Daily Archives: 05/10/2012

Florida to host two Twenty/20 matches WI v New Zealand

Florida to host two Twenty/20 matches WI v New Zealand

West Indies to play in the US
Published on May 10, 2012

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Cricket fans in the United States will have a double treat this summer as the West Indies face New Zealand in two historic Twenty20 matches in Florida. The West Indies Cricket Board on Tuesday confirmed that the second half of the Digicel Series 2012 will commence in the North American country when the West Indies plays there for the first time.

The double header will be played on June 30 and July 1 at the 15,000 capacity Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida.

The two teams will also play five ODIs and two Tests. The Digicel ODI Series will commence in Jamaica with two matches at Sabina Park and conclude in St Kitts at Warner Park which will host a triple header.   Continue reading

President Ramotar to visit US State Department

President Ramotar to visit US State Department

May 10, 2012 | By |
–    for economic engagements, political and bilateral talks

President Donald Ramotar will be attending a series of engagements with US administration officials,multilateral agencies and the Guyanese Diasporas in Washington DC, and New York City from May 12 to May 19, according to Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon, addressing members of the media at his weekly press conference at Office of the President yesterday, (May 9, 2012)  Continue reading

Parents opposed to Central High School’s removal

Parents opposed to Central High School’s removal

Parents and guardians queue up for a meeting

(Demerara Waves) May 9, 2012:

Parents of students attending Central High School are vehemently opposed to the planned relocation of the institution to Lodge Secondary School, citing security concerns and the quality of education at that institution.

If authorities have their way, Central High would have to share the same D’urban Backlands location of Lodge Secondary in another two years.

President of the CHS local alumni chapter, Horace Cummings said chapters in New York and Toronto are willing to fund the acquisition of land and the construction of a state of the art school.   Continue reading

Guyana: Conversations with teachers – editorial

Conversations with teachers – editorial

Stabroek staff On May 8, 2012  Editorial | Comments

Teachers appear mostly to internalize the issues that affect them in the delivery of the service that they provide. Those issues are both personal and professional, ranging from a feeling that the profession is undervalued by the meagreness of the emoluments which it attracts, to what has become a disposition of depression, in some instances, despair, over the decline in societal recognition that was once associated with teaching.

As individuals and even as groups, however, teachers are usually conservative in their expressions of protest, preferring to express their feelings within groups that might include family, friends and trusted professional colleagues. Official representation of their causes falls within the purview of the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU).              Continue reading

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