Commander of the Police’s ‘D’ Division Assistant Commissioner Balram Persaud (seated, left) and other police officials after they handed over a food hamper to Sinmateah Mangru (seated, second right) and her family as part of their outreach for the upcoming holiday season .
One of the top awardees in the President’s Youth Award Republic of Guyana (PYARG) programme Olisa Sanderson (front, left) receiving her trophy from Prime Minister Samuel Hinds yesterday afternoon when the PYARG celebrated its 12th anniversary .
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas: The arrival of Santa and his entourage was the moment every screaming child at last evening’s Courts Christmas Tree Light Up was waiting for .
Nicola Joseph of Region 8 last night won $2M in the Courts Vault promotion during its annual Courts Christmas tree light up .
Like diamonds in the sky: Fireworks lit up the night sky as the GDF celebrated its 45th Anniversary with a Military Tattoo yesterday .
The GDF band performs during the Military Tattoo yesterday .
Coming into base: Parachutists touch down at the GDF ground at Camp Ayanganna during a sky-diving display yesterday .
Here we come: A Brazilian army parachutist along with another floats to the Guyana Defence Force ground at Camp Ayanganna yesterday .
Waiting it out: Students who live in Mocha, but attend schools outside the village hunkered down at the top of the ‘Mocha long road’ on Monday awaiting transportation to take them in .
GDF ranks thrilled many with a martial arts display during a Military Tattoo yesterday .
The three police officers who successfully apprehended a man who was later found to have a bag of weapons, were commended and awarded $20,000 each for their bravery by GEB Security Services .
110 Sparendaam longing for all-weather road .
Photos by Alva SolomonA farmer at Barabina, in the Mabaruma sub region, guides pigs to her farm located close to her home .
Aftermath of a motorcade: Persons lined the seawall on Thursday night to view the annual Diwali motorcade .
Gone fishing: These three children from Friendship, East Coast Demerara, try their luck in the only portion of the trench not choked by water hyacinths .
A tractor from the Ministry of Public Works collecting refuse from the sea wall reserve yesterday that had been left there following the Diwali motorcade (Photo by Jules Gibson) .
Happy Diwali: A man lights diyas outside the GR Taxi Service base on Sheriff Street last evening as the country celebrated Diwali .
Photos by Jules Gibson[caption id="attachment_100656" align="alignleft" width="187" caption="The Better Hope Mandir’s float"][/caption][caption id="attachment_100657" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="These young ladies represented various Hindu goddesses as part of the Success Mandir’s float .
The Lusignan Radha Krishna Mandir/Modern Optical float during Thursday’s Diwali motorcade .
The Blairmont Shiv Shakti Devi Temple piece during Thursday’s motorcade .
The Enmore/Hope float at last night’s Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s motorcade .
The Station Street, Kitty community float in the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s annual motorcade last evening .
The Bhuvaneshwar Mandir float yesterday in the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s annual Deepavali Motorcade .
Members of the Shakers Family putting the final touches to their model of Lord Ganesh at the motorcade starting point .
This is the Enmore/Hope West Sanatan Dharma Mandir float .
New car park? This car ended up in a yard at Industry main road, East Coast Demerara yesterday after its driver lost control .
[caption id="attachment_100488" align="alignleft" width="190" caption="This Lord Hanoman was part of Montrose Naujawan motorcade entry"][/caption] .
[caption id="attachment_100472" align="alignleft" width="210" caption="Deepavali Motorcade photos"][/caption]Mother Laxmi depicted this evening in the Deepavali float of the Cumberland Sri Radha Krishna Mandir .
Another creative depiction of Mother Laxmi sitting in a brightly lit diya designed with hundreds of small tube lights .
Persons looking on as the Shieldtown Durga Devi Mandir motorcade rolled by in the line-up at Delph Street .
This colourful display was created by the Rosignol Sanatan Mandir .
In this photo is the Blairmont Shiv Shakti Mandir float as it entered the line-up at Delph Street, Campbellville from where the motorcades left for the La Bonne Intention ground .
Minister of Legal Affairs, Charles Ramson (second from left) officiating at the lighting of the `National Diya’ last evening at the Promenade Gardens .
The carriage drawn casket bearing the body of the late Prime Minster .
Crash: A three-way collision between these two cars and a motorcycle at the corner of D’urban and John streets at around 3 pm yesterday left the motorcycle written off and one of the cars badly damaged .
Sidewalk work underway on Aubrey Barker Road in South Ruimveldt yesterday .
New West Indies test captain Darren Sammy, right watches with pleasure as his deputy Brendan Nash acrobatically takes a one-handed catch during the team's training sessions yesterday .