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ANSA McAL grand prize winners

ANSA McAL grand prize winners

Two of ANSA McAL grand winners received their prizes of a Mazda Axela Car and One Million Dollars respectively in a presentation at the company’s head office, Beterverwagting E .

Cleaning up Albouystown

Cleaning up Albouystown

Workers clearing the drains through La Penitence St, Albouystown yesterday .

When cows take over

When cows take over

Traffic was backed up yesterday until this herd cleared off the road at Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara .

Synthetic Track certified by International Association of Athletics Federation

Synthetic Track certified by International Association of Athletics Federation

The National Synthetic track was yesterday certified by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) as part of the Government’s quest to renew sport and athletics and boost Guyana’s capacity to host international sport activities, GINA said .

Police Service Commission members sworn in

Police Service Commission members sworn in

The five members who will be serving on the Police Service Commission were sworn in today before President Donald Ramotar (third from left) at the Office of the President .

Police ranks undergoing training in Community Chaplaincy

Police ranks undergoing training in Community Chaplaincy

Over the next three days, ranks of the Guyana Police Force will be participating in a Level One, Community Service Chaplaincy training programme that seeks to give first time juvenile offenders a second chance .

Action plan on Ebola being developed

Action plan on Ebola being developed

Guyana is moving towards establishing an action plan to deal with the Ebola Virus, and in this regard a wide cross section of stakeholders from various organisations met yesterday to establish the measures to be undertaken in order to put the plan into operation .

Handicraft for sale

Handicraft for sale

Handicraft for sale: Patrons inspecting the items at this stall at the Amerindian Village, Sophia Exhibition Centre yesterday as part of Amerindian Heritage Month activities .

Lost in music

Lost in music

Lost in music: A piece by Samantha Abrahams from the E .

Courtesy call on Samoan PM

Courtesy call on Samoan PM

Foreign Affairs Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett yesterday paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister of Samoa and President of the UN Small Island Developing State  Conference, Tuilapea Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi .

Not a UFO

Not a UFO

Not a UFO:  This giant LPG cylinder caused a traffic build-up on Monday evening as it was being transported along the East Bank Demerara to RUBIS at Providence .

Danger!

Danger!

This utility pole is hanging over the East Bank Demerara Highway at Houston .

The Fountain Vase

The Fountain Vase

A piece by Sheliza Rampersaud from the E .

Ajeenkya D Y Patil college site

Ajeenkya D Y Patil college site

The site of the proposed Ajeenkya D Y Patil Medical  College at Turkeyen (see sign inset) .

A treat for the eyes

A treat for the eyes

A treat for the eyes: City of Eldorado, a piece by Tammy Walker from the E .

Amerindian Heritage Month

Amerindian Heritage Month

An Amerindian group doing a cultural item during yesterday’s launch of Amerindian Heritage Month at the Sophia Exhibition Centre .

An unholy mess

An unholy mess

Local lobby group Blue CAPS today issued a press release drawing the attention of the Ministry of Local Government’s Clean-up Committee to the unsightly state of Church and Waterloo Sts .

EU signs deal with Guyana

EU signs deal with Guyana

European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs today signed Development programmes for 21 ACP countries and  Guyana’s allocation is Euro 34 Million ($9 .

Cassava bread

Cassava bread

[caption id="attachment_303195" align="alignleft" width="375"] Patrons admiring a huge stack of cassava bread at the opening of the Amerindian Village and Amerindian Heritage Month at the Sophia Exhibition Site yesterday .

Dancing

Dancing

[caption id="attachment_303193" align="alignleft" width="375"] President Donald Ramotar and Prime Minister Samuel Hinds join a cultural group in a dance at the opening of the Amerindian Village and Amerindian Heritage Month at the Sophia Exhibition Site yesterday .

Amerindian craft

Amerindian craft

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The Surama way

The Surama way

[caption id="attachment_303188" align="alignleft" width="375"] The Surama Cultural Group performing a dance at the opening of the Amerindian Village and Amerindian Heritage Month at the Sophia Exhibition Site yesterday .

This is how you do it!

This is how you do it!

This is how you do it! The young lady (right) holds a plastic cup and looks on as her friend demonstrates the proper (and sustainable) way to enjoy Fly (Potato) wine:  in a calabash .

Soldiers from our first people

Soldiers from our first people

Soldiers from our first people: Some of the Amerindian members of the Guyana Defence Force at the Amerindian Village yesterday .

From Waramuri

From Waramuri

From Waramuri: The Waramnuri Cultural Group performing a dance at the Amerindian Village to herald the start of Amerindian Heritage Month yesterday .

Headdress

Headdress

Headdress: President Donald Ramotar receives a traditional headdress from a young indigenous boy at the opening of the Amerindian Village and Amerindian Heritage Month at the Sophia Exhibition Site yesterday .

Public Service Commission members sworn in

Public Service Commission members sworn in

Vidyawattie Looknauth, Carvil Duncan, Patrick Yarde, Patricia Went and Mohammed Akeel were yesterday afternoon sworn in as members of the Public Sector Commission before President Donald Ramotar at the Office of the President .

 Leo Club of Ruimveldt has assisted nine children with stationery

Leo Club of Ruimveldt has assisted nine children with stationery

The Leo Club of Ruimveldt has assisted nine children with stationery for their return to school .

$2b for protected areas

$2b for protected areas

The Government of Guyana today announced that the country will contribute approximately US$10 million (G$2B) in mining revenues to the National Protected Areas Trust Fund, a release from the Ministry of Natural Resources said .

Public Service Commission members sworn in

Members of the Public Service Commission with President Donald Ramotar (third from left) following their swearing-in at the Office of the President yesterday .

GDF work study programme

GDF work study programme

The final 66, of the 140 students who participated in the 2014 Work Study programme with the Guyana Defence Force, were presented with Certificates of Participation, at a simple closing ceremony at Base Camp Ayanganna on Friday last .

Community session held to address domestic violence

Community session held to address domestic violence

To assist domestic violence perpetrators to cope with their anger and keep their partners safe, the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security is in the process of launching a number of anger management classes, as well as setting up confidential help line services, GINA reported .

Inter-faith Service ushers in Amerindian Heritage month celebrations

Inter-faith Service ushers in Amerindian Heritage month celebrations

An inter faith prayer service, yesterday afternoon, at the Umana Yana in Kingston brought together members of the local religious bodies, Amerindians and government officials .

Inter-faith Service ushers in Amerindian Heritage month celebrations

Inter-faith Service ushers in Amerindian Heritage month celebrations

An inter faith prayer service, yesterday afternoon, at the Umana Yana in Kingston brought together members of the local religious bodies, Amerindians, government officials including Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, and Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai, and representatives of the diplomatic community .

Driver crashes into Bagotstown building

Driver crashes into Bagotstown building

[caption id="attachment_302981" align="aligncenter" width="397"] A driver crashed into an under-construction house at Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara early Saturday morning .

Flash Mob by volunteers for Habitat from Humanity

Flash Mob by volunteers for Habitat from Humanity

A Flash Mob by volunteers for Habitat from Humanity .

Back-to-school rush

Back-to-school rush

There was the usual last minute back-to-school rush along Regent Street yesterday .



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