GCB 50-over Inter County tourney…Wintz grabs 6wkts, Chanderpaul hits half century

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  Demerara, President XI record victories in opening round By Zaheer Mohamed Pacer Paul Wintz grabbed six wickets and Tagenarine Chanderpaul slammed an unbeaten half century as Demerara and the President XI recorded victories when the Guyana Cricket Board Senior Inter County 50-over Cricket competition commenced yesterday in Georgetown. Playing at Everest, Essequibo won the […]

Ramdin says T&T want winning start for home fans

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  Port-of-Spain, Trinidad –  Confidence is oozing in the Trinidad and Tobago camp ahead of their Caribbean T20 2013 opening match against Jamaica today. Skipper Denesh Ramdin and his team looked relaxed and comfortable in their training session yesterday at Queen’s Park Oval. Tickets for today’s match have been going very well and Ramdin called […]

New format brings excitement to Caribbean T20

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  Port-of-Spain, Trinidad -The West Indies Cricket Board has taken the bold step to change the format for the Caribbean T20 tournament – and the new set-up will see more matches and more exposure for the region’s players. Roland Holder, the WICB’s Manager of Cricket Operations, outlined that there will be several benefits to the […]

Buxton United FC…The K&S football kings restore prestige and pride to a beleaguered village

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  By Michael Benjamin It was December 25 and Western Tigers FC were battling furiously for ascendency against Buxton United FC. The score was nil all and as the clock ticked away the minutes, neither side seemed capable of breaking the stalemate. It seemed apparent that extra time or possibly penalty kicks would have become […]

“CT-20 2013 provides a great start of West Indies cricket excitement for 2013!”

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  Colin E. H. Croft As tremendously exhilarating, sporting 2012 eased into ever hopeful 2013, West Indies cricket is perfectly placed to continue its re-emergence as the standard by which the rest of the cricket world, especially in limited overs cricket, could; should; be measured.  Caribbean T-20 2013 is the right start! While most of […]

Footballers’ input acknowledged as Fruta Conquerors FC hosts appreciation ceremony

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    By Michael Benjamin The Fruta Conquerors FC lost 1-0 to Rhythm Squad and was booted out of the Banks DIH Premiere League football competition which concluded earlier this month. Notwithstanding, President of that entity, Wayne Forde, is adamant that his players have performed credibly over the past year and should feel heartened by […]

Businessman John Lewis elected to serve as Flying Ace President again

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    The Flying Ace Cycle Club of New Amsterdam Berbice continues to show faith in the leadership of Businessman and long serving President John Lewis, the manager of Water Chris International Hotel, by once again unanimously electing him unopposed to the office of president. In fact only one change was made when the club held […]

Table Tennis continues to challenge for mainstream attention

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

   – after another year of extensive growth and development   The Guyana Table Tennis Association’s (GTTA) administration of local Table Tennis continues to challenge for mainstream attention after yet another year of growth and development in 2012 at the domestic, regional and international levels. Notwithstanding the death of President, Henry Greene, the embattled former […]

RHTY&SC makes reality, 10 year-old Calvin Simon’s New Year’s wish

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    At the tender age of five, Calvin Shemar Simon of Rosignol watched on in horror as his father murdered his beloved mother Travlyn Kingston, ever since, life has never been the same for the bright eyed youngster who has been cared for by his grandmother, Roleen Alexander. Christmas 2012 was a sad one […]

Windero Gym in Berbice looking to make big impression for 2013

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    By Samuel Whyte Bodybuilding is catching on in Berbice and for the Windero Fitness and Body Building Gym situated at 4-15 Wapping Lane, New Amsterdam their intention is to take the sport to the next level. The Gym is quickly becoming a household name in Berbice and one of their main aims is […]

Guyana Baseball League…Guyana to Compete in U15 Pan-American Championship 2013

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    The GBL is actively recruiting players for the male U15 division; there are 4 teams with 20 places per roster available. Selected players will play a series of practice games in January and February followed by full league play in March and April. The Guyana U15 national team expected to compete in the […]

Top cyclists in action today in Wilbert Benjamin season opener in Berbice 

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    Several of the top cyclists in Guyana are expected to be in Berbice today as the cycling season pedals off to an earlier than usual start in what is expected to be a keenly contested event. The occasion will see the riders competing in the event sponsored by overseas based former national cyclist Wilbert […]

Largest ever Christmas Charity Programmes completed by RHTY&SC Cricket teams

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    The cricket teams of the Guyana’s leading youth and sports club on Sunday last concluded their largest every Annual Christmas Charity Programmes with the hosting of a Christmas Luncheon for 100 Senior Citizens at the St. Francis Training Centre. Each of the senior citizens was treated to a warm meal, refreshments and also […]

Guyana Marriott costs three times more than Jamaica

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

  –   Government remains mum on investors Quick Facts ·       Jamaica project – US$23M versus Guyana project US$58M ·       Average cost per room in Jamaica – US$176, 923 verses Guyana cost US$294, 416 ·       Guyana’s project cost is 152 per cent more than Jamaica ·       Jamaica project is privately funded (private equity) versus GOG investment […]

Judge dismisses Opposition’s challenge to Gov’t’s deposit of monies into Lotto Fund

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

  Justice Dianne Insanally has dismissed legal proceedings filed by APNU Member of Parliament, Mr. Desmond Trotman, against Attorney General Anil Nandlall and  has ordered him to pay $50,000 court costs. Trotman had challenged the constitutionality and legality of the government’s deposit of proceeds from the lottery into a Developmental Fund popularly referred to as […]

Missing GEA employee …Cash withdrawn from victim’s account

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

  The prime suspect in the disappearance of Guyana Energy Authority employee LeVoy Taljit was in possession of the missing man’s bank card and reportedly withdrew money from Taljit’s account after he vanished, a close associate said yesterday. Kaieteur News was told that the man handed over the bank card to the police after taking […]

Always there for the kids…Pansy Howell-Fedee is a ‘Special Person’

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

 “I get tremendous satisfaction when I remember what the kids were and when I see what they’ve become.” By Leon Suseran Pansy Howell-Fedee has a gift; a gift that requires a lot of patience; a gift that brings with it the natural ability to love and care and nurture. And she does it selflessly every […]

Dem boys seh…Garbage coming out of Irfaat mouth

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under Dem Boys Seh, Features / Columnists, News 

  Everybody know that de mayor is de biggest thing in a city. He got power. In New York de Mayor was suh big that he nearly tun de president of de United States. He decide who gun be Police Commissioner and things like that. But Guyana is a different story. De Commissioner would lock […]

$254M “illegal” transfer to NICIL…APNU prepared for more Rohee-like sanctions against other MPs

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    A determined Opposition in the National Assembly has signaled its intentions to bring more sanctions against Members of Parliament (MPs) unless there is strict adherence to how public monies are being spent. Shadow Finance Minister of A Partnership For National Unity (APNU), Carl Greenidge, also made it clear that the coalition is exploring […]

Accounts Clerk challenges Local Government Ministry

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

…hires lawyer to fight termination Although the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development has issued a letter of termination to Troy Isaacs, an Accounts Clerk attached to the Georgetown Municipality’s Treasurer’s Department, a letter from his lawyer is insisting that such an action is not possible. The letter of termination dated December 28, 2012 […]

Man severs uncle’s wrist

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

A long brewing feud between uncle and nephew yesterday turned tragic with both parties becoming patients at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). Trevor Duke is now a patient in the Burns Care Unit of GPHC while his uncle, Leon Duke, has been admitted to the Male Surgical 1 with an arm amputated. Kaieteur News […]

Conflicting reports surround child assault in Chinese store

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

By Rehanna Ramsay   As the saying goes there are two sides to every story. The reported assault of an 11-year-old girl by two Chinese nationals last Friday is no different. However debate continues to surround the issue. The child, a West Ruimveldt Primary School student, accompanied by her grandmother and uncle came forward to […]

NAMILCO’s boss elected President of region’s milling body

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Managing Director of the National Milling Company of Guyana, Bert Sukhai, was last month elected President of the Caribbean Millers’ Association (CMA). According to the association, the elections took place during the body’s 16th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at La Creole Beach Hotel and Spa in Guadeloupe over two days from December 4, 2012, under […]

CB&R Mining, Aruwai Inc and Bartica Lions Club treat Barticians

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

-    more than 2000 children, senior citizens, receive gifts, monetary awards In what was described as truly giving and sharing, a former teacher and now a successful businessman, Mr. Chunilall Babulall, and his companies CB&R Mining and Aruwai Inc. in collaboration with the Bartica Lions Club successfully concluded its second annual Christmas Day treat. This […]

Toddler undergoes kidney surgery and recovering

January 6, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Last February, Tessa Pratt did what any mother would do for her child who was in urgent need of a kidney surgery. Mrs. Pratt began pleading with members of the public for financial assistance for her then two-year-old son, Emanuel Pratt, who was diagnosed with a swollen right kidney and multiple cysts in the other […]

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