Against Shadick’s appointment: Members of the University of Guyana student body marched along the road leading into the university yesterday and hung a new slogan across the university’s sign in protest at the appointment of former PPP/C minister Bibi Shadick as UG’s Pro-Chancellor .
Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver .
Chutney moves: Preparations are underway for the chutney singing competition which is slated for Saturday, January 31st, at the Anna Regina Community Centre ground .
The life of a stray: Stray catchers on Tuesday kept a tight rein on this calf on the Rupert Craig Highway .
Splintered: An accident at the intersection of the Turkeyen Road and the railway embankment on the East Coast on Monday left this utility pole in two pieces .
Promoted: From left are Lt Col (ag) Lorraine Foster, Col (ag) Ann McLennan, the Chief of Staff, Lt Col (ag) Natasha Stanford and Maj (ag) Christine Bradford .
From left are Paul Arthur, Nazrul Hussain, Cargill Kyte, Jawahar Persaud, Chief of Staff Phillips, Patrick West, Ann McLennan and Gary Beaton who were appointed as acting colonels .
Army Chief of Staff Brigadier Mark Phillips yesterday announced that Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Lee leads the GDF promotions list which includes 83 Officers and 436 Other Ranks .
US Vice President, Joseph Biden (left) with Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud at the US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington yesterday .
Prime Minister Samuel Hinds (left) , Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar (centre) and Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud at the US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington yesterday .
Rastafarian man shows off his lion-carved staff at the local launch of the UN-designated International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024) at the Parade Ground on Saturday .
In continuing a crackdown on litterbugs, wardens from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Litter Enforcement Unit served notices to Anil Das, Chairman of the Mon Repos Neighbourhood Democratic Council, and Eddie Seon, resident of the same village, a release from the EPA said this evening .
The multimillion-dollar Park Vue Hotel and Lounge, which is located at Farm, East Bank Demerara, was officially re-launched on Friday evening, under the new ownership of Fazil Mirza, proprietor of the famous Windies Sports Bar in Canada, GINA said .
Prime Minister Samuel Hinds (right) along with Dr .
A Partnership for National Unity has committed to completing a critical roadway in the Wakapoa community in the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region (No .
Betsy Ground, East Canje residents today picketed the Canefield - Enterprise Neighbourhood Democratic Council calling for the removal of the Chairman and the Overseer .
Look, no gas: This man was riding his fully electric motorcycle at Buxton, East Coast Demerara on Saturday .
Miss Colombia Pauline Vega was crowned Miss Universe last night in Doral, Miami .
Guyana’s Miss Universe 2015 contestant, Niketa Barker as she appeared at today’s Miss Universe Pageant in Doral, Miami .
Me Tarzan, you Jane: This man was having the time of his life getting in touch with nature at the Promenade Gardens yesterday, though he did seem a tad overdressed for the occasion .
Sound check: Getting the music ready for a beach party at the Kingston seawall yesterday .
This is a big one! A large, deep pothole poses a threat to motorists driving along the public road at Montrose, East Coast Demerara .
On Thursday, the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) in collaboration with the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) hosted a debriefing session on the 20th International AIDS Conference and received the cheque for winning the Red Ribbon Award in the category of Human Rights and Advocacy at Moray House in Georgetown, a release from SASOD said .
Large scale forest companies/operators were called upon to up value added output and harvesting as most forest operations are not fully utilising their allowable cuts as approved by the Guyana Forestry Commission .
It was a happy day for residents of the New Amsterdam community of Angoy’s Avenue on Thursday when electricity under the Unserved Areas Electrification Project (UAEP) became a reality .
Minister of Home Affairs, Clement Rohee (seated at right), Chairman of the Standing Orders Committee, Cecil Kilkenny (seated at centre), Director of Prison, Welton Trotz (seated at left) and Senior Prison Officers with their Standing Order document which was launched on Friday .
El Dorado Queen: Miss Guyana Universe representative Niketa Barker on Wednesday evening partook in the national costume segment of the 63rd Miss Universe Pageant .
A section of the audience at today's commissioning by GPL of power for Angoy's Avenue, Linden .
Bargain bazaar: It may be quite a trek (particularly in bad weather) to get to the western extreme of Stabroek Market (the area closest to the Demerara River) but once you get there you discover that the area offers a bazaar of its own where fruit, vegetables, fish, groceries and even items of clothing are offered for sale in abundance and where not a few attractive bargains can be had .
Still pondering: Up to yesterday there was still a great deal of uncertainty as to whether the government’s decision to drop fuel prices at GuyOil gas stations would have an impact on minibus and taxi fares .
A quick response by the Guyana Fire Service was able to save a South Road house from burning down after a parked police motor cycle burst into flames this morning between Cummings and Light Sts .
The National Upstream Oil and Gas Policy was yesterday launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment .
Qualfon’s new Providence call centre is near complete .
British High Commissioner Andrew Ayre today paid a farewell courtesy call on Leader of the Opposition Brigadier David Granger at his office, Lot 61 Hadfield Street, Georgetown .
[caption id="attachment_320034" align="alignnone" width="375"] This truck found itself in the trench at Good Hope, East Coast Demerara today .
[caption id="attachment_320033" align="alignnone" width="375"] Clearing thick weeds which were growing in the recently constructed concrete drains at Prospect along the East Bank Demerara Public Road .
[caption id="attachment_319990" align="alignnone" width="333"] Public transport vehicles are not supposed to use the seawall road .