Passi City ‘drug-cleared’

first_img* no clandestine drug laboratory, drugwarehouse, clandestine chemical warehouse or marijuana cultivation site ILOILO – Today, the component city ofPassi would be formally declared as “drug-cleared.” The regional oversight committee onthe campaign against illegal drugs would make the formal declaration. * no drug pusher, user, protector orfinancier The committee is composed of theDepartment of Health, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Philippine NationalPolice, and Department of Interior and Local Government. “Gin-trabahonaton ang mga persons who used drugs in ourbarangays. Ginpa-undergocommunity-based rehabilitation in four to six weeks,” said Palmares. The city met all the parameters forsuch status set by the Dangerous Drugs Board, said Mayor Stephen Palmares. Section 6 of Dangerous Drugs BoardRegulation No. 3, Series of 2017 set the following parameters:center_img * no available illegal drugs * no drug den; and * no drug transit / transshipmentactivity Making Passi City drug-free was on topof his agenda when he became the mayor, said Palmares. Passi is a 4th class city. Accordingto the 2015 census, it has a population of 80,544 people in 51 barangays. Considered to be one of the oldestSpanish settlements in Iloilo (it was organized as a pueblo or communitysettlement of natives in 1766, Passi became a component city of Iloilo in1998./PNlast_img read more

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GCB U-19 inter-county one-day competition bowls off today

first_imgTHE one-day version of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/ Hand-in-Hand Mutual Fire Insurance Company Limited-sponsored under-19 Inter-County cricket competition bowls off today with two matches from 09:30hrsToday’s first round is set for the Police Sports Club ground where Demerara will face the Select Under-17 team, while at the Everest Cricket Club ground, Berbice will oppose Essequibo.The competition is being used as a yardstick by the junior selectors to pick the Guyana team for the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Regional under-19 competition scheduled for later this year.The competition, which will be played on a round robin basis, is expected to be keenly contested.Round two will be played on Wednesday, with Berbice facing Demerara at the National Stadium, Providence, and Essequibo playing the Select Under-17 at the Police ground in Eve Leary.Essqequibo captain Mark WilliamsThe third round is scheduled for Thursday, with Demerara opposing Essequibo at the National Stadium, Providence, and Berbice facing the Select Under-17 at Everest.The top two teams will play the final on Friday at the National Stadium, Providence.The three-day format will commence on June 6 and concludes on June 16. Below are the four squads that will compete in the tournament.Demerara: Bhaskar Yadram (Captain), Ronaldo Ali Mohamed (Vice-captain), Joshua Persaud, Raymond Perez, Navendra Persaud, Ramnarine Chatura, Richie Looknauth, Keshram Seybodan, Stephon Wilson, Sagar Hatheramani, Dwayne Dick, Kishna Singh, Garvin Boodwah, Dambuka Nqgando, Darshan Persaud, Mark Jeffers, Kennard Moonsammy, Mark Ramsammy and Himanauth Dindyal. Omar Hussain (Manager), Reon King (Coach), Dhanpaul (Assistant Coach).Essequibo: Mark Williams (captain), Sachin Persaud, Kurt Lovell, Adrian Campbell, Mark Ramsammy, Joshua Jones, Quintin Sampson, Beesham Moses, Leslie Allen, Sheldon Charles, Mahindra Persaud, Chanderpaul Mohabir, Kellin Davis, Joel Fortune and Azeem Habib. Loaknauth Persaud (Manager), Andy Ramnarine (Coach).Berbice: Adrian Sukwah, Kevin Sinclair, Sasenarine Sukhoo, Veramootoo Senwasane, Javid Karim, Matthew Hardyal, Daniel Samaroo, Emmanuel Seecharran, Karan Arjpaul, Keith Simpson, Deon Sinclair, Sylus Tyndall, Raymond Vankenic and Steve Deonarine. Michael Newland (Manager), Adrian Amsterdam (Coach).Select Under-17: Alex Alvin Algoo, Sachin Stefan Singh, Orlando Jailall, Junior Alvin Sinclair, Kevlon Alston Anderson, Kevin Imran Christian, Robin Williams, Lance Rusell Roberts, Alphius Malcolm Bookie, Rajendra Singh, Nigel Deodat, Ashmead Romanno Nedd, Pradesh Ballkishun, Kelvin Umroa, Mark Gary Rankin, Gevon Shemar Schultz, Reyaz Khan and Qumar Tychicus Torrington. Nazeer Mohamed (Manager), Orin Bailey (Coach).last_img read more

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