Over the years the name Bamia has been associated with one thing – its creek.
As 2012 comes to a close, Region 10 projects seem to be in limbo with a large number nowhere close to completion and community leaders fear this is likely to have a negative impact on the 2013 budget and work programme.
Whenever one hears of Coomacka, that small community up the Demerara River in Region 10, immediately one associates it with bauxite mining.
A joy ride in Demerara River at West Watooka, Linden turned tragic on Sunday, leaving seven-year-old Leon Daniels dead.
Story and photos by Cathy Richards Back in the 1970s, the Wisroc Housing Scheme was the showpiece of Linden with its hundreds of three-bedroom claybrick houses, most of them built by self-help.
Their vision for Linden Town Week 2013 Interviews and photos by Cathy Richards Stakeholders in Linden have begun to pool their ideas for next April’s Linden Town Week celebration.
Over 50 Linden entrepreneurs yesterday benefitted from a one-day training seminar where they heard of the significance of ‘bootstrapping,’ among several issues relevant to the success of their businesses.
Residents of Dazzel Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara (ECD) can breathe a sigh of relief now that the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) has brought their water woes to a much anticipated end.
USA-based Guyanese Dr Vincent Adams, site director at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant was recently honoured for his contribution to Ohio education.
A festering dispute over money has left two brothers dead after they were fatally stabbed allegedly by an older cousin at Industrial Area, Mackenzie, Linden yesterday.
The issue of compromised gratuity payments to contracted workers of the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) has sparked yet another protest, and a call to have the decades-old issue settled once and for all.
For Holland Cambridge Snr and his four children it means starting all over again.
– though handing over deadline passed Although the official handing over of the transmitter is already two weeks past the deadline, Linden is getting set to begin operating the television channel, which formed part of the agreement between Region 10 authorities and the government over ending the five-week protest by residents recently.
Workers of the Demerara Timbers Limited (DTL) at Mabura downed tools yesterday calling for improved electricity and water.
The extended Johnson family of seven no longer has a place to call home after an early afternoon fire completely destroyed their two-storey house at Wisroc Housing Scheme, Wismar, Linden yesterday.
Workers of the Demerara Timbers Limited (DTL) at Mabura downed tools today calling for improved electricity and water.
– families displaced, losses pile up Several families at Amelia’s Ward were seeking refuge last evening after being displaced by a freak storm with intense rain, and lightning and thunder that ripped through the Mackenzie, Linden community.
The long anticipated rehabilitation of Casuarina Drive, Watooka, Linden has started and as a result traffic has been able to traverse a little easier.
Interviews and photos by Cathy Richards Recently the residents of Kwakwani rejected the government imposed IMC and instead installed a 15-person local committee to run the affairs of the community.
Kwakwani residents yesterday walked out on Junior Local Government Minister Norman Whittaker after they took exception to an insult he directed to a resident at a community meeting.
The relatives of a man whose body was found in a drain at Linden are crying foul and are calling on police to take swift action to investigate.
Workers of the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) and residents of the area are threatening to take to the street again in protest action to force the commencement of works on Casuarina Drive at Mackenzie.
Region Ten Regional Executive Officer Yolanda Hilliman has been given up to Tuesday to submit a detailed report on the completion of contracted capital works in the region.
Ramesh Praimlall, aka Sharukh, 27 years old of 14 Supply, Mahaicony and Airy Hall perished in an early morning accident yesterday at Kairuni, Linden-Soesdyke Highway while others escaped with minor injuries.