Opposition Leader hosts Christmas children’s party

first_img…stresses on importance of educationOpposition Leader and former President of Guyana, Bharrat Jagdeo on Saturday hosted a children’s party in the spirit of Christmas, at the Office of the Leader of the Opposition, at Hadfield Street, Georgetown.The former President serves guests at the Party’s children’s Christmas partyChildren of the Sophia, Gransville and Kuru Kururu communities came out in their numbers accompanied by their parents and guardians at the festive event.The Opposition Leader in a brief address to the gathering expressed his pleasure at being a part of such an initiative, which sought to bring joy and happiness to the children of Guyana, despite the political and economic hurdles facing the country.The children were selected from low-income areas around the region and the former President indicated that it is the least he could do during the Christmas season.“We thought we’d bring the kids to the office because we have had lots of parties around the country but I want them to be familiar with the office and be comfortable here with their parents and lot of these kids come from areas that are low-income areas wo we just wanted to make sure that we do something small for them and it’s no big deal.”The former President distributed presents to his guests and served them refreshments while reminding them of the importance of attaining an education, as he urged them to put their best foot forward in the pursuit of a successful future.He was accompanied by Members of Parliament, Juan Edghill and Nigel Dharamlall among other executives of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic.WalkaboutFollowing the children’s Christmas party, the former President in the company of fellow members of Parliament, took a walk in the midst of the hustle and bustle along Robb and Regent Streets, Georgetown where they met with and greeted business owners and late Christmas shoppers along the tour.The walk commenced at Freedom House in Robb Street and was definitely a mixed atmosphere, as the party members strolled along the busy streets of Georgetown. Some persons expressed delight while others were not too enthusiastic; taking the opportunity to highlight pressing issues and serve critical remarks.last_img read more

Coral Daily Download – Get on Arsenal to beat Man United but steer clear of Liverpool

first_imgJohn Hill joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds.Coral’s PR manager says Arsenal look a good bet to beat Manchester United at the Emirates on Saturday, with the Gunners priced at 6/5 to take all three points.He looks ahead to Sunday’s clash between Crystal Palace and Liverpool too, and admits he would steer clear of backing Brendan Rodgers’ side for victory at Selhurst Park at odds of 4/5.Hill also says he expects Chelsea to extend their winning run against West Brom and reveals they are just 10/1 to go through the entire Premier League season unbeaten.talkSPORT has live and exclusive national radio coverage of Arsenal v Manchester United on Saturday and Crystal Palace v Liverpool on Sundaylast_img read more