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A dray cart

A dray cart

[caption id="attachment_86980" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="A dray cart trawling the streets of North Ruimveldt yesterday collecting garbage for disposal for a fee .

studying the way fishes see light

studying the way fishes see light

[caption id="attachment_87050" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Dr Felix Breden (right) of the Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University in Canada is in Guyana studying the way fishes see light and colours and how their eyes adjust .

Garbage dump

Garbage dump

Another garbage dump yesterday on Punt Trench dam .

Water surrounded

Water surrounded

Water surrounded this house at Lusignan yesterday as heavy rain continued to pose problems .

Magda Pollard

Magda Pollard

Magda Pollard (left) was awarded life membership by the Association of Former Members of the Guyana Police Force at the opening ceremony of the association’s building on Cowan Street on Saturday .

Pastor Oslen Small

Pastor Oslen Small

Pastor Oslen Small (left) was on Saturday awarded with life membership by the Association of Former Members of the Guyana Police Force .

MV Henry-G, The Guyana Police Force’s Marine section’s motor boat on par-ade yesterday in a route march held to mark the 171st anni-versary of the force

MV Henry-G, The Guyana Police Force’s Marine section’s motor boat on par-ade yesterday in a route march held to mark the 171st anni-versary of the force

MV Henry-G, The Guyana Police Force’s Marine section’s motor boat on par-ade yesterday in a route march held to mark the 171st anni-versary of the force .

The Police Military Band performing at the official opening of the Association of Former Members of the Guyana Police Force

The Police Military Band performing at the official opening of the Association of Former Members of the Guyana Police Force

[caption id="attachment_86319" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="The Police Military Band performing at the official opening of the Association of Former Members of the Guyana Police Force "][/caption]The Police Military Band performing at the official opening of the Association of Former Members of the Guyana Police Force at Cowan Street, Kingston yesterday .

Members of the Guyana Police Force’s Mounted Branch taking part in yesterday’s route march

Members of the Guyana Police Force’s Mounted Branch taking part in yesterday’s route march

Members of the Guyana Police Force’s Mounted Branch taking part in yesterday’s route march to mark the 171st anniversary of the force .

Female police officers give the salute outside the Guyana Police Force Headquarters

Female police officers give the salute outside the Guyana Police Force Headquarters

Female police officers give the salute outside the Guyana Police Force Headquarters, Eve Leary during a route march to mark the force’s 171st anniversary yesterday .

Commissioner of Police Henry Greene (on podium at left)

Commissioner of Police Henry Greene (on podium at left)

Commissioner of Police Henry Greene (on podium at left) receives the salute from a contingent of police officers at Eve Leary during a route march yesterday to mark the 171st anniversary of the Guyana Police Force .

clearing the charred remains

[caption id="attachment_86218" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Business owners can be seen clearing the charred remains of their stores from the northern section of the Mahdia Arcade yesterday .

huge chunks of wood over this open manhole

huge chunks of wood over this open manhole

[caption id="attachment_86181" align="alignleft" width="188" caption="Someone placed huge chunks of wood over this open manhole on the King Street sidewalk to warn pedestrians of the danger .

Jamaican reggae sensation Tarrus Riley

Jamaican reggae sensation Tarrus Riley

[caption id="attachment_86174" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Jamaican reggae sensation Tarrus Riley stirred a small group of mostly young people with his messages of peace at an anti-domestic violence concert held yesterday at the National Park .

National School’s Basketball Festival

National School’s Basketball Festival

[caption id="attachment_86061" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="A St .

New appointments:

New appointments:

New appointments: Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited recently made two senior appointments at its Corriverton and Anna Regina branches .

Beat the heat

[caption id="attachment_85834" align="alignright" width="181" caption="Beating the heat! Rather than wait in their cars, these taxi drivers at Enmore, East Coast Demerara prefer to spend their free periods under this shed of coconut branches .

Beating the heat!

Beating the heat!

[caption id="attachment_85875" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Rather than wait in their cars, these taxi drivers at Enmore, East Coast Demerara prefer to spend their free periods under this shed of coconut branches .

Sol Guyana

Sol Guyana

Sol Guyana is inviting motorists to “Power Up 2 Win” a brand new Suzuki Grand Vitara and the launch of the Shell 2010 retail promotion was held on Thursday .

Devotees of the Hare Krishna Movement yesterday celebrated the Ratha Yathra Festival

Devotees of the Hare Krishna Movement yesterday celebrated the Ratha Yathra Festival

[caption id="attachment_85585" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Devotees of the Hare Krishna Movement yesterday celebrated the Ratha Yathra Festival (The Festival of the Chariot) with a parade which began at Water Street and ended at the Merriman Mall where there was a grand religious and cultural stage programme .

Unsightly:

Unsightly:

[caption id="attachment_85528" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Unsightly: A small dumpsite takes root in Norton Street, Wortmanville as the strike action by private garbage contractors moves into week two .

St Andrew’s Kirk undergoing facelift

St Andrew’s Kirk undergoing facelift

[caption id="attachment_85533" align="alignleft" width="187" caption="St Andrew’s Kirk, at Brickdam and Avenue of the Republic, the oldest building in Georgetown continually in  use for religious purposes, undergoing a much needed facelift yesterday .

Big Bob-CAT bore:

Big Bob-CAT bore:

[caption id="attachment_85560" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Big Bob-CAT bore: As this huge Bob-CAT tried to “bore” its way through traffic along Avenue of the Republic on Friday it slammed into the car of a Bank of Guyana employee .

Mayor and City Council workers clearing garbage

Mayor and City Council workers clearing garbage

[caption id="attachment_85578" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Mayor and City Council workers clearing garbage in Wellington Street yesterday .

As the city garbage crisis continues

As the city garbage crisis continues

[caption id="attachment_85576" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="As the city garbage crisis continues, so-called “private contractors” have been going around clearing citizens’ garbage for disposal .

Richard Fresco was recipient of a wheelchair

Richard Fresco was recipient of a wheelchair

[caption id="attachment_85571" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Richard Fresco of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, Berbice, who injured his spine in an accident over a year ago, was on Friday the recipient of a wheelchair, compliments of a Guyanese doctor residing in Canada .

The Humanitarian Assistance Programme

The Humanitarian Assistance Programme

[caption id="attachment_85582" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="The Humanitarian Assistance Programme at the US Embassy donated 25 cots to the CIOG for distribution to needy persons along the Essequibo Coast .

Rude awakening

Rude awakening

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Scenes from Region Nine

Scenes from Region Nine

Not afraid of heights: A worker straddling an arm of a lantern post in Lethem 30 feet high .

A brace:

A brace:

[caption id="attachment_84831" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="A brace: Observed in Dennis Street, Sophia on Saturday, a fallen electricity pole, gains support from a huge tree .

Making sure it fits:

Making sure it fits:

[caption id="attachment_84777" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Buying a Father’s Day gift shirt in Fogarty’s Men Wear Department yesterday .

Overload

Overload

[caption id="attachment_84763" align="alignnone" width="278" caption="One too many: This family, photographed last week at North and Camp streets on a motorcycle, is clearly in need of four-wheel transportation .

Father's Day pose

Father’s Day pose

[caption id="attachment_84754" align="alignnone" width="278" caption="Father’s day pose: Pastor Floyd Benn and his wife Allison (seated) with their three children from left: Jonathan, 16; Chrystal, 20 and Joshua, 19 in their Sunflower Circle, South Ruimveldt home .

Dangerous Double:

Dangerous Double:

[caption id="attachment_84656" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Dangerous Double: While this is an unusual sight; seeing one truck fetching another in such a manner, it is also dangerous .

March

March

[caption id="attachment_84423" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Prime Minister, Samuel Hinds (left), Minister of Housing and Water, Irfaan Ali (second from left) and Minister of Agriculture, Robert Persaud taking part in the march yesterday held to commemorate the 62nd death anniversary of the Enmore Martyrs .

Speed, spin, slam!

[caption id="attachment_84348" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Speed, spin, slam! At about 10 .

Ambassador of the Philippines

Ambassador of the Philippines

[caption id="attachment_84237" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Ambassador of the Philippines to Guyana Eva Betita handing over letters of credence to President Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday at State House .



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