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Woodpecker Products National Junior Squash Championships

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on Woodpecker Products National Junior Squash Championships
Action from last night in the National Junior Squash Championships at the Georgetown Club, Camp Street Reigning national under-19 champion Taylor Fernandes plays a drop shot against Makeda Harding. Fernandes won the match 12-10, 11-3, 11-7 James Mekdeci prepares to make a forehand serve return against Nicholas Verwey. Mekdeci won the match in straight Read More

Thompson leads Caribbean Rio champions in Shanghai showdown

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on Thompson leads Caribbean Rio champions in Shanghai showdown
SHANGHAI, China, CMC – Reigning Olympic sprint queen Elaine Thompson will chase her second win of the new Diamond League series here when she lines up in a solid field in the women’s 100 metres here Saturday. The Jamaican opened her season with a comfortable victory in Doha last week and will now headline the Read More

Mumbai lose to Punjab by 7 runs

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on Mumbai lose to Punjab by 7 runs
-despite Simmons, Pollard brilliance  MUMBAI, India,CMC – West Indies stars Kieron Pollard and Lendl Simmons both struck up tempo half-centuries but failed to prevent Mumbai Indians from a narrow seven-run loss to Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League here Thursday. Set an imposing 231 to win at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai made a valiant Read More

Windies overcome Azhar hundred to rally

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on Windies overcome Azhar hundred to rally
ROSEAU, Dominica,CMC – West Indies defied opener Azhar Ali’s 14th Test century and Pakistan’s attritional batting with sheer perseverance, to leave the decisive third Test at Windsor Park well poised on the second day here Thursday. The Caribbean side were forced to toil on a lifeless pitch but did so manfully to dismiss Pakistan in their Read More

Hundreds protest Rose Hall estate impending closure

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on Hundreds protest Rose Hall estate impending closure
May 12, 2017 News 0 While the coalition government yesterday celebrated two years since taking office, over 1000 sugar workers took to the streets of East Canje in a massive protest action against the planned closure of the Rose Hall Sugar Estate. Rose Hall Sugar Estate workers protesting yesterday on the streets of East Canje. Read More

IDB lends critical support to develop National Housing Strategy

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on IDB lends critical support to develop National Housing Strategy
May 12, 2017 News 0 The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHPA), together with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), began a series of meetings to discuss the development of a National Housing Strategy. Housing officials and other stakeholders during the meeting with IDB representatives. Last Wednesday’s discussion saw the IDB’s delegation, led by its Housing Read More

Letter to the Sport Editor… NSC Commissioners stand with DOS

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May 12, 2017 Sports 0 Dear Sports Editor, We the undersigned, Commissioners of the National Sports Commission, have read an article in Kaieteur News edition (Monday May 8 2016) headlined ‘Ministry of Youth and Sport official under probe over missing millions’ and wish to throw our support behind our Director of Sports, Christopher Jones, of Read More

Stag/WDFA Derrick Josiah Mem. KO Football… Double-header on tonight; Den Amstel & Young Achievers into semis

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on Stag/WDFA Derrick Josiah Mem. KO Football… Double-header on tonight; Den Amstel & Young Achievers into semis
May 12, 2017 Sports 0 The second set of quarter final matches in the 2017 edition of the Stag sponsored West Demerara Football Association (WDFA) Derrick Josiah Memorial knockout competition will be played this evening at the Den Amstel Community Center ground.Up to battle for the remaining semi final spots are Pouderoyen when they take Read More

Ahamad, Da Silva to be honoured at Cavaliers STC awards ceremony

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on Ahamad, Da Silva to be honoured at Cavaliers STC awards ceremony
May 12, 2017 Sports 0 Managing Director of Mohamed Ahamad Construction Works, Mr. Mohamed Faraz Ahamad and Managing Director of Modern Optical Service, Dr. Jose Da Silva are among a number of persons to be honoured by the Cavaliers Sports and Tour Club (CS&TC) when this entity holds its Awards Ceremony, later this month.The duo Read More

City Hall rakes in $111M in outstanding taxes

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on City Hall rakes in $111M in outstanding taxes
May 12, 2017 News 0 The cash-strapped Georgetown Mayor and City Council recently raked in $111M for its coffers. The Municipality owes billions of dollars in debts, and with the parking meter project being in limbo, the council began hunting for other means of garnering funds. It came up with a programme to collect outstanding Read More