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City clean-up

City clean-up

Work in progress on the Lamaha Street canal as part a government clean-up of Georgetown .

City clean-up

City clean-up

A section of Le Repentir cemetery along Sussex Street that has been cleaned by the government as part of its clean-up campaign .

Clean-up campaign in city

Clean-up campaign in city

A portion of the Princes Street canal today that has been cleaned by the Government as part of a citywide campaign .

The rise of the grass

The rise of the grass

The rise of the grass: The grass in the canal outside of the Uncle Eddie’s Home in Tucville is exceedingly high .

Flooded stroll

Flooded stroll

This East Ruimveldt resident had to push her stroller through floodwaters today .

Entrepreneurial spirit

Entrepreneurial spirit

This makeshift cart ferried members of the public along rain-flooded Genip Lane, East Ruimveldt today .

Well, at least he has dry feet

Well, at least he has dry feet

This youngster was helped through Albouys St, Albouystown on a bike .

What a mess!

What a mess!

Residents trying to clear drains in Albouys Street, Albouystown after heavy rain today caused water to run into homes and businesses .

Taking the middle of the road

Taking the middle of the road

Today’s heavy rain forced pedestrians onto the middle of Camp Street because of flooding at the sides .

Paddling down the road

Paddling down the road

This was one of the ways of navigating James Street, Albouystown today after flooding .

Eccles NDC buys equipment

Eccles NDC buys equipment

Through the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, the Eccles, East Bank Demerara, Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC), spent $13M to acquire a tractor and trailer, and a bobcat machine to fix the roads and take care of other aspects of enhancement in that East Bank Demerara NDC, GINA said .

Military aid from China

Military aid from China

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China has provided the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) with equipment support totalling 5M RMB (over US$819,600 ) to boost the efficiency of the army and help protect Guyana and its borders, GINA said .

Military aid from China

Military aid from China

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China has provided the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) with equipment support totalling 5M RMB (over US$819,600 ) to boost the efficiency of the army and help protect Guyana and its borders, GINA said .

More titles launched by Caribbean press

More titles launched by Caribbean press

[caption id="attachment_301609" align="alignnone" width="216"] Poet and writer Patrick George reads a piece of his work on Friday at the launch of 15 new Guyana Classics titles by the Caribbean Press .

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

The “Clean-Up My Country” Programme committee today handed over equipment to the Georgetown Prison Service which will be used to clean up portions of Le Repentir Cemetery .

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

The “Clean-Up My Country” Programme committee today handed over equipment to the Georgetown Prison Service which will be used to clean up portions of Le Repentir Cemetery .

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

The “Clean-Up My Country” Programme committee today handed over equipment to the Georgetown Prison Service which will be used to clean up portions of Le Repentir Cemetery .

 Innovative use

Innovative use

This traffic cone found an innovative use as a funnel for a fuel tank along the Lamaha Canal .

Excavator bridge

Excavator bridge

Workers rode the excavator bucket to get a ride across the Lamaha Canal yesterday .

Ten graduate from GDF senior staff course

Ten graduate from GDF senior staff course

Ten Officers, including one from the St Kitts and Nevis Defence Force (SKNDF), graduated yesterday from the Guyana Defence Force Senior Command and Staff Course (SCSC) Number 13, a release from the GDF said .

UNFPA’s Director for Sub-Regional Office calls on President

UNFPA’s Director for Sub-Regional Office calls on President

Sheila Roseau (second from right), Director and Representative of the Sub-regional Office for the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is greeted by President Donald Ramotar today during a courtesy call on the Head of State at the Office of the President (GINA photo) .

Lottery of mining properties

Lottery of mining properties

A section of the gathering at the lottery of mining properties in Bartica today .

Lottery of mining properties

Lottery of mining properties

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment,  Robert Persaud  (third from right) and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Guyana Geology and Mines Commission, Clinton Williams (second from right) witnessing the lottery of mining properties at the Bartica Community Centre today .

My pet

My pet

[caption id="attachment_301456" align="aligncenter" width="421"] My pet: A man and his pet parrot at Parika .

President visits Guyana Goldfields site

President visits Guyana Goldfields site

President Donald Ramotar along with Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Nicole Giles and several other Cabinet members today visited the Guyana Goldfields, Aurora, Cuyuni operations .

President visits Guyana Goldfields site

President visits Guyana Goldfields site

President Donald Ramotar along with Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Nicole Giles and several other Cabinet members today visited the Guyana Goldfields, Aurora, Cuyuni operations .

More titles launched by Caribbean Press

More titles launched by Caribbean Press

[caption id="attachment_301385" align="alignnone" width="375"] Poet and writer Patrick George reads a piece of his work on Friday at the launch of 15 new Guyana Classics titles by the Caribbean Press .

More titles launched by Caribbean Press

More titles launched by Caribbean Press

[caption id="attachment_301386" align="alignnone" width="375"] A girl recites a children’s poem on Friday at the Umana Yana .

More titles launched by Caribbean Press

More titles launched by Caribbean Press

[caption id="attachment_301387" align="alignnone" width="375"] A dramatic performance by one of the poets featured in the Anthology of Contemporary Guyana Verse Vol I, which was among the new Guyana Classics titles launched on Friday .

Billy Gawrych of the Pro Impact Stunt Team practising his stunt for Hits and Jams Bikers Fest today

Billy Gawrych of the Pro Impact Stunt Team practising his stunt for Hits and Jams Bikers Fest today

Billy Gawrych of the Pro Impact Stunt Team from California, US, practising his stunt for the Hits and Jams Bikers Fest today at the National Park (Photo by Arian Browne) .

Breezing out

Breezing out

Breezing out on a branch at Wineperu, Essequibo, Region 7 .

Blue Caps launches Albouystown fellowship

Blue Caps launches Albouystown fellowship

Social change organisation, Blue CAPS, on Friday August 15 launched its second Youth Leadership Development Programme at the Heavenly Light World Outreach Fellowship in Albouystown .

Guyana team at dominoes world championships

Guyana team at dominoes world championships

The Guyanese team at the World Championships of Dominoes Federation 16th Tournament at the Barbados Beach Club Hotel located at Maxwell Coast Road .

Corn, soya to be cultivated on large scale -Ramsammy

Corn, soya to be cultivated on large scale -Ramsammy

Minister of Agriculture, Dr .

US, Canadian Investors examine oil, gas opportunities

US, Canadian Investors examine oil, gas opportunities

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud (at head of table) today met with a team from Nexen Energy ULC, headquartered in Calgary Canada and ESSO Exploration and Production Guyana Limited where their interest in opportunities for oil ventures here were expressed .

Repairs to Linden/Lethem road start

Repairs to Linden/Lethem road start

Maintenance to critical sections of the Linden/Lethem road has begun with works to be completed by mid-September .

GDF hosts medical doctors from the USA

GDF hosts medical doctors from the USA

Nine military doctors from the USA today toured the Guyana Defence Force Medical Corps at the end of their two week visit to Guyana, a release from the GDF said .



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