The Guyana-Venezuela border controversy

What the people say about…

Interviews and photos by Dreylan Johnson and Bebi Oosman This week we asked the man/woman in the street about the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy and the decision of the United Nations Secretary General to refer the matter to the World Court.

The oil and gas conference and expo

  Representative from the Private Sector Commission of Guyana Limited `The Private Sector Commission of Guyana limited basically represents the private sector organizations in Guyana.

Return of the parking meters

This week, the man and woman in the street give their views on the possible return of metered parking to Georgetown.

The ruckus in Parliament

Photos and interviews by Bebi Oosman and Shamar Mesua This week, the man and woman in the street shared their views on the recent events that unfolded in Parliament during the consideration of the budget estimates on Monday.

Co-ed schools

Photos and interviews by David Papannah and Dreylan Johnson

This week, the man and woman in the street share their thoughts on the co-education system and whether there is a need to return to separate  educational institutions for boys and girls.

Christmas plans

Interviews and pictures taken by Oliceia Tinnie and Shamar Meusa

This week we asked the man/woman in the street if they are making big plans for Christmas? 

The appointment of the GECOM Chairman

Lalloo Tekchand Lalloo Tekchand: `I think the President’s decision is very much unfair to the Guyanese people and it’s very much unconstitutional in the sense that the opposition leader presented on three occasions 18 names and the law is saying that you’re supposed to choose one of the 18 and he went out on one of the darkest nights in Guyana, Diwali night, to make this announcement, an old man who is 84 years, James Patterson, to be the GECOM Chairman.

What the people say about…

Photos and interviews by Oliceia Tinnie and David Papannah

Diwali celebrations This week we asked the man/woman in the street about their Diwali celebrations this year and how it compared to previous years.

Climate change

Interviews and photos by David Papannah and Dreylan Johnson This week, the man and woman in the street shared their views on climate change, the effects it has locally and what can be done to reduce the impact of the phenomenon.

Foreign languages

Fareena Mohuyudeen (Salesperson) Fareena Mohuyudeen (Salesperson): `I was born in Suriname, so I speak Dutch, English and Hindi.

The toshaos conference

Terry Richmond- Toshao, Kabena, Region 7,Upper Mazaruni Terry Richmond- Toshao, Kabena, Region 7,Upper Mazaruni `This year’s conference was okay but I would have liked more time to be allotted to questions for the ministers and the ministers spending more time answering the questions.

Prison security

Desmond Gladstone Desmond Gladstone: `To strengthen the prison system I think they need to take examples from overseas.

The Camp St jail-break

Interviews and Pictures by Jonelle Fields and David Papannah

This week, we asked the man and woman in the street their views on the jail-break and the fire which occurred last week Sunday at the Camp Street Prison.

Men’s health

What the People Say About

During Men’s Health Week, the man/woman in the street were asked to speak on their lifestyles and what they do to maintain their health or to encourage their significant others to lead healthy lifestyles.