Race for top three spots on in CT20

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  Gros Islet, St Lucia – At the end of the action-packed first phase of the Caribbean T20 at Queens Park Oval, defending champions Trinidad and Tobago lead the points table. The Trinis played unbeaten at home to record three wins and a no-result due to a wash-out, and stand top of the charts with […]

GFA meets deadline for injunction removal from Court

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    – Three clubs written to about possible reinstatement As mandated during the recent visit by the FIFA / CONCACAF who came to Guyana to mediate in the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and the Georgetown Football Association (GFA), Secretary of the Association Christopher Matthias in invited comments with Kaieteur Sport yesterday confirmed that the […]

‘Hurry Up’ ready to school Dharry

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Leon ‘Hurry Up’ Moore is ready and willing to accept any challenge that USA based Elton ‘Coolie Bully’ Dharry and is promising to school Dharry in the elementary aspects of boxing. Responding to a recent challenge issued by the Dharry camp, the 32-year-old super bantamweight Moore promised to “overload” Dharry’s circuit if he should have […]

Bacchus is new Essequibo Cricket Board President

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    After serving as Vice President for eight years Mr. Fizul Bacchus won the Essequibo Cricket Board (ECB) Presidency by defeating Prince Holder by a vote of 11 to 5 when the entity held its Biennial General Meeting and Elections last Sunday at the board’s hostel at Anna Regina on the Essequibo Coast. The […]

LABA to hold AGM, biennial elections January 28

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    Within the next fourteen days, the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) has announced that it will be holding its Annual General Meeting and Biennial Elections as mandated by its Constitution during this month. Yesterday Secretary of the LABA, Joseph Chapman, made the release that the LABA’S Annual General Meeting and Biennial Elections are […]

K&S Chico Junior U-13 Football championships… Keenly contested battle as Soesdyke Primary and Grove Primary go after top prize

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    Footballers of the Soesdyke Primary School and Beterverwagting Primary School, egged on by vociferous cheering by their teachers and parents, engaged in a ferocious battle for honours when the inaugural K&S Chico Junior U-13 Football championships resumed at the Georgetown Football Club Ground Sunday afternoon last. Despite the inexperience of the players, those […]

Robert Williams Memorial Dominoes – zone 1…TNT, Rage, KTS through to semis

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    TNT, Rage, KTS have booked their places in the semifinal of zone 1 of the Robert Williams Memorial Dominoes competition after recording outstanding performances in the quarterfinal matches which were contested on Friday evening at Transport Sports Club. TNT marked 85 games to win Quarterfinal one ahead of Rage 76 and FIB 64. […]

Demerara battle President’s XI, GT&T Berbice take on E’bo today

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

    GCB senior 4 day inter county cricket – 2nd rd… By Zaheer Mohamed Demerara, who defeated Essequibo in three days at Everest, will take on the President’s XI at the same venue when the second round of the Guyana Cricket Board senior 4 day inter county tournament gets going today. Berbice, fresh from […]

GCC, Everest record outright victories, GYO and GDF match end in stalemate

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  GCA\Noble House Sea Foods 2nd division 2 day cricket…   Castello grabs 7-wkt haul, Singh, Mason take 5 each   By Zaheer Mohamed Georgetown and Everest Cricket Clubs recorded victories, while Gandhi Youth Organization and Guyana Defence Force game ended in a tame draw when the latest round of matches in the Georgetown Cricket […]

New Era ENT/Cell Smart/LABA Super -8 ‘March Madness’ …MVP to receive motorcycle

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

  New Era Entertainment group, the promoters of the Cell Smart/LABA March Madness Basketball tournament, promised that the event this year would certainly be one of the biggest of the year and so far, the plans and systems put in place are reflecting such promises made. Yesterday, the group announced that the person adjudged the […]

New Guyana Horseracing Authority body installed

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

- incoming president vows to take horseracing to a next level The Guyana Horseracing Authority held its Annual General Meeting at the Kennard’s Memorial Turf Club pavilion on Sunday, January 14th, 2013.  The meeting was attended by all seven (7) race tracks along with horse owners, trainers and other stakeholders. The tracks present were allowed […]

Boyce puts Presidency in perspective

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

- looks to second, final term By Edison Jefford The Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) will hold its Annual General Meeting and Election of Office Bearers on Sunday, and as such current President, Colin Boyce, who is expected to run for his final term, placed the future in perspective in a recent interview. Boyce, after […]

US court deems jailed EZjet boss a major flight risk

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

…says Ramdeo admitted to Feds that “he was in trouble” Embattled owner of the failed EZJet Airlines, Sonny Austin Ramdeo, has been unable to convince United States authorities that he would be available for trial should he be granted bail. Ramdeo is being held without bond after the Court specifically found that no condition or […]

High tide floods East Coast carriageway, drives fear into commuters

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    -    Authorities dispatched as gas stations, businesses close The authorities are continuing to monitor the effects of extra high tides that lashed coastal Guyana yesterday. The tides caused panic and confusion with commuters who used the East Coast Demerara public road last evening. Water overtopped several sections of the seawall leaving commuters in […]

Startling revelations emerge about New GPC/MOH drug contracts

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

- Govt MPs rush to defend New GPC Government’s purchase of drugs for its hospitals in 2010 came under scrutiny yesterday with revelations that one controversial business, with close ties to former President  Bharrat Jagdeo, was not only granted billion-dollar contracts under questionable circumstances and was paid tens of millions to store these drugs. The […]

Dem boys seh…De Govt can’t explain de GPC deal

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Dem Boys Seh, Features / Columnists, News 

    When Sonny who start up Easy Come Easy Go end up in jail dem boys didn’t know that de Feds had to search like if dem was looking fuh a needle in a haystack. Dem ketch de man hiding in a basement. But is he statement when he get ketch that had dem […]

Illegal workshop disrupts lives at Best

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

A 16-month-old baby of Lot 668 Best Village, West Coast Demerara was rushed to the West Demerara Regional Hospital three times last month as a result of smoke inhalation. The infant was also hospitalized for three days. Relatives are pointing their fingers at an illegal workshop located about a dozen feet away from the infant’s […]

THE POOREST OF IMITATIONS

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom 

The Main Big Lime saw a change last December. It became a more family-oriented event and this was a very good development because it allowed the entire family to be part of the event which was also held over a longer period. Congratulations should be extended to the Minister who was responsible for these changes […]

Abused woman fears husband might kill her

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

  Carolyn Torres-Ramoutar, 47, of 696 Best, West Coast Demerara is now fearful for her life and that of her five children, after being abused and further threatened several times by her husband of 13 years. Ramoutar claims that her husband has threatened that whenever he is released from the lock-ups he will come after […]

Contents of Rohee’s utterances at discretion of Speaker – APNU

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

  As far as A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)’s chief legal mind, Basil Williams, is concerned, the ruling of Chief Justice Ian Chang in relation to the position of Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee does not change much. The party said that the ruling “maintains the status quo that currently exists in the National […]

No calls for new protests….But Lindeners told to remain vigilant

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Thousands of Lindeners and residents of Region Ten were on Saturday urged to remain resolute  in backing their leaders to ensure that  all aspects of the agreements which were signed last August to bring an end to unrest are implemented. The exhortation was made by speakers at a meeting near the Palm Tree cinema on […]

Banks DIH acquisitions show improved performance in 2012-Chairman

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Chairman of Banks DIH, Clifford Reis, announced that the group has continued the acquisition of major plant and machinery during last year. This enabled the reduction of the unit cost of the products  thereby contributing to the improved performance. According to Banks DIH 2012 report,  as part of the ongoing modernisation and expansion programme, capital […]

Robust standards, new products propel Banks DIH Group to historic $2.5B profit

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    BANKS DIH Limited Group of Companies last year recorded a profit of $4.938 billion before taxes thereby improving its overall performance over 2011 when the group recorded a $4.036 billion profit, Banks DIH 2012 Annual Report noted. According to Chairman and Managing Director, Clifford Reis, Banks DIH Limited for the first time in […]

GPHC lab gains certification

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

  The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation Medical Laboratory was on Friday issued with renewed Certification by the Guyana National Bureau of Standards. In presenting the Certificate to Laboratory Director, Dr. Pheona Mohamed-Rambarran, Executive Director of the GNBS,  Evadnie Enniss congratulated the staff of the Unit on their excellent performance in the standards and quality of […]

GT&T appoints new CEO

January 15, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Radha Krishna Sharma has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) and Justin Nedd, Chief Financial Officer. The appointments follow the resignation of Yog Mahadeo as Chief Executive Officer and Royston Rajpaul as Chief Financial Officer last year. Mr. Sharma, whose appointment takes effect from March 1,  recently served […]

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