Ernest Ford (second, left) who won the first consolation prize of a digital camera in the Republic Bank Visa Travel Money (VTM) ‘JetAway’ promotion, collects his prize from Officer-in-Charge – Foreign Business Mala Persaud, while Marketing Officer Products and Services Alison Barkie (left) and Manager Water Street Operations Jadoonauth Persaud (right) look on .
The Department of Education in Region Ten (Upper Demerara/Upper Berbice) started off education month observances with a fitness run in Linden recently .
‘Boards of horrors’: This is what a few PNCR protestors on Thursday called several boards of newspaper clippings of persons who had died from 2002 to date mounted and placed on the pavement at the side of the Supreme Court on the Avenue of the Republic .
Celebrating International Literacy Day; Students of the Kingston Community High School, Dolphin Secondary School and Christ Church Secondary Schools listen attentively to veteran broadcaster Ron Robinson as he does some story telling .
Students of the East Ruimveldt Secondary School walking along an Aubrey Barker Road, South Ruimveldt sidewalk overrun by grass and weeds yesterday .
The South Georgetown Leo Club recently donated school uniform and other gear to nine children .
Garbage piled up along Albert Street yesterday as contractors and the city remain at odds over pay .
Joshua Ferdinand , who made his Literacy group proud at this year’s Grade Six Assessment Examination has received a quantity of back to school items compliments of the Rotaract Club of Georgetown .
Not that green! The stagnant water in this drain at the corner of North Road and Avenue of the Republic has turned green .
Waiting:Secondary school and university students stand in line to use the reference/research facilities at the National Library yesterday .
Local sculptor Andrew Ridley carving a lion in the avenue on Main Street yesterday .
Singer Czerena Ally Baker was laid to rest yesterday following a moving song-filled celebration of her life at the Theatre Guild, Kingston .
St George’s Cathedral undergoing a face-lift .
Ideal meeting place: Surrounded by savannahs and mountains, a group of travellers on motorbikes and others in a land rover stop for a moment in the South Central Rupununi Savannahs .
[caption id="attachment_56364" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Jamzone beauties: The inaugural Jamzone Summerbreak weekend wrapped up on Sunday with the beach pageant at Splashmin’s Fun Park, where Linden beauty Charis Joseph (in the middle) copped the title ahead of seven others .
Whew! First day of the new school term is over .
Soca invasion: Trinidadian soca sensation Machel Montana (white tee shirt) and members of his HD Band giving an energizing performance at the Guyana National Stadium last Friday, during the Jamzone Soca concert .
The bridge intended to link Sophia with Cummings Lodge .
Parents in Regent Street look for lunch bags for their children who will be returning to school this week .
Last-minute shopping: Vendors such as these in Regent Street were fully stocked with back-to-school items yesterday in the expectation that many parents would be making purchases at the last minute .
A little girl is introduced to a pair of gregarious manatees in the Botanical Gardens yesterday .
Accumulated garbage lying on the pavement on the western side of Parliament Building last week .
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Lucky escape: The occupants of this car had a narrow escape on Thursday morning when it skidded off the Mahaica Public Road and dislodged this lamp post (centre) some distance from where it is bracing on a tree before coming to a halt as a complete wreck .
After a pole collapsed on South Road yesterday these livewires, draped over the vehicles parked in front IPED, effectively barred passage until the power was disconnected by a Guyana Power and Light worker (seen in insert) .
The Guyana Red Cross Society and residents of Lethem and St. Ignatius recently installed 74 traffic signs
The Guyana Red Cross Society and residents of Lethem and St .
New look for the ferry crossing from Georgetown to Vreed-en-Hoop .
Leading from the front: Re-elected PNCR leader Robert Corbin as he led protesters in front of the Office of the President yesterday to continue to press for an international investigation into the alleged links between the Guyana government and confessed drug trafficker Roger Khan .
A Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) worker putting up a divisional/sub-divisional list of registrants in Charlestown last week .
Mothers shop early for school shirts in a Robb Street store yesterday .
The solid brick exterior of the abandoned Cecilene Baird Centre building at BV, East Coast Demerara, still stands, although the interior, roof and fittings have all been vandalized .
Pothole or lake? This minibus cautiously negotiates a large hole in the road in Dennis Street, Sophia .
Habeeb Khan was in Wellington Street yesterday autographing copies of his DVDS for purchasers .
Beauties from 85 countries will be on stage tomorrow night in The Bahamas as they compete for the coveted Miss Universe pageant .
[caption id="attachment_55388" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="PNCR Leader Robert Corbin (centre) accompanied by boisterous supporters yesterday as he arrived inside the auditorium at Congress Place at the start of the party’s 16th Biennial Congress .
Heavy rain in Linden yesterday caused water levels to rise rapidly .
This antique set of wheels was motoring along Regent Street yesterday .