Photos

Smoke

Smoke rising from the burning buildings in this view from lower Regent Street .

Moving

Men moving stock to safety yesterday .

Rescued

Rescued

A truck with stock that was rescued from the bottom flat of Wireless Connections .

Hoses

Firemen directing their hoses at the Chino’s Variety Store as it started to burn .

Dousing

Fire-fighters dousing the upper flat of Wireless Connections .

Firemen

Firemen direct their hoses to the nearby Chino’s Variety Store building as Household Plus burns .

Flame

Flame

Flames leap from the Chino’s building over the Wireless Connections building in the foreground .

Residents

Residents

Residents of Charlotte Street came out of their homes as the fire on Regent Street threatened .

Crowd

Crowd

A section of the crowd that converged to observe the fire .

Vishnu Mandir

The Alexander Village Vishnu Mandir was well illuminated on Diwali night .

Preparing diyas to bring light to the darkest night

Preparing diyas to bring light to the darkest night in Alexander Village last evening .

The Goddess Latchmi sits regally adorned in her lotus ready to bless her followers

The Goddess Latchmi sits regally adorned in her lotus ready to bless her followers with prosperity .

A member of the Bhakti Bhawan Montrose Man-dir

A member of the Bhakti Bhawan Montrose Man-dir

A member of the Bhakti Bhawan Montrose Man-dir, with eight depictions of Maa Lakshmi and in centre is Lord Ganesh .

The Jai Maha Latchmi Maa float depicts the goddess in her lotus flower as she is flanked by elephants which depict Ganesh

The Jai Maha Latchmi Maa float depicts the goddess in her lotus flower as she is flanked by elephants which depict Ganesh .

The Bhakti Bhawan, Montrose Mandir lighted truck

The Bhakti Bhawan, Montrose Mandir lighted truck set to head to the LBI Community Centre Ground on Friday evening as part of the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Shaba motorcade .

The Guyana Divya Jyoti Association float depicting the Goddess Laxhmi last evening

The Guyana Divya Jyoti Association float depicting the Goddess Laxhmi last evening .

The Bath Mandir float at the Dharmic Sabha motorcade on Saturday night.

The Bath Mandir float at the Dharmic Sabha motorcade on Saturday night.

The Bath Mandir float at the Dharmic Sabha motorcade on Saturday night .

A diya being lit on Thursday at the Promenade Gardens

A diya being lit on Thursday at the Promenade Gardens

A diya being lit on Thursday at the Promenade Gardens .

Carib Craze:

Carib Craze:

Carib Craze: Ansa McAl says it decided to jump on the cellphone craze bandwagon so it has launched a promotion to give away cash, phone credit, free Carib beer and a string of Blackberry phones .

GNIC

GNIC

From left, CEO of GNIC, Clinton Williams being engaged by  Bong W .

President Bharrat Jagdeo lighting the national diya

[caption id="attachment_60754" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="President Bharrat Jagdeo (second from left) lighting the national diya yesterday at the Promenade Gardens .

Indian Dance

Indian Dance

Lucria Rambalak from the Apsara Dance Troupe performing at the symbolic lighting of the national diya at the Promenade Gardens last evening .

Demerara Bank Limited donated a number of items to the Dharm Shala and St Ann’s Orphanage

Demerara Bank Limited donated a number of items to the Dharm Shala and St Ann’s Orphanage

Demerara Bank Limited donated a number of items to the Dharm Shala and St Ann’s Orphanage on Friday .

Buxton road

Buxton road

A new road at Buxton .

Holocaust

African Holocaust Day or Maafa Day being observed yesterday by the placing of floral tributes in the Atlantic Ocean .

Maafa Day

Maafa Day

Yesterday’s gathering at the seawall to observe African Maafa Day, a remembrance day for the deaths and suffering of Africans during the slave trade .

Vehicle ran into trench

[caption id="attachment_60407" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="This vehicle ran into a Bel Air trench on Saturday .

Friday's fire

Friday’s fire

The aftermath of Friday’s fire .

Destroyed by the fire

Destroyed by the fire

Destroyed by the fire: The building where Rudolph Montouth used to live with his reputed wife Mildred Gibbs (Jules Gibson photo) .

Sparking wires

The sparking wires (blue spot at centre of photo) at Household Electronics which is believed to have started the blaze .

Sharing a little joy

These three teachers from the St .

Scenes from Regent St fire

Scenes from Regent St fire

[caption id="attachment_60180" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="The buildings alight yesterday .

Paul Keens-Douglas here for Talk Tent 4

[caption id="attachment_60169" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Talk Tent 4 opens at the National Cultural Centre this evening, two years after the last performance here .

The Bedford Methodist Church

The Bedford Methodist Church on Sunday presented prizes to winners in its Spelling Bee competition .

Giant can of juice?

[caption id="attachment_59862" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Giant can of juice? This giant model of a can of Sun Burst orange juice from which various local beverages were sold at GuyExpo made an interesting sight .

Plaque unveil

Plaque unveil

[caption id="attachment_59874" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Prime Minister Samuel Hinds (left) looks on as the GGDMA’s longest serving president Stanislaus Jardine and Secretary Glenise Edwards unveil a plaque at an appreciation ceremony hosted recently .

Chartered Accountant and Stabroek News columnist Christopher Ram (second from left)

[caption id="attachment_59773" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="Chartered Accountant and Stabroek News columnist Christopher Ram (second from left) was yesterday admitted to practice at the Guyana Bar as an Attorney-at-Law .



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