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Chutney moves

Chutney moves

Chutney moves: Preparations are underway for the chutney singing competition which is slated for Saturday, January 31st, at the Anna Regina Community Centre ground .

The life of a stray

The life of a stray

The life of a stray:  Stray catchers on Tuesday kept a tight rein on this calf on the Rupert Craig Highway .

Splintered

Splintered

Splintered: An accident at the intersection of the Turkeyen Road and the railway embankment on the East Coast on Monday left this utility pole in two pieces .

GDF promotions

GDF promotions

Promoted: From left are Lt Col (ag) Lorraine Foster, Col (ag) Ann McLennan, the Chief of Staff, Lt Col (ag) Natasha Stanford and Maj (ag) Christine Bradford .

GDF promotions

GDF promotions

From left are Paul Arthur, Nazrul Hussain, Cargill Kyte, Jawahar Persaud, Chief of Staff Phillips, Patrick West, Ann McLennan and Gary Beaton who were appointed as acting colonels .

GDF promotions

GDF promotions

Army Chief of Staff Brigadier Mark Phillips yesterday announced that Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Lee leads the GDF promotions list which includes 83 Officers and 436 Other Ranks .

US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit

US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit

US Vice President, Joseph Biden (left) with Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud at the US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington yesterday .

US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit

US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds (left) , Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister,  Kamla Persad-Bissessar (centre) and Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud at the US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington yesterday .

Rastafarian man

Rastafarian man

Rastafarian man shows off his lion-carved staff at the local launch of the UN-designated International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024) at the Parade Ground on Saturday .

EPA cracks down on NDC over garbage dumping

EPA cracks down on NDC over garbage dumping

In continuing a crackdown on litterbugs, wardens from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Litter Enforcement Unit served notices to Anil Das, Chairman of the Mon Repos Neighbourhood Democratic Council, and Eddie Seon, resident of the same village, a release from the EPA said this evening .

Park Vue Hotel relaunched

Park Vue Hotel relaunched

The multimillion-dollar Park Vue Hotel and Lounge, which is located at Farm, East Bank Demerara, was officially re-launched on Friday evening, under the new ownership of Fazil Mirza, proprietor of the famous Windies Sports Bar in Canada, GINA said .

Energy efficiency message

Energy efficiency message

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds (right) along with Dr .

APNU pledges to complete Wakapoa roadway

APNU pledges to complete Wakapoa roadway

A Partnership for National Unity has committed to completing a critical roadway in the Wakapoa community in the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region (No .

Betsy Ground, East Canje resident picket NDC

Betsy Ground, East Canje resident picket NDC

Betsy Ground, East Canje residents today picketed the Canefield - Enterprise Neighbourhood Democratic Council calling for the removal of the Chairman and the Overseer .

Look, no gas

Look, no gas

Look, no gas: This man was riding his fully electric motorcycle at Buxton, East Coast Demerara on Saturday .

Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe

Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe

Miss Colombia Pauline Vega was crowned Miss Universe last night in Doral, Miami .

Miss Guyana at Miss Universe contest

Miss Guyana at Miss Universe contest

Guyana’s Miss Universe 2015 contestant, Niketa Barker as she appeared at today’s Miss Universe Pageant in Doral, Miami .

Me Tarzan, you Jane

Me Tarzan, you Jane

Me Tarzan, you Jane: This man was having the time of his life getting in touch with nature at the Promenade Gardens yesterday, though he did seem a tad overdressed for the occasion .

Sound check

Sound check

Sound check: Getting the music ready for a beach party at the Kingston seawall yesterday .

This is a big one!

This is a big one!

This is a big one! A large, deep pothole poses a threat to motorists driving along the public road at Montrose, East Coast Demerara .

SASOD gets advocacy award cheque

SASOD gets advocacy award cheque

On Thursday, the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) in collaboration with the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) hosted a debriefing session on the 20th International AIDS Conference and received the cheque for winning the Red Ribbon Award in the category of Human Rights and Advocacy at Moray House in Georgetown, a release from SASOD said .

Minister meets foresters

Minister meets foresters

Large scale forest companies/operators were called upon to up value added output and harvesting as most forest operations are not fully utilising their allowable cuts as approved by the Guyana Forestry Commission .

Electricity poles on Angoy's Avenue

Electricity poles on Angoy’s Avenue

It was a happy day for residents of the New Amsterdam community of Angoy’s Avenue on Thursday when electricity under the Unserved Areas Electrification Project (UAEP) became a reality .

Prison service launches standing orders

Prison service launches standing orders

Minister of Home Affairs, Clement Rohee (seated at right), Chairman of the Standing Orders Committee, Cecil Kilkenny (seated at centre), Director of Prison, Welton Trotz (seated at left) and Senior Prison Officers with their Standing Order document which was launched on Friday .

El Dorado Queen

El Dorado Queen

El Dorado Queen: Miss Guyana Universe representative Niketa Barker on Wednesday evening partook in the national costume segment of the 63rd Miss Universe Pageant .

Angoy's Avenue gets power

Angoy’s Avenue gets power

A section of the audience at today's commissioning by GPL of power for Angoy's Avenue, Linden .

Bargain bazaar

Bargain bazaar

Bargain bazaar: It may be quite a trek (particularly in bad weather) to get to the western extreme of Stabroek Market (the area closest to the Demerara River) but once you get there you discover that the area offers a bazaar of its own where fruit, vegetables, fish, groceries and even items of clothing are offered for sale in abundance and where not a few attractive bargains can be had .

Still pondering

Still pondering

Still pondering: Up to yesterday there was still a great deal of uncertainty as to whether the government’s decision to drop fuel prices at GuyOil gas stations would have an impact on minibus and taxi fares .

Fire scare on South Road

Fire scare on South Road

A quick response by the Guyana Fire Service was able to save a South Road house from burning down after a parked police motor cycle burst into flames this morning between Cummings and Light Sts .

Upstream oil and gas resources

Upstream oil and gas resources

The National Upstream Oil and Gas Policy was yesterday launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment .

Qualfon’s new Providence call centre is near complete

Qualfon’s new Providence call centre is near complete

 Qualfon’s new Providence call centre is near complete .

British envoy in farewell call on Granger

British envoy in farewell call on Granger

British High Commissioner Andrew Ayre today paid a farewell courtesy call on Leader of the Opposition Brigadier David Granger at his office, Lot 61 Hadfield Street, Georgetown .

Overboard

Overboard

[caption id="attachment_320034" align="alignnone" width="375"] This truck found itself in the trench at Good Hope, East Coast Demerara today .

Weed clearing

Weed clearing

[caption id="attachment_320033" align="alignnone" width="375"] Clearing thick weeds which were growing in the recently constructed concrete drains at Prospect along the East Bank Demerara Public Road .

Not supposed to happen

Not supposed to happen

[caption id="attachment_319990" align="alignnone" width="333"] Public transport vehicles are not supposed to use the seawall road .

Mobile food stand

Mobile food stand

[caption id="attachment_319992" align="alignnone" width="375"] This food stand was being transported along the Railway Embankment at Good Hope yesterday .

Sky is the limit

Sky is the limit

[caption id="attachment_319991" align="alignnone" width="375"] This resident of Buxton is raising his home[/caption]Sky is the limit .



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