BaiShanLin never had any good intentions for Guyana – Forensic Auditor

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under News 

Given the actions of Chinese logging company, BaiShanLin over the years, Chartered Accountant, Anand Goolsarran said that the firm has clearly demonstrated that it never had any good intentions for Guyana. During an interview, Goolsarran one of the Forensic Auditors contracted by the new coalition administration to audit several government agencies, said that the company […]

GTC Horse Race Meet…Liquid Lion scorches field to take feature event

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

-Wills named champion jockey Liquid Lion ridden by eventual champion jockey Mark Wills led from start to finish taking the feature H & Lower Class in the Georgetown Turf Club (GTC) Race Meet which was held yesterday, at the Mocha Arcadia facility, East Bank Demerara. The race, which was reduced to four horses for a […]

Colts win first national basketball title

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

By Edison Jefford Colts United won its first national basketball title Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall when they defeated Linden’s Retrieve Raiders in the third Road to Mecca National Club Championships. Shelroy Thomas poured in 23 points to help Colts secure the blowout 75-55 win in their second attempt at the title. […]

Ashley Khalil is ANSA McAl – Lucozade Handicap Squash Tournament Open Champ

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

The Guyana Squash Association (GSA) in collaboration with its corporate sponsor Digicel held its third tournament for 2016, the Ansa Mc Al Lucozade Handicap Squash Tournament at the Georgetown Club Inc courts. The curtains came down on the tournament on Saturday evening with two pulsating finals and a night filled with breathtaking squash. Ashley Khalil became the new Open […]

EBFA/EBFA U-17 Goodwill Series…Soesdyke Falcons, Grove Hi Tech draw first blood against BA/Paradise and Buxton Stars

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

East Bank Football Association (EBFA) runner-up Under-17 team, Soesdyke Falcons downed East Demerara Football Association (EDFA) Jubilee Champions, Bachelors Adventure Paradise Sports Club (BAPSC) 3-1 in the feature match on the first of two days of a Goodwill series of matches between the top two teams from each association. Playing at the Golden Grove ground, […]

GuyanaNRA Small Bore Section .22 Precision Pistol Shoot…Braithwaite and Seojattan are Senior and Junior standouts

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Reigning Caribbean Fullbore Individual champion Lennox Braithwaite showed his versatility when he captured the Guyana National Rifle Association (GuyanaNRA) Small Bore Section .22 Precision Pistol Shoot for senior marksmen on Saturday last at the Tactical Services Unit Range, Eve, Leary. The preliminary round shoots were held at 10m and 12.5m before the totals were tallied […]

Teachers complete foundation cricket coaching course

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Male and female teachers on Thursday last completed a three-day foundation cricket coaching course, compliments of the Ministry of Education’s Department of Culture, Youth and Sport in partnership with the National Sports Commission. The workshop, which was held in the auditorium of the Lusignan Community Centre ground on the East Coast of Demerara, attracted 25 […]

Police issued bulletin for fraud quartet

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under News 

The Guyana Police Force has issued bulletins for a quartet who they say is wanted for questioning into a series of fraud matters committed on a number of persons. The suspects are Floyd Primo called “Wild Buck”, and three women known as Romanie Bowman, Marjorie Edinboro and Shane. According to the police, Romanie Bowman is […]

Ban on smoking in public places…The benefits outweigh the negatives

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under News 

As the debate continues back and forth between the tobacco industry and the public health sector on a legislation to ban tobacco smoking in public places, many citizens are raising their voices in favour of it. Eleven years ago Guyana assented to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and promised to impose […]

Critical look at the Durban Park project

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, It was with a deep sense of relief when it was reported that President Granger had appointed Minister of Infrastructure Mr. David Patterson to overtake the management, and completion, of the Durban Park (DP) project.  Minister Patterson has thus far proven to be a competent, and capable, individual for the responsibilities entrusted to […]

Viewpoint on the £53.2 million UK grant assigned for Guyana

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I am very happy and delighted to read in the Guyana Chronicle of April 23, 2016 edition under the captioned “Guyana to receive £53.2 million from UK”.  The article caught my attention so I decided to read it see what is it for and found it to be for Infrastructures Development, something that […]

PPP Parliamentarian complains about RDC councilor

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, My first encounter with Carol Joseph was when she joined a taxi I was in on my way to Georgetown. It was sometime before the 2015 General Election, and the political landscape was the subject of discussion between the other two passengers, both in their early 20s. As a political analyst, I obviously […]

Moneyed people can entice elected office-holders

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I am hereby taking this opportunity to comment on what is to my mind the fiasco of the apparently secretive appointment of Brian Tiwari as a ministerial advisor on business by Minister Joseph Harmon. There is a saying that justice must not only be done but must appear to be done, but that […]

Reasons for Guyana’s prevailing poverty

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, A country endowed with minerals and other natural resources continue to be extremely poor even though the said country does not suffer from over population and miseducation. The questions raised as to why Guyana is in such a delicate balance depends on the political operatives that make up the governing elite and the […]

GAWU complains about GuySuCo’s inaccuracy

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor; Reference is made to the news story on page seven (7) of the Guyana Chronicle edition of April 19, 2016 entitled “105 workers opted for severance not fired – GuySuCo raps GAWU” The article went on to say “GAWU has alleged…105 workers were fired”.  Premised on an allegation, the article then quoted GuySuCo […]

Tribute to Ras Michael Jeune

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, Ras Michael Jeune was my friend, my mentor, my brother. In a little wooden house at Buxton-Friendship Line Top he taught me and others how to write and read poetry and how to write period. He taught us drama and storytelling and short story writing. He is for me Guyana’s best short story […]

BEING LIKE ALICE IN WONDERLAND!

April 25, 2016 | Filed Under Editorial 

Why is Guyana not achieving significant economic growth like its counterparts in the Caribbean? Comparatively, with the exception of Trinidad and Tobago which has oil and gas aplenty, Guyana has more natural resources than the rest of the countries in the Caribbean. This is not just boasting, it is the truth. Guyana is endowed with […]

Brazilian legislators vote to impeach Rousseff

April 18, 2016 | Filed Under News 

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff lost a decisive impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress yesterday and appeared almost certain to be forced from office in a move that would end 13 years of leftist Workers’ Party rule. As thousands of pro- and anti-impeachment protesters demonstrated outside Congress, the leader of the […]

Worrying gap exists between mercy for criminals and consideration for victims

April 18, 2016 | Filed Under News 

– Measures to address this should be a matter of urgent consideration “Starting from the Police Station, through trial, to commuting, pardoning or parole, there is little consideration for the victims of crime…” – Ramkarran “The mercy that is entrenched in our laws and consciences should be tempered with the justice of a hearing accorded […]

Vision and Hard work epitomize RHTY&SC, MS – President Granger

April 18, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Campbell and Mahadeo are female and male cricketers; WI female T20 duo recognised    By Franklin Wilson “What we have seen here in Guyana over the last quarter of a century is the result of hard work and vision by Mr. Foster to make this a reality; it could not have been easy. In fact […]

Barnwell takes Lion’s share of trophies as DCC take GCA’s two-day 1st Division title

April 18, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

By Sean Devers Skipper Chris Barnwell led from the front as DCC yesterday lifted the Championship Trophy after taking first innings points in their GCA’s GISE, Trophy Stall & Star Party two-day Division One Cricket Final against GDF at Bourda. The 29-year-old Barnwell, who has played 41 First-Class games and also represented the Royal Challengers […]

GTC April 24 Race Meet…Conditions will be conducive for fast races – Sancho

April 18, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

Turfites planning to attend the Georgetown Turf Club (GTC) April 24 Race Meet could find the return of the sport at the Mocha facility as exciting as years gone by. With the dry weather allowing the organizers a good opportunity to prepare the track, they are predicting some fast races and conditions conducive for sprinters. […]

GCB Hand-in-Hand 3-day U-19 Inter-County cricket…Adams’ (6-74) & Mark Williams’ (58*) keep E’bo on track for title

April 18, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

By Sean Devers On a good track at DCC spinner Akimie Adams and opening batsman Mark Williams kept Essequibo on track for this year’s Hand-in-hand Inter-County three U-19 Cricket title at the end of day one of their second round contest at the DCC ground yesterday. Adams spun webs around the lower order of the […]

Seyhodan five-wicket haul routs Berbice

April 18, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

By Zaheer Mohamed Left arm spinner Keshram Seyhodan grabbed 5-46 as Demerara routed Berbice for 198 when the second round of the Guyana Cricket Board/Hand-in-Hand inter county three-day tournament commenced yesterday. Raymond Perez and Ronaldo Renee have so far added 38 for the opening stand as Demerara closed the day in a somewhat comfortable position […]

E-Networks and Electronics City assist with Everest CC upgrade

April 18, 2016 | Filed Under Sports 

E-NETWORKS and Electronics City are the two latest companies to make timely donations to the Everest Cricket Club to add to the comfort of club members and visitors alike. The Camp Road club which is arguably Georgetown’s leading cricket club, received two 42″ television sets that will be mounted in the club’s pavilion for entertainment […]

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