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Eyesore Assembly

Eyesore Assembly: Two homeless women sunning out on the pavement outside Parliament yesterday near a huge pile of garbage that mars the once pristine look of the surroundings .

After the rain

After the rain

After the rain: A parent assists her son into his school shoes at Aubrey Barker Street yesterday morning after flooding in North Ruimveldt yesterday precluded him from putting them on at home .

Young boys, shoes in hand making their way home from school

Young boys, shoes in hand making their way home from school

Young boys, shoes in hand making their way home from school along Aubrey Barker Street, South Ruimveldt yesterday afternoon after heavy rainfall caused flooding .

Making it easier

Making it easier

Making it easier: Cell phone giant Digicel yesterday made life much easier for Dawnetta Mc Lean and her family when they offered her a scholarship for the duration of her secondary school life .

Bursary Award Ceremony

Bursary Award Ceremony

Bursary awards: The Lion’s Club of Central Demerara held a bursary awards ceremony last week .

Brickdam Secondary School - winner of the secondary schools’ debating competition

Brickdam Secondary School – winner of the secondary schools’ debating competition

[caption id="attachment_92923" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Brickdam Secondary School, the winner of the secondary schools’ debating competition organised by the National Library as part of its centennial celebration, recently received a computer from P & P Insurance Brokers & Consultants Limited .

Opening of the Hinterland Scholarship Students’ Dormitory at Liliendaal

Opening of the Hinterland Scholarship Students’ Dormitory at Liliendaal

[caption id="attachment_92925" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Primary level students from Region Eight as they sang a song of unity to the gathering yesterday at the opening of the Hinterland Scholarship Students’ Dormitory at Liliendaal .

Manickchand officially launches Child Rights commemorative stamps

Manickchand officially launches Child Rights commemorative stamps

Holding commemorative stamps yesterday, l-r, Trevor Thomas, Permanent Secretary in Ministry of Human Services and Social Security, Shirley Ferguson, coordinator of the Child Rights Division within the Ministry, Bishop Juan Edghill, chairman of the Guyana Post Office Corporation, Minister Priya Manickchand, Dr .

Students from the Hinterland

Students from the Hinterland

Students from the Hinterland Scholarship Programme perform a dance at the Umana Yana yesterday .

Ministry of Amerindian vehicle

Ministry of Amerindian vehicle

This Ministry of Amerindian Affairs van flipped on its side yesterday afternoon at Quamina and Carmichael streets after a car slammed into its rear .

The US Naval Ship

The US Naval Ship

[caption id="attachment_92328" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="The US Naval Ship, the HSV-2 Swift docked at the Guyana National Shipping Corporation Wharf in Port Georgetown yesterday .

The Institute

The Institute

The Institute of Distance and Continuing Education (IDCE) headquarters was given a face lift by members of the Social Work 1 Class three Sundays ago as part of their community project .

School books

School books

Shopping was all about ‘back to school’ yesterday as parents thronged the down-town area to equip their children for the opening of the school term next week .

Shopping for schoolbags

Shopping for schoolbags

Shopping for schoolbags at the corner of Regent and Camp Streets yesterday (Photo by Aubrey Crawford) .

An exhibition, themed “Unearthed:

An exhibition, themed “Unearthed:

An exhibition, themed “Unearthed: Rediscover Guyana through the medium of body art,” was formally opened yesterday at the National Gallery of Art, Castellani House .

accident

accident

[caption id="attachment_92111" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="One of two hire cars, trying to avoid slamming head on into each other on Home Stretch Avenue, plunged into a trench just outside the National Communications Network shortly before 9pm on Thursday .

Men of Vision:

Men of Vision:

Men of Vision: 2010 Car-ibbean Awards for Excellence Laureate, Sydney Allicock (right) and Chairman of the ANSA McAL Foundation, Dr .

Where the highways are made of water:

Where the highways are made of water:

Where the highways are made of water: It’s boats to school, boats to church and boats to the village shop in the Pomeroon River .

Lethem trail woes

Lethem trail woes

[caption id="attachment_91731" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="A bus being pulled through a section of the Hunt Oil Stretch of the Linden/Lethem trail last week .

Banks DIH yesterday presented 22 bursaries to

Banks DIH yesterday presented 22 bursaries to

[caption id="attachment_91487" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Banks DIH yesterday presented 22 bursaries to the children of shareholders and employees who were successful at this year’s Grade Six Assessment .

This section of the De Hoop Branch Road, Mahaica is being undermined

This section of the De Hoop Branch Road, Mahaica is being undermined

[caption id="attachment_91469" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="This section of the De Hoop Branch Road, Mahaica is being undermined .

Smooth as silk

Smooth as silk

Smooth as silk: R&B superstar Ne-Yo, who is known for his smooth vocals and hits such as “So Sick” and “Closer” arrived in Guyana yesterday to headline a concert at the Guyana National Stadium tonight .

Improbvements seen in young rugby players locally - UK coach

Improbvements seen in young rugby players locally – UK coach

Boost coaches James Grabowski (left) and Helen Phillips (second left) oversee the under-19 players as they go through an offensive drill during their  practice session at the National Park yesterday (Orlando Charles photo) .

Workers

Workers

Workers from the Ministry of Works mending a road in Vigilance on Saturday .

Celebrating India’s 62nd anniversary at the Indian Cultural Centre

Celebrating India’s 62nd anniversary at the Indian Cultural Centre

Celebrating India’s 62nd anniversary at the Indian Cultural Centre, New Haven yesterday .

This lamp post collapsed yesterday at around 15:40 hours at St Ignatius, after a strong gust of wind, cutting power to Lethem

This lamp post collapsed yesterday at around 15:40 hours at St Ignatius, after a strong gust of wind, cutting power to Lethem

This lamp post collapsed yesterday at around 15:40 hours at St Ignatius, after a strong gust of wind, cutting power to Lethem .

No, this is not garbage, but water

No, this is not garbage, but water

No, this is not garbage being transported along the East Coast Embankment Road on Saturday, but water (Photo by Jules Gibson) .

Bikerfest

Bikerfest

[caption id="attachment_90780" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Bikers practise their moves yesterday in preparation for the Bikerfest billed for today in the National Park (Photo by Orlando Charles)"][/caption] .

Bikers

Bikers

Bikers gave George-towners a foretaste of the skills which will be on display at the Bikerfest today in the National Park, when they went through their paces on the capital’s streets yesterday .

Dancers

Dancers

Dancers practising their acrobatics yesterday at the National Park in preparation for their performance at the Bikerfest today (Photo by Jules Gibson) .

Roadside campsite

Roadside campsite

Roadside campsite: A homeless person has set up camp under a tree at the side of Aubrey Barker Street in South Ruimveldt .

A disconsolate driver

A disconsolate driver

A disconsolate driver negotiates his way through the bush on Thomas Lands outside Camp Ayanganna after a minibus shunted his vehicle into a trench .

Senior citizens

Senior citizens

Reaching out to senior citizens: Ten final year Social Work and Sociology students of the University of Guyana were at the St Thomas Moore Home in Lamaha Street, Kitty yesterday where residents were provided with lunch and hampers of toiletries .

Building capacity

Building capacity

Building capacity: Kiskadee Kids Daycare and Playgroup recently held a capacity building workshop for caregivers, teachers and parents attached to the institution .

container toppled

container toppled

[caption id="attachment_90543" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="This container toppled on Regent St yesterday"][/caption] .

Neighbourly support:

Neighbourly support:

Neighbourly support: The Guyana Bank for Industry and Trade (GBTI) yesterday handed over two computers to the Guyana Police Force .

This Coldingen woman’s fence was...

This Coldingen woman’s fence was…

[caption id="attachment_90336" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="This Coldingen woman’s fence was mowed down by a vehicle attached to a supermarket on Saturday .



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