Sinking: The centre portion of the foundation of this dwelling along Independence Boulevard, Albouystown appears to be sinking.



Invitees chatting at last evening’s reception in honour of the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II at the Bel Air Gardens residence of the British High Commissioner.

Convivial atmosphere


Prime Minister Sam Hinds (right) shaking hands with British High Commissioner to Guyana Andrew Ayre at a reception last evening at Ayre’s residence in honour of the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.

Host Venue Agreement for CPL tournament signed


Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony (centre) and Omar Khan (right), Operations Manager, CPL OPCO during the signing of the Host Venue Agreement yesterday, confirming Guyana’s hosting of its leg of the 2014 CPL T20 tournament in the presence of Permanent Secretary, Alfred King.

Disaster management conference


The U.S. Embassy’s Security Cooperation Office, together with representatives from the Florida National Guard, sponsored an Emergency Operation Disaster Management Conference June 3-5 at the Grand Coastal Hotel, a release from the embassy said today.

Extension workers at fruit fly seminar


Today, scores of extension workers and representatives drawn from the ten administrative regions and National Plant Protection Organization began a two-day training programme with specific emphasis being placed on the Carambola Fruit Fly, according to a release from the Ministry of Agriculture.

Taushida receives $1M presidential grant


Residents of Taushida, Karasabai District, Region Nine were the recipients of a $1M Presidential Grant to be utilized for the purpose of cassava cultivation, following a visit by Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai to the area over the weekend to meet residents of Karasabai, Kakshibai, Tipuru and Yurong Paru, according to GINA.