Sustainable tailoring

Sustainable tailoring: This tailor in the Timehri Docks area has set up his sewing machine outside in the bright sunshine. Since it’s a pedal machine, it requires no electricity to work and he uses natural light to work.

Small Business Bureau grants

The Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, through its Small Business Bureau today held its first ever Grant Award and Partnership ceremony, at which over 60 small business owners benefitted from financial aid, GINA said.

Student protest

Members of the University of Guyana student  body marched along the road leading into the  university yesterday and hung a new slogan across the university’s sign in protest over general conditions at UG.

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.


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

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

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

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. 

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