Guyana’s middleweight Beijing Olympic Games hopeful Markember Pierre crashed out of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Boxing Championships in Chicago, United States of America (USA) when he lost to a Hungarian fighter 7-23 yesterday.
With the Rugby World Cup just ended in France the action will now switch to Guyana for the eagerly anticipated one-off match between arch-rivals Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago Over 35s on Saturday at the National Park rugby field.
Dear Editor, The caption of Mr Dennis Wiggins’ submission in your letter columns that characterized the Alliance For Change (AFC) party thus, “The Alliance cannot confine itself to parliamentary politics and must be activist” (Stabroek News 07/10/20) is in sync with the policy of the AFC.
Dear Editor, Being a frequent reader of all three daily newspapers I was asked whether press freedom is under threat with respect to government’s decision to withdraw advertisements from the Stabroek News which is based on the decline in newspaper circulation.
Dear Editor, I wish to congratulate Mr Rickey Singh for his letter, captioned “The Stabroek News ads decision” published in the Guyana Chronicle on October 23, 2007.
Dear Editor, I would like to ask the attorney representing the Guyanese family who recently received refugee status in Canada the following questions :- 1) Can he relate exactly how the drug couriers plan-ned to secrete drugs among rice shipments?
Dear Editor, Not long ago I was looking for something from the 1886 newspapers at the National Archives.
Dear Editor, It is so sad that none of the three daily newspapers seemed to have recognized as a human person, the unborn child who perished in the recent road carnage on the east coast.
Dear Editor, Too bad for Malcolm Sonaram who was remanded to prison for causing death by dangerous driving on October 17.
Dear Editor, I thank you for forwarding my letter about the teenager who was allegedly attacked by a senior PPP member, to the Minister of Human Services for a response.
Dear Editor, We have had new traffic lights installed over four months. I dare anyone to say that they are not a nuisance.
Dear Editor, The November elections in Trinidad are turning out to be quite interesting.
Dear Editor, A recent letter suggested planting a tree to replace the dying Conversation Tree in commemoration of Mr Charles P Kennard.
Dear Editor, Since I have been living in Guyana, going back and forth from England and Barbados for the last 20 years, I was asked by many singers and musicians especially the Mighty Intruder of “Lilawattie” fame and Mr Richard Noble, a producer and songwriter of “If you tell me” which was sung by our own Billy Wade, to speak on their behalf about the copyright laws not being enforced in Guyana which gives songwriters, musicians, and other creative artistes no chance of earning a living by whatever they have created.
Dear Editor, I refer to a letter by Dr Anand Daljeet captioned “Our scientific institutions cannot develop without the proper equipment” (07.10.21).
Dear Editor, I refer to Mr Eric Phillips’ letter captioned “Widespread indifference to the plight of Africans in Guyana” (07.10.13) where Phillips declares that “The Indian population is indifferent to African needs”.
Dear Editor, I would like to refer to the GLU’s upcoming elections at its 5th Triennial Delegates Congress for the post of President General.
In the backdrop of an alarming rise in road fatalities and a public outcry for action, Acting Commissioner of Police Henry Greene yesterday unveiled several new plans including a ticketing system from November 1 with fines between $5,000 to 7,000 and the naming of those whose licences have been suspended The 177 deaths on the roadways for this year represent a 52% increase in road fatalities.
Nine gunmen operating from a canter truck yesterday afternoon ambushed and robbed cambio dealer Roy Sarjoo of close to $4.3M before beating him during a 15-minute spree on the busy Third Avenue and Church Road, Subryanville as children from nearby Mae’s School left for home.
Barama Company Limited yesterday dubbed the $96.4M in fines imposed by the forestry commission as “severe, unclear and
Veteran Guyanese/Caribbean journalist Rickey Singh in an open letter with a “specific appeal” to President Bharrat Jagdeo is urging him to urgently review the decision that led to the mass withdrawal of public sector advertisements from the Stabroek News and for a fair redistribution of the ads.
A brazen gunman who robbed a Berbice family at midday yesterday was forced to drop most of his booty after police and an armed businessman in the area arrived on the scene and gave chase.
Twenty-three-year-old Shazad Ali of Lot 39 A Albion High Reef is the latest person to have died by accident on the Corentyne Highway.
The Ministry of Health is advising parents not to administer cough and cold medication recently withdrawn by the US to children under the age of two.
Bishops’ High School ‘old girls’ and attorneys-at-law Faye Barker and Yogini Lochan met again last week when they were admitted to the local bar.