Women’s leadership institute honours senior citizens

Senior citizens at the event

The Guyana Women’s Leader-ship Institute (GWLI) last weekend celebrated the contribution of 50 senior citizens. The Institute, an arm of the Ministry of Social Protection, honoured seniors from nearby communities at its Cove and John location in collaboration with the Belfield-Victoria Com-munity Policing Group and the Mangrove Reserve Producers’ Cooperative Society, GWLI said in a release.

Region Three youths march against drugs

Region 3 Police Commander, Leslie James leading the march (NADF photo)

Region Three youths march against drugs: Youths of Region 3 in partnership with the Guyana Police Force, the Ministry of Public Health and the National Amerindian Development Foundation (NADF)  on Saturday held a rally and march against drugs on Fort Island in the Essequibo River.

Back to basics


Back to basics: Despite promises by the Guyana Water Inc (GWI), residents of ‘D’ and ‘E’ Fields Sophia are still without potable water and have been forced to develop creative ways of completing household chores.

Courts awards UG scholarships

The recipients of the Courts university scholarships, standing with Representatives of Courts Guyana Inc.

Courts Guyana Inc. last Wednesday awarded three scholarships to students of the University of Guyana. At its flagship store in Georgetown, Courts awarded the three students with full scholarships to continue and to commence their studies in their respective fields.

Mass casualty training


Mass casualty training: Medical respondents heading to the scene of a mass casualty scenario during their practical exercise on Saturday. The Civil Defence Commission in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organisation/ World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) on Saturday concluded a one-week long Mass Casualty Management System workshop. 

Universal Play Park

A glimpse inside the play park which is located at the Giftland Mall complex at Lilendaal and is now open to the general public.

Universal Play Park: The Giftland Mall on Friday evening added a new attraction to its Liliendaal Complex with the official launch of the Universal Play Park.

Fire damages Uitvlugt house


A fire on Saturday afternoon destroyed the upper flat of a two-storey house at Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara. Stabroek News was unable to ascertain the circumstances of the fire, which began just before 3 pm but a resident said that earlier the area was hit by two blackouts.

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