Windies continue to bring region pride and joy says WICB

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

  CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The West Indies Cricket Board on Sunday hailed the West Indies team for their Test series victory over hosts Bangladesh. West Indies completed a 10-wicket victory over the Bangladeshis in the final match of their two-Test series at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna. The result gave West Indies […]

Boxing Clubs reinstates Steve Ninvalle as GABA President

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

Local amateur boxers to benefit from largesse of United States Embassy Steve Ninvalle was reinstated at the helm of the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) when that entity held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Olympic House, High Street Kingston, Sunday morning. He will preside over his first major function on Friday December 7 next […]

War Craft looking to be number one

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

  War Craft, owned and trained by veteran Trainer and ‘horse man’, Senior Counsel Marcel Crawford, is cutting its own path in the horseracing circle in Guyana. With horseracing in Guyana enjoying some success of recent, with more horses taking part in meets, no one horse has the accolade of being undisputed champion with upsets […]

Alpha, Pele, Western Tigers chalk up wins

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

    When play in the Guyana Football Federation Super League continued on Sunday last, defending champions Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United, Pele and Western Tigers all took full points from their opponents, Buxton United Sports Club, Rosignol United and Milerock FC. Buxton United were not able to let their home advantage count as the rampaging […]

November edition of Friday Night Fights… Mark Austin ready for most important fight of career

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

    Mark Austin is intensifying training sessions as he prepares to enter the ring against Iwan ‘Pure Gold’ Azore for the latter fighter’s CABOFE welterweight belt on Friday November 30 next.  This is a crucial fight for Austin whose career is at the crossroads following several losses recently. Austin has had a dream start […]

Organisers switch tonight’s games to Banks DIH Car Park

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

  Organisers of the Banks DIH-sponsored Guinness ‘Greatest of de Streets’ Futsal Competition wishes to inform teams, fans and the media that tonight’s round of quarter-final matches has been shifted from the East Ruimveldt Basketball Court to Banks DIH Car Park. The shift is venue according to a member of the Organising Committee is because […]

Bobcat of Berbice 2nd div. T20 KO…Young Warriors UDVD into final; Flying Star reach semis

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

    Half centuries from Mortimer Fraser and Rudolph Baker helped Young Warriors Universal DVD post a total that proved too much for Kendall’s Union to overcome in their third round match of the Bobcat of Berbice second-division T20 knock-out competition. Warriors’ win ensured them a bye into the final. Playing at the Cumberland ground, […]

Local amateur boxers take on Trinidad counterparts in Nov. Friday Night Fights

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

    Four local amateur boxers will oppose their Trinidadian counterparts when the November edition of the Friday Night Fights gets underway at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) on Friday November 30 next.  President of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Boxing Association (T&TABA,) Cecil Forde, has recently dispatched a correspondence to his Guyanese counterpart, […]

Flex Night Inc. holds Bodybuilding Camp in Central Corentyne

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

    In the run up to the December 8 Flex Night International event and in preparation for the Flex Night – Central Corentyne Flexout which comes off on March 2, 2013 in Port Mourant, Flex Night Incorporated held a Bodybuilding camp on Sunday November 25 in Hampshire on the Central Corentyne. The event was […]

Captivating action as Lester Peters U-15 KO football tournament reaches knockout stage

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

    South Georgetown demolished Camptown 6 -2, while GFC hammered Fruta Conquerors ‘B’ 7-nil when the Lester Peters U-15 football tournament reached the knockout stage at the Tucville playfield Saturday afternoon last. Those encounters followed two matches one day earlier, also at the same venue, when Fruta Conquerors swamped Flamingo 13-0 and Northern Rangers […]

Bush Lot United Turf Club to stage one-day Horserace Meeting

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Sports 

    More than one hundred of the country’s thoroughbreds will compete for over 7 million dollars and beautiful trophies, in eight races carded for the day, when the Bush Lot United Turf Club, West Coast Berbice, stages a one-day Horserace Meeting at the Club’s facilities Sunday December 9 next. Activities are guaranteed to be […]

Police question Stabroek News over CIA report

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

–    GPA slams attempt to “intimidate” journalists The Police are investigating how reporters of independent daily Stabroek News gained access to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in what Editor-in-chief Anand Persaud calls “a fishing expedition.” The Guyana Press Association (GPA) has said the move is an attempt to intimidate journalists. The investigation is being conducted […]

Missing boat captain’s body recovered

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

  The Sukhan family’s search for their dead relative has finally come to an end. For the past four weeks, the relatives have been feverishly hoping for some sort of closure into the mysterious disappearance of the 53- year- old Ramkissoon ‘Greenie’ Sukhan, of Lot 62 Lusignan. Sukhan was the boat captain who left the […]

Aftermath of flea infestation….Queen’s College students transferred to Richard Ishmael Secondary

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

Anxious parents gathered yesterday for a meeting at the Richard Ishmael Secondary School where they were told by Chief Education Officer, Olato Sam that alternative arrangements for classes for Queen’s College students will commence today within a new time frame. Students and teachers of   Richard Ishmael Secondary will attend school from 07:30h to 12:15h beginning […]

CNS 6 experiences transmission interference

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

  ….. says it’s a deliberate act to silence station CNS Channel 6 has been experiencing interference in its television broadcast for more than two weeks now and the executives of that station belief that the act is a deliberate one. They are adamant that the television station is being targeted to be silenced. That […]

Dem boys seh…Fleas teaching at QC

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Dem Boys Seh, Features / Columnists, News 

  Wha don’t happen in a year does happen in a day. QC is a case of that. De school been in existence fuh 168 years and never a day it had to share a school wid anybody till a boy set it afire couple years back. Dem correct that situation.  Now it got to […]

Agricola Family homeless after fire ….-victims include 19 day old baby

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

  A family of five, including a 19 day old baby was rendered homeless after a fire of unknown origin completely destroyed their Agricola, East Bank Demerara Home late last evening. Kaieteur News was told that the fire started sometime after 23:00hrs after there was a loud explosion. According to eyewitnesses the fire quickly engulfed […]

Caregiver forges employer’s will

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

  Lillowattie Lall, a caregiver from Brickery East Bank Demerara coveted her employer’s estate by using his thumbprint to rig his last will and testament. She was placed before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine Beharry yesterday accused of forgery. The court heard that Lall allegedly forged a will in the name of Mohammed Ali, purporting to […]

This madness must end

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under Editorial 

  Guyana has never escaped the influence of other countries for as long as it has existed. Regardless of where we have come from we now speak the language of the colonial masters, albeit forced to do so; our education system is patterned after the British; we wear European clothes and we drive the cars […]

Lethem students mount protest in support of Headmistress

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

    –    Teacher temporarily transferred to Lethem Department of Education   Students of St Ignatius Secondary School in Lethem on Friday mounted a protest at both the school and at the Department of Education. This newspaper understands that the protest had its genesis in the resignation of the Headmistress (HM), Yvette Archer. Though students […]

Boy, 7, drowns after canoe capsizes in Demerara River

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

  A seven-year-old Kwakwani boy was pronounced dead at the Linden hospital complex yesterday, where he was taken after he was fished out of the Demerara River in the vicinity of West Watooka, shortly after 14:00 hrs. The seven-year-old, Leon Daniels, had reportedly travelled to the mining town for his sister’s birthday on Sunday. According […]

Shot Kaieteur News staffer discharged

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

… duo remanded to jail Kaieteur News staffer, Shaun Persaud, was yesterday discharged from the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). Persaud successfully underwent corrective surgery last Friday to repair the shattered bone in his thigh. He is now on the road to recovery. And the two teens, Jamal David Crumwell, 19, and Nykosu Gittens, 18, […]

Another miner crushed in pit accident

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

  The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 17-year-old Carl Prince, of Micobie Village, Potaro, who was crushed to death when the gold mining pit in which he was working caved in on him. The incident occurred about 17:00 hours on Sunday at Micobie Village, Potaro. Following the cave in, Prince was […]

‘Deportee’ admits to killing aunt, jailed for 14 years…

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

  Justice Navindra Singh sentenced a “deportee” to 14 years in prison, yesterday, after he admitted to killing his aunt, Latchmin Kumari Abrams, back in February 2007. The deportee, Dexter Moseley, had pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter earlier in the month. Abrams was found dead in her bed at her home in […]

100 years for aviation in Guyana!

November 27, 2012 | Filed Under News 

Aviation in Guyana is celebrating 100 years. Former Guyana Airways Corporation employee, Colin Lovell, who is now employed as a Manager with international carrier Delta Airlines, says that aviation in Guyana has come a long way. Lovell said he started in the airline industry as a youngster in 1971 and stayed in the business for […]

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