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Helping hand

Helping hand

 Helping hand: Hand-in-Hand Mutual Fire Insurance Company last week donated food, cleaning supplies, school bags and stationery to A Sanctuary for Children’s Home as part of the activities to commemorate the insurance company’s 150th anniversary .

Overboard

Overboard

This truck ended up in the trench near Conversation Tree on the East Coast Highway yesterday morning .

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Children from various schools in Georgetown took to the stage today, at the National Cultural Centre, as they competed to secure a place in the finals of the National Mashramani Children’s Competition, slated for February 12 and 13, GINA reported .

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Children from various schools in Georgetown took to the stage today, at the National Cultural Centre, as they competed to secure a place in the finals of the National Mashramani Children’s Competition, slated for February 12 and 13, GINA reported .

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Children from various schools in Georgetown took to the stage today, at the National Cultural Centre, as they competed to secure a place in the finals of the National Mashramani Children’s Competition, slated for February 12 and 13, GINA reported .

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Children from various schools in Georgetown took to the stage today, at the National Cultural Centre, as they competed to secure a place in the finals of the National Mashramani Children’s Competition, slated for February 12 and 13, GINA reported .

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Children from various schools in Georgetown took to the stage today, at the National Cultural Centre, as they competed to secure a place in the finals of the National Mashramani Children’s Competition, slated for February 12 and 13, GINA reported .

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Georgetown Schools Mashramani competition

Children from various schools in Georgetown took to the stage today, at the National Cultural Centre, as they competed to secure a place in the finals of the National Mashramani Children’s Competition, slated for February 12 and 13, GINA reported .

AFC protests over GGMC $3b loan

AFC protests over GGMC $3b loan

The Alliance For Change today picketed over a controversial $3b loan made by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) to the Central Housing & Planning Authority .

Sase Gunraj sworn in as PPP/C Commissioner

Sase Gunraj sworn in as PPP/C Commissioner

The People’s Progressive Party’s (PPP) nominee to the post of Elections Commissioner, Attorney-at-Law Sase Rabindranauth Gunraj was formally sworn in at the Office of the President today by President Donald Ramotar .

Entrance to UG blocked

Entrance to UG blocked

The entrance to the University of Guyana, Turkeyen was this morning blocked by students and staff in an escalating row with the administration of the institution over pay, working conditions and the state of the campus .

They are everywhere:

They are everywhere:

 They are everywhere: Cows take up position on President’s College bridge in Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara .

Canadian official visits GECOM

Canadian official visits GECOM

The Director of the Central America and Caribbean Relations Division of the Foreign Affairs Trade and Development Canada, Johanne Forest (left) accompanied by the Canadian High Commissioner, Dr .

New FAO Representative

New FAO Representative

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today announced that Reuben Hamilton Robertson has been appointed as the new Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to Guyana with effect from January 10, 2015 .

Guyana Shines managers visit US

Guyana Shines managers visit US

Program Managers for the “Guyana Shines: Keep Guyana Beautiful” project - Orin Phillips and Dexter Gonsalves - participated in the 2015 Keep America Beautiful (KAB) National Conference in Washington, D .

Unhappy meeting

Unhappy meeting

Unhappy meeting: Two vehicles crashed into these concrete posts and gate at a house/business place at Zeeburg, West Coast Demerara around 8 am yesterday .

Young Bill Rogers is 2015 Chutney Monarch

Young Bill Rogers is 2015 Chutney Monarch

Roger Hinds beat a field of 18 chutney hopefuls, to take his second win of the Chutney Monarchy within three years on Saturday at Anna Regina, GINA said .

Best chutney newcomer

Best chutney newcomer

 Halima Khan won the best newcomer title at the Mashramani chutney contest on Saturday at Anna Regina .

Faith Harding's funeral

Faith Harding’s funeral

[caption id="attachment_321536" align="alignnone" width="375"] Members of the Guyana Women Miners Organization were in attendance at Faith Harding’s funeral on Friday at Christ Church on Waterloo Street .

Faith Harding's funeral

Faith Harding’s funeral

[caption id="attachment_321531" align="alignnone" width="375"] A hymn being sung at the funeral of Dr Faith Harding at Christ Church, Waterloo Street on Friday .

Faith Harding's funeral

Faith Harding’s funeral

[caption id="attachment_321499" align="alignnone" width="375"] Political leaders and members of the diplomatic corps at the funeral of Dr Faith Harding at Christ Church on Friday .

Nursing assistants graduate

Nursing assistants graduate

Fifteen nursing assistants have joined the local healthcare system as the first batch graduated from the nurses’ evening class programme, GINA said .

Sustainable tailoring

Sustainable tailoring

Sustainable tailoring: This tailor in the Timehri Docks area has set up his sewing machine outside in the bright sunshine .

Small Business Bureau grants

Small Business Bureau grants

The Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, through its Small Business Bureau today held its first ever Grant Award and Partnership ceremony, at which over 60 small business owners benefitted from financial aid, GINA said .

Command changes at Base Camp Ayanganna

Command changes at Base Camp Ayanganna

 Command of Base Camp Ayanganna yesterday changed hands when Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Clement Baird (right) formally handed over to Lieutenant Colonel Mark Thomas at a simple ceremony at the Drill Square at the base .

Martial arts courtesy call

Martial arts courtesy call

Roland Eudoxie (left), a Guyanese Sensei in Martial Arts, on January 28 paid a courtesy call to Robeson Benn, Minister of Public Works to convey his .

Preparations heat up for Junior Calypso Competition

Preparations heat up for Junior Calypso Competition

                                                                                                                  Alicia Benjamin rehearsing her song ‘Trafficking in Human’ (GINA photo) .

Camp and Princes accident:

Camp and Princes accident:

 This accident at Camp and Princes streets yesterday morning left the rider of the bike and the pillion rider unconscious .

Student protest

Student protest

Members of the University of Guyana student  body marched along the road leading into the  university yesterday and hung a new slogan across the university’s sign in protest over general conditions at UG .

Kitco Market Data Gold Prices for the three day period  ending Thursday January 29, 2015

Kitco Market Data Gold Prices for the three day period ending Thursday January 29, 2015

Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver .

Chutney moves

Chutney moves

Chutney moves: Preparations are underway for the chutney singing competition which is slated for Saturday, January 31st, at the Anna Regina Community Centre ground .

The life of a stray

The life of a stray

The life of a stray:  Stray catchers on Tuesday kept a tight rein on this calf on the Rupert Craig Highway .

Splintered

Splintered

Splintered: An accident at the intersection of the Turkeyen Road and the railway embankment on the East Coast on Monday left this utility pole in two pieces .

GDF promotions

GDF promotions

Promoted: From left are Lt Col (ag) Lorraine Foster, Col (ag) Ann McLennan, the Chief of Staff, Lt Col (ag) Natasha Stanford and Maj (ag) Christine Bradford .

GDF promotions

GDF promotions

From left are Paul Arthur, Nazrul Hussain, Cargill Kyte, Jawahar Persaud, Chief of Staff Phillips, Patrick West, Ann McLennan and Gary Beaton who were appointed as acting colonels .

GDF promotions

GDF promotions

Army Chief of Staff Brigadier Mark Phillips yesterday announced that Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Lee leads the GDF promotions list which includes 83 Officers and 436 Other Ranks .

US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit

US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit

US Vice President, Joseph Biden (left) with Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud at the US-Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington yesterday .



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