted 25 overs. Hakim Majeed slammed a brilliant 128, his second century in […]

LBI, Buxton among last weekend’s winners in opening round

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

LBI ‘A’ team and Buxton ‘A’ were among the winners of matches in the opening round of the Rockaway Auto Sales sponsored East Coast Cricket Board organised Premier League competition involving the top eight teams in the area in a round robin format. In the between LBI ‘A’ and Better Hope, Better Hope won Toss […]

Guyanese Latiff is T&T Club Player-of-the-Year

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

By Sean Devers in Jamaica Thirty-eight year-old Guyanese all-rounder Luke Latiff was voted Sweet Revenge Cricket Club’s Player of the Year at the Trinidad & Tobago club’s Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Saturday night. Club captain Latiff, who played for Berbice both at youth and senior level in his homeland before migrating the T&T in […]

Wolves Utd win latest match in Bartica Hand in Hand U-15 football League

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

Action in the Bartica Football Association’s Hand In Hand U-15 league continued with a win for Wolves United. At the Bartica Community Centre ground, Wolves United brushed aside Mil Ballerz 2-0. Goals for the rampant Wolves came from Orlando Warner and Shem Stoby. The tournament is continuing.

Ansa McAl supports Inter-Corporation Domino

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

Preparations are going apace for next weekend’s Inter-Corporation Dominoes tournament with Ansa McAl Trading providing sponsorship to the event. The tournament organized by Next Level Dominoes Club is billed for October 29 and 30 at the National Gymnasium.  Over 36 teams are expected to take part in the two-day affair which starts at 18:00 on […]

Mackeson/Digicel Sweet Sixteen football tournament continues with double header

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

The battle for supremacy in the 3rd Annual Mackeson/Digicel Sweet Sixteen football tournament continues tonight with a scorching double header when Buxton Stars FC take on Grove Hi Tech in the feature match while BK Tigers FC go head to head with the Georgetown Football Club at the Buxton Community Centre Ground, East Coast Demerara […]

GVF to host Volleyball Tournament in November

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

Following hot on the heels of the recently staged Tradewind Tankers-sponsored Competition, the Guyana Volleyball Federation (GVF) in its pursuit to maintain the momentum gained from the last event has organised a tournament that will run in the month of November. The announcement was made by President of the GVF Lenox Shuffler shortly after meeting […]

Junior’s Jewellery & Gift Gallery and Two J’s General Store continues support

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

Juniors Jewellery & Gift Gallery and Two J’s General Store has continued their support of the NAMILCO Football Festival which will kick off shortly with the fourth edition of the knock-out tournament. Vice President of the organising club, Fruta Conquerors, Ivor Thompson recently received one gold chain from Manager of Junior’s Jewellery & Gift Shop […]

RHTY&SC, Zara Apartments honour outstanding Students and Head teachers

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

The Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club last Sunday honoured five outstanding Grade Six assessment students and nine head teachers from the Lower Corentyne area as part of its 20th Anniversary Celebration.  The students and head teachers were honoured under the Club’s first ever Zara Apartment Berbice Educational Awards Scheme and the Annual Tribute […]

EBDCA responds to Legall and CDC

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Sports 

Dear Editor, We read with dismay the futile attempt by Mr. Ron Legall to represent the audacious actions of the Cricket Development Committee {CDC} of the Guyana Cricket Board {GCB}. In another correspondence, we had carefully outlined the cricket structure as it currently exists in Guyana with specific reference to the county of Demerara. Mr. […]

We should repress memories for Guyana’s good

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, Retired Brigadier David Granger presented as the potential Presidential candidate of the PNCR is a refreshing and positive infusion to a dismal and defeated national spirit. Like most Guyanese I am angered, but not surprised at the attempts by Randy Persaud, Jinnah Rahman and even Vic Puran, to gaze upward and throw stones […]

The Grow More Food campaign is not a success story

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, During the last two weeks a lot was said about food security around the world and in our country. This being agriculture month a lot more would be said and written on this topic. A long letter was written about the success of the Grow More Food Campaign, by the general Manager of […]

A problem with City Hall

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Sir, It is with great concern that I write you this letter informing you about the issue concerning my property at 106 Durban and Smyth Streets, Werk-en-Rust Georgetown. This is the second property that I have encountered problem with by the City Council. The first was located at 10-10 Durban Street and Cemetery Road, […]

Sarwan lost the battle, now the war…what a shame!

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, It is not anyone’s God-given right to represent the West Indies cricket team. However, I was appalled and surprised at the remarks made by the Chairman of the Selection Committee, Mr. Clyde Butts, on October 17, 2010, in his announcement of the West Indies team to Sri Lanka, and more so, the omission […]

An effective alternative to extra lessons?

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I recently attended ‘Guy Expo’ and while I was there I got a free demo PC CD-Rom showing how Computer-Assisted Learning (CAL) works. At first, I thought it was just a $200 ‘high-tech’ movie that a street vendor was promoting and my children might find entertaining. When I got home, I inserted it […]

A surprising display of talent

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, You might be receiving this mail after I have left my homeland Guyana. I am not a regular visitor to my beloved country Guyana due to my work commitments, but I was very happy that I could have been here for GuyExpo 2010. I visited the exposition site every night except for Friday […]

The death of Macbeth’s witches may kill the electoral system

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon 

You ask any first-year university student in political studies what happens as a dictatorship grows older and that student, from reading the seminal texts on the subject, will tell you that fascist tendencies emerge and the iron grip on society gets tighter and tighter. That student will explain to you that as the dictator takes […]

We don’t have five years

October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, After reading Kaieteur News columnists Peeping Tom; “No need for the PNCR to look for a leader” October 18, 2010; I came away convinced that the PNCR needs a new direction and new leadership. In making his case for the current leadership, the writer seems to contradict himself; “What the party needs is […]


October 20, 2010 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom 

It is not going to be a merry Christmas for the 274 workers who have been laid off by the Barama Company. These workers are being put on the breadline just before the holidays, when most Guyanese usually need some extra cash. The cause of the decision to sever these workers is reportedly some problems […]

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