20160725Ug cars

Asphalted: The unofficial car park at the head of the University of Guyana Road at Cummings Lodge was asphalted on Wednesday. 

Preliminary Report on Drop-In Centre fire handed over


The Preliminary Report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) to probe the fire at the Hadfield Street Drop In Centre, which resulted in the deaths of two young children, was today handed over to Minister of State,  Joseph Harmon, at the Ministry of the Presidency by Commissioner, Retired Colonel Windee Algernon.

Procurement symposium

This MPI photo shows Patterson (right) and others inspecting brochures.

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure’s (MPI)  Procurement Symposium for new entrants/contractors kicked off this morning at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, Liliendaal.

Captains Trophy


 Windies captain Jason Holder (left) and Indian captain Virat Kohli posing with the trophy on the first day of the first Seagram’s Royal Stag Test Match between West Indies and India at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, Antigua yesterday.

Vigil held for Linden trio killed in 2012

20160721Linden vigil

Vigil held for Linden trio killed in 2012: Scores turned out at the Wismar-Mackenzie Bridge on Monday for a candlelight vigil to commemorate the lives of the three Lindeners—Shemroy Boyea, Ron Somerset and Alan Lewis—who were shot dead on July 18, 2012 during the Linden protest.

Jagdeo at Rome meeting on forests


Former President Bharrat Jagdeo (right) has  urged the FAO’s Committee on Forests (COFO) to play a more active role in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals related to rests and food security, a release from his office said today.

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