Rappelling

Rappelling: Cadet Officers rappelling from the Bell 412 helicopter during Cadets Day 2012
yesterday at the Colonel Ulric Pilgrim/Camp Stephenson training school at Timehri. (GINA photo)

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Massive damage as power poles collapse

Massive damage as power poles collapse: Three electricity poles fell on Church Street in the Bourda area yesterday, causing massive damage and inconvenience.

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Moraikobai latest beneficiary under President’s B’s programme

The village of Moraikobai, situated up the Mahaicony River, Mahaica-Berbice (Region Five), yesterday, became the latest beneficiary under President David Granger’s Five B’s or ‘Boats, Buses, Bicycles plus Breakfast and Books’ Programme, which is aimed at ensuring that every child has access to and stays in school.

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Riled up over expired product

Riled up over expired product: City Constables were on Friday called to calm a riled crowd after a customer who purchased a product from Annie’s Variety Store in the Acme Building on Regent Street and found that it was expired was unsuccessful in getting the proprietor to exchange it or refund her.

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Taking the plunge

Taking the plunge: Several children diving into a trench in Enterprise, East Coast Demerara yesterday for a swim. (Photo by Keno George)

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More lights…

More lights… More lights being installed along Carifesta Avenue as Thursday’s deadline approaches. (Photo by Keno George)

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Not wet weather work…

Not wet weather work… Machinery being used to clear weeds from a trench at Cummings Lodge yesterday. It was heavy going in the rain.

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Unsightly…

Unsightly… Garbage floating on a weed-encumbered canal in Lamaha Street, Guyhoc Park yesterday. (Photo by Keno George)

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Closed up…

Closed up… The reconstruction of the Umana Yana has been completed, but to date there has been no word on when or if it is likely to be formally reopened.

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