What the People Say
Photos by Jules Gibson This week we asked the man and woman in the street what they thought of the government giving $40 million to the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) to pave the race track at South Dakota .
Last week the headmaster of the Wismar/Christianburg Secondary School Cleveland Thomas was taken to task when he refused to promote children who had not passed their exams contrary to the Ministry of Education’s new ‘no child left behind policy’ .
This week more differently-able persons speak of their challenges and accomplishments and how being part of the National Disabled People’s Network (NDPN) has helped them .
Interviews by Tiffny Rhodius and photos by Jules Gibson This week differently-able persons shared with Stabroek News some of their challenges and accomplishments and how being part of the National Disabled People’s Network (NDPN) has helped them .
As Toshaos from across the country gathered at the Liliendaal Conference Centre for the annual Toshaos Council Meeting last week, we asked the leaders what were some of the difficulties their communities face and what they hope to come out of the meeting .
On Friday, the Government of Guyana and the UNDP together with the executing agency, the Board of Industrial Training, launched the East Bank Demerara training programmes which will give 101 youths from the area a chance to learn a skill .
This week on What the People Say we asked persons: If the president gave you a laptop what would you and your household use it for? Would you be able to access the internet? Would you be able to access voltage stabilizers? How would you be able to maintain or protect it?Here are their responses:Dave Brown, electrician/technician, `I know to use the computer to do a lot of ‘stuff’ but I do not have one on my own .
This week we asked the man and woman on the street what they thought of the President’s plan to spend $30 million to provide one laptop per family .
The Guyana Elections Commission had earlier announced that continuous registration would begin on September 6, and had urged persons who had already registered to uplift their identification cards, 7,000 of which have not yet been collected .
[caption id="attachment_93062" align="alignleft" width="120" caption="Royston Cameron"][/caption]Royston Cameron – `I am of the opinion that teenage pregnancy is still an issue in our community .
Interviews by Candace Phillips and photos by Alva SolomonAnnie Seenarine - housewife`I’m now doing the last set of shopping for the fine items like stationery and shoes .
Photos and interviews by Shabna Ullah and Gaulbert SutherlandLewis Punch, cash crop farmer‘I think farming is developing a little bit more now and we are getting proper drainage and so .
What the people say about…Interviews and photos by Candace PhillipsMyron Tucker - student ‘I saw a few new construction models which can be applied to the building industry .
Interviews by Tiffny Rhodius and photos by Jules GibsonThis week we asked the man and woman in the street if they think men should be granted paternity leave .