Benilde ends Arellano win streak

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases College of St. Benilde eked out a shock 25-21, 25-20, 19-25, 25-12 victory over Arellano on Monday to end the reigning titlist’s seven-game run while rekindling its Final Four hopes in the 93rd NCAA women’s volleyball at Filoil Flying V Centre. Team captain Ranya Musa fired a match-high 17 points in the Lady Blazers’ fourth victory against three losses.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Who is Willie Marcial? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Yearcenter_img Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk LATEST STORIES Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

No consultations held with regional administration – Chairman

first_imgRegion 2 refugees centerAmid the announcement by the National Multi-Sectorial Coordinating Committee to establish a relief centre in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) to support Venezuelan migrants, the region’s Chairman has ascertained that no consultations were facilitated with the regional administration before making this decision.Speaking with Guyana Times on Wednesday, Regional Chairman Devanand Ramdatt said, “I don’t know anything about that. As far as I know, the regional administration was never consulted on a support centre to be built here. This is something that I’m unaware of.”Initial reports from the Multi-Sectorial Committee suggested that Monday’s meeting facilitated discussions on the project, whereby it was affirmed that a two-storey building was identified by the “regional administration” to serve as a support centre for refugees within the area.The Ministry of the Presidency stated that migrants will have access to a wide range of support services, such as documentation and immunisation assistance atRegion Two Chairman Devanand Ramdattthat location.In fact, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has injected funds to rehabilitate an existing building, which will materialise shortly.The Regional Chairman explained that persons within the region are still facing constraints from issues affecting the region. Just a few weeks ago, farmers were placed in a predicament after the seed paddy which they obtained –GRDB 10 – did not germinate, causing additional financial burden to replant acres of land.“To the best of my knowledge, no support was given and the situation remains the same and its really affecting the industry. Those farmers would have had to bear the expenses of replanting the paddy,” Ramdatt said.The cost for one bag of seed paddy is about $5000. Since the seeds did not germinate, a loss is incurred while additional money is spent to buy new seeds and replant. Some farmers have bought over 100 bags of seeds which they had to return.Meanwhile, Citizenship Minister Winston Felix expressed that the Guyana PoliceCitizenship Minister Winston FelixForce (GPF) will conduct joint operations along Eteringbang and communities in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) for immunisation processes. Ranks were also tasked with ensuring that boats ferrying passengers to the region from Venezuela report to immigration authorities stationed at key areas along the Pomeroon River.The number of documented Venezuelan migrants in Guyana is a significant 3868. However, the influx is heavily concentrated in Region One (Barima-Waini), where support is always needed for materials and food supplies.In 2018, the Government admitted that immigration authorities have limited capacity in tracking immigrants after they arrive in Guyana, even though data is collected when many of them enter Guyana through the borders.last_img read more