Georgetown, Guyana Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Washington-based accounting firm launches Guyana branchRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Bazilio Cobb Associates launched its Guyana branch on Thursday with a focus of investing in young people and building the country's work force. The Washington, DC-based accounting and consultancy firm, which is headed by Guyanese Chief Executive Officer Ralph Bazilio, launched its local branch at Parc Rayne, Houston, East Bank Demerara.

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  2. Gov't prepared to subsidise tolls for new Demerara Bridge - PattersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Stabroek News

    If recommended, government is prepared to subsidise the tolls for the new Demerara Bridge crossing, Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson said yesterday. "If the Demerara River Bridge crossing financials work out that we have to give an equal subsidy to the residents of region 4, 2, 3 and all users of that bridge, so be it.

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  3. Biker dies after crashing into forklift on West Dem, pillion rider criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    A Sunday morning accident at Meten-meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara , has claimed the life of a Hague motorcyclist and left one person hospitalised in a critical condition at the George-town Public Hospital . The dead man, Kevin Richard Singh, 21, of Lot 73 Haley Street, Wortman-ville, Georgetown and Hague Backdam, WCD, an electrician, and the injured pillion rider Verna Wills of Lot 24 Anna Catherina, WCD, were travelling to the city when the accident occurred on the public road around 2.55 am yesterday.

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  4. Knight Riders surge to victory in thrilling finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    A stunning late surge from the Trinbago Knight Riders turned a helter-skelter match on its head right at the death to seal their second Hero Caribbean Premier League title and deny St Kitts & Nevis Patriots in a thrilling final. Chasing 136 the Knight Riders seemed down and out at 90 for 7 but Denesh Ramdin and Kevon Cooper kept the Knight Riders in the hunt, reducing the equation to 28 off 13 balls.

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  5. All roads tonight lead to GFC ground for two mouth-watering encountersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    All roads tonight will lead to the Georgetown Football Club ground, Bourda, when Western Tigers battles Guyana Police Force and GFC tackles Northern Rangers, in the Corona Beer Invitational Football Championship semi-final round. The opening encounter at 19:00hrs is expected to be a keenly-contested affair when home side GFC attempt to seal a long awaited final's berth against the emerging Northern Rangers unit.

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  6. Grove Hi-Tech in 6-0 drubbing of Friendship UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Grove Hi-Tech, Agricola Red Triangle and Diamond United secured easy wins, when the Ralph Green/East Bank Football Association U11 League continued yesterday. Played at the Grove Community Centre ground, the home side Grove Hi-Tech, dismantled Friendship United 6-0.

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  7. League leaders Cougars FC suffer upset defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    League leader Cougars FC slipped to an unlikely 1-0 loss to Hopetown Rangers, when the Berbice zone in the National Milling Company U17 Football League continued on Friday Staged at the Burnham Park ground in New Amsterdam, Dave Torrington was the difference on the day in the reduced 60 minute affair, uncorking a right foot shot into the roof of the net in the 29th minute. With the win, Hopetown climb into the second position on 15 points, while Cougars remain on the top spot on 15 points due to their superior goal differential.

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  8. Pacesetters b/ball teams in hard fought winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Pacesetters Basketball teams secured hard-fought wins in the first and U23 divisions when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association League Championship continued on Friday at the Burnham Court on Carmichael and Middle Streets. Pacesetters downed Plaisance Guardians 63-59 in their first-division clash with Sherlon Legall netting 15 points while Nathan Saul, Stephon Gillis, Jermaine Hamilton and Travis Williams added 13, 12, 11 and nine points each.

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  9. Panthers Club routs Police in Bounty Farm XV's rugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Fresh off back-to-back sevens club championships, the Panthers rugby outfit switched seamlessly into the longer format of the game and demolished the Police Falcons 67-7 in the opener of the Bounty Farm XV's yesterday at the National Park. Tries by Daniel Anderson , Lloyd Anderson , Osei McKenzie , skipper Rondell McArthur , Delmar Headley and Jacques Archibald put paid to the efforts of the Guyana's newest and most inexperienced side.

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  10. Milerock, Plaisance clash to highlight Hamilton Green Cup football in LindenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Mackenzie Sports Club ground in Linden will come alive tonight when an exciting doubleheader kicks-off at 19:00hrs in the Hamilton Green Cup football tournament. The two matches will pit the Mining Town against the invading East Coast of Demerara and Soesdyke Highway teams respectively.

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  11. Moses wins Degree feature event after thrilling sprint finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The top prize winners of the Degree multi-race programme pose with their spoils yesterday at the National Park following the completion of the 17th annual event. Kemuel Moses kicked off cycling activities for the month of September on a positive note yesterday at the National Park, bettering break away mate, Silvio Inniss in thrilling two-man sprint finish to take the spoils of the feature 35-lap event of the Degree multi-race programme.

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  12. Lewis, Barnwell power G/Town to five-wicket win over L/CorentyneRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Experienced first class all-rounder, Christopher Barnwell recorded a pugnacious second innings fifty, his second of the match to power Georgetown to a five-wicket victory over Lower Corentyne in the latest round of the Guyana Cricket Board/Jaguars three- day franchise league at the Lusignan Community Centre Ground, East Coast Demerara, yesterday. The victory was set up by Jamaican all-rounder, Ramaal Lewis, who captured his maiden five - wicket haul in Guyana to dismiss the Berbicians.

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  13. Suspect in robbery, shooting of Buxton miner surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The jewellery, cellular phone and the unlicensed firearm and ammunition that were found in the car. A suspect yesterday surrendered after a miner from Buxton, East Coast Demerara was shot twice in the city last Saturday when he pursued two men who robbed him of a gold and diamond chain.

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  14. PUC hearing GTT's request to review order on landlines installation, fault responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Public Utilities Commission yesterday began hearing a request by the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company to review the terms of the PUC Order requiring the company to install 1,000 landlines per quarter and to remedy the timeframe of its fault repairs. At the conclusion of the lengthy hearing, Chairwoman of the PUC Della Britton adjourned the proceedings until next Wednesday, on the grounds that not enough information was provided by the telecommunications company to assist the Commission with a judgment.

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  15. Devastation on St MaartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Dutch/French island of St Maarten/St Martin where hundreds of Guyanese live and work has been devastated by Hurricane Irma's passing as a Category Five event in the Caribbean. The Dutch department of Defense on September 6, 2017 shows the damage of Hurricane Irma in Philipsburg, on the Dutch Caribbean island of Sint Maarten.

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  16. Evergreen Club seeks to encourage students to participate in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Stabroek News

    It is a fact that natural science taught in tropical schools suffers through having evolved from that of temperate countries, and this may be said not only of its content, but of the methods used in teaching it. The long 'dead' winter of the temperate zones, connected to what is generally an urban environment, has encouraged an indoor approach to the subject, based on the study of dead specimens and of books which we who teach in the tropics have less need to impose on ourselves.

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  17. Why is the speed limit from villages 70 to 74 in Berbice 50km?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Drivers in Berbice are finding it difficult to drive from 70 to 74 village, where the speed limit is 50 km. It used to be 65 km, but was changed a few years ago.

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  18. Will the relevant ministry urgently look after Ms LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Stabroek News

    I read about the plight of Ms London and sent her a new wheelchair from New York. After chatting with her by phone, she told me that she had no medication because it was not in stock at the Georgetown Hospital pharmacy, so I bought her blood pressure medication at a private pharmacy, and had it delivered to her.

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  19. West Ruimveldt woman charged with throwing acid on exRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Stabroek News

    A security officer was yesterday charged with throwing acid on her ex-boyfriend after allegedly seeing him with another woman. Lisa Fraser, of 241 West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was read the charge which stated that on September 2, at Ruimveldt, she unlawfully and maliciously wounded Kellon King with intent to murder him.

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  20. Herstelling man on $300, 000 bail for allegedly causing death by dangerous drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Stabroek News

    A Herstelling, East Bank Demerara man was yesterday granted bail after he was charged with causing the death of a pedestrian who was struck along a roadway in Herstelling, two months ago. Ryan Seecharran, 24, was first read a charge which stated that on June 24, at Third Street, Herstelling, he drove motor car PVV 4911 in a manner dangerous to the public and caused the death of Kalicharran Goordial.

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