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Clean up

Clean up

Clean up: Inmates from the Georgetown Prison at work on High Street, Kinsgton as the city clean up continues .

 Crushed trunk

Crushed trunk

Norris Witter looks forlornly at his car after a tree fell on it, crushing the trunk, while he was in the Guyana Public Service Credit Union building on Hadfield Street yesterday morning .

Litter-strewn drain

Litter-strewn drain

This C Field Sophia resident collects water from a main which crosses a litter-strewn drain .

planting a tree

planting a tree

[caption id="attachment_79266" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Petamber Persaud and Chief Librarian Gillian Thompson plant a tree – where all books come from–in the National Library compound .

Earth Day:

Earth Day:

[caption id="attachment_79171" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Earth Day: In observance of Earth day yesterday, St Margaret’s Primary School hosted a plant exhibition and sale at the school’s Camp Street location .

Paying tribute!

Paying tribute!

[caption id="attachment_79089" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Paying tribute! Final year students of Sociology of the University of Guyana honoured centenarian Celestine Shipley with a birthday breakfast and cake later in celebration of her 101 milestone on Wednesday .

canal

canal

[caption id="attachment_79147" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="The Stanley Place canal on Vlissingen Road which is currently being de-silted .

a three-vehicle collision

a three-vehicle collision

[caption id="attachment_79040" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="An apparent rush to beat traffic lights at the junction of Camp and Lamaha streets last evening resulted in a three-vehicle collision .

Bumper crop

Bumper crop

[caption id="attachment_79054" align="alignleft" width="266" caption="This farmer, Veno Singh of Cotton Tree, West Coast Berbice was proud when he reaped sweet potatoes from his farm and discovered two roots that weighed 28 and 17 pounds respectively .

Basketball Championship

Basketball Championship

[caption id="attachment_78951" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="A Christianburg player nets one from just inside the arc as his team competed against the East Coast line-up last evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in the National Super Wards Basketball Championships .

A rare find:

A rare find:

[caption id="attachment_78908" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="A rare find: Lonsdale Tixey and his friend caught a two-tailed iguana on Saturday along the President College Road .

The Hat Show and Tea Party

The Hat Show and Tea Party

[caption id="attachment_78894" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="The Hat Show and Tea Party at the Promenade Gardens on Saturday last was hosted by the Inner Wheel Club of Georgetown and not the Red Cross as was inadvertently reported in this newspaper .

installing water meters

installing water meters

[caption id="attachment_78862" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Contractors attached to the Guyana Water Incorporated installing water meters in Kaikan Street, North Ruimveldt yesterday .

Following flood

Following flood

[caption id="attachment_78902" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Following flooding in the city after last week’s heavy rainfall, maintenance crews could be seen beginning to desilt some canals .

Flood hazard:

Flood hazard:

[caption id="attachment_78853" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Flood hazard: This canal at Enmore, East Coast Demerara spells trouble for when the rains come unless it receives urgent attention .

Three bundles of joy:

Three bundles of joy:

[caption id="attachment_78838" align="alignnone" width="432" caption="Three bundles of joy: Teddies Disposable Diaper recently donated hampers to Latoya Mitchell who gave birth to triplets: two girls and a boy, at the Georgetown hospital .

Cleaning drainage pump

Cleaning drainage pump

[caption id="attachment_78821" align="alignnone" width="724" caption="Workers cleaning the weeds from the grills of the Triumph drainage pump, East Coast Demerara, on Saturday (Photo by Jules Gibson)"][/caption] .

Broken post

Broken post

[caption id="attachment_78809" align="alignnone" width="416" caption="This post near DDL on the East Bank Demerara is broken at the base (see photo inset) and is likely to snap soon, posing a threat to property, if not a danger to people .

Inner Wheel Hat Show and Tea Party

Inner Wheel Hat Show and Tea Party

[caption id="attachment_78805" align="alignnone" width="695" caption="This little miss was wearing a ‘Topical’ hat at the Inner Wheel Hat Show and Tea Party in the Promenade Gardens on Saturday (Photo by Aubrey Crawford)"][/caption] .

‘No. 10 Opus 118’

‘No. 10 Opus 118’

[caption id="attachment_78796" align="alignnone" width="278" caption="Isabelle de Caires (right) handed over an Aubrey Williams painting (in background) to Curator of the National Art Collection Elfrieda Bissember in the presence of Albert Rodrigues last week .

Proud Peacock

Proud Peacock

[caption id="attachment_78724" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="It was the ‘Proud Peacock’ which triumphed, when Pamela Arthur won first place in the Original category of the hat competition put on by the Red Cross during their annual Hat Show and Tea Party in the Promenade Gardens yesterday .

After the flood:

After the flood:

[caption id="attachment_78710" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="After the flood: Workers cleaning the East Coast embankment of the refuse deposited there by the floodwaters following Thursday’s rain (Photo by Jules Gibson)"][/caption] .

A collapsed pole

A collapsed pole

This electricity post collapsed on Church Street, Georgetown yesterday morning adding stress to the power lines .

Lucky Manford

Lucky Manford

Mandford Lewis of D’Urban St Lodge yesterday became the latest first-prize winner of the KFC/Pizza Hut Mega Promotion .

St Andrews Primary

St Andrews Primary

Pupils of the St Andrews Primary School on High and Croal streets wading through knee-high water which accumulated in and around the school compound yesterday .

Fire on the wire

Fire on the wire

This electric wire on Mandela Avenue ignited in flames during light showers around 1 pm yesterday .

Tractor driven pump

Tractor driven pump

This tractor driven pump was pumping water out of a drain along the Rupert Craig Highway over the seawall as yesterday’s rainfall subsided .

A yard at the corner

A yard at the corner

A yard at the corner of D’Urban and High streets in the city inundated  following yesterday’s downpour .

'C' field boys

‘C’ field boys

This driver was desperately trying to fix his car which developed a mechanical problem as he attempted to navigate a flooded section of Quamina Street yesterday afternoon .

Desperate driver

Desperate driver

This driver was desperately trying to fix his car which developed a mechanical problem as he attempted to navigate a flooded section of Quamina Street yesterday afternoon .

A helping hand

A helping hand

A helping hand: Proceeds from the recently held Link Show in Berbice were handed over to the Good Samaritan Home on Tuesday .

A conversation piece

A conversation piece

A conversation piece: Indian High Commissioner to Guyana Subit Mandal engages Culture Minister Dr Frank Anthony on one of the works at the Velha Goa photographic exhibition that opened at the National Museum yesterday .

Three in one

Three in one

Three in one: These little angels were born to Boris and Latoya Mitchell early yesterday morning at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) .

Ambassador Geert Heikens

Ambassador Geert Heikens

Ambassador Geert Heikens, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles, signing the book of condolences opened after the death of Polish President Lech Kaczyński .

Bridge

Bridge

This bridge is the only way rice farmers can access their Melville, Cane Grove rice fields with their tractors .

Crumbling

Crumbling

Crumbling: Residents were startled yesterday morning when a section of this building’s roof caved in around 9 .

Ministry of Health personnel briefing members

Ministry of Health personnel briefing members

Ministry of Health personnel briefing members of the public yesterday on basic life support procedures and practices during yesterday’s Health Fair in Brickdam .



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