Beating of civilians at Marudi…Police Commissioner orders ‘immediate investigation’, vows action

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

     “We know who the ranks are. I told the Commander that I want an investigation and that we will take action. I can’t let this go down the drain…” – Commissioner Brumell Commissioner of Police Leroy Brumell has ordered an immediate investigation into the beating of civilians by policemen at Marudi and vowed […]

Guyana’s corruption an attractive opportunity for foreign mining firms – COHA

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

A major international think tank is claiming that Canadian mining companies not only exploit “large stock of natural resources” in Guyana but they also bring “waves of unwelcomed corruption.” The heavy interest of foreign multinationals in Guyana’s natural resources is not surprising, as the unstable and corrupt political environment presents an attractive opportunity for foreign […]

Sunday – March 03, 2013

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Cartoons, Features / Columnists 

Dem boys seh…Dem gun get ketch

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

Guyana is a strange place. Everything wrang does happen in Guyana. Is de only country wheh de big ones crookish and can lie. Every time dem open dem mouth is a lie and when dem get ketch dem does tell another lie. Tek de case of de Marriott. Ganda Paul join wid Gail and Brazzy […]

MVP, Abioce Heywood, leads Leonora to inaugural title

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Fazia’s Collection / WDFA U-17 Girls Inter School Final On a breezy and sunny Saturday afternoon in the village of Den Amstel on the West Coast of Demerara, the inaugural Fazia’s Collection / West Demerara Football Association (WDFA) final was contested and before the evening broke, Leonora Secondary emerged champions by a 4-0 margin over […]

All-round WI crush listless Zimbabwe

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

ESPNcricinfo – The quick turnaround time of one day was hardly enough for Zimbabwe to get its act together and challenge the hosts, after West Indies had posted a competitive 158. West Indies were hardly stretched during the chase and once the Zimbabwe top order succumbed to the spin of Samuel Badree, it was all […]

Mitchell, Yaw explosive at Carifta Trials final day

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Tirana Mitchell and Jason Yaw clocked fast times on the second day of the junior Carifta trials yesterday at the Guyana Defence Force ground, Camp Ayanganna to sound a warning to other sprinters. Mitchell enjoyed a quick start to close down the staggers early then easily held off the field to qualify for the junior […]

National Sports Commission age group badminton tournament 2013 underway

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

The NSC age group badminton tournament started on Saturday at the Queens College Badminton Courts with a vast amount of players who came out to participate. The Singles Tournament saw many new talents along with improving ones. The Guyana Badminton Association was pleased to see a large amount of under-11 players which augurs well for […]

Chase Academy, Richard Ishmael, Central High in winners’ row

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Milo / Petra Organisation Under-20 Schools Football Competition Chase Academy, Richard Ishmael and Central High all recorded wins on the final day of the preliminary phase in the Milo / Petra Organisation Under-20 Schools Football Competition which continued yesterday, at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue. In the opening game, Chase Academy inflicted a […]

Raynauth Jeffery works magic to take top spot in Cheddi Jagan cycle road race

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

By Samuel Whyte Top rider Raynauth “Obeah man” Jeffery don his riding gear, mounted his bike to successfully defend his title to take the 16th edition of the annual 50-mile Cheddi Jagan cycle road race which was held yesterday in the ancient county of Berbice. Jeffery in his pursuit rode home in a time of […]

Georgetown seniors blow out Linden in basketball clash

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

- Mining Town comes from behind to win junior game Local basketball is back! Large crowds turned out Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall to witness Georgetown inflict its first lopsided win against the usually strong Linden in the senior game of a double-header season opening clash. Georgetown blew out Linden 66-45 when […]

Retrieve Unknowns upset New Era Russians to win Mackeson Super16 ‘Street Football’ title

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Retrieve Unknowns upset one of Linden’s top street football teams, New Era Russians, Saturday night at the Mackenzie Sports Club hard-court to win the Mackeson Super16 Championship trophy and a first prize of $250,000 in the process. After a nil-all deadlock in regulation time, and that same score-line after two periods of extra time, eventual […]

GCC, GDF play to exiting draw

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

GCA\Noble House Sea Foods 2nd division cricket Georgetown Cricket Club and Guyana Defence Force played to an exciting draw as action in the Georgetown Cricket Association\ Noble House Sea Foods second division 2 day competition continued last weekend at MYO. GDF were bowled out for 123 in 29.1 overs in their first innings with Francis […]

Mentore wins Mings products and Services Stableford Golf tourney

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Sports 

Alfred Mentore squeezed past reigning Guyana Open ladies champion Christine Sukhram to capture the Ming Product and Services Stableford ¾ Handicap Golf tournament at the Lusignan Golf Club Saturday. Mentore (9 handicap) shot 36/18 to beat Sukhram (10 handicap) – 36/17. The results were determined after it was declared that Mentore played better on the […]

Guyana-Mexico celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

President Donald Ramotar said that there is much that Guyana and Mexico can accomplish at the regional level within the Community of Latin American and Caribbean Nations to improve the standard of living of their peoples and to deepen the integration amongst the two countries. This was mentioned in his message to the President of […]

Self help efforts enhance East La Penitence Back Circle

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

The residents from the East La Penitence ‘Back Circle Community’ have initiated a self help group that is cultivating a healthier environment. When Kaieteur News visited the area yesterday, about 10 persons were seen cleaning the drains and parapets. Spearheading the operation is Lancelot Wills.  Wills is one of the earliest inhabitants of the community.  […]

Guyana, T&T sign MOU to increase bilateral Energy cooperation

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud, and the Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs of Trinidad & Tobago, Kevin Ramnarine signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries to foster greater Cooperation in Energy and Energy-Related matters. The signing was finalized after the official opening of the 41st Special Meeting of […]

Mother of two goes missing after leaving home drunk

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under News 

A 31-year old mother of two from Better Hope, East Coast Demerara has gone missing from her home for the past two weeks. Shanti Seegobin also known as Anita was last seen at a neighbourhood “rum shop” in her village on the day after Mashramani. She was clad in a white jersey with blue denim […]

An open letter to the people of Linden

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, Now that the Report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) has been made available to the parliamentary parties, there have been various interpretations and analysis of the report and of the events which led to the 18th July 2012. Firstly it is my hope that you will in the near future receive a […]

The PPP and the Majority parliamentary Opposition have transformed a Minority Executive into an Absolute Dictatorship

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I endorse the spirit of Nigel Hughes’ letter (Guyanese may now be willing to urge their political representatives to talk about urgent constitutional reform before the next elections, Stabroek News, March 2). One opposition entity already has that mandate—all twenty six of them. The central thrust of the platform that ensured their selection […]

Bisram and Ramkarran only now call for removal of the presidency when the PPP faces loss of power

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I genuinely believe Vishnu Bisram’s and Ralph Ramkarran’s recent appeals for constitutional reform along a return to some form of Westminster-styled parliamentary democracy are not rooted in a genuine desire for this country to find a path to a better nation. They are rooted in a desire for the PPP, when it loses […]

Guyana’s $150M Airport upgrade and no International carriers

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, Guyana, a Developing Country with a vast interior doesn’t have a national carrier and is spending about 200 million dollar to modernize and extend the runway of its international airport. And without a realistic master plan, the country hopes to become an aviation hub in Northern South America. Interestingly, Guyana is struggling to […]

We parents are between a rock and a hard place, Mr. Olato Sam

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I must say ‘Hats Off’ to Mr. Olato Sam, Chief Education Officer for his comments and advice to us parents on the matter of extra lessons. Mr. Sam mentioned that we as parents go into overkill with sending our children to extra lessons and this could lead to some measure of confusion on […]

Slingshots used to injure wildlife

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, It was just after 8 am on January 12th 2013; I was driving along Vlissengen Road, just before passing the Zoo gate. I saw a small bicycle on the parapet at the side of the road anda neatly dressed young man looking up into one of the beautiful trees full of parrots. He […]

NO garbage collected in Middle Road after four weeks

March 4, 2013 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter with frustration after 4 weeks of waiting of the council or contractor trucks to pass through Middle road and collect our garbage; it is the most ridiculous situation even I could remember. What is most frustrating, is, I have written a letter on the 6th November, 2012 which […]

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