[caption id="attachment_67919" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Empty stalls lined the corner of Regent Street, west of Camp Street yesterday after the Christmas rush .
[caption id="attachment_67923" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="This man with his load on his bicycle carefully manoeuvres across a huge crack along Vlissingen Road in Roxanne Burnham Gardens .
[caption id="attachment_67962" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="The Aditya Kids Trust Fund Foundation (AKTFF) held its annual Christmas parade for children from Bush Lot to Ithaca two Sundays ago .
[caption id="attachment_67964" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="The Regional Health Department of Region Five hosted a party for senior citizens at the Woodley Park Health Centre last week .
[caption id="attachment_67978" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Work being done yesterday on the new road leading to the city dumpsite from the Mandela Avenue entrance .
[caption id="attachment_67928" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="No optical illusion this: The back of this bus shed at Craig, East Bank Demerara doubles as a dumpsite .
[caption id="attachment_67935" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Hope to get safely across: This crumbling bridge connects a street to the East Bank Highway at New Hope Village .
[caption id="attachment_67971" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Here for Christmas: Subrina Antonio of Bel Air Village is up and posing for the camera after giving birth to a baby girl (the first girl for the day) around 2 am on Christmas day at the Georgetown Public Hospital .
Stabroek News launched a ‘Special Incentive Scheme for Vendors’ this year in which the sales by newspaper vendors for the period June-November of 2008 were compared to the corresponding period in 2009 .
A nun guides this girl in prayer before the Nativity Crib at the Church of the Ascension in New Amsterdam during Christmas Eve Midnight Mass .
Prime Minister Sam Hinds serving lunch to the residents of the Dharm Shala on Christmas Day .
The Indian Arrival Committee (IAC) held its annual children’s Christmas Party on December 26, 2009 at the Patentia West Housing Scheme, West Bank Demerara .
Where is the food? This was the question on the minds of these persons sitting along Company Path, Georgetown yesterday .
[caption id="attachment_67780" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="President Jagdeo distributing gifts to children in Sophia on Christmas morning (GINA)"][/caption] .
[caption id="attachment_67786" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Bundles of holiday cheer: On Christmas Day, staff of the Princess Hotel distributed gifts to mothers and their newborn babies at the Georgetown Public Hospital’s Maternity Ward as well as children who were forced to spend the holiday in the Paediatric Ward .
[caption id="attachment_67756" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="As part of its activities during the festive season, the Guyana Police Force presented hampers to the relatives of police ranks who were killed in the line of duty .
[caption id="attachment_67737" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Santa received an enthusiastic welcome at the annual Dharm Shala Christmas party for children recently .
The crammed bus parks yesterday .
A wine selection being made yesterday at a Bourda Market stall which was packed to capacity .
The Christmas Eve jam .
Snooze and sell…This Bourda vendor was taking a nap yesterday before the frenzy of the afternoon shopping .
Crochet work being admired on Regent Street in yesterday’s last-minute Christmas rush .
On Wednesday, the Guyana Defence Force continued to spread Christmas cheer, as Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) from three of its Units joined with representatives of the USMLO to distribute soft toys and books to children of the Joshua House orphanage .
Woof! Geddes Grant and Fernleaf this week presented a donation of $100,000 to the Guyana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA) .
The Aditya Foundation of West Berbice feted less fortunate children from several villages at its Christmas party last week .
This man was lugging his Xmas carpet home on two wheels .
Shopping in full swing yesterday on Regent Street .
The Rotary Club of Georgetown recently held its annual senior citizens’ party during which 150 citizens from 12 homes in the city were treated to music, dance, lunch and Christmas gifts .
A traffic policeman remonstrating with some of the drivers of heavy vehicles which were grounded on the East Bank yesterday morning .
Grounded: Vehicles which were pulled over yesterday following the restriction order implemented on Sunday by the Guyana Police Force .
The Ministry of Human Services yesterday spread Christmas cheer to less fortunate children in Bare Root, East Coast Demerara .
This electrical pole was hanging precariously along Carifesta Avenue yesterday .
Street people/vagrants combing through garbage bins for scraps has become a common sight in the city .
City Santa: Making music on his home-made instrument, this city Santa has resurfaced for the holidays and made his way through the streets of the city entertaining passers-by last week .
Balloon city! In keeping with the festive season, fish vendors at the Bourda market are ensuring that their costumers conduct business in the right environment with their colourful décor .
Enterprising décor: Santa Claus seemed quite at home looking out this window above Tony’s Enterprise at Mc Doom, East Bank Demerara despite the fact that rims and not reindeer are immediately before him .