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Food for thought…FORGIVE AND FORGET

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    An old man once had an argument with his only son. He tried to apologize many times but the young man would not listen. The father never gave up because he loved his son with all his heart, but the son would not give in, because he was too blinded by his pride. […]

BANKS DIH Limited 57th AGM….Govt. penalizing manufacturers with huge taxes

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Best villager lambastes residents for false allegation

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

…accuses neighbours of ‘jealousy’   Kemol Roshan, the alleged owner of a “so called illegal workshop” situated at Lot 669 Plantation Best, West Coast Demerara says that he does not operate any workshop at his home. Yesterday, a very upset Roshan visited this newspaper with his side of the story. He claimed that whatever he […]

Bond rental to Health Ministry … New GPC lied about secret $90M payments

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

“As a supplier, the NEW GPC agreed to provide the warehousing need as a non-fee service.”- Guyana Times, June 22, 2012   New GPC, which was controversially selected to supply Government with billions of dollars in drugs, may have deliberately attempted to hide the fact that it collected almost $100M for renting storage space to […]

Soldier collapses, dies during routine run

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

A soldier was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) early yesterday. This was reportedly after he collapsed in the vicinity of Umana Yana, High Street during one of his annual fitness runs. Dead is 28-year-Eon Blair of Lot 305 Number 51 Village, Corentyne, Berbice. According to a statement from the […]

Mother battles for life after giving birth alone

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

A 28-year-old woman is now battling for her life at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC)’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU). This was reportedly after she gave birth by herself Thursday night. The incident which involved Martina (only name given), a teacher occurred at Lot 611 Conciliation Street, Tucville, Georgetown. According to information, neighbours heard the […]

Teen files harassment complaint against Kwame McCoy

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

The mother of a 17-year-old boy who lives in Diamond, East Bank Demerara, yesterday morning filed a harassment complaint against Presidential Information Liaison Kwame McCoy. According to the woman, Denise Jones, her son is being constantly harassed by McCoy. The woman told Kaieteur News that it was an incident yesterday morning that prompted her to […]

Dem boys seh … Keep you eyes pun Bar Bee

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under Dem Boys Seh, Features / Columnists, News 

When Sonny of Easy Come easy Go travel to Guyana to talk bout he airline he seh that he break he pension fund, pull all he savings and use he own money. When de Feds hold him, he tell dem that he know is nuff money missing and that he tek some. He change he […]

Rohee resigns from Privileges Committee

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Minister of Legal Affairs and Attorney General (AG), Anil Nandlall has dispatched a letter to the Clerk of the National Assembly Sherlock Isaacs, in which he called for the meeting of the Committee of Privileges to be ‘aborted permanently’ or be ‘adjourned indefinitely’. He said that he is “impelled to the view that a decision […]

GHRA lambasts judge over ruling on mining on Amerindian lands

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) has lambasted Justice Diana Insanally’s ruling that allows gold miner Joan Chang to prospect in the Amerindian village of Isseneru. In a lengthy statement yesterday, the GHRA described the judge’s decision as ‘shocking’ and said that it has opened “a Pandora’s box” for unscrupulous miners, while adding that nothing […]

AFC calls for a national approach to address suicide

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

The many suicides for this year alone have prompted the Alliance For Change (AFC) to make a call for national approach to be taken to address the issue. During a press conference held last Wednesday at the Side Walk Café, member of the party Beverly Alert addressed the issue. She noted that “at this rate, […]

AFC remembers 160th anniversary of Chinese arrival

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

January marks the 160th anniversary of the arrival of Chinese to Guyana. January 12, 1853 saw 305 men arriving in Georgetown on a ship called Glenntaner. The Alliance for Change (AFC), during its most recent press conference last Wednesday, at the Side Walk Café, took the time to remember and reflect on the arrival and […]

Guyana squeeze by Windwards in last ball thriller in Caribbean T20, face Jamaica today

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Guyana made heavy work chasing 118 after a good start to squeeze past the Windward Islands in the Caribbean T20 match in St Lucia yesterday and earned a spot against Jamaica, whom they will play tonight for a chance to meet Trinidad and Tobago in tomorrow’s final. Guyana won the toss and sent the Windwards […]

Jamaica beat CCC by seven wickets in CT20

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Gayle blasts 85 of Jamaica’s 151 for 3 GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Chris Gayle right away announced his presence as he blasted an entertaining 85 as Jamaica defeated Combined Campuses and Colleges by seven wickets in the penultimate preliminary round game of the Caribbean Twenty20 at the Beausejour Cricket Stadium yesterday. Nkrumah Bonner chipped […]

Epic basketball battle in Linden tonight

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

- GT’s Ravens takes on Linden’s Jets An epic basketball battle looms in Linden tonight when Georgetown’s Ravens takes on Linden’s Jets in an ‘Exchange Basketball Classic’ at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) Court in a feature game following a Kings versus Victory Valley Royals matchup. The much-anticipated showdown between the two top clubs in […]

36 in custody following police raid at Stabroek Market Square

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

A police raid carried out yesterday in the vicinity of the Stabroek Market has landed 36 men in the lockups at Brickdam Police Station. This newspaper understands that the raid was conducted yesterday “some time after lunch.” Police ranks that carried out the exercise were able to seize a quantity of fronto leaves along with […]

Immigration INFO: Immigration News For Our Community

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Attorney Gail S. Seeram Through this “Question & Answer” column, our goal is to answer your immigration questions.  We appreciate your comments and questions.  If you have a question that you would like answered in this column, please email: Question #1:    Good day. My question is this. I married a born U.S. guy in […]

Fraser-Thomas could create history today

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

By Rawle Welch With her nomination confirmed to vie for the Presidency of the Georgetown Football Association today, University of Guyana Sports Co-ordinator Lavern Fraser-Thomas could create history in this country by becoming the first female to head the Association. Fraser-Thomas, who has been involved in sport both at the participatory and administrative levels, brings […]

Financial discrepancies at Brickdam Station Registry

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

- Force solicits information from public to aid in probe     Following the disclosure of financial irregularities at the Brickdam Police Station Registry, for which one female rank has been placed under open arrest, the Guyana Police Force has issued a statement soliciting help from licensed firearm holders who made purchases during August and last […]

Schoolboy robbery lands man in jail

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under Peeping Tom 

A man who allegedly robbed a schoolboy of an LG cellular phone was denied bail when he faced Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court yesterday. Marlon Fredericks told the court that he was not guilty of the allegation that he in the company of others carted off with a first form […]

Fly Jamaica in the air from January 25, Guyana flights soon

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Jamaica – Fly Jamaica, a new local airline, makes its first commercial flight on January 25, the airline’s chief operating officer Captain Lloyd Tai has said. The airline, with 80 employees, will operate a single Boeing 757-200 aircraft. Its first flight on January 25 will be to the JFK Airport in New York. “We are […]

Burnett pleads for another term

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

By Rawle Welch President of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Vernon Burnett speaking with Kaieteur Sport just ahead of today’s Electoral Congress of the entity is pleading with the constituents to give him another term in office to finish off the work started two years ago. Burnett, a Lieutenant Commander in the Guyana Defence Force […]

Investigation into teen’s death at West Dem. Hospital still ongoing – CMO

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under News 

An investigation into the passing of 15-year-old Shemar Miggins at the West Demerara Regional Hospital on Saturday is still ongoing.  At least this is according to Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Shamdeo Persaud, whose gazetted authority requires that he lead the probe. Dr. Persaud said yesterday that he is still not in possession of the […]

Pressure Point are zone 1 champs

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Pressure Point scored 83 points to win zone one of the Robert Williams Memorial Dominoes competition which was contested on Wednesday evening at Transport Sports Club. Clifford Griffith 17, Darwin Chase 16 and Erwin Chapman 15 were their leading players. TNT placed second with 65, Kaham Samaroo chalked a maximum of 18 games, while Trevor […]

Brilliant Jawahir leads Upper West Berbice to five wickets victory over Lower West Berbice

January 19, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

The Berbice Cricket Board as part of its efforts to improve the standard of cricket in the area, last weekend organised a two days cricket match for Under-23 players from there at the Blairmont Community Centre. Upper West Berbice defeated their Lower West Berbice counterparts by five wickets to clinch the Jumbo Jets Auto Sales […]

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