Minister within the Communities Ministry, Valerie Patterson-Yearwood last week visited a Guyanese patient, Crystal John at the Oncology Hospital in Havana, Cuba.John is from the mining town of Linden. She is in high spirits and her father, who is there with her, is very optimistic that she will be able to regain sight in one eye.The Minister also visited Milton Gilkes of Silvertown, Linden, who is also a patient at the same hospital. He has shown positive signs of recovery.Meanwhile, at the Guyana Embassy, Minister Patterson-Yearwood met with a group of overseas-based Guyanese who are members of the Guyana/America Chamber of Commerce. The group is visiting Cuba.The Minister held a brief discussion with the group on the Government housing programme, particularly with regard to the Providence Garden housing drive.Much interest was expressed by the group in this initiative.
Here’s the top transfer-related stories in Sunday’s newspapers…Manchester United have agreed a deal with Bayern Munich which would see Spanish summer signing Ander Herrera, 25, depart for Germany in exchange for £7m and another midfielder – Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri, 23. (Sunday Express) Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid are willing to accept a £20m offer from Manchester United for 30-year-old Brazil centre-back Miranda. (Daily Star Sunday) Everton are set to offer £10m for Basel striker Breel Embolo, 17, who came to their attention in the Swiss club’s win against Liverpool in the Champions League in October. (The Sun) Chelsea are lining up a £20m summer move for Everton’s 26-year-old Republic of Ireland right-back Seamus Coleman. (Mail on Sunday) Liverpool’s 32-year-old England striker Rickie Lambert, a £4m signing in the summer, could return to his old club Southampton on a six-month loan deal in January. (Sunday Express) And the Reds are preparing a £10m bid to sign England Under-21 winger Nathan Redmond, 20, from Norwich in January. (Daily Star Sunday) Tottenham and Aston Villa are working on a swap deal involving midfielder Fabian Delph, 25, going to White Hart Lane with Spurs midfielder Lewis Holtby, 24, making the move in the opposite direction. (The Sun) Hull City boss Steve Bruce says top clubs are already sniffing around £12m-rated Scotland full-back Andy Robertson, 20, who joined the Tigers from Dundee United in the summer. (Sunday People) And here’s the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…Exclusive – Welbeck has nothing to prove against Man United, claims Arsenal ace Oxlade-ChamberlainSami Khedira latest: Arsenal players speak to midfielder but have Bayern reached an agreement?I have the support of Levy, insists Tottenham boss PochettinoBelgian star can’t make Liverpool move in January, admits RodgersWest Ham to renew their interest in Sampdoria star Transfer rumours and paper review Sunday, November 23 1