Three East Bank Schools benefit from uniform donation

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    US based Coach donate 11 sets of tops & 2 balls   Students of Dora Secondary, Kuru Kuru and Hauraruni Primary Schools were elated on Thursday last when USA based Guyanese Coach Winston Benons handed over 11 sets of tops and two footballs to be used to enhance the ability of the schools […]

Bourda Blues secure finals spot in MCYS Inter-Block 7:15 football

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    Bourda Blues with consecutive penalty shootout victories over Broad Street and Tiger Bay, by 4-3 and 5-4 margins respectively following goalless stalemates in both matches, enabled the central Georgetown lineup to secure their place in the finals of the Georgetown leg when play in the Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sport inter-block knockout […]

Mitchell looking to continue winning ways as CS&TC stages Peace and Unity Race

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    Rudolph Mitchell’s scintillating feat that saw him chalking up one hundred and seventeen victories on the trot has made him the nation’s most popular race walker and he will attempt to continue the trend when the Cavalier’s Sports and Tour Club (CSTC) stages an event dubbed ‘Peace and Unity Race Walk’ at the […]

Ramdyhan upsets Ramrattan in Ladies Singles

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    Berbicians Niamatali, Ameerally reaches Men’s 35 Doubles final with upset win   Thirteen year Nicola Ramdyhan upstaged her more experienced junior counterpart Aruna Ramrattan in a fiercely contested match in the Ladies Singles category in the Pegasus Open Tennis tournament. Ramdyhan who earlier this year was a finalist in an ITF Under-14 event, battled […]

United Insurance Golf tourney to be played today

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    The United Insurance Golf tournament which was postponed last weekend will now be played today at the Lusignan Golf Club. Another large turnout in expected for the first time sponsors United Insurance thorough its local office John Fernandes Insurance Ltd on Carmichael Street. Expected to be featured on the course are Mohanlall Dinnanauth, […]

Albion, Port Mourant name teams

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    12th Balram Shane Memorial fund raising 50 over Cricket…   All is set for the 12th Annual Balram Shane Challenge Fund raising 50 overs cricket match between two of Guyana’s top teams, archrivals Albion Community and Port Mourant fixed for tomorrow at the Albion Sports Complex ground. The match is being sponsored by Businessman […]

Digicel Series 2012… Scotiabank & WICB introduce New Kiddy Cricket Mascot “Chirpy the Cricket”

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    Scotiabank will be unveiling its New Kiddy Cricket Mascot “Chirpy the Cricket” at the 2012 Digicel Series which begins in St Vincent next March. Chirpy the Cricket was the winning entry submitted by 12 year old Daniel Lashly from Harrison College in Barbados in the Sotiabank’s Regional Kiddy Cricket Design a Mascot Competition, […]

Letter to the Sports Editor…KN Reporter needs a better approach in soliciting for Ruggers

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    Dear Editor, If Rawle Welch genuinely supports the idea of materially rewarding rugby players who brought home the sixth Caribbean and North American Championship, he might want to find a better tactic than driving wedges between rugby players and the GRFU. Choosing to time this attack when the whole of the local rugby […]

Junior and senior chess players in fierce rivalry as GCF stages national championships

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    Local chess players will resume the fierce rivalry characteristic of recent tournaments when the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) in collaboration with Seven Seas the stages a national championship at Ocean Spray Hotel in Kitty today starting at 11:00hrs. Competitors will battle over three weekends, in a round robin, two rounds format. The tournament […]

PPP is hatching plan to rig 2011 elections- APNU

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

“As we approach Elections Day, it is crystal clear that the PPP has already begun the process of preparing to rig the 2011 General and Regional Elections….in their desperate bid to hang on to power as well as to the State Treasury,” said party member for the APNU, Malcolm Harripaul. Harripaul made that statement on […]

Diamond man takes life instead of facing court

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

    The day after national elections (November 29, 2011) 23-year-old Khemraj Gobin, also known as Budget, was slated to appear at the Providence Magistrate Court to answer to the charge of causing death by dangerous driving. However, so convinced was the young man of his innocence that he decided that he would literally prefer […]

Guyana consolidates legal amendments

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  After 34 years Guyanese, particularly legal practitioners, can now access the updated Laws of Guyana between 1977 and 2010 without hassle. The revised version is available. The updated laws can be viewed on the Legal Affairs website. To date there have been 6,000 downloads The advance copies of the Laws of Guyana were yesterday […]

Govt. issues largest gold mining licence with 10 days left in office

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  ….says Guyana to directly receive US$1.6B With less than 10 days before the country heads to the polls to elect its new government for the next five years, Guyana Goldfields Inc, a Canada-based mineral exploration company has announced that it has secured the first large scale mining licence in the country ever since the […]

GECOM is no ‘godfather’

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  …Surujbally reacts to complaints by political parties The head of the country’s elections commission, Dr Steve Surujbally, says that the commission is no “godfather” to whom political parties and others should run to complain of every little thing. “One should not be using GECOM, at least not now, as some sort of godfather, and […]

PTA chairman vs chairman of President’s College

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

    Chairman of the President’s College Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), Abdul Wickham, and the chairman of the Board of Governors, David De Groot are at loggerheads as they spew accusations against each other concerning the financial transactions of the institute. The chairman of the PTA, last Monday held a press conference at the Guyana Public […]

Regional Chairman’s friend gets electricity, sparks protest

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  More than 50 New Amsterdam residents yesterday picketed the regional headquarters of the People’s Progressive party( PPP), Guyana Power and Light(GPL) and the Region Six Administration to press their demand for electricity and what they call an end to favouritism, skullduggery and racism. The people alleged that these entities are guilty of the accusations. […]

APNU vows education revival, police reformation

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

    Reformation of Guyana was one of the most critical serious issues promoted by senior members of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) when they addressed a large crowd at Queenstown, Essequibo Coast, Thursday evening. Dr.Rupert Roopnaraine addressed the eager crowd, by first enlightening the members that his party campaign approach  is based on […]

Graduation in Nepal – The Guyana Connection

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

      The People of Nepal have many things to boast of – of the ten tallest peaks on earth eight are in Nepal; the deepest gorge is in Nepal, and the world’s second largest hydroelectric dam is also found in Nepal. Further, Nepal is a world leader in the area of conservation i.e. […]

UG Berbice 10th Convocation on today

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

The University of Guyana Berbice Campus (UGBC) will be holding the 10TH Convocation Ceremony at the University Square on Saturday. According to UGBC, at least 164 students coming from four faculties/schools, spread over thirteen programmes, will don their fineries, special gowns and official insignia for the eventful occasion. There were 93 students who graduated in […]

Abused mother of four donates to Joshua House

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  Devika Persaud, a single mother of four and a victim of an abusive marriage, on Friday, took the initiative to assist the children living at Joshua House Children’s Centre by donating some much needed items. Among the items were toiletries, food stuff, a few toys and some clothing. She was able to leave her […]

19 year old remanded after attempted murder

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

      A 19-year-old man of Lot 1 Meadow Brook Drive will be spending some time in the lock ups after he was remanded yesterday for allegedly trying to kill Dexter Richards.  Desmond Mc Pherson was charged with unlawful and malicious wounding with the attempt to commit murder. The youngster was brought before Acting […]

Relatives identify missing taxi driver

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  Relatives of 63-year-old Mohan Singh, of 26 Da Silva Street, Meadow Bank positively identified his body yesterday at the Lyken Funeral Parlour. Relatives made the identification yesterday around 11:00hrs. The body was found floating in the Demerara River, early yesterday. Singh, a hire car driver disappeared off the Demerara Harbour Bridge on Tuesday night. […]

Canadian nabbed with cocaine at CJIA

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

A male Canadian citizen is under police guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation after being nabbed at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport with 903 grammes of cocaine concealed in pellets and hidden in his luggage. A police release stated that the suspect, who was an outgoing passenger, was arrested at around 08:20 hrs yesterday […]

Albouystown man allegedly abducted near Camp Street Jail

November 19, 2011 | Filed Under News 

    Friends of a 23-year-old Albouystown resident Tony Anderson, called Stephan Anderson, or ‘Max’, are alleging that he was abducted shortly after 13:00 hrs yesterday in the vicinity of the Camp Street Prison. Shivon Roach, the man’s fiancée, said that she was informed that Anderson was abducted by three men while standing near the […]

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