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Industrious

Industrious

[caption id="attachment_299021" align="aligncenter" width="600"] These industrious boys at Victoria, East Coast Demerara are using their holidays to help plough the land in their backyard for a kitchen garden .

Industrious

Industrious

[caption id="attachment_298938" align="alignleft" width="375"] These industrious boys at Victoria, East Coast Demerara are using their holidays to help plough the land in their backyard for a kitchen garden .

Clearing the mind

Clearing the mind

[caption id="attachment_298939" align="alignleft" width="360"] After a hard day’s work, Marcio says he likes fishing during the high tide at the Kingston Seawall .

Under construction

Under construction

[caption id="attachment_298891" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Under construction: Getting ready to lay the foundation for concrete drains around the Ministry of Agriculture, Regent Street .

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Sharma Solomon (right) and Aubrey Norton (left) told reporters that the accreditation process was flawed and that Norton opted not to challenge incumbent PNCR Leader David Granger as a result .

PM commemorates Ramadan at Peter’s Hall Masjid

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds (second from left) today joined Muslims at the Peter’s Hall Masjid, East Bank Demerara to commemorate Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan or the month of fasting .

President meets Japanese PM

President meets Japanese PM

Donald Ramotar, President of the Republic of Guyana joined CARICOM Heads of Government in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago today for a meeting with Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said .

Human and civil rights

Human and civil rights

Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy, Bryan Hunt (second from right) recently met with Annette Jaundoo (centre) upon her return from the United States after participating in the Embassy-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) exchange .

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Aggrieved Lindeners lingered at Congress Place for some time after they made their exit yesterday (Photo by Chevy Devonish) .

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Scenes from PNCR Congress

A guard situated at the gate of Congress Place had reason to warn several persons who apparently had no identification yet attempted to get past the gate (Photo by Chevy Devonish).

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Scenes from PNCR Congress

As a bus load of Lindeners left Congress Place yesterday, a woman emerged with a beer bottle in hand and began threatening them .

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Determined to get into Congress Place to cast her vote after the gate was locked amidst security concerns this woman opted to go an alternate route (Photo by Chevy Devonish) .

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Scenes from PNCR Congress

From left: PNCR Public Relations Officer Malika Ramsey, returned PNCR leader David Granger, PNCR Chairman Basil Williams, PNCR Vice Chair Volda Lawrence, PNCR Vice Chair George Norton and PNCR Treasurer Ronald Bulkhan at a press conference yesterday afternoon to report on the results of the party’s 18th biennial congress .

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Scenes from PNCR Congress

Aubrey Norton (left in front row) led his supporters from Congress Place yesterday after deciding against challenging incumbent PNCR Leader David Granger (Photo by Chevy Devonish).

Making merry

Making merry

A merry go round at a fun day along Mandela Avenue at the gymnasium compound .

A quiet game

A quiet game

Boys playing cards alongside the road in Friendship, East Coast Demerara .

Joined at the stairs

Joined at the stairs

These two residences at Lusignan on the railway embankment have been joined by a stairway .

Uncle Eddie’s Home for the elderly yesterday received a donation

Uncle Eddie’s Home for the elderly yesterday received a donation

[caption id="attachment_298708" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Uncle Eddie’s Home for the elderly yesterday received a donation of bed linen and adult pampers from President of a Lion’s Club in New York, Audrey Dawn .

Ready for any weather

Ready for any weather

[caption id="attachment_298688" align="aligncenter" width="399"] Ready for any weather: A Guyana telephone and Telegraph Company worker utilizing a large umbrella to continue working on a utility pole during a shower yesterday along Forshaw Street, Queenstown .

Pony ride

Pony ride

[caption id="attachment_298662" align="aligncenter" width="399"] Pony ride: Little girls enjoying a pony ride at the Kiskadee Kids, Blue Sackie Kids and Precious Angels Family Fun Fair at the national Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue yesterday .

One more?

One more?

[caption id="attachment_298704" align="aligncenter" width="600"] One more? Imitating an overloaded minibus, these youngster were having fun along Independence Boulevard, Albouystown yesterday .

President again says $4.5b spending by Finance Minister legitimate

President again says $4.5b spending by Finance Minister legitimate

President Donald Ramotar convened another press conference today in which he again defended the $4 .

Second day of PNCR Congress

Second day of PNCR Congress

The second day of the 18th Biennial Congress of the PNCR got underway today at the Party’s Headquarters at Sophia .

Tamarind balls anyone?

Tamarind balls anyone?

Well-packaged tamarind balls were on display at the Berbice Expo at the Albion Sports Complex last evening .

Wooden ornaments at Berbice Expo

Wooden ornaments at Berbice Expo

Delicately carved wooden ornaments and samples were on display last evening at the Berbice Expo at the Albion Sports Complex .

At the Berbice Expo

Patrons at the annual Berbice Expo at the Albion Sports Complex last evening .

Our heritage Guyanese

Our heritage Guyanese

The 4th Annual Children’s Heritage Awareness programme was recently held by the Guyana National Trust .

Children in heritage programme

Children in heritage programme

After five days of fun-filled educational activities under the 4th Annual Children’s Heritage Awareness programme held by the Guyana National Trust, 30 children were able to leave the programme with knowledge in anthropology, monuments, mangroves, culture, models and other heritage related areas .

At the Berbice expo

At the Berbice expo

President Donald Ramotar gets an explanation from this Agriculture Ministry staff on this exhibit at the 10th Annual Berbice Expo and Trade Fair yesterday .

Iftaar: The Chairman/Founder of the Electric Mosque’s:

Iftaar: The Chairman/Founder of the Electric Mosque’s:

[caption id="attachment_298502" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Iftaar: The Chairman/Founder of the Electric Mosque’s: Teachings of Islam, Haji Roshan Khan and spouse were among the invitees at the United States Embassy’s hosting of Iftaar (Breaking of the Fast) and Dinner evening, at the residence of the Charge d’Affaires, Bryan Hunt, on 22nd July, 2014 .

President at Berbice Expo

President at Berbice Expo

[caption id="attachment_298568" align="aligncenter" width="613"] President Donald Ramotar seems impressed with this display at the Guyana Rice Development Board booth at the 10th Annual Berbice Expo and Trade Fair yesterday .

Michael Correia new Honorary Consul of Portugal

Michael Correia new Honorary Consul of Portugal

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that following the receipt of a request from the Government of the Republic of Portugal, approval was granted by the Government of Guyana for the appointment of a new Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Portugal to the Republic of Guyana .

Shabir Hussein new Honorary Consul of Sweden

Shabir Hussein new Honorary Consul of Sweden

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that following the receipt of a request from the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden, approval was granted by the Government of Guyana for the appointment of a new Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Republic of Guyana .

The Chairman/Founder of the Electric Mosque’s

The Chairman/Founder of the Electric Mosque’s

Teachings of Islam, Haji Roshan Khan and spouse were among the invitees of the United States Embassy’s hosting of Iftaar (Breaking of the Fast) and Dinner evening, at the residence of the Charge d’Affaires, Bryan Hunt, on 22nd July, 2014 .

Squatters get warning

Squatters get warning

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Contracts signed for massive clean-up of city

Contracts signed for massive clean-up of city

Several contracts were yesterday signed by Officials of the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development and contractors for the de-silting of several main canals in Georgetown as the date for the massive $500M city clean-up exercise approaches .

Expansion works underway at Roxanne Burnham Nursery

Expansion works underway at Roxanne Burnham Nursery

The Ministry of Education has invested approximately $14M on expansion work at the Roxanne Burnham Nursery School, to accommodate a larger intake in the new school term .



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