However, at 29, Torrent’s is aware that today’s work will be tomorrow’s reward. He has experienced it in his own meats. With several fronts open ahead this season, the striker is not carried away and takes advantage of the forced stop to try to go one step further in his preparation, polishing details that escape in the heat of the season. Even in double session. He, better than anyone, knows what it’s like to exercise alone with the goal of becoming stronger. He already did it after his two knee operations, recovering from the cruciate ligament at each joint in 2014 and 2017. A circumstance that has forged Roger a character and a fighting spirit that is reflected on the field of play and in his career.Always trying to excel the striker is two goals away from equaling his best year in the First Division, the 13 of last season and, on the horizon, are Arouna Koné’s 15 goals in 2011-12, the top scorer granota in a course in the elite.With 28 goals, he is six to catch up with José Luis Morales (36) as the top scorer in Granota in First. Also, with one goal Roger will equal Vicente Latorre (51) as the second all-time leading scorer in all categories. José Paredes holds the honor with 68 goals. The current ‘9’ is already in the 21st century.Reasons and motivations are not lacking for the ‘Gunman’ to work piece by piece during the break and return to competition with gunpowder ready to continue beating records in Levante. “Your only limit is you” (your only limit is you), say the message in the personal gym where Roger Martí spends his days of confinement preparing for the return of the competition. To the ‘Gunman’ of Levante, top national scorer along with Gerard Moreno Y Lucas Perez, the coronavirus crisis has arrived at the best moment of his career. A dry braking.
A 32-year-old miner of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara, was remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on charges of possession of firearm and ammunition. Carl Carter pleaded not guilty to both charges which stated that on October 8, 2016, in Georgetown, he had in his possession a .38 pistol and four matching rounds of ammunition without being the holder of a firearm licence.Defence Attorney Mark Waldron made an application for reasonable bail claiming that his client is a father of three. However, the Prosecution contended that the defence counsel has not highlighted any special reasons for bail and as such objected .The prosecution further stated that the defendant is currently on bail for a matter of the same nature before Magistrate Fabayo Azore.The defendant was refused bail and will make his next court appearance on November 2, before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.
Ahead of a hectic Christmas season, the Guyana Police Force (GPF), through its Crime Chief Lyndon Alves, has sent a resounding message to shoppers in Georgetown to hold onto their bags tightly.Crime Chief Lyndon AlvesThe Crime Chief issued his advisory at the GPF’s annual Police Presentation held earlier this week. According to him, women who will be shopping in Georgetown for Christmas should not carry a bag that makes them a target.A bag that dangles from the shoulder can be easily yanked off a person’s shoulder, he said. He advised that bags be carried close to the body and well tucked in.The already prepped Police Force listed a number of other safety tips to be taken into consideration during the festive season for extra protection, although the Force has planned rigorous patrols and other methods to reduce crime in Georgetown.Alves said the use of liquid cash should be minimised while credit cards should be used more frequently.“Large sums of cash should be moved under security escort,” he noted, as many a times persons would complain of being robbed while moving huge amounts of money.For persons in the business realm, the Force has called for checks to be made to Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) systems to ensure they are properly working. In fact, the Force is encouraging that Digital Video Recorder (DVRs) be properly secured to preserve valuable information.Advice was also issued for the visiting population, while in the capital city. “The advice from the Guyana Police Force to visitors are carry your wallet in an inside jacket or inside trousers pocket. Avoid rear pockets. Keep purses on your lap when dining out. Not dangling over the back of a chair,” he pointed out.At the same event, the GPF announced plans to heighten security for Christmas. A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara) Commander Marlon Chapman noted, “We want to ensure that the citizens and other persons who will be in the Division for the season be as safe as possible in doing transactions even (if it’s) just a visit or whatever.”According to Chapman, Police patrols and outposts around the city will be boosted in a bid to ensure a secure shopping environment.He revealed that part of the efforts to ensure increased safety is the splitting of Georgetown into seven sub-sections as compared to six last year.These sub-sections run from Agricola, Greater Georgetown to Georgetown.The areas will be equipped with mobile outposts and frequent patrols will occur, with senior members of the GPF in charge of each sub-sector.