Abusive man flees after killing wife in trench

January 22, 2016 | Filed Under News 

Police were up to late last night hunting for a Zeelugt New Scheme, East Bank Essequibo man who fled into a bushy area after drowning his wife in a trench in the community. The woman, who was still unidentified at press time, was found in the trench several minutes after the suspect dragged, beat and […]

Stag Super XVI – Grove Hi Tech outlast Ann’s Grove to $1.5m and bragging rights

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Victoria Kings outstay Mahaica Determinators for third Defending champions Grove Hi Tech had to once again pull out all the stops to once again take home the top prize of $1.5 million and bragging rights for the next year when they out lasted Ann’s Grove United 2-1 on sudden death penalty kicks following a 4-4 […]

5th Annual GFA/Banks Cup Knockout tournament…. Riddim Squad brush past Western Tigers to claim GFA/Banks Cup

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

By Michael Benjamin In a game of swaying fortunes, and backed by a vociferous bunch of supporters, Riddim Squad FC (RS) displayed grit and determination to overcome Western Tigers FC (WTFC) 2-1 and waltzed off with the championship trophy and two million dollars when the 5th Annual GFA/Banks Cup Knockout tournament concluded at the National […]

UDFA GT Beer final… Gittens strike earns Federal Winners Connection three-peat title against Silver Shattas

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Topp XX edge Net Rockers 2-0 In front of a frenzied capacity crowd of adoring football fans the Federal Winners Connection veteran striker Rawle ‘Boney’ Gittens once again delivered by scoring the lone goal of the game as his team beat Silver Shattas 1-0 in the final of the third annual Upper Demerara Football Association […]

Why was Foo not picked for Super50?

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Asks Sean Devers Albion’s 25-year-old right-hander Jonathan Alexander Foo must have been the most surprised young man in Berbice when he got the news that he was not in the Guyana Jaguars’ 14-man squad to travel St Kitts for their opening NAGICO Super50 game against the Windwards on Thursday. The pugnacious batsman, who now bowls […]

Veteran softball cricketer Troy Kippins to lead Berbice Masters in Cricket Festival

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

With the highly anticipated softball and hardball Cricket Festival scheduled for the Guyana National Stadium on Saturday January 30, 2016 fast approaching, Berbice has appointed veteran inter county and current Regal Masters captain Troy Kippins to lead their team against Demerara in a feature inter county game. Even though Berbice have not quite shortlisted their […]

Tenelec Inc Under-15 Cricket Competition in Berbice… Javed Karim (83) Seon Glasgow Jnr (8-wicket haul) see Blairmont through to semis

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Blairmont Community Centre defeated the highly favoured Young Warriors outright to earn their spot in the semi-finals of the Tenelec Inc Under-15 Cricket Competition in Berbice. In the quarter final played at Cumberland, Blairmont chose to take first strike, Berbice Under-15 batsman Javed Karim opening the batting, held the innings together putting on 65 for […]


January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

THE newly-elected executives of the Albion Community Centre Cricket Club, under the presidency of Imtiaz Baccus met recently and have named the Club’s various Sub-Committees, captains and vice-captains of the Club’s respective teams among others for the year 2015. The Club’s Selection Committee will once again be chaired by Vemen Walter and will include Orvin […]

Blackwater FC holds meeting today at East Ruimveldt School

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

The Blackwater Football Club will be holding a general meeting this morning from 10:30 hrs at the East Ruimveldt Secondary school and all members are encouraged to attend. Meanwhile, the new executives of the club were recently elected and read: President: Noel Blackman V/President: M. Welch Second V/President: Joseph Harmon Treasurer: Eve Blackman PRO: Johnny […]

“HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016! Expect real sporting fireworks this year!”

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Colin E. H. Croft “Happy New Year 2016”, the “Year of the Red Fire Monkey” in the Chinese Zodiac! Per author and religious minister, late Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, whose words should have inspired many a cricketer, 2016 could also be seriously upwardly mobile, but only if you believe: “Believe in yourself. Have faith in […]

All Roads lead to Rising Sun Turf Club for Mohammed “Nankoo” Shariff Memorial Meet

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

The day has arrived and with this being the last event for the 2015/ 2016 horseracing season all the horses eligible and the major stables are ready for an action packed day of racing. Despite the numerous activities the place to be will be the Rising Sun Turf Club, Arima Park West Coast Berbice. Thousands […]

My 2016 Wish: Support for us to deliver better Emergency Medical Care for all

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under News 

By Dr. Zulfikar Bux Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Its 3:45 in the morning and I can’t sleep. My staff in the overcrowded emergency room are overworked and tired and have just informed me of an influx of many patients who are seriously injured from accidents and other early morning lapses. Everyone is frustrated and […]

Local Government: Why You Should Be Involved

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under APNU Column, Features / Columnists 

WHAT IS LOCAL GOVERNMENT? Local government is the system for managing and developing your community under the leadership of persons you choose from within your community. The leaders chosen by you to manage your community are called councillors. The body of councillors is called a council. There are presently seventy-one (71) such councils. HOW ARE […]

A new year, old issues

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, My Column 

By Adam Harris The simple things are what add spice to life. The year just past was heading to a close; there was a huge crowd buildup across from the 1763 Monument. I have seen crowds at that venue for political meetings but never have I seen such a crowd. Driving in that vicinity was […]


January 3, 2016 | Filed Under AFC Column, Features / Columnists 

A Happy New Year to every Guyanese boy and girl, man and woman. The Alliance for Change takes this opportunity to express our overriding confidence that 2016 is going to mark a significant step towards our ultimate goal to restore Guyana for the benefit of every citizen. The year just over has been a challenging […]

The Glass Menagerie in 2015

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon 

I believe once a student does philosophy if you ask him/her who is likely to be their favourite playwright, Tennessee Williams will challenge William Shakespeare. It depends on who you are. I find Williams is more focused on the determinism of illusions in people’s lives and he does not search for solutions to the relentless […]

PSC says it is not controlled by outside interference

January 3, 2016 | Filed Under News 

A row has now started between the Guyana Police Force and the Police Service Commission (PSC) over this year’s police promotion. On Old Year’s Day, the PSC said that it is a Constitutional Agency constituted under Section 210 of the Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and is not influenced or controlled by any […]

Dem boys seh… Brassington running and passing wind

January 1, 2016 | Filed Under Dem Boys Seh, Features / Columnists, News 

You can run but you can’t hide. Brassington running and passing wind. He forget that he got 20 lawsuit gainst de Waterfalls paper, and 19 out of de 20 file one day. Now ee run and lef all of dem. Dem boys thought that he run from dem court story only to realize that is […]

Stag Super XVI Final – Grove Hi Tech and Ann’s Grove collide for 1.5m

January 1, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Mahaica face Victoria in 3rd place match; RDX for live show The second edition of the Stag Super XVI knockout football tournament is set for a dream emphatic climax this evening at the Golden Grove ground, East Coast Demerara with the grand final between defending champion Grove Hi Tech (East Bank FA) and last year’s […]

Edward ‘Screw’ Richmond Foundation once again gives back to Linden’s brightest stars

January 1, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

The Edward ‘Screw’ Richmond Foundation, named in honour of arguably one of Linden’s greatest footballers, has once again given out bursary awards to two of Linden’s brightest performers at this year’s National Grade Six Examinations. Benefitting this year are Ms. Nkechi Layne, who sat the examinations while attending the Regma Primary School and obtained 521 […]

Name Stadium Stands for Guyana’s 50th Anniversary

January 1, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

By Sean Devers As we start the most significant year in our history I believe the Government should honour those who have given outstanding contributions to cricket in Guyana by having their names affixed to the Stands at the Providence Stadium as part of Guyana’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations next May. The Media Center should be […]

5th Annual Banks Beer Knockout Cup…Mid-field mastery could determine today’s outcome

January 1, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

-Bragging rights up for grabs in third place playoff With all the participating teams left out of the Elite status grouping, today’s final in the 5th Annual Banks Beer Knockout Cup will no doubt bear much significance since the two finalists will be aiming to prove that their absence from the privileged consortium was a […]

One more event added to Rising Sun Horserce meet set for this Sunday

January 1, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Over 65 expected to participate prize money increased One new event has been added to the much anticipated, inaugural “Mohammed “Nankoo” Shariff Memorial one day horserace meet slated for this Sunday at the Rising Sun Turf Club, Arima Park West Coast Berbice. The event organised by the RSTC is being held in collaboration with Banks […]

Hetmyer to lead West Indies at Under-19 World Cup

January 1, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

ESPNcricinfo – Shimron Hetmyer has been named captain of West Indies for the Under-19 World Cup to be held in Bangladesh in January-February 2016. Hetmyer, who was also featured in the 2014 edition of the tournament in the United Arab Emirates, is one of two players along with Alzarri Joseph, the pacer, to have first-class […]


January 1, 2016 | Filed Under News 

Another year has dawned, and we at Kaieteur News extend warmest wishes for a prosperous and fulfilling 2016. Along this very vein a number of other organisations and individuals have issued New Year’s Day Messages. A PARTNERSHIP FOR NATIONAL UNITY AND ALLIANCE FOR CHANGE (APNU+AFC) Guyana stands at the dawn of a new year, 2016. […]

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