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Date: 15 Aug 17 08:30pm
By Romila BoodramA caretaker, Philbert Richards, who was employed with the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in Albouystown, Georgetown for five years, was dismissed from duty for allegedly stealing and ‘turning’ the institution into his home.This newspaper was informed that for the past five years the YMCA would frequently receive donations from abroad. The items went to the YMCA in Albouystown, so that Richards could distribute them to the residents in the area. Instead, reports were that the items were being sold.Yesterday, when this newspaper visited the YMCA, Community members gathered in disappointment after touring the compound and witnessing the terrible condition of the building “inside, Joe Maguire Liverpool Jersey UK, out”.According to Kelvin Harris, a member of the YMCA, he had received information from members of the Community that “Richard’s behaviour and attitude were not in the public interest.” He added that “(Richards) comes in at 11:00 in the night; apparently he had persons working with him, who we are not aware of.”Items being “dumped” and left behindRichards reorganized various departments within the YMCA. Barrels with items were abandoned while clothes were scattered on the floor. Reports were also made that Richards would normally take pictures as he “falsely” handed over gifts to persons but allegedly took back the gifts after the photograph.According to Harris, he was made aware of the situation through members of the community. “A visit was paid and since then Richards disappeared”. Harris further told this newspaper that he feels that Richards had intentions of ruling and controlling the entire YMCA.Many attempts to contact Richards all proved futile. According to Harris notices were sent to his (Richards&rsquo ;) address but “he changes his address frequently”.YMCA is a Non -Governmental charitable organization with one of its purposes being to engage youths in global development issues. The association also promotes awareness and advocacy through the function of its Volunteer Action Teams.One key role is to help low- income persons in the community.
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Date: 15 Aug 17 08:30pm
On Tuesday, four men who are currently remanded on a charge of murder appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ court.According to Police reports, Prosecutor Vishnu Hunt said that on April 16, the prisoners Kurleigh Goodluck, Alex Galchenyuk Canadiens Jersey, 30; Ryan Adams, 20; Sherwin McDonald, 23; and Sherwin Nero, 26, were engaged in an argument with the victim, Dilon Kyenhoff at the Georgetown Prisons.As a result of the disagreement, there was a fight among the inmates. In the end the complainant sustained several lacerations to the scalp and hands.Magistrate Judy Latchman subsequently transferred the matter to Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry who further transferred the matter to another court for fixtures on April 29.
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Date: 15 Aug 17 08:30pm
Even under a new administration, censorship at the Chronicle Newspaper is still maintained.University Professor, Dr. David HindsAnd according to one of its columnists, Professor Dr. David Hinds, it  appears that the newspaper continues to be used as an instrument of dictatorship.In his recent writings, the Professor of Caribbean and African Diaspora Politics said that the paper has to move beyond reprinting Government press releases and populating the pages with the faces of Ministers.Dr. Hinds said, “The rest of us matter too. As a columnist, I have had my experiences of censorship. On two occasions, my column was not carried because they were critical of the government. In other instances sections of my columns which criticized the government have been deleted.”He said that the Chronicle has historically been an instrument of dictatorship. It cannot continue in such a manner, he added. Dr. Hinds said that the coalition administration came to power as a change agent. The state-owned media must reflect that promise.The Executive Member of the Working People’s Alliance asserted that censorship must be eradicated. He said that the nation has suffered this indignity for too long.Dr. Hinds also noted that the state-owned media is not a party plantation. He said that those who are charged with the day to day management must learn that hard truth.The political activist said that for 50 years that section of the media was turned against the people, the real owners, in vicious ways.The University professor commented that the recent revelation of “photo-doctoring” of the front page of the Chronicle Newspaper to make President, David Granger “look good” is also disgusting.The columnist said that there is something wrong with a political culture in whichThe “photo-doctored” front page of the Chronicle Newspaper.people feel compelled to do something like that. He said that the Chronicle, Hugo Lloris Jersey UK, more than the other newspapers, has a duty to uphold the principles of fairness and inclusion.The University professor emphasized that its pages must not be turned into “manifestations of cheer-leading.”Dr. Hinds added, “The government must be covered fairly, but so must others. And critique of the government must be an integral part of the coverage.”The columnist hopes that the Board of the newspaper charts a new course.He concluded, “If you change the physical look of the paper but maintain the old habits, then you are only fooling yourself.” (Kiana Wilburg)
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Date: 15 Aug 17 08:29pm
The Caribbean Community Secretariat will once again join Member States within the Community to observe Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) on Saturday 12 September, 2009 as CARICOM seeks to promote healthy lifestyles through physical activity.Among the slate of activities proposed for the Secretariat for the week of 7-12 September are a lifestyle management seminar, a soca-erobathon, ’ a ‘walk good; walk healthy’ day, health checks and healthy cooking demonstrations.The observance of Caribbean Wellness Day was one of the decisions taken when the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government – deeply concerned about the physical, economic and social burdens caused by lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, stroke, Budda Baker Jersey, heart disease, and cancer – met in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on 15 September 2007 to design a plan of action to stop the epidemic of chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).The first Wellness Day was observed last year on September 13 and showcased national and community level activities which promoted healthy living and encouraged residents to develop good health practices. Among the activities proposed for the day were the introduction of vehicle-free streets and smoke-free environments to provide opportunities and safe spaces for physical activity and healthy eating, free from exhaust emissions tobacco smoke and other pollutants.This year, Caribbean Civil society and particularly members of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition have been invited to take the lead in planning and executing activities within their country. The slogan for CWD is still ‘Love That Body’ with particular emphasis being placed on physical activity in workplaces, schools and faith-based organisations.A media campaign will also be launched with simple messages  appealing to Caribbean citizens to avoid tobacco use; exercise for at least 30 minutes daily; eat less salt and less fat and dried foods; check blood pressure regularly and avoid harmful use of alcohol.
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Date: 15 Aug 17 08:29pm
During the opening of bids at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB), Ministry of Finance, there was a contract for the supply, delivery and testing of earth-moving equipment for the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC). This project was listed under the Ministry of Agriculture.This comes on the heels of last month’s contract for the reconstruction of the North Eastern dam of the EDWC. The engineer’s estimate for that was $424, 482, 910.The rebuilding of this dam has been on the agenda for years, with Government advertising for consultants last year. The project is funded by the World Bank, Allen Iverson Team USA Jersey, under the Flood Risk Management Project. It is understood that the terms of reference entail works reaching three meters high and at least four kilometers in length.On the part of the consultants, the notice had listed their main tasks as the general administration of the contract and supervision of works, in accordance with the requirements of the Construction Supervision and Quality Assurance Plan. It is expected to last 30 calendar months.There was also a contract to provide supervision services for the contentious East Bank Berbice (EBB) road rehabilitation project. This project is under the Ministry of Public Infrastructure.The multi-million-dollar EBB road, which stretches 25 miles from New Amsterdam to Mara, was rehabilitated previously, only to fall apart less than a few months afterwards, as highlighted by Kaieteur News in June 2015.There were also substantial bids for the supply of pharmaceuticals to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). The bidding was done in lots.In addition, bids for the supply of line hardware for Lethem Power Company Inc. and smaller hinterland communities were made. This project was under the auspices of the Hinterland Electrification Company, Ministry of Public Infrastructure.Finally, there was a sole bid for the provision of a vehicle for the National Bureau of Standards.
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