Residents of the La Grange/Nismes local authority area are being urged to pay their rates and taxes or face legal action.
Councillors of the Toevlugt/ Patentia Neighbourhood are longing for the holding of local government elections so that the decision-making process can be reverted to the local government level thereby giving neighbourhoods the freedom in carrying out their fiduciary duty to rate payers.
While most of us will be celebrating the Christmas holidays with friends and family, a number of persons will have to put such feting aside, at least for a few hours, and report for duty.
On Christmas Day, while others celebrate the holiday with their families, Dr Vivekanand Bridgemohan is a lifeline for those too ill to be home for the special day.
After some 25 years in the wilderness seeking out the dead wherever they were to be found, Ezekiel Thomas is going full time to the rostrum as he sets out to preach the gospel to those needing the way of salvation.
Resistance to slavery took diverse forms but historians point to the masquerade performance as one form.
Octogenarian Cecil Oswald Milo overcame disappointment from poor exam results and putting aside his dream to become a mechanic at the Diamond Sugar Estate to train and serve an electrician there for over 30 years.
Physiotherapists not only help people but they actually change people’s lives by assisting them to overcome the limitations of a physical handicap.
Seventy-three-year-old Tyrel Bovell believes that his job at the Guyana Rice Board (GRB) provided the groundwork for training people to serve their country.
Amelia Sirgool credits her sound primary education for preparing her for her career as a teacher; equipping her with the skills and knowledge she needed to serve the education sector in different capacities including her most challenging and enjoyable tenure as a multi-grade teacher at Anarika.
Dularay “James” Seemungal, MS, joined the work force at the tender age of 12 and demonstrated a willingness to learn and discipline at his tasks that soon earned him promotions and the respect of his peers.
Harripersaud Goolam believes his journey up the professional ladder at the Diamond distillery from washing vats to shift foreman reflects the progress of manufacturing alcohol in Guyana.
Upholstery is traditionally seen as a man’s work, but single mother of five Winifred Watson who lives in Stanley-town, West Bank Demerara, does it along with some amount of joinery to provide for her family.
Arjune Kairool, known as ‘Beta’, has been farming for practically his whole life.
Wisland Parks has a record of service that is second to none, and a peek into his life since he entered this world in 1929 reveals an impressive track record.
Stanleytown poultry farmer Leon Amsterdam credits his success in the poultry sector to his determination to provide for his family, despite his blindness, and posits that government needs to inquire from persons in the industry, its needs before deciding on interventions.
From every nook and cranny they came. From down river they paddled their canoes, some came on horseback, others walked long distances and yet more came by bus as they congregated on Arvida Road, later known as Republic Avenue.