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.

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: 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

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

The National Upstream Oil and Gas Policy was yesterday launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment. A statement from the ministry said that it represents Guyana’s first attempt at setting out specific policy objectives and implementation measures for the exploration and potential development of upstream oil and gas resources in Guyana.


Overload: Three schoolboys pulled off quite a feat yesterday travelling home from school along the Railway Embankment at Bladen Hall East Coast Demerara on one bicycle while pulling along another that had suffered a puncture. 

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