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West Ruimveldt clean-up

West Ruimveldt clean-up

On Friday the “Clean-Up My Country” Programme Monitoring Unit conducted inspections in the West Ruimveldt area to monitor the work that has been on going, a release from the unit said .

The load was too much

The load was too much

[caption id="attachment_302464" align="alignleft" width="600"] The load was too much: This container laden with vehicle batteries punctured a hole in the road (inset) near Thomas and Church Sts yesterday .

Low carbon briefing for Kato residents

Low carbon briefing for Kato residents

Residents of Region Eight were recently briefed on the Low Carbon Development Strategy by government officials .

Airport training

Airport training

The Government has embarked on an airport modernisation project for which new equipment have been purchased and 34 staff of the Ogle International Airport (OIA) and the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) are being trained, GINA said .

Deep trouble

Deep trouble

[caption id="attachment_302360" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Deep trouble: The driver of this canter found himself in deep trouble yesterday after he veered into this drain along Robb St .

Benab in the Deep South

Benab in the Deep South

[caption id="attachment_302354" align="aligncenter" width="828"] The almost complete Presidential Grant Project for Maruranau, Region Nine - a benab for community activities .

Top gold dealer

Top gold dealer

[caption id="attachment_302350" align="aligncenter" width="552"] Top gold dealer: Finance Minister Dr .

The burnt GPL electricity pole

The burnt GPL electricity pole

The burnt GPL electricity pole  (at left) in ‘C’ Field, Sophia Precarious: A GPL pole has been hanging precariously on what remains after a fire one month ago .

Top sparkler

Top sparkler

[caption id="attachment_302348" align="aligncenter" width="552"] Top sparkler: President Donald Ramotar (second from left) presents an award yesterday to M B &T Persaud Mining’s representative for being the top diamond producer for 2013 .

Health Ministry stages walk to raise awareness on lifestyle diseases

Health Ministry stages walk to raise awareness on lifestyle diseases

Dozens of persons joined a health walk on Saturday, starting from Fifth Street, Cummings Lodge and ending at the University of Guyana’s tarmac (UG) to heighten awareness of Non Communicable Diseases and their prevention, GINA said .

Health Ministry stages walk to raise awareness on lifestyle diseases

Health Ministry stages walk to raise awareness on lifestyle diseases

Dozens of persons joined a health walk on Saturday, starting from Fifth Street, Cummings Lodge and ending at the University of Guyana’s tarmac (UG) to heighten awareness of Non Communicable Diseases and their prevention, GINA said .

Health Ministry stages walk to raise awareness on lifestyle diseases

Health Ministry stages walk to raise awareness on lifestyle diseases

Dozens of persons joined a health walk on Saturday, starting from Fifth Street, Cummings Lodge and ending at the University of Guyana’s tarmac (UG) to heighten awareness of Non Communicable Diseases and their prevention, GINA said .

Close finish

Close finish

The eighth annual Guyana Cup Horse Racing event was held today at the Port Mourant Turf Club, Corentyne .

President at Port Mourant horse racing

President at Port Mourant horse racing

President Donald Ramotar today joined with horse-racing fans around the country at the eighth annual Guyana Cup Horse Racing event held at the Port Mourant Turf Club, Corentyne .

Forgotten

Forgotten

This utility pole has been resting on these wires for months now at land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara .

This Cevon’s Waste Management truck went overboard

This Cevon’s Waste Management truck went overboard

[caption id="attachment_302131" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This Cevon’s Waste Management truck went overboard on Friday in a trench near the University of Guyana .

Maltreatment of wildlife

Maltreatment of wildlife

[caption id="attachment_302158" align="aligncenter" width="399"] Maltreatment of wildlife: Iguanas trussed up and hanging from a pole for sale in Support, EBD, yesterday (Photo by Arian Browne)[/caption] .

Former World Champ meets cultural  icon and international superstar

Former World Champ meets cultural icon and international superstar

[caption id="attachment_302139" align="aligncenter" width="484"] Last Friday there was a meeting of two Guyanese champions when boxing’s double former world champion (IBF and IBO) Gary Sinclair paid an impromptu visit to our cultural icon and international music superstar Eddy Grant .

A suitcase packed with grass

A suitcase packed with grass

[caption id="attachment_302160" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This man was snapped by Stabroek News photographer Arian Browne pulling a suitcase packed with grass along the grass verge of the Public Road in Golden Grove, EBD .

City clean-up

City clean-up

Work in progress on the Lamaha Street canal as part a government clean-up of Georgetown .

City clean-up

City clean-up

A section of Le Repentir cemetery along Sussex Street that has been cleaned by the government as part of its clean-up campaign .

Clean-up campaign in city

Clean-up campaign in city

A portion of the Princes Street canal today that has been cleaned by the Government as part of a citywide campaign .

The rise of the grass

The rise of the grass

The rise of the grass: The grass in the canal outside of the Uncle Eddie’s Home in Tucville is exceedingly high .

Flooded stroll

Flooded stroll

This East Ruimveldt resident had to push her stroller through floodwaters today .

Entrepreneurial spirit

Entrepreneurial spirit

This makeshift cart ferried members of the public along rain-flooded Genip Lane, East Ruimveldt today .

Well, at least he has dry feet

Well, at least he has dry feet

This youngster was helped through Albouys St, Albouystown on a bike .

What a mess!

What a mess!

Residents trying to clear drains in Albouys Street, Albouystown after heavy rain today caused water to run into homes and businesses .

Taking the middle of the road

Taking the middle of the road

Today’s heavy rain forced pedestrians onto the middle of Camp Street because of flooding at the sides .

Paddling down the road

Paddling down the road

This was one of the ways of navigating James Street, Albouystown today after flooding .

Eccles NDC buys equipment

Eccles NDC buys equipment

Through the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, the Eccles, East Bank Demerara, Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC), spent $13M to acquire a tractor and trailer, and a bobcat machine to fix the roads and take care of other aspects of enhancement in that East Bank Demerara NDC, GINA said .

Military aid from China

Military aid from China

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China has provided the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) with equipment support totalling 5M RMB (over US$819,600 ) to boost the efficiency of the army and help protect Guyana and its borders, GINA said .

Military aid from China

Military aid from China

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China has provided the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) with equipment support totalling 5M RMB (over US$819,600 ) to boost the efficiency of the army and help protect Guyana and its borders, GINA said .

More titles launched by Caribbean press

More titles launched by Caribbean press

[caption id="attachment_301609" align="alignnone" width="216"] Poet and writer Patrick George reads a piece of his work on Friday at the launch of 15 new Guyana Classics titles by the Caribbean Press .

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

The “Clean-Up My Country” Programme committee today handed over equipment to the Georgetown Prison Service which will be used to clean up portions of Le Repentir Cemetery .

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

The “Clean-Up My Country” Programme committee today handed over equipment to the Georgetown Prison Service which will be used to clean up portions of Le Repentir Cemetery .

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

Prisons contracted to help clean Le Repentir Cemetery

The “Clean-Up My Country” Programme committee today handed over equipment to the Georgetown Prison Service which will be used to clean up portions of Le Repentir Cemetery .

 Innovative use

Innovative use

This traffic cone found an innovative use as a funnel for a fuel tank along the Lamaha Canal .



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