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Doing her part

Doing her part

Doing her part: Debbie Rodrigues, unhappy with the state of the parapet outside her D’Urban Street home, is determined to beautify it .

President bowls ball at joint services match

President bowls ball at joint services match

President Donald Ramotar bowled the ceremonial first ball to mark the start of a Joint Services cricket match today, at the Eve Leary Police Sports Ground .

St Agnes Primary commissioned

St Agnes Primary commissioned

[caption id="attachment_304889" align="alignleft" width="207"] Pupils of St Agnes Primary cut the ribbon at the commissioning of their school yesterday while Education Minister Priya Manickchand, school and ministry officials look on .

Guyana, Argentina to work on parks, protected areas

Guyana, Argentina to work on parks, protected areas

In an effort to broaden technical exchange programmes and encourage investment from South America, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud, recently broke new ground by leading a successful mission to Argentina .

Police, soldiers complete training in firearm destruction

Police, soldiers complete training in firearm destruction

The 11 ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the 14 ranks of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) who successfully completed training in the use and maintenance of both the firearm destruction hydraulic shears and small arms ammunition-burning tank have been presented with their certificates .

Rutland bird fair

Rutland bird fair

Director of the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), Indranauth Haralsingh, while reporting on the 2014 International British Bird Watching Fair, which was held in Rutland England last month, told GINA “I must tell you, seven years ago, we did not have any birding international tour operators selling destination Guyana, today we have over 35 international bird watching companies selling Guyana .

Commuters walk near one of the 44-seat buses

Commuters walk near one of the 44-seat buses

Commuters walk near one of the 44-seat buses yesterday .

Reinforcement of the Mosquito Hall seawall

Reinforcement of the Mosquito Hall seawall

Reinforcement of the Mosquito Hall seawall with the use of giant boulders on Saturday .

Neat fit!

Neat fit!

Neat fit! Transporting a gas cylinder in a baby stroller at Buxton East Coast Demerara on Saturday .

Keeping the cool

Keeping the cool

Keeping the cool: This man was tasked with stabilizing a refrigerator being transported at the back of a pick-up truck at Mahaica, East Coast Demerara on Saturday .

GECOM begins training of trainers

GECOM begins training of trainers

Favouritism, cronyism and nepotism will not be associated with the employment procedures being used by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) .

PAHO Head at reception

PAHO Head at reception

As part of the Wellness Week celebrations, Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Director Dr Carissa Etienne and other officials were taken on tour of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) .

Amerindian heritage celebrations at Karrau

Amerindian heritage celebrations at Karrau

As Amerindian Heritage Month 2014 celebrations continue Head of State, Donald Ramotar, and First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar, Amerindian Affairs Minister, Pauline Sukhai, and several other Cabinet members joined with residents of Karrau Village, Region Seven for the annual Heritage Village celebration .

Amerindian heritage day celebrated at Karrau

Amerindian heritage day celebrated at Karrau

A group performing a traditional dance during the Amerindian heritage village celebration  on Saturday at Karrau, Region Seven .

Community policing fun day

Community policing fun day

Representatives of Community Policing Groups across Guyana came together today for a fun day in honour of Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee .

Rohee lauded by community policing groups

Rohee lauded by community policing groups

Representatives of Community Policing Groups (CPGs) across Guyana came together today for a fun day in honour of Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee, GINA said .

Deep in concentration

Deep in concentration

Deep in concentration: Sculptor Marvin Phillips working on a piece of art yesterday on Main Street .

Straight out of a fisherman’s nightmare

Straight out of a fisherman’s nightmare

Straight out of a fisherman’s nightmare: Derek Boston’s ‘Disfigured Pirate’ is detailed and grotesquely fantastic .

Old car fun

Old car fun

Old car fun (Arian Browne photo) .

Leon Johnson makes Test debut

Leon Johnson makes Test debut

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Debutant Leon Johnson made a cautious start to his Test career as West Indies reached 61 without loss at lunch on the opening day of the second Test against Bangladesh here today .

Scouts in clean-up drive

Scouts in clean-up drive

Members of the Scout Association of Guyana (SAG) including a large number of youths came out on Saturday to participate in the annual “Clean Up the World” environmental campaign being held under the theme “Our Place…Our Planet…Our Responsibility” .

Scouts in clean-up campaign

Scouts in clean-up campaign

Members of the Scout Association of Guyana (SAG) including a large number of youths came out on Saturday to participate in the annual “Clean Up the World” environmental campaign being held under the theme “Our Place…Our Planet…Our Responsibility” .

Work-study programme at Sterling Products

Work-study programme at Sterling Products

Sterling Products Limited (SPL) facilitated 13 students in its annual work study programme this year .

Guyanese designers at the recent Caribbean New York Fashion Week

Guyanese designers at the recent Caribbean New York Fashion Week

Sonia Noel, who is promoting and marketing her First Resort collection and Makin’ Style magazine overseas, poses with Selwyn Collins author and talk show host in New York .

GDF presents 60 with Bursaries for 2014

GDF presents 60 with Bursaries for 2014

Wonetta Semple, Acquino Luke, and Sonia Lynch were the top three awardees when the Guyana Defence Force awarded 60 Bursaries valued $25,000 each, to children who successfully completed the National Grade Six Examinations and gained places at secondary schools, a release from the GDF said yesterday .

Wellness Warriors Club launched

Wellness Warriors Club launched

The Ministry of Health’s Wellness Warriors Club was today officially launched by President Donald Ramotar in the presence of Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, visiting Director of the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO), Dr .

Over 500 families get house lots at Providence

Over 500 families get house lots at Providence

The 59th One Stop Shop event held at the Guyana National Stadium today saw the assigning of over 500 house lots to families in phase three of Providence, East Bank Demerara, GINA said .

Yachts set for rally

Sailing off from Trinidad and Tobago on September 1, the Nereid Yachting Rally is again in Guyana’s waters with participants from the United Kingdom, Argentina, Israel, Italy, France, United States, Switzerland and Australia .

Composting progress

Composting progress

Residents of Mocha Arcadia and Marfriends Cooperative Society in Friendship, were able to recently harvest the rewards of their labour under the community composting project being carried out by the Clean Green Guyana Campaign .

Water disruption in city 

Water disruption in city 

GWI in an emergency notice advised customers of Georgetown of a service disruption from 11 hours to 16 hours yesterday due to a significant breakage on the main transmission line providing water  to the city .

Nereid Yachting rally here

Nereid Yachting rally here

The Nereid Yachting Rally has again graced Guyana’s waters with participants from the United Kingdom, Argentina, Israel, Italy, France, United States, Switzerland and Australia .

Popeyes opens on Camp St

The new Popeyes building on Camp Street .

PAHO’s Director pays courtesy call on First Lady

PAHO’s Director pays courtesy call on First Lady

PAHO’s Director Dr Carissa Etienne (left) and First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar at State House where the Director paid a courtesy call on the First Lady .

Tate and Lyle executives meet President Ramotar

Tate and Lyle executives meet President Ramotar

The top executives of the Tate and Lyle Sugar Company met with President Donald Ramotar  (right) today, at his office .

Grenada honours Guyana for Hurricane Ivan help

Grenada honours Guyana for Hurricane Ivan help

A decade after, Grenada remembers Hurricane Ivan, and in its remembrance the country has also shown its support and appreciation to those countries and organisations that helped its restoration following the disaster, GINA said .

Brush cutters presented to Region Three NDCs

Brush cutters presented to Region Three NDCs

The Local Government and Regional Development Ministry yesterday presented 10 brush cutters to the Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs) of Region Three, acquired with funds from the Ministry .



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