“I just want to be able to walk again,” says Jesse Gibbs. Three years after being involved in an accident in which his left leg was badly damaged, Gibbs, 28, appears to be giving up his hopes of having a normal life, including being able to provide for both himself and his children.
Once the sole bread winner for his family, 45-year-old Wasir Ali is now left to depend on his wife to take care of him after a life-changing accident cost him his left leg.
A year after an accident left her teenage son bedridden in a semi-vegetative state, Sharon Cosbert remains hopeful that he will one day be able to walk and talk again.
Several years after Barabina Hill in the Mabaruma Sub-region started to experience issues with its main access road, residents are still fuming over its deplorable state.
Efforts are afoot to have Mabaruma become a model town in Guyana’s hinterland with a focus on a green economy and youth development.
Game on: Intense backyard football at Mabaruma! (Photo by Mariah Lall)
Regional facilitators of the Hinterland Youth Employment Service (HEYS) in Region One have been encouraged to motivate and inspire the youth as the second cycle of the programme commences.
Having recently celebrated its first anniversary as a company, the social impact project weOwnspace, remains resolute in its efforts to support the needs of Guyanese entrepreneurs while remaining sustainable in a developing economy.
“To be honest, it really hasn’t soaked in as yet; to say what I want to this person, I can never find the full stop for it.
So high was the quality of artwork submitted to the Guyana Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition (GVACE) that the judges required an extra day to decide on the winners, Chairman of the organizing committee Alim Hosein has said.
The two survivors of the fatal collision that occurred near Kairuni, along the Linden-Soesdyke Highway, remained hospitalised in critical condition yesterday, while police continued to investigate the accident.
Flooding due to heavy rainfall and the cresting of rivers in Region Nine has left dozens of farms across the South Rupununi inundated, while cutting off crucial movement between communities.
Emotions are running high in Chenapau Village and surrounding areas in Region Eight as a heavy military presence at the Kaieteur National Park (KNP) has left residents fearful and frustrated.
Photos by Mariah Lall One month after heavy rainfall caused severe flooding, residents of Chenapau Village, Region Eight (Potaro/Siparuni) are struggling to get back on their feet.
The nearly two dozen persons held for alleged illegal mining in the Kaieteur National Park (KNP) were yesterday afternoon released from custody and although they maintained their innocence, they were served with summons to attend court in July to answer charges that they acted in contravention of the Protected Areas Act.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of KSM Investments Inc Mahadeo Panchu is of the firm belief that the company can make a difference by supplying all projects, both private and public, with quality building supplies that will last a “lifetime and beyond.” “This whole investment is geared towards quality, value for money and making people’s lives better,” Panchu told Stabroek News in a recent interview, while noting that Guyanese have for too long suffered the agony of spending hard-earned money on poor quality concrete products.
With heart disease continuing to be the leading cause of death among Guyanese, the recently-established Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is meeting the needs of patients by offering specialized treatment and care.
In keeping with its vision to modernise Guyana’s infrastructure, KSM Investments Inc. last evening launched its state-of-the-art concrete products factory, cement warehouse and interactive product display facility and Managing Director Mahadeo Panchu challenged the government to not accept the use of poor quality building materials in taxpayer-funded projects.
A young couple are calling on health officials to investigate the medical staff at the West Demerara Regional Hospital, whom they say did not give their premature baby a “fair chance” to live.