Staff Writer

Chase hits maiden hundred

-Barbados Pride book semi-final place

Regional Super50 LUCAS STREET, Barbados, CMC – Roston Chase stroked his maiden regional one-day hundred but rain had the final say as title-holders Barbados Pride formally booked their spot in the Regional Super50 semi-finals with a 17-run victory over English County Hampshire here Tuesday.

Rain forces abandonment at Oval

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Persistent rain resulting in a wet outfield forced the abandonment of the 30th match of the Regional Super50 between Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners and Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at Kensington Oval here Tuesday.

Bids entered for rehab of bridge pontoons

-engineer’s estimate at $262m

Multi-million dollar bids were opened under the Demerara Harbour Bridge yesterday for the rehabilitation of 17 pontoons with an engineer’s estimate of $262.4M. 

City announces vacant council seat

-by-election is next step

Town Clerk Royston King has officially announced the vacancy of the council seat previously held by APNU+AFC Councillor Junior Garrett paving the way for a by-election to be held.

Future Stars, Back Circle dismissed on Upset Monday

Magnum Mash Futsal Championship

It was an evening of upsets on Monday, as Future Stars and Back Circle were sent packing, while Sparta Boss and Gold is Money survived stern challenges in the inaugural Magnum Mash Futsal Championship.

Stoppage of water last Saturday at Cotton Tree was an isolated case

Dear Editor, In response to a letter published in your newspaper on Sunday, February 11, 2018 captioned ‘No explanation for daily water cut-off at Cotton Tree’ by Mr Harry Gill, I would like to rebut the allegations regarding the general water situation in Region 5 and water stoppages at the Cotton Water Treatment Plant over the last two years.

Khouri re-elected as GKF President

When the Guyana Karate Federation held their elections during their Biennial General Meeting on Sunday at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA), Thomas Lands, Amir Khouri was returned to the helm of the organization.

Four Buxtonians awarded Tchaiko Kwayana scholarships for science studies at UG

-to mark International Day for Women and Girls in Science

In observance of International Day for Women and Girls in Science, a scholarship programme established in honour of the late Tchaiko Kwayana, the wife of politician and human rights activist Eusi Kwayana, has awarded four scholarships to four young Buxtonians to pursue studies in science at the University of Guyana.

Crawford elected to lead Cricket Umpires Council

Umpire Shannon Crawford will now lead the Guyana Cricket Umpires Council (GCUC) after he was elected as the new president when the GCUC held their Biennial General Meeting on Sunday at the Mayor and City Council Union Hall, Woolford Avenue.

Chase Academy, Annandale remain unbeaten

Milo School Football

Three time defending champion Chase Academy and Annandale maintained their unbeaten records, when the Sixth Annual Milo Secondary School Football Championship continued on Monday.