The Regional Democratic Council of Region Four yesterday organised tree planting exercises ahead of today’s observance of National Tree Day. Two planting exercises were conducted at the Red Ground at Timehri, East Bank Demerara, and at the Golden Grove Community Playground.
Former President Bharrat Jagdeo joined world leaders in New York, as the international community accelerates preparations towards a global climate agreement in Paris in December, a release from the Office of the Leader of the Opposition said today.
Members of the Palms Geriatric Home and other senior citizens enjoying snacks following a church service at the Palms yesterday to launch the Month of the Elderly under the theme, ‘Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment.’ International Day of Older Persons was also observed yesterday.
The University of Guyana’s Small Lecture Theatre now has a new look and comfort, compliments of AH&L Kissoon. According to a press release from the US Student Society, the furniture giant has contributed quality seat cushions and this forms part of the society’s legacy project.
Passengers travelling from Bartica to Parika via speedboat are calling on the Maritime Administration to increase its monitoring of the waterways as some boat operators continue to violate the rules of travel with infractions ranging from overloading to operating after the stipulated 5 pm end time.