Missing GEA employee …Detained man claims he was instructed to hide victim’s vehicle

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    -   Admits to selling LeVoy Talji cellphone Police have detained a 32-year-old Soesdyke man who appears to have information about the fate of Guyana Energy Agency employee LeVoy Taljit, who disappeared ten days ago. The suspect was detained on Wednesday at his home and has reportedly admitted to stashing Taljit’s Toyota Raum on […]

Junior champ Anthony Drayton dominates seniors in Topco Rapid Chess tourney

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  National Junior Chess Champion, Anthony Drayton, has performed credibly in tournaments organized in his category over the past year. The prolific chess player continued his good showing when he amassed 6 ½ points after defeating his senior counterparts to win the Topco Juices One-Day Rapid Chess Tournament organized by the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) […]

Football development set to continue

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    – associations to be more involved; youth and female to take centre stage After a very fruitful 2012 despite the many challenges, football development in Guyana is set to continue and improve in 2013. The ongoing rift between the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) will take centre stage […]

Malta Supreme Championship final on tomorrow between Jets and Royals at MSC

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Jets replace Kings at top of rankings, regardless of the outcome Regardless of the outcome tomorrow’s (Saturday) Linden Amateur Basketball Association’s 2012 Malta Supreme Christmas Magnificent Seven basketball championship final between Amelia’s Ward Jets and Victory Valley Royals, Jets will supplant the Kashif and Shanghai Kings as the number one ranked club in Linden. LABA […]

Builders Lumber Yard sponsors D’Andrade for Suriname 10k

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Builders Lumber Yard, which has outlets on Bent and Lombard Streets yesterday renewed their sponsorship commitment to Lionel D’Andrade, who will start his season at the Suriname 10km Road Race, where he is a two-time defending champ, on Sunday. Builders Lumber Yard has been a long-time sponsor of the athlete, who is hoping for a […]

Barnwell wants to be a Guyana champion – again

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – As vice captain and main allrounder, Christopher Barnwell sees himself as having a major role to play in Guyana’s line-up for the Caribbean T20 2013. He can bat at the top of the order and also bowl the new ball, so Barnwell is sure to be called upon during the upcoming […]

GCB 50-over Senior Inter County tourney to start tomorrow

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    The Guyana Cricket Board senior Inter-County 50-over competition commences tomorrow,  Saturday 6th of January, 2013 with Essequibo facing Demerara at Everest and Berbice playing the President XI at DCC in the first round. A release from the GCB indicated that only players participating in these competitions or those on national duties will be […]

LABA hands down suspensions and fines to players

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Roberts banned for six months, fined $15,000 for throwing ball at referee The Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) belatedly handed out gifts after the Christmas holidays, but never-the-less has ended the season in a giving mood. The sharing mood got started when the LABA suspended national centre/ forward Dwayne ‘Brown Sugar’ Roberts for six months, […]

Mayor Green 7-a-side Inter Ward Football finals set for January 24

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  Mayor Hamilton Green 78th Birth Anniversary 7-a-side Inter Ward knock out Football finals will be contested on January 24 at Den Amstel on the West Coast of Demerara starting from 18:00 hrs. Two exhibition games will be played before the Quarterfinals with Sarah Lodge coming up against Pouderoyen at 18:00 hrs and Wales taking […]

GSDF/GFF U21 Female tourney…Scotiabank/Pepsi All Stars are inaugural champs

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  The Scotiabank/Pepsi All Star team displayed outstanding skills to win the inaugural Guyana Sports Development Foundation / Guyana Football Federation Under-21 female football tournament which was held on Sunday December 30, 2012 held at the Ministry of Education Sports Complex Ground. The other competing teams were West Demerara and Berbice. Competition got underway with […]

Flying Ace suspends indiscipline cyclist

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  The Flying Ace Cycle Club (FACC) of Berbice has taken the tough decision to ban one of its cyclists for acts of indiscipline. The cyclist being punished is Brian Harris who has been suspended for three months. Harris’s punishment was slapped on him for his actions during the recently held Banks Premium 40- mile […]

Specialist are Barnwell and Joseph Dominoes champs

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  Specialist marked 80 games to win final of the Charlyn Barnwell and Faye Joseph Dominoes competition which was contested on Wednesday evening at Transport Sports Club. Transport placed second with 75 games, while Providence finished third with 74. Andrew Hope chalked 17 games for the winners and Paul Lewis chipped in with 14. Nicholls […]

Former EZjet boss extradited to Florida, remains in jail

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

  Former boss of the collapsed charter airline, EZjet, Sonny Austin Ramdeo spent a mere nine minutes in a Florida court shortly after his extradition from New York on an indictment of wire fraud. He is charged with filching some US$20 million from Promise Healthcare Hospitals and transferring the money to his charter airline, EZjet. […]

Parliament proposes more judges for Guyana

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

-    error in sexual offences legislation fixed Government will move to introduce amendments to the laws shortly that will see an increase in the number of judges in the High Court. The shortage has been blamed on the huge backlog of cases in the High Court which has over the years been clogging the justice […]

Dem boys seh…Jagdeo hug up nuff criminals

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under Dem Boys Seh, Features / Columnists, News 

When de Feds hold on pun Stanford de man had he own money fuh pay a lawyer. This was a man who promote heself as a rich man and he live de life. When dem same Feds hold Bernie Madoff, de man had money fuh pay not one but many lawyers. He was a man […]

Demolition crew leaves Victoria family under the stars

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    The Christie family had not yet completed celebrating the festive season when a demolition crew, acting with a court order, abruptly disrupted their livelihood yesterday afternoon by destroying the two-storey house they had occupied for the past 33 years. The family, consisting of 20 persons, is now sleeping under the stars in the […]

Guyana-born man still in immigration limbo

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

US/Canada – A Hamilton man stuck in immigration limbo spent the holidays at the Buffalo men’s shelter where he has been living since being released from custody in June. Richard Austin spent a month in a U.S. jail after reporting to the border on May 14. The poet, husband and father had lived in the […]

Amended legislation needful to improve public health services – CMO

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

The Ministry of Health will this year be seeking to have outdated legislation amended in Parliament with a view of better dealing with matters of a public health nature. At least this is according to Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Shamdeo Persaud, who revealed during a recent press briefing that among the legislation expected to […]

Govt. seeks additional $2.4B for housing projects, drainage

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Minister of Finance, Dr. Àshni Singh yesterday asked the National Assembly for an additional $2.4B. In the first financial paper, government is asking for a supplementary capital provision for $2B to cover the period December 18, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Approval for the sum of $500M is being sought for the National Drainage and […]

House votes for end to Cuban embargo

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

By Abena Rockcliffe Guyana yesterday stepped up the pressure for the United States to remove what it described as the “unjust” economic and financial embargo against Cuba. That blockade was instituted since 1960. The National Assembly unanimously passed a motion titled “40th Anniversary since the establishment of the diplomatic relations between the Republic of Guyana […]

Pomeroon River tragedy…Police, DPP will decide whether Reg. Chairman, captain are charged – Minister Benn

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Did a senior regional official and others fail to render assistance to victims of the tragic boat accident on the Pomeroon River back in December that left six persons dead? The subject of the horrific crash came up in the first sitting of the National Assembly for 2013, yesterday, with A Partnership of National Unity […]

Guyana’s coconut in vast demand

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

-    Agri Ministry promises to make industry a priority There is now great demand for coconut locally, regionally, and internationally. This is according to Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy who explained that Guyana’s coconut contains one of the thickest kernels in the world. It is because of this that the Ministry of Agriculture has […]

Ministry’s strategic plan to help refine health care delivery

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Aided by its Strategic Plan which is being dubbed ‘Health Vision 20/20’, the Ministry of Health is poised to renew its delivery of health care premised on the two main pillars of primary health care and social determinants. This notion was amplified recently when top health officials including Minister of Health, Dr. Bheri Ramsaran and […]

Sculptor Ivor Thom completes 1823 monument

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

  Guyanese sculptor Ivor Thom has completed work on the 1823 rebellion monument. During a media briefing yesterday, Thom revealed that he has finished the bronze structure, even as works are ongoing at the actual site where the monument will be erected – a plot of land on Carifesta Avenue, east of GT&T’s Earth Station. […]

APNU calls for review of school feeding programmes

January 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

-    MP claims students “prostituting themselves” for food By Abena Rockcliffe While government has indicated that it has invested a whopping $1.2B in school feeding programmes, an opposition parliamentarian yesterday stated in the National Assembly that there have been instances where children, both male and female, prostituted themselves in exchange for food. A  Partnership for […]

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