Stabroek News – With reference to a letter published in your newspaper on August 18 captioned ‘Unauthorised group soliciting donations for Belle Vue sports club’, I am sure that you were not aware of the full facts of the matter before publication.

Summary

  • With reference to a letter published in your newspaper on August 18 captioned ‘Unauthorised group soliciting donations for Belle Vue sports club’, I am sure that you were not aware of the full facts of the matter before publication.
  • As it is the group that wrote to you acquired the rights to the name ‘Belle Vue Sports Club’ from the National Sports Commission (NSC) under questionable circumstances.
  • While the group which wrote to you has registered the name with the NSC, the other group is registered and has been playing active cricket with the West Demerara Cricket Association (WDCA), which is an association of the Guyana Cricket Board under the name ‘Belle Vue Sports Club’.
  • As it is right now one group is registered with the NSC and the other is registered with the WDCA.
  • It should be noted that the WDCA by virtue of the Guyana Cricket Board is registered with the NSC.


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