Daily Archive: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Articles published on Wednesday, July 10, 2013

GPSU’s acting President Deborah Murphy (centre), flanked by the union’s 2nd VP Dawn Gardener (second from left) and 3rd VP Carmelita Laulys (third from right, front) at a news conference yesterday

Region 3 REO denies sexually harassing woman

Region 3 REO Donald Gajraj has denied allegations that he sexually harassed a female employee of the regional administration, while the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) yesterday called for him to be sent on leave to facilitate the ongoing police probe and to guard against possible victimisation.

Action between GITC in white and Dolphin Secondary in red

GITC rolls over Dolphin Secondary

Guyana Industrial Training Centre (GITC) came from behind to defeat Dolphin Secondary by a 6-3 score line in their Georgetown Zone quarterfinal encounter as action in the Digicel U18 Secondary Schools Football Tournament continued at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary yesterday.

Shawn Pereira

National U19 cricket squad named

Following the conclusion of Monday’s Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/GTM Under-19 competition which was won by Demerara, selectors have named a National U19 14-man squad led by Berbice U19 Captain, Shawn Pereira.

Christopher Barnwell is lbw to Veerasammy Permaul during the warm up 50-overs a side match played at the Everest Cricket Ground yesterday.

Permaul, Barnwell in form

Captain Veerasammy Permaul’s five-wicket haul, reinforced by two half-century knocks from Steven Jacobs and Derwin Christian guided the Permaul XI to a 10-run win over Christopher Barnwell’s XI yesterday in the warm- up 50-overs a side match played at the Everest Cricket Club ground.

Formula One body imposes pitlane clampdown

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Formula One’s governing body ordered an immediate clampdown on access to the pitlane yesterday after a television cameraman was struck and injured by a bouncing wheel at last weekend’s German Grand Prix.

Brittany van Lange

Seaton shines at amateur swim meet

The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) is set to name the team for the Goodwill Championship this week following their July Sprint Meet over the weekend which saw good performances from Leon Seaton and a host of others.


Four-lane: Construction of the East Bank Demerara four-lane road is expected to quicken as the Work Services Group of the Ministry of Works is moving ahead with support from the power and telephone companies to deal with installations that are hampering work.

Recreational park help

Recreational park help: The GTM Group of Companies yesterday handed over a cheque to President of the Vlissengen Square, East Ruimveldt Environmental Group (VSEREG), Tyrone Doris.

Global security gymnastics

It is now nearly six-and-a-half years since Julian Assange and Wikileaks started releasing official government documents, revealing to the publics of the world information deemed to be classified and forbidden from exhibition, because such release might injure the security of particular states and by extension (in the eyes of their governments) the safety of citizens.


In an article published yesterday, headlined ‘Mother of two refused bail on ganja charge’ it was stated that the woman, Nalini Baldeo, had 63 grammes of cocaine in her possession for the purpose of trafficking.