Fort Wellington Committee hands over multipurpose facility to Police

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under News 

    Guyana’s largest Station Management Committee project was commissioned recently at a simple presentation ceremony held in the compound of the Fort Wellington Police Station. The facility which houses a canteen and recreational facility was completed in record time with funding which totaled over $2.2M. This included donations of cash, donations of materials and […]

The courts have to start the constitutional reconstruction process

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, A single judge at the first instance ruling on an issue that goes to the very heart of the nation’s constitutional future and the vitality of separation of powers is not good enough, not when there are Appeal Courts with panels of judges with similar or greater experience to review the same matter. […]

APNU congratulates GFA

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

“The leader of the opposition Brigadier David Granger MSS MP, along with members and supporters of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) would like to congratulate the members of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) on a successful Annual General Meeting and elections,” the party said in a release. The release continued, “Brigadier Granger and the […]

Ravens win again – hold off Jets in Linden thriller

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Watched by a very vocal capacity crowd at the Mackenzie Sports Club Hard Court Saturday night, the Georgetown-based Ravens defeated Amelia’s Ward Jets 65–61 to lift the Trophy Stall silverware in the Jets Basketball Exchange Classic. In the supporting game of the evening, Kashif and Shanghai Kings made light work of Retrieve Raiders, trashing them […]

Grove Playfield expansion progressing

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Ever since visiting the Grove Playfield close to three months ago works have been progressing at a satisfactory pace according to Businessman Clive Matthews who has been funding the developmental works to date. East Bank football has been experiencing challenges with regards to having a venue of their own to facilitate regular matches and tournaments; […]

Demerara on top against GT&T B’ce, Adams Grabs 7-wkt haul for E’bo but President’s XI fight back

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

By Zaheer Mohamed Demerara were in a strong position against GT&T Berbice, while the President’s XI fought back against Essequibo at the close of play on the first day in the third and final round of the Guyana Cricket Board Senior 4-day Inter County tournament which got under way yesterday. GT&T Berbice took first strike […]

Bell, France, Dhanram hit half centuries in latest action

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

GCA\ Noble House Sea Foods 2nd division tourney Martin Pestano Bell, Trevon France and Omesh Dhanram slammed half centuries as action in the Georgetown Cricket Association\Hadi’s first division 2 day tournament continued Saturday with three matches. At GYO, Georgetown Cricket Club declared their first innings on 297-8 in 60 overs after taking first strike against […]

St. George’s, Bishop’s register wins

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

–  QC, South Ruimveldt battle to intense draw Action in the Petra/Milo Under-20 Schools Football Competition continued yesterday with three more matches, at the Ministry of Education Ground, Carifesta Avenue. In the opening match, St. George’s Secondary defeated Tutorial High School 2-0 then Bishop’s High School scraped past Cummings Lodge Secondary 3-2, before South Ruimveldt held […]

Who is responsible for the disposal of dead animals?

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, On December 3rd, 2012, animal lover Noreen Gaskin saw an animal suffering close to Vlissengen Road and asked me to assist by picking it up. Volunteer Soraya Arjune and I rescued the dog. The poor thing was sick and could not walk properly, so we took it to GSPCA to be put to […]

White Elephant?

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Editorial 

One down to earth description of an ‘optimist’ is a person who returns home, finds his back door broken into and thinks a surprise party has been arranged for him. The new Minister of Agriculture Dr. Leslie Ramsammy is definitely an optimist. Since assuming his portfolio a year ago he seems determined to ignore the […]

Aubrey Hutson is new AAG President

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Owner of Office Machines Electronics Lab and President of the Running Braves Athletics Club, Aubrey Hutson became the new Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) President following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Elections yesterday. Hutson won the vote for President 6-3 from Deputy Superintendent of Police, Colin Boyce, who had occupied the seat for the […]

Nearly $1 million up for grabs in Unique Ent/Banks Premium Beer Futsal Tournament

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Nearly $1million will be up for grabs when Unique Entertainment stages the Banks Premium Beer Futsal Knockout Tournament which starts on Friday, at the Mackenzie Sports Club Hardcourt. The Launch of the tournament which was conducted on Friday in the Boardroom of title sponsor Banks DIH will see thirty-two teams vie for a first prize […]

Promoter Seon Bristol seeks to finalise ‘Hurry Up’ vs Dharry clash

January 21, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Promoter Seon Bristol of Briso Promotions is in the process of getting Leon ‘Hurry Up’ Moore and Elton ‘Coolie Bully’ Dharry to finalise the arrangements for their imminent clash in the boxing ring. Moore had earlier indicated that he is ready and willing to accept any challenge that USA based Dharry offers and is promising […]

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