Land Registry boss sent on leave amidst probe

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Amidst complaints by lawyers and others over a sloth in processing of transactions at the all important Land Registry, Government yesterday disclosed that its head, Juliet Sattaur, has been sent on leave to facilitate a probe. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, speaking with the media following his weekly press briefings yesterday, confirmed that the decision […]

Employee charged with fleecing gold trader of $100M

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Court Stories, Features / Columnists, News 

City Magistrate Ann McLennan denied a man his pre-trial liberty yesterday after he was accused of swindling in excess of $100M from Nazar Mohamed, proprietor of Mohamed’s Enterprise. Particulars of the charge alleged that between June 22 and June 23, at Bartica, Eron Ferrier being entrusted with the sum of $120M to purchase gold, converted […]

Bank robberies…Getaway cyclist charged with murder of Mahaica rice farmer

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Court Stories, Features / Columnists, News 

There have been several reported incidents of bandits trailing persons from city banks and robbing them. The police apprehended one of them, Sherwin Trotman. They believe that he had ridden the getaway motorcycle after Mahaica rice farmer, Hardat Kissoon, was robbed and killed. Kissoon, a father of three, was fatally shot during a minibus robbery […]

Promoter wanted for abduction, attempted murder

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Police have added popular promoter Freeman Fordyce to its wanted list as it intensifies investigations into the attempted murder and abduction of car wash operator, Devon Chung, which occurred last Friday, at D’Urban Street and Vlissengen Road. The bulletin issued by the police yesterday, two days after police had detained a man and a woman […]

Stern test for Guyana at CARICOM heads meeting

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Granger to Venezuela: We are not negotiating our land and sea The 36th CARICOM Summit is expected to begin today in Bridgetown, Barbados, but routine business it will not be. Rather, the developing situation between Guyana and its neighbour, Venezuela, in which the latter is hyping its claims to a large swath of Essequibo, and […]

GuyOil’s ‘free gas’ probe unearths other wrongdoings

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under News 

A probe at the state-owned Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil) into fuel being distributed indiscriminately and illegally to people who were not supposed to be the recipients has unearthed other wrongdoings. According to Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, there are indications of a conflict of interest situation. The administration is to pronounce on its findings shortly. […]

Former Minister granted $2.7M in unadvertised contracts

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Show us what you did, we will pay –Harmon tells Ganga Persaud The new Government is questioning how a Minister of the previous administration managed to secure two million-dollar contracts with evidence suggesting that they were never advertised in the first place. Under procurement laws, there are procedures how state contracts are awarded. Former Minister […]

Rohee dreaming and he can’t wake up

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Dem Boys Seh, Features / Columnists, News 

Dem got people does tek people joy and mek it dem sorrow. De opposition get together and form a coalition that win de elections. De last time dem enter de parliament as two separate political parties but dem had de majority. Dem boys remember how Rumjat cuss Burnham. He seh that if Burnham didn’t change […]

Digicel Nationwide Schools Football Competition …ETI beat NOC on Penalty kicks in riveting Region Two Zone

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

But NOC advance on protest against over-age player By Sean Devers in E’bo In sultry conditions on Tuesday at New Opportunity Corps (NOC) ground on the Essequibo Coast, NOC who beat Anna Regina Secondary on the opening day of matches in the Region Two Zone of the Digicel National Schools Football competition, lost a hard […]

Classy Tridents get back to winning ways

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

CPL – The Barbados Tridents got back to winning way in the 2015 Hero Caribbean Premier League thanks to a clinical bowling and fielding display against the St Lucia Zouks in St Kitts. The Tridents made 148-8 from their 20 overs, perhaps slightly below-par, but they were magificent in the field, and once they had […]

Wheat Up CARICOM Day Cycling Classic…Increased prizes for riders as NAMILCO promises exciting event

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

By Franklin Wilson The 12th annual Wheat Up CARICOM Day Cycling Classic sponsored by the National Milling Company of Guyana (NAMILCO) and organized by the Roraima Bikers Club (RBC) was yesterday unveiled with the announcement that the prizes have been increased. Financial Controller, Mr. Fitzroy McLeod speaking at the company’s Agricola, East Bank Demerara Head […]

RHTYSC Silver Jubilee 1990 – 2015…Sentinel Security, annual Gregory Gaskin Memorial Berbice sports awards

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

The 3rd annual Gaskin Memorial Berbice Sports Awards ceremony organised by the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC) is set for Friday July 17 at the St. Francis Community Developers Complex. Official sponsor of the programme, Sentinel Security Ltd last weekend handed over the sponsorship cheque valued at $100,000. The activity is held […]

Bermine/Police Combined name strong team for BCB fundraiser

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Trophy Stall provide Man-of-the-match prize As the date for the highly anticipated Berbice Cricket Board Fundraiser…..”Caricom Championship 2015″, gets closer, the Combined Bermine/Police team has been announced for the tournament. Proceeds from this event will be used mainly to organise a three day first division cricket competition for teams in Berbice.  The Caricom Championship will […]

Letter to the Sports Editor…THE GFF NEEDS AN INDEPENDENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Dear Sports Editor, Imagine this! Your club is classified on paper as a nonprofit but you are not subject to the scrutiny and financial reporting requirements of nonprofits. Your club – the nonprofit – netted USD $2 billion in profits from its recently-held international fundraiser and you paid 36 of your club managers USD $1 […]

Big Boss Transportation Service/HML Dominoes set for Sunday

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Big Boss Transportation Service in association with Hopkinson Mining and Logistics (HML) 20/20 Dominoes will be contested on Sunday at The Garage, Aubrey Baker Road, South Ruimveldt. Double six time is 13:30 hrs and entrance fee is $10,000. The winning team will take home a trophy and $200,000, runner up a trophy and $150,000 and […]

P&P Insurance Brokers hosts 11th annual junior tennis camp

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Guyana (Lawn) Tennis Association (GLTA) Secretary Ms. Elizabeth Persaud and Treasurer Ileana Boodhoo paid a courtesy call to Mr. Bish Panday, CEO of P & P Insurance Brokers to receive the sponsorship cheque for hosting the 11th annual GLTA Junior Tennis Camp. Mr. Panday and wife Mrs. Ahilya Panday, both of whom embraced the GLTA from […]

Edward B. Beharry, RHTY&SC teams launch Youth Information Booklet

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

“As a nation, Guyana has to do everything in its power to make sure that every one of its youths fulfills their potential. Our youths are our future and unless we give them every opportunity to excel, we are down as a country.” Those were the words of long serving Rose Hall Town Youth and […]

Boxing remains in dire straits as Cuban coach’s tenure terminated

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

By Michael Benjamin Three years ago, in March 2012, the Guyana Government entered into a bilateral agreement with their Cuban counterparts for two coaches, Isabel Maria Causa Fals (swimming) and Francisco Hernandez Roldan (boxing) to collaborate with their Guyanese counterparts towards the progressive development of those two fraternities. One would reasonably assume that the continuity […]

GFF donates 100 footballs to Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

GFF – The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) yesterday handed over (100) footballs to the Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs, to be distributed amongst the villages in the hinterland region, in an attempt to aid their preparation and participation at the upcoming Hinterland Games next month (August). Chairman of the GFF’s Normalisation Committee Clinton Urling, Dr. […]

Nicola Ramdyhan to battle Afruica Gentle in GBTI Open Tennis ladies final

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

The clash in the Ladies Singles GBTI Open 2015 has been set. Defending champion, Nicola Ramdyhan, will be taking Shuana Gentle’s younger sister, Afruica Gentle. Last year Nicola played Shauna Gentle in the finals and this year baby sister has a shot at the title. The roads to the finals were paved differently for the […]

Pan Am bound ruggers depart

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Having failed to win a title so far this year, the National Rugby squad departed Guyana this morning to participate in the Pan-Am Games in Toronto, Canada. According to a release from the Guyana Rugby Football Union, the team will be engaged in a mini warm-up tournament scheduled for Saturday July 4 at Appleby’s College. […]

Password protected Iphone5 found!

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Kaieteur News is currently in possession of an iphone5 mobile device which was found yesterday by a Good Samaritan. The owner is asked to visit our 24 Saffon Street, Charlestown, Georgetown Office to claim the phone. Please note that the device will only be released if the correct password is entered.

Guyana to honour judgment awarded by CCJ – Minister of State

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under News 

– To negotiate with TCL, Rudisa Beverage Company for reduction After several years of delay, Guyana will finally comply with judgments handed down by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in favour of companies from two CARICOM states. This was revealed by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon yesterday during a press conference at the Ministry […]

The celebrations begin!

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under News 

…Drumhead Service kicks off GPF 176th Anniversary In what was truly the beginning of a celebration, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) held its Annual Drumhead Service to commemorate its 176th Anniversary. The early morning event was well attended by members of the GPF and high ranking officials including Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan and […]

17 per cent of burn patients die at GPHC Burn Care Unit annually

July 2, 2015 | Filed Under News 

The average number of patients attended to annually at the Burn Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) is 50. Of this amount about 17 per cent of them die. This has been the state of affairs for the past three to four years according to Consultant Surgeon, Dr. Shilindra Rajkumar, who heads […]

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