Keno George

Providence overpass

The pedestrian overhead pass at Providence, East Bank Demerara, is almost completed as the Ministry of Public Infrastructure installed the access stairs yesterday.

‘No Bra Day’

At centre is Justin Nedd, CEO of telecommunications giant GTT, along with other men at the company’s Camp and Robb streets branch, where they donned bras and shared out cupcakes to customers for ‘No Bra Day,’ a Breast Cancer Awareness Month activity that was observed on Friday.

New school year begins

These boys looked ready for the first day at Green Acres Primary. Back to school greeting: Headmistress of the Green Acres Primary, Ms Green greeting a pupil on the first day of the new school year yesterday.

Back to school rush

Though this year’s back to school shopping started slow, vendors told Stabroek News that over the last week it picked up, reaching a level that exceeded last year’s spending.

Final show for Astor Cinema

All photos by Keno George

The final show at Astor Cinema took place at 11:56 am yesterday, as the gutted shell was pulled to the ground by a demolition crew, overseen by the City.

Rescue mission

These men were left to explore options to remove this car which was caught in a pothole on Tuesday along Cactus Road, West Ruimveldt.

At risk

At risk: this motorcyclist placed both his and the life of the young pillion rider at risk by not wearing helmets as they rode along the East Bank Demerara (Photo by Keno George)

Cooling off

What to do on a hot day? Cool off! This youth chose to employ a life jacket for his plunge into the Lamaha Canal in the ‘B’ Field Sophia area yesterday.


This section of the Merriman Mall between Albert and Oronoque streets is falling away into the Church Street canal.


Former Minister of Education Dr Rupert Roopnaraine (second from left) speaking yesterday to reporters in the corridor of Parliament about his reassignment to the Ministry of the Presidency.

Scrapyard heap

This formidable scrapyard, more than three metres (ten feet) high in some places, reposes along both banks of a canal in Annandale, East Coast Demerara.