Berbice records two more suicides

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

Imran Mohamed Khan, also known as ‘Willy’, 26, of Sheet Anchor Village, East Canje, Berbice took his life on Sunday evening at his aunt’s residence. The young man drank a quantity of gramoxone and was admitted to the New Amsterdam Hospital where he died. Khan had apparently been drinking on Sunday and left for his […]

K&B Mining partners with President’s /Jefford Track and Field Classic II

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

K&B Mining yesterday partnered with the President’s/Jefford Track and Field Classic II in the view that the meet, which is in its second year, will continue to provide quality athletics and an awareness of the importance of sport in the development of communities. Chief Executive Officer of K&B Mining, in handing over a cheque to […]

T&HD restricts truckers on Essequibo ferry

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

Vehicle owners who continue to use the Good Hope ferry stelling, have been once again been confronted with other issues at the transportation department of the Transport and Harbours Department. This time the issue is parking accommodation and the breakdown of communication between staff of T&H.D and security. According to one irate truck owner, his […]

Pluck-Cort yet to file ‘just cause’ for acting as Town Clerk

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

- As defiant councillors gear to take other matters to court The possibility of Royston King being appointed to the position of Town Clerk of the City of Georgetown remains in limbo, even as Justice Diana Insanally awaits a response from recently appointed Town Clerk Yonette Pluck-Cort. Pluck-Cort was ordered to show just cause why […]

Sensei Joey Woon – A – Tai visits Guyana Shotokan Karate Club

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

Sensei Joey Woon – A – Tai, brother to Sheiki Shian Frank Woon – A – Tai of the International Karate Daigaku (IKD) is presently in Guyana to do an Instructors Seminar for Instructors Trainees. Monday last, he took time off from his busy schedule to visit the Guyana Shotokan Karate Club (GSKC), demonstrating the […]

Regal Mahaica Queens, Mahaica Princesses storm into female semifinals

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

D’Edward SC book remaining male semifinal berth Regal Mahaica Queens of the Upper East Coast easily overcame a spirited Sunrise SC by7 wickets in their quarterfinal of the Regal Stationery & Computer Centre over 35 (males) 20/20 & females open 10/10 softball cricket tournament organised by the Guyana Softball League played at the Everest Cricket […]

Taxi driver remanded for robbery

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

A 31-year-old taxi driver, who was charged with two counts of robbery, yesterday appeared before Magistrate Sueanna Lovell at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. It is alleged that on May 4, at Thomas Street, Kitty, Sherwin Trotman, while armed with a handgun, robbed Padmini Persaud of articles worth $1.3 million. It was further alleged that on […]

Venezuelan wife pleads for husband’s return

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

A desperate Venezuelan woman is craving the assistance of the Guyanese public for the immediate reunification with her Guyanese husband, Jerome Parks, aka ‘Delly.’ According to information filtered to Kaieteur News, via a telephone call, Parks, 26, is said to be living in Guyana with another woman, although he continues to be married to his […]

19-year-old granted bail on larceny charge

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

A 19-year-old pump attendant was yesterday placed on bail after he made his appearance before Magistrate Sueanna Lovell charged with larceny. It is alleged that on May 14, Dunung Tang stole $1,917 in gasoline, the property of Guyoil gas station. The defendant who resides at Lot 58 Fifth Street Alberttown pleaded not guilty to the […]

KN Sports apologies for any discrepancy in DCB article

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

In an article headlined ‘Judge rules Bissoon Singh’s DCB was illegally registered’ written by journalist Sean Devers, several discrepancies were pointed out by a legal source and Kaieteur Sports would like to offer our apologies for any inaccuracy that may have been in the story. It must be noted that the Ministry of Labour and […]

Olympic qualifying to begin in June

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

Port-of -Spain, Trinidad – Cuba will host Guyana and Aruba in Group C to begin the first round of Caribbean Olympic football qualifying from June 23-27. The Caribbean Football Union announced Tuesday that Suriname will host Group A with Jamaica, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and the Cayman Islands August 3-7, while St. Kitts & […]

BVA League Competition for the Reggie Goberdhan Memorial Trophy commences

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

The BVA League Competition for the Reggie Goberdhan Memorial Trophy commenced last Sunday May15 with two matches. At the GTM Hardcourt in N/A, Rollers opposed Falcons of Canje in a thrilling five setter which Rollers won 3 sets to 2. The scores were: 25-22, 26-28, 19-25, 26-24 and 15-12. Over at the GTC/PM court, Port […]

The band plays on. It just does

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon 

The phrase, “and the band plays on” has become part of our cultural vocabulary. No other event in the past twenty years has made this saying a permanent fixture in modern writing than the publication of a book with that title then made into a movie. It chronicled the development of the AIDS virus. It […]

We need to unite for a better Guyana

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I don’t know if many Guyanese feel the same way as I do, but this is what I strongly and firmly believe, I love Guyana and our culture. Guyana has a bright future. The problem is we cannot see anything but ourselves and our hardships, and there are so many countries that are […]

Mismanaging public funds

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, The most crucial point in this debate on sugar workers severance pay is: “No discussion was held in the National Assembly” to find out where this money is coming from to pay severance to the sugar workers, who were left in abeyance for more than a year. Without any hesitation one welcomes the […]

Who gained by Dr Rodney’s demise and who inherits his legacy?

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, Dr Walter Rodney earned the wrath of the PNC not because he was black but in spite of it. He was adored by Indians and other races just for being a decent, fair human being. He unreservedly championed a class based political ideology which found a commonality with Dr Jagan’s PPP because they […]

AFC WINS MAJOR VICTORY FOR SUGAR WORKERS! BUT WHO LOSES?

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom 

It is not unusual to find some Guyanese in the Diaspora having to travel as much as two hours to get to and from work each day. It is also not strange to discover that there are many who do this for an extended number of years simply to be able to provide for their […]

It should not be believed that the existence of crime prevention strategy is a cure-all

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I would be the first to admit that I am in no exclusive club when it comes to issues of crime and violence, since these should be of concern to everyone. However, I have noted in the recent past an upsurge in the incidents of crime and violence which cries out for more […]

Heed David Granger’s call

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, It was heartening to see the youth of the PNCR finally involved in a very vibrant rally last weekend, as the party continues on the hot campaign trail for Elections 2011. The Guyana Youth and Student Movement’s (GYSM) recent National Youth Convention was well supported and engaged those present in thought provoking presentations […]

Fleecing the trusting few

May 19, 2011 | Filed Under Editorial 

Scams are all too common because there are always people who need the things for which they will shell out money. One of these things is housing. For quite a few years now people have been losing money because they trusted one housing developer or the other. Way back when, people desirous of owning their […]

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