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Ramson dismisses suggestion of political motive for assisting communities

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Charles Ramson shrugged off suggestions that traditional opposition strongholds were being targeted in the delivery of sport gear as a means of making political inroads. “A government will never look at the position of government and treat it as though it is a temporary situation. However, your actions are the ones that indicate whether ...

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Director of Sport fired- Minister Ramson confirms

by Samuel Sukhnandan Government has moved to terminate the contract of Director of Sport Mr. Christopher Jones with immediate effect. This was confirmed with Minister of Culture, Youth & Sport Charles Ramson Junior who told News Talk Radio 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online on Monday that Mr. Jones was formally let go Monday based on a clause of his contract. The ...

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Parks and gardens closed for Easter weekend

The Protected Area Commission (PAC) and the National Parks Commission (NPC) have announced the closure of all recreational parks and gardens for the Easter Weekend adhering to the COVID-19 National Task Force social distancing measure. The PAC in a statement says from Thursday, April 9 to Tuesday, April 14 (Easter Weekend) all parks and gardens, including the Botanical Gardens, National ...

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Former Chief of Staff Gary Best on station bail for Bentley’s death

After being hospitalized for almost two days, former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best was Monday granted station bail in connection with a deadly road accident. Police said that at about 5 pm Best was placed on GYD$100,000 bail under the surety of his Attorney-at-Law James Bond to facilitate investigations. Police said ...

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National cyclist Jude Bentley dies in accident with vehicle driven by former GDF Chief of Staff Gary Best

Well-known Guyanese cyclist, Jude Bentley, was early Saturday morning killed on the Rupert Craig Highway in the vicinity of the Russian Embassy turn. Witnesses at the scene say the vehicle, driven by former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best, struck down Bentley. Divisional Police Commander Edgar Thomas confirmed that Best was driving the ...

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Hefty fines for smoking at sport facilities -gov’t warns

Government’s Department of Sport is warning that people caught smoking at sport facilities will be punished with hefty fines according to the law. The department says government will enforce the Tobacco Control Act if people do not obey “No-Smoking” signs that will be posted up at sport facilities. First time offenders who smoke in any place where smoking is prohibited ...

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Ticket sold for non-existent seat at Providence stadium

At least one spectator of the West Indies v India 20/20 match was sold a ticket for a non-existent seat at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, East Bank Demerara. An Attorney-at-Law and rights activist said his ticket had designated him to occupy seat 28, but when he turned up there was no such seat as row 21 only has seats ...

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