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Emancipation Day

A model from Makeda’s showing off her lovely African print dress and head wear at the ACDA festival yesterday in the National Park.

Team Guyana

Team Guyana: Members of the Guyana Defence Force completing a challenge in the Commando Competition in Paraguay.

Against tobacco control bill:

Two members of the group protesting outside of parliament yesterday afternoon. Against tobacco control bill: A small group of cigarette vendors yesterday staged a protest calling for tobacco control legislation not to be passed.

Blankenburg water main

Blankenburg water main: This water main at Blankenburg, West Coast Demerara broke around 3.30 pm yesterday and these youngsters were enjoying themselves.

White House spokesman Spicer out as Trump seeks to fix image

WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned yesterday, ending a short and turbulent tenure that made him a household name and the butt of late-night television comedy lampoons, amid further upheaval within President Donald Trump’s inner circle.

President visits Kuru Kuru Training Centre

President David Granger yesterday conducted a fact-finding visit to the Kuru Kuru Training Centre (KKTC)  on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway to meet and interact with students and instructors, a statement from the Ministry of the Presidency said.

Slain prison officer for burial on Tuesday

-full military honours to be accorded

Prison Officer Odinga Wain Wickham, who was slain in the line of duty during  the July 9th 2017 Camp Street Prison fire and jailbreak, will be buried next week Tuesday , his mother Annette says.

Gold, firearm confirmed stolen in Kartuni raids

As the probe into the Kartuni, Cuyuni River mining camps robberies widens, Commander of ‘F’ Division, Ravindradat Budhram yesterday disclosed that a quantity of raw gold and one firearm have been confirmed missing thus far.