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An excavator hard at work

An excavator hard at work

[caption id="attachment_83444" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="An excavator hard at work at Enmore on Saturday .

Potable water

Potable water

Potable water? Vigilance resident filling water from a pipe submerged in a canal yesterday .

Cool down time

Cool down time

Children cooling down in a canal at Enmore, East Coast Demerara yesterday .

Liones Club

Liones Club

Members of the Lions Club of D’Urban Park sprucing up the St Sidwell’s Triangle yesterday for World Environmental Day (Photo by Jules Gibson) .

bus flipped into the air

[caption id="attachment_83310" align="alignleft" width="280" caption="This bus flipped into the air and nose dived into a trench after colliding with the car at the junction of Princes and High Streets .

Dumpsite?

Dumpsite?

[caption id="attachment_83324" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Dumpsite? In this Jules Gibson photo garbage can be seen scattered throughout this open space just outside the Chateau Margot Nursery School, East Coast Demerara .

crowd

crowd

[caption id="attachment_83293" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="A section of the crowd at the launch of the Women of Worth (WOW) programme at the Internat-ional Conven-tion Centre yesterday .

Women power:

Women power:

[caption id="attachment_83291" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Women power: The National Committee of Islamic Sisters Affairs, Region 3 was among several groups which joined an exhibition at the International Convention Centre yesterday for the launch of the Women of Worth (WOW) programme .

Stop the killings!

Stop the killings!

[caption id="attachment_83192" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Stop the killings! Red Thread and its networks, Grassroots Women Across Race and Domestic Violence Survivors Self Help Group yesterday kicked off a one-month focus campaign targeting domestic abuse .

Several students of the Clonbrook Primary School on the East Bank Demerara yesterday  played in water

Several students of the Clonbrook Primary School on the East Bank Demerara yesterday played in water

Several students of the Clonbrook Primary School on the East Coast Demerara yesterday  played in water which had accumulated in the village and nearby communities .

Another casualty of the rainy season:

Another casualty of the rainy season:

Another casualty of the rainy season: This tree fell across upper Croal Street on Sunday night, bringing down electrical cables with it and causing traffic to be diverted yesterday morning .

 Mayor and City Council workers demolishing

Mayor and City Council workers demolishing

 Mayor and City Council workers demolishing the last remaining stalls at Meadow Bank yesterday in order to clear the canal so as to reduce the flooding which has affected residents since last week .

Clean up:

Clean up:

Clean up: Youngsters from the community cleaning up this area at Hadfield Street, Wortmanville on Saturday .

Dochfour in familiar waters

Dochfour in familiar waters

[caption id="attachment_82794" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="This boy was standing in his flooded yard yesterday morning in Dochfour .

Monument site upgraded:

Monument site upgraded:

Monument site upgraded: Except for the piles of matter to the left, which may have been removed from the nearby drain, this upgraded area along Hadfield Street is what an avenue should look like .

Polluting:

Polluting:

Polluting: A cart man dumping refuse on Sheriff Street just off the Lamaha Canal area yesterday .

City Council workers replacing a section of the fence at the Non-Aligned Monument site

City Council workers replacing a section of the fence at the Non-Aligned Monument site

City Council workers replacing a section of the fence at the Non-Aligned Monument site yesterday .

 Investigation

Investigation

Dead fish were spotted yesterday floating in the Lamaha Canal, at its Sheriff Street location .

UN good officer visits

UN good officer visits

UN Good Officer visits: Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett (second from right) yesterday received a courtesy call from Professor Norman Girvan, the Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon in the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy .

Habitat

Habitat

It was with tears in her eyes that Samantha Jordan received the key from Habitat for Humanity to her new two-bedroom concrete house .

Well done

Well done

Helping to educate: The Mocha Arcadia Seventh Day Adventist Church recently donated a quantity of books to the Mocha Arcadia Primary School .

A boost

A boost

A boost: Yesterday Japarts handed over $580,000 worth of high-beam spot lamps and luminous vests along with a $100,000 cheque to the Guyana Police Force to assist ranks in the execution of their duties .

Obedience

Obedience

Traffic conscious road users: Cows crossing Mandela Avenue while the walk sign ‘green man’ indicates it is time to do so .

North Ruimveldt Multilateral School is the first school to be awarded agriculture

North Ruimveldt Multilateral School is the first school to be awarded agriculture

North Ruimveldt Multilateral School is the first school to be awarded agriculture supplies after participating in the Lions Club of Ruimveldt Agriculture Competition .

Not disability friendly

Not disability friendly

Not disability friendly:  Wheelchair bound Hughette Lawrence (in photo) who returned to Guyana after many years is very disappointed because many of the places she visited are not wheelchair accessible .

Many lights

Many lights

Many Lights for Human Rights: This is the theme under which the Society Against Sexual Orient-ation Discrimination (SASOD) hosted the 2010 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial at the St .

Raw sewage

Raw sewage

[caption id="attachment_81307" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Raw sewage gushing up though the manhole at Hunter and Sussex Streets yesterday and spreading over the road .

draycart

draycart

[caption id="attachment_81299" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="While his steed may not have the horsepower of a motorcycle, this draycart operator believes in road safety as he demonstrated with his helmet in Robb Street yesterday .

Workers

Workers

Workers from Cummings Electrical Services at work along the Kingston sea wall yesterday restoring lamps after a two-year break .

Donation to the Palms

Donation to the Palms

The US Embassy made a donation to the Palms yesterday as part of its humanitarian assistance programme .

Scenes from the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital fire

Scenes from the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital fire

[caption id="attachment_80708" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="The smoke that billowed around 7am today before the fire erupted .

The rainy season has made the roads in Turkeyen, ECD, virtually impassable

The rainy season has made the roads in Turkeyen, ECD, virtually impassable

The rainy season has made the roads in Turkeyen, ECD, virtually impassable .

Avis Kendall of Turkeyen

Avis Kendall of Turkeyen

[caption id="attachment_80615" align="alignleft" width="187" caption="Mother Avis Kendall of Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara, with her six children .

Health kits

Health kits

[caption id="attachment_80577" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="University of Guyana students presented health kits to the Archer’s Home yesterday as part of a social work project .

Mother's Day shopping

Mother’s Day shopping

[caption id="attachment_80572" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Buying a gift for mother on Regent Street yesterday (Photo by Jules Gibson)"][/caption] .

Homeless

Homeless

[caption id="attachment_80547" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="This woman has created a comfy lodging of plastic and cardboard for herself under a tree along the Houston, East Bank Demerara highway .

bees

bees

[caption id="attachment_80545" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Bees are now making their homes in the cracked tombs of those laid to rest at the Le Repentir Cemetery .



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