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China rights activist missing after being stopped at airport

first_imgBEIJING (AP) — Authorities have given no word on the status of Chinese legal rights activist Guo Feixiong after he was blocked from leaving the country last week to join his family in the United States. Guo’s sister Yang Maoping said Tuesday morning they had no word from Guo or information from police since he was reportedly detained at Shanghai’s Pudong airport while attempting to board a flight to the U.S. Guo had messaged friends that he would go on hunger strike unless allowed to leave the country to be with his wife who is undergoing treatment for cancer. As a lawyer, Guo represented government critics and had been imprisoned for more than 10 years under China’s loosely defined state security laws.last_img read more

Teachers complete foundation cricket coaching course

first_imgMALE and female teachers in Region 3 last Thursday completed a three-day foundation cricket coaching course, compliments of the Ministry of Education’s Department of Culture, Youth and Sport in partnership with the National Sports Commission.Teachers from sixteen schools between Wales and Crane on the West Demerara participated in the course, which was conducted by experienced cricket coach, Latchman Yadram, with the help of sports organisers Lester Griffith and Marlon Whitney.According to Yadram, the course sought to give the teachers a foundation in the sport, as they were exposed to both theory and practical.The teachers welcomed the initiative, which they say was timely and informative.last_img read more