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Anthony steals the march to win feature Degree 35-lap cycle race

first_imgTEAM Evolution’s Michael Anthony stole the march on his rivals to win the feature 35-lap event of the 16th Annual DeSinco Trading 11-race cycle programme,which was staged around the inner circuit of the National Park yesterday.The event was organized by cycling coach Hassan Mohamed.Anthony,who returned a winning time of one hour 17 minutes 38.49 seconds in winning the event, also won two of the eight prime prizes that were up for grabs.From the start of the race Anthony,and second place finisher Raphael Leung,along with Christopher Griffith, Raul Leal and Andrew Hicks,opened a lead but were caught by the chasing pack which included Andrew Hicks, last year’s winner Junior Niles, Shaquille Agard, Jaikarran Sukhai and Paul Cho-Wee-Nam. Anthony then jumped the pack but was chased by Leung, Paul DeNobrega, Christopher Griffith, Niles and Cho-Wee-Nam who all connected and from there they were never challenged.With three laps remaining, Anthony, Leung and DeNobrega opened a sizeable lead over Niles and Griffith.Anthony then started the sprint for the finish from the 125-metre mark and held on to the lead to win from Leung, DeNobrega, Griffith, Niles and Cho-Wee-Nam,in that order.Griffith,during the course of the event won four prime prizes,while Niles and DeNobrega won one each.While Niles was dethroned in the 35-lap race, he successfully defended his veterans’ under 50-years of age, five-lap title, winning in a time of 11 minutes 53 seconds,ahead of Keith Fernandes and Ian `Dumb Boy’ Jackson respectively.The junior/juvenile 10-lap race was won by Hicks in a time of 21 minutes 00.38 seconds. Leung placed second and Nigel Dugin third.Kennard Lovell won the five-lap race for veterans over 50 years of age. Second was Linden Blackman and finishing third was Courtney Hackett.Keon Thomas won the five-lap race for mountain bikers ahead of Jude Bentley and Shane Budhan respectively.The two-lap event for BMX boys 6-9 years old was won by John Niles. Second was Jared Barrington. Third was Shay Sue-Hang.Zab James won the three-lap race for BMX boys 12-14 years of age,ahead of Sue-Hang.For his sterling performances throughout the 2016 cycle season and even before, Sue-Han,who hails from Berbice, was presented with a BMX cycle, compliments of Ricks and Sari Agro Industries Limited.This gesture,according to race organizer Hassan Mohamed,has been something that the Ricks and Sari group has been doing for over a decade and,according to Mohamed, the company will continue to recognize the youngsters’ potential with similar incentives.last_img

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Smith hundred sets up Australia warm-up win over England

first_imgSTEVE SMITH ignored the jeers of the crowd to mark his first match against England since a ball-tampering ban, with a century that set up Australia’s 12-run win in a World Cup warm-up clash at Southampton yesterday.Smith’s 116 was the centrepiece of world champions Australia’s 297 for nine.A target of 298 proved just beyond England, without four first-choice players including captain Eoin Morgan and fellow batsman Joe Root, as the World Cup hosts and favourites were dismissed for 285 with three balls left.“I’m pretty chilled, everyone’s entitled to their opinion,” Smith told Sky Sports during the innings break when asked about the crowd’s taunts.“I’m just happy to be back playing. Fortunately, I was able to contribute today and hopefully I can take this form into the World Cup.” Afterwards, Australia captain Aaron Finch said: “Overall the way we batted was a good effort. I thought Steve Smith played a really impressive knock.”Smith and David Warner only returned to international duty earlier this month after they both completed year-long suspensions for their roles in a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.The disgraced duo’s first match in England this tour was a hastily arranged, unofficial warm-up match against the West Indies on the nursery ground at Southampton on Wednesday.But that fixture was played in front of fewer than 30 spectators whereas there were several thousand in the main arena yesterday for the first of several Anglo-Australian clashes in a season featuring both the World Cup and a five-Test Ashes series.Warner was booed first by spectators yesterday when he walked out to open with Finch after Australia lost the toss.‘GET ‘EM STEVIE!’And when the left-hander arrived at the crease, one fan shouted: “Get off, Warner, you cheat.”Warner’s dismissal for 43, caught in the deep by Jonny Bairstow off Liam Plunkett, was greeted by immediate cheers from England fans.But there were more boos as he returned to the pavilion to be replaced by Smith, coming in with Australia 82 for two.The BBC reported there were a few chants of “cheat, cheat, cheat”, although a lone Australia fan shouted “Get ’em Stevie!”.There was, however, the customary round of applause from the crowd for a batsman reaching his fifty when Smith got to the landmark.Long a thorn in England’s side, Smith went to 99 with a superb carved six over third man off Ben Stokes.The next ball delivery saw Smith complete a 94-ball hundred, including eight fours, prompting yet more boos as well as clapping to acknowledge his century before he was dismissed off the penultimate ball of the innings.England’s reply saw James Vince, on his Hampshire home ground, make 64 and stand-in captain Jos Buttler a blistering 52.But both batsmen got out when well set as England, top of the one-day international rankings and fresh from a 4-0 series win over Pakistan, suffered their first defeat of the season.“There’s been some good work for some of the bowlers,” said Buttler. “We’re disappointed not to win but we’re in good shape.”Buttler, leading England in the absence of the injured Morgan, hit 24 off one over from fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile.A fierce cut for four was followed by an 84-metre straight six before Buttler cut another boundary.He didn’t score off the fourth ball of the 27th over but made amends off the last two, with a huge pulled six off the fifth delivery followed by an edged four past wicketkeeper Alex Carey.But Coulter-Nile had his revenge when Buttler chipped him to short mid-wicket.Vince then guided paceman Jason Behrendorff straight to Nathan Lyon at short third man.Worryingly for England, fast bowler Mark Wood could manage only 3.1 overs before going off with what a team spokesman said was “left foot discomfort”.England do, however, expect to have Morgan back from a finger injury when they open the World Cup against South Africa at the Oval on Thursday. (AFP)last_img read more

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Death Stalks Nigerian Sport, Claims MJ, Onyenwenwa

first_img  Falcons’ Coach, Omagbemi, loses son in swimming poolAnother pall of darkness enveloped the Nigerian sports scene yesterday following the deaths of the first Director of Professional Golfers Association of Nigeria (PGAN) Matthew Jacob and Lizzy Onyenwenwa, a former NFF Women Football Secretary. Head Coach of the Super Falcons, Florence Omagbemi also lost her 15 year-old son, Samson Omagbemi Atamako.Lizzy Onyenwenwa was reported to have passed on at the National Hospital in Abuja early hours of thursday.Until her death, she was an acting director of planning at the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports. Samson Omagbemi reportedly got drowned in a swimming pool at a hotel in Effurun, Delta State, where he along with classmates, had gone for an after their JSS 3 examination party.MJ, as the former PGAN director for fondly known, also died yesterday morning in Lagos after a brief illness, aged 74.Jacob will be remembered for shaping professional golf in Nigeria after receiving the baton from where Englishman, John Norsworthy, who established PGAN in 1968.Through hard work and consistency, he rose from being a caddy to become one of the best regarded administrators in Nigeria’s golf history.Some of the country’s professional golf icons including Peter Akakasiaka, Tony Uduimoh and Bello Seibidor were evidence of his administrative acumen.As the Director of PGAN, he presided over the organisation of several editions of the national golf championship, the Nigeria Open, until the last edition was held in 2001, after it was rested for five years (1995 -2000).He was ousted in 2002 as the director and replaced by Uduimoh in the wake of the crisis of leadership that split the ranks of the association and made many sponsors to back out from professional golf.He was also the first Resident Pro at Ikoyi Club 1938, where his pro-shop, named after him, stands as a legacy in his memory.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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Dalai Lama to speak at two events at USC

first_imgHis Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will visit USC on May 3 for two events hosted by the USC Student Interfaith Council.“We are very excited that the Dalai Lama has accepted the USC Student Interfaith Council’s invitation to speak on campus. We see this as an extraordinary and unique opportunity and are very excited for this to take place,” said Varun Soni, dean of religious life at USC.The first event will take place in the morning at the Galen Center where the Dalai Lama will give a public talk on such topics as secular ethics, religious pluralism and the relationship between spirituality and science. A question-and-answer session moderated by Dr. James Doty, a board member of the Dalai Lama Foundation, will follow the lecture.The Dalai Lama will participate in a panel of scholars including Antonio Damasio, USC professor of neuroscience, and Gideon Yaffe, USC professor of philosophy and law, in another event on May 3 in the afternoon at Bovard Auditorium to talk about consciousness, cognition and contemplation.Tickets will go on sale online Saturday, March 12 and over the phone Monday, March 14. Students will be able to receive a discounted price of $20 each for up to four tickets at either event.USC faculty and staff are eligible to buy up to two tickets for a discounted rate of $50 each for the event taking place in Bovard Auditorium. Proceeds from both events will be donated to the Dalai Lama Foundation. Students should also expect to receive an e-mail from the USC Ticket Office with additional information about pricing and availability.last_img read more

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Fortuna completes Playtech IMS upgrade for Polish profile

first_img Submit Share Jason Ader – No Boogeyman… Activism will play a vital part in reshaping gambling August 20, 2020 Share Polish wagering report highlights STS market dominance  August 17, 2020 Related Articles SAZKA faces scrutiny following appointment of Flint Global as National Lottery advisor August 20, 2020 StumbleUpon Leading CIS markets bookmaker Fortuna Entertainment has completed the full migration of its Polish sportsbook property onto the Playtech ‘IMS platform’.Optimising its group omni-channel capacities, Fortuna has sanctioned Playtech to deploy new systems integrations across its active market portfolio, which sees Poland join Fortuna’s home markets Slovakia and the Czech Republic in upgrading to IMS. Completing its Polish deployment, Playtech development teams will now move to upgrade Fortuna systems for the markets of Croatia and Romania, which are scheduled to go live later this year.Per Widerstrom, CEO at Fortuna Entertainment Group, said: “Our strategic partnership with Playtech continues to be integral to our growth plans, as well as our successes so far. This migration will offer Polish customers a leading user experience, and more broadly it confirms our omni-channel leadership in Central and Eastern Europe.”Fortuna has previously underlined the importance of completing its 2020 systems upgrades, which will see its entire CIS sportsbook profile management under a single platform, thereby improving resources and reducing costs. Further benefits will see Fortuna secure a ‘360-degree view’ on its players, unrestrained by individual market dynamics, which will provide better customer service, engagement and interaction with Playtech’s responsible gambling tools. Shimon Akad, Playtech Chief Operating Officer, added: “This is just the latest step in what continues to be an impressive growth trajectory for Fortuna, and we know there is a lot more to come. “As well as highlighting the power of Playtech ONE as a solution for licences, this is also a prime example of how Playtech can be the technology provider of choice for companies as they expand and build their offerings in new markets.”last_img read more

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PUBG Corp. to host Global Invitational with $2 million prize pool

first_imgPUBG Corp. is looking to host its first official esports tournament for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, according to a report from Polygon. Taking place in Berlin, Germany in the summer, teams who receive invites to the PUBG Global Invitational will be battling it out for the lion’s share of the $2,000,000 (£1,435,357) prize pool.The report states that 20 teams will be involved in the tournament, which is more than the usual 16 teams that have competed at previous events. The event will run from July 25th to 29th, with teams qualifying through regional tournaments hosted in North America, Asia, and Europe. It’s reported that two teams will be crowned as world champions: one for the first-person perspective and the other for the third-person perspective.The PUBG Global Invitational will see the production team utilise PUBG’s in-game camera system, allowing them to zoom in on any action that takes place. Not only that, it’s likely that PUBG Corp. will make use of its replay system to provide almost-instant replays and highlights in-game.This isn’t PUBG Corp.’s first PUBG tournament, however, having hosted the Gamescom Invitational in August 2017. This invitational, however, had a $350,000 (£251,126.75) prize pool – it too was hosted in Germany. More top-tier organisations have entered the PUBG competitive since then, including OpTic Gaming and Natus Vincere.Esports Insider says: It’s incredibly positive to see PUBG Corp. invest in esports. The prize pool is ridiculously surprising, especially when you consider the latest PUBG tournament – Global Loot League Season 1 finals – had a prize pool of $50,000 (£35,864.25).last_img read more

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Kershaw flirts with no-hitter but Dodgers end up in nail-biter

first_img“I can’t appreciate what it’s like to be a superstar. But I think guys like Clayton always have something to motivate them,” Roberts said. “Obviously there was a lot of talk about him giving up homers. That might have been something that sparked something. I don’t know. But obviously since that talk, it’s been quieted.”That unexpected barrage by a sagging Mets team did indeed run Kershaw’s total to a career-high 17 home runs allowed in just 15 starts. He offered no hint of any adjustments made since then. But Kershaw has shown throughout his career what he can do when he puts his foot down. He has only allowed one unearned run and nine hits in 20 innings over his past three starts while striking out 31 and holding the opposing hitters to a .130 batting average (9 for 69).“You guys kept telling me I was giving up too many homers so I tried to stop doing that,” he said.He went a step farther against the Diamondbacks, not allowing a hit through the first six innings and retiring 19 of the first 21 batters he faced. Chris Iannetta drew walks in his first two plate appearances, giving the Diamondbacks their only baserunners.“Kershaw was unbelievable,” Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner said. “He had all his stuff going, working both sides of the plate. When he’s commanding like that, it makes it awfully tough on hitters.”Kershaw’s bid for a second career no-hitter ended with one out in the seventh when Chris Owings squibbed a ground ball to the right side of the infield. Rookie first baseman Cody Bellinger – highly regarded for his defensive skill at first – ranged far to his right, chasing the grounder. That left Kershaw racing Owings to the bag at first.“Where he (Bellinger) was at and where the second baseman was at, it was kind of in no-man’s land,” Roberts said, pointing out the infield was shifted to the left against the right-handed hitter. “You don’t know if you’re going to continue to sell out and try to get it or just give up and hope the second baseman has enough time to get there. It’s one of those tough plays and there’s really no right or wrong answer on that one.”Kershaw couldn’t quite handle the throw from second baseman Logan Forsythe and find the base in time to stop Owings from beating out an infield single.“I think I made Doc’s job a little easier by giving up a hit,” Kershaw said. “He didn’t have to worry about keeping me in or not.”Iannetta added a clean single to left field before Kershaw got out of the inning. But his pitch count was at 117, one short of his career-high and that was as far as he would go.Meanwhile, Turner was making his own emphatic point. Snubbed by the All-Star selections on Sunday, he missed a home run by a foot or two in the first inning, settling for an RBI single off the top of the wall instead, and then did homer in his second at-bat.The Dodgers led 3-0 in the eighth when Chris Taylor led off with a single, moved to second on a ground out and stole third. That put him in position to trot home with an insurance run on Yasmani Grandal’s third hit and second RBI single of the night.“Big baserunning play there,” Turner said of Taylor’s stolen base.It proved essential when Brandon Morrow got into trouble in the ninth. Jansen came in – cheered routinely by the Dodgers’ fans he criticized for not voting Turner or Corey Seager in as All-Star starters – and gave up a two-out homer to Daniel Descalso before closing it out. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error LOS ANGELES >> The New York Mets might owe the rest of baseball an apology for more than Mr. Met’s behavior.Two weeks ago, the Mets hit four home runs off Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, roughing him up for six runs in a game the Dodgers won anyway. But it was the first time in Kershaw’s career he had been taken deep four times in a game. The next day, referring to the opponent in Kershaw’s next scheduled start, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said “I wouldn’t want to be the Rockies.”center_img He could have added “or the Angels … or the Diamondbacks … or ….”Kershaw has not given up an earned run in 20 consecutive innings since the Mets’ effrontery and took a no-hitter into the seventh inning Tuesday night before the Dodgers held on to beat the second-place Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3.It was Kenley Jansen’s fault it was that close. He gave up a three-run home run with two outs in the ninth inning before closing out the Dodgers’ 21st win in their past 25 games.last_img read more

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Derek Harris Appointed New CEO of Community Youth Services

first_imgFacebook276Tweet0Pin1Submitted by Community Youth ServicesCommunity Youth Services (CYS) has announced the appointment of Derek Harris as their new Chief Executive Officer. He will assume responsibilities on July 20, 2018 and will succeed Scott Hanauer, who is retiring.Derek has been part of the CYS team for over 16 years, beginning as the program director at Haven House before being promoted to Deputy Director. During that time he has supported the expansion of early intervention, behavioral health, foster care, crisis residential centers and high risk youth services while being responsible for strategic planning, contract compliance, fund development, budgeting, and employee development and supervision.Derek has been committed to national and community service throughout his career of over 26 years.  He believes in strengthening the community by empowering youth and families to create their own success. He enjoys working in a community that shares that belief. “I’ve had the pleasure of dedicating the majority of my career working for Community Youth Services.  In doing so, I have firsthand experience in not only seeing the value of the services we provide but the impact we are making in the community.  We have led changes that have increased services not only in our community but have created programs to support at-risk youth across the state. I am honored to continue to serve the community and the agency that I care deeply about and to continue my passion for this work in this newly appointed important and vital role.”Harris has worked in social services with youth/young adult programs for over 23 years in non-profit administration and direct service for youth and young adult programs with titles of Assistant Director, Program Director, Deputy Director and now Chief Executive Officer. He is a certified peer monitor for the Family and Youth Services Bureau, the Chair of the Thurston County Homeless Housing Hub (local continuum of care), and the Chair of the Balance of State Continuum of Care- Youth Subcommittee with members from 34 counties across WA State.  Derek works to advocate for youth issues at the local, state and federal levels. As an active Peer Monitor for the Federal Family Youth Services Bureau, he conducts national reviews of other agencies’ program fidelity.  He is the CYS lead for the Thurston Thrives Initiatives, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance, the Washington Coalition for Homeless Youth Advocacy and the National Network for Youth.After serving our country in the Army in Europe and Southwest Asia, Derek relocated to Thurston County, his home now for over 26 years where he resides with his wife, Robyn.  Derek graduated from The Evergreen State College with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Social Work.  He volunteers as a Post 11402 member for The Veterans of Foreign Wars.Derek was selected following a thorough, national search process which resulted in a field of exceptional candidates from all over. The interest in the position is a testament to the reputation and outstanding leadership of the volunteers and staff at Community Youth Services.  Current CEO, Scott Hanauer said, “There is an enormous opportunity that lies ahead for CYS and we couldn’t be happier with having Derek lead the organization to achieve  the goals laid out before us.”Community Youth Services is a nonprofit organization empowering youth, young adults and families since 1970. CYS is an integrated service agency providing a continuum of programs across shelter/housing, education/vocation, out-of-home care, juvenile justice, behavioral health, and early intervention with service offices located in Thurston, Mason, Lewis and Pierce Counties. CYS is one of the largest child welfare agencies in the South Sound with over 22 programs, serving over 6,500 youth and families annually. CYS’ mission is to provide a continuum of individualized services and advocacy to empower youth and families to meet their goals of safety, stability, belonging and success.CYS will host a meet and greet open house to meet the new CEO on July 25, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the CYS main building located at 711 State Ave, NE, Olympia, WA.  The public is welcome to attend.last_img read more

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Arnett head to Haiti for CFU Club Championship semi-finals

first_imgArnett Gardens FC will depart the island this morning at 11’o clock for a semi-final showdown against W Connection of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship in Haiti. In the other semi-final clash, Don Bosco will square off against Central FC. The top three teams in the CFU tournament will qualify for the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions’ Cup. The semi-final winners will meet in the final, while the losers will be engaged in a third place-off to decide the other qualifier for the CONCACAF stage. Renae Lloyd, who was injured early in the team’s second leg Red Stripe Premier League semi-final, will not make the trip. They lost the two-way tie 4-3 to Montego Bay United FC and were dethroned of the local title. “This is the final round in the CFU. We have two chances to advance to the CONCACAF stage, but we will be trying our best to win the Caribbean title for the first time,” Jerome Waite, head coach of Arnett, told The Gleaner yesterday of his team that ended runners-up last time. “This is my third stint in the CFU, and we will be looking to put the disappointment of losing the local Premier League behind,” he added. Their top players are captain Oneil Thompson, Damion Hyatt, Kemal Malcolm, Michaelous Martin, Dicoy Williams, Kenneil Hyde, Dicoy Williams, Vishinul Harris and Jason Moore.last_img read more

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Dr Jagan’s Global Human Order initiative overtaken by time

first_imgAPNU/AFC Govt to await SG report on way forward − VP GreenidgeThe New Global Human Order (NGHO) – an initiative spearheaded by the late Dr Cheddi Jagan – is on the agenda of the upcoming United Nations 71st General Assembly but according to Vice President Carl Greenidge, with the evolution of time, a number of critical aspects of the NGHO have been embedded in a number of other framework initiatives adopted by the UN, with the support of the global community.Greenidge was at the time responding to People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Chief Whip Gail Teixeira, who at the opening of Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly, inquired of the coalition A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance for Change (APNU/AFC) Government’s approach to the NGHO, since it has been a matter championed by Guyana since 1994.Since the NGHO was initiated by Guyana under the stewardship of Dr Jagan, Teixeira inquired whether the current administration will continue to support the UN Resolution at its upcoming assembly.Dr Cheddi JaganIn response Greenidge told the House that since Dr Jagan successfully introduced NGHO to the agenda of UN, “a couple of things have happened and it is instructive to bear those in mind to understand where we can go.”He spoke to the fact that between 2001 and 2014, the United Nations has convened several confabs and over the years a number of other resolutions have come into being, which takes into account aspects of the NGHO such as the need to accelerate efforts to promote human wellbeing.He said too there are currently a number of agreements in place to shape the landscape up to 2030 which takes into account aspects of Dr Jagan’s NGHO. As such Dr Jagan’s resolution might have been overtaken by time since there are several new initiatives that, “overlap, concern, absorb, call it what you will, many of the areas that were raised by Dr Jagan.He said there had been no significant movement on the promotion of Dr Jagan’s NHGO, despite the fact that his party -the PPP/C – had been in office for over 20 years.Greenidge noted too that many of the areas dealt with by Dr Jagan, only received tacit support from many friendly countries but there has not been a complete “buy in.”The Vice President was also quick to point out that there is currently only limited space for competing proposals on the new political agenda.He suggested that to proceed with Dr Jagan’s NGHO at the UN General Assembly would be a “questionable approach.”Greenidge’s explanation however did not find favour with the Opposition Chief Whip who inquired whether components of the NGHO such as a focus on poverty alleviation, equality and justice were no longer considered important by the current administration.“I didn’t suggest that we would do nothing about it, nor did I suggest it’s not important,” said Greenidge, who further explained that matters such as reducing global inequalities now form part of separate agendas that have found consensus in the global community.He said there has been an inability on the part of the past administration to mobilise international support for issues contained in Dr Jagan’s NGHO.Greenidge suggested that the report of the UN Secretary General as it relates to the NHGO, will determine what path will be taken by the APNU/AFC Government in future.He suggested that there is no need to pursue a separate initiative, namely, Dr Jagan’s NGHO, since many of the issues contained in that resolution would have already gained international support but on separate agendas.Dr Jagan’s NGHO, according to Vice President Greenidge, has remained over the years without the capacity to sustain itself. He was adamant: “It is not as though we are neglecting a great initiative.”GECOM DatabaseMeanwhile the Opposition Chief Whip also used the opportunity at the beginning of Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly to inquire of Social Protection Minister Volda Lawrence, the reasons for a request to the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) for a copy of its database.The PPP/C recently raised the matter of the request by the Government Ministry to GECOM and had accused the administration of seeking to ‘rig’ any upcoming General and Regional Elections.Minister Lawrence told the House in no uncertain terms that there was absolutely no ulterior motive behind the request to GECOM.In fact, Lawrence told the House that the request was made to GECOM for information which is already in the public domain.She pointed to GECOM’s website which houses a copy of the National List of Registrants as well as the numerous lists posted at public buildings across the country.Lawrence told the House that the request made to GECOM was for person’s 65 years of age and older and the information will be used by the Ministry of Social Protection, “to ensure that all our pensioners receive their pension.”The Social Protection Minister explained that the reason GECOM was approached was that the list could be disaggregated in order to extract the information for persons 65 and older.Teixeira had also inquired of Education Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine the reason behind that Ministry’s request but he was unable to provide an answer.Dr Roopnaraine informed the House that he was not in a position to provide any details since he was yet to be briefed by his technical team for the reasons for the request made to GECOM.last_img read more

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