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Fire - Enmore, ECD

Fire – Enmore, ECD

A man tries to coax water out of this hose from the Campbellville Fire Station tender at the scene of an Enmore, East Coast Demerara fire which saw a two-storey house being destroyed yesterday .

Fire - Enmore, ECD - 2

Fire – Enmore, ECD – 2

Fire of unknown origin yesterday afternoon destroyed a two-storey house located at 192 Second Street, Beezie, Enmore, East Coast Demerara .

Hit and disappear

Hit and disappear

Hit and disappear! This car PHH 9421 slammed into a post on the Turkeyen railway embankment road some time on Saturday night .

Musician and pannist, Roy Geddes

Musician and pannist, Roy Geddes

[caption id="attachment_31251" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Musician and pannist, Roy Geddes, sits outside his pan museum in South Ruimveldt yesterday .

Brickdam Police Station

Brickdam Police Station

[caption id="attachment_31242" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="This section of the Brickdam Police Station is missing some windows and is also in desperate need of a coat of paint .

First Aid Competition

First Aid Competition

Ranks of the Guyana Police Force Immigration Department in action yesterday in the final of First Aid Competition for the Smellie Cup .

Completed High span - Berbice Bridge

Completed High span – Berbice Bridge

Ready: The completed high span of the Berbice River Bridge .

USS Kearsarge Engineering Corpt

USS Kearsarge Engineering Corpt

Guyana  awards: Members of the USS Kearsarge Engineering Corps who worked on the West Demerara Regional Hospital, proudly display the individual awards they received from the hospital community as a way of saying thanks .

USS Kearsarge

USS Kearsarge

Laughter, the best medicine? Commander of the United States Amphibious Assault Ship, the USS Kearsarge Fernandez Ponds (left, foreground) seems to have provided that for Presidential Advisor Gail Teixeira (right) and Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett (second, right) at a luncheon President Bharrat Jagdeo hosted for members of the medical and humanitarian mission ‘Operation Continuing Promise 2008’ at State House yesterday .

Smiles all around

Smiles all around

Smiles all around:  The US medical and humanitarian mission ‘Operation Continuing Promise 2008’ yesterday handed over completed construction works at the West Demerara Regional Hospital to Medical Superintendent Dr Yudistir Singh .

Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times

Sign of the times? The former Strand Cinema is in the process of being converted to a church and is undergoing a facelift as seen in this Jules Gibson photo taken yesterday .

Holiday Police

Holiday Police

Holiday police: Ranks deployed on Regent Street yesterday as the Guyana Police Force boosts up its presence on the streets for the holiday season .

Two Million Christmas Dreams

Two Million Christmas Dreams

Two million Christmas dreams: Quinsie Parke (left) has become yet another winner in furniture giant, Courts ‘Stash of Cash’ promotion .

Alot like Christmas

Alot like Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas: And you know that the season has begun when Water Street Department store, Fogarty’s puts out its giant tree and manger scene .

Lights for Christmas

Lights for Christmas

Lights for Christmas! The three mobile generators rented by the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) to boost power supply during the Christmas season arrived in the country from Miami yesterday .

Digicel Christmas

Digicel Christmas

Its beginning to look a lot like… Digicel staff getting into the mode yesterday as they decorated a small Christmas tree .

Sqezy Cash

Sqezy Cash

From Sqezy to cash! Over the next few weeks Sqezy customers can get a chance to walk away with cash but only if they enter into the Ansa McAl’s new promotion “Easy Deal or Sqezy deal” The competition began on October 23 and as a result of the first drawing – November 14, held at the Bounty Supermarket three persons walked away with US currency in varying amounts .

GDF Basic Recruit Course

GDF Basic Recruit Course

Commodore Gary Best takes the salute as the graduands of the GDF Basic Recruit Course 2008-02 march past at Tacama .

No Christmas Cleaning

No Christmas Cleaning

No Christmas cleaning here? The rainy season appears to be close, given Saturday’s downpour .

Split Level Street

Split Level Street

Split-level street: A minibus negotiates a ridge in Lama Avenue, Bel Air Park on Saturday .

Photo Op

Photo Op

President Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday hosted a consultation of domestic violence at the Office of the President at which the media were allowed a photo opportunity .

GT&T Work

GT&T Work

Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) removing the cables from a broken post on Cummings Street on Friday .

New Providence Bridge

New Providence Bridge

Complete: The spanking new, New Providence Bridge now fully opened to motor vehicles with footpaths for pedestrians .

Winners of the Guyana Open squash tournament

Winners of the Guyana Open squash tournament

[caption id="attachment_30828" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Winners of the Guyana Open squash tournament Christine Sukhram, second left and Imran Khan, second right, pose with Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Dr .

Manatee pond? There was a small lake but no manatees in Manatee Place, South Ruimveldt following heavy rain yesterday .

What! No reindeer? Santa Claus, a new and improved Mrs Claus and the latest additions to their crew: Disney’s Mini Mouse and Sponge Bob arrive on a sleigh atop a bus at the Courts annual tree lighting ceremony and Christmas concert held at Main Street last evening .

Singer Guyana Inc yesterday presented a cheque for $1M to Shellon Purlett .

Salvation Army launches Christmas appeal: President Bharrat Jagdeo places a donation in the Salvation Army kettle yesterday morning at the Georgetown Club, Camp Street .

[caption id="attachment_30659" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Veterans Rest Home closer: CEO of GT&T Major General (rtd) Joe Singh (right) presenting a cheque to Chairman of the Guyana Veterans Foundation Col (rtd) Carl Morgan on Thursday on behalf of GT&T at the Essequibo Street, Lamaha Springs site of the rest home .

Peek-a-boo: This almost hidden sign proclaiming Rosa Drive in South Ruimveldt Park is battling wild eddoe plants in an effort to remain visible .

[caption id="attachment_30532" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sidewalk riders: Isn’t the sidewalk for pedestrians to walk on? These cyclists on Smyth Street yesterday seemed to be unaware of this .

PAHO winners: Stabroek News journalists Oluatoyin Alleyne (right) and Iana Seales (left), who won the PAHO/WHO 2008 Regional Awards for Excellence in Health Journalism in the Best News Story and Best Feature Story categories respectively, pose with their awards .

Pet Show

Pet Show

[caption id="attachment_30157" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Yesterday the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana held its second annual pet show in the grounds of Red House .

GraceKennedy Remittance Services (GKRS) on Thursday donated a bench to the Palms Geriatric Institution in keeping with its objectives to fulfill its social responsibility .

Scotiabank recently donated $600,000 to the Ministry of Labour, Human Services and Social Security for the care of orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV .

Export giant: President Bharrat Jagdeo hands over the President’s Award for Export Achievement to Anand Beharry, Chairman of Edward B .

[caption id="attachment_29451" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Former Chief Magistrate Juliet Holder-Allen and a few of her supporters staged a protest action in front of the Court of Appeal over the delay of the issuing of her benefits for the 18 years she served on the bench .