Photos and interviews by Oliceia Tinnie and David Papannah With local government elections set for November 12, we asked the man/woman in the street if they will be voting and about the difficulties being experienced in their areas.
Interviews and photos by David Papannah and Shamar Meusa This week, we asked the man and woman in the street if they have been following the developments in the oil industry and how they think they will benefit in 2020 when oil begins to flow.
Interviews and photos by Dreylan Johnson and Shamar Meusa With Local Government Elections scheduled for the end of this year.
This week we asked the people about their thoughts on the Caribbean Court of Justice upholding the law on the presidential term limit.
With CARICOM Day being celebrated today, this week on What the People Say we asked persons, ‘What does CARICOM mean to you?’ Here are their responses.
This week we asked the man and woman in the street to comment on the recent issue where Mae’s Schools objected to a student being clothed in his indigenous outfit.
This week, cricket enthusiasts of Berbice shared their views on the local cricket scene.
With the Easter season upon, we asked the man/woman in the street how they planned to spend their holidays.
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.
This week, the man and woman in the street give their views on the possible return of metered parking to Georgetown.
The man and woman in the street commented on their plans for Christmas and what the season means to them.
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.
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.
This week we asked the man/woman in the street if they are making big plans for Christmas?
This week we asked the man and woman in the streets of Berbice what they thought of Guyana’s huge oil discovery.
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.
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.
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.
Mikhail Rodrigues `From the beginning I thought the parking meter was a sham.
Fareena Mohuyudeen (Salesperson): `I was born in Suriname, so I speak Dutch, English and Hindi.
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.
Ian Campbell: `I didn’t follow from game one but I am a fan of CPL.
‘Based on my experience, I can say that I am extremely disappointed with the contracting industry which Guyana has to offer.
This week we asked the man and woman in the street what they knew and thought about Public Service Announcements.
Desmond Gladstone: `To strengthen the prison system I think they need to take examples from overseas.
Interviews and photos by Oliceia Tinnie and David Papannah Do you know who your constituency councillor is or who is in charge of your NDC or town council?
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.
Wendella Walton: ‘I am very much concerned about the young people and their activities in crime but I believe that they’re influenced by what happens in many of the homes.
The Education Ministry has signalled that 10 subjects will be the maximum that students will be permitted to take at CXC exams.
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.
Interviews and photos by Oliceia Tinnie and Jonelle Fields This week we asked the man/woman in the street about what they knew about climate change and its effects.
This week on what the people say we asked the man/woman in the street about the smoking of tobacco products in public places and whether tariffs should be increased on cigarettes.
Members of the public were asked to give their views on the restriction on the import of used tyres by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA).
This week we asked the man and woman in the street what their favourite fast food restaurant was and why?
Interviews and photos by Jonelle Fields and David PapannahThis week we asked the man/woman in the street for their views on the coalition government’s second anniversary in office.
Interviews and photos by Dreylan Johnson and David Papannah Question: Have you ever visited Kaieteur Falls or do you intend to visit?
This week we asked the man/woman in the street what they knew about the offshore oil find and whether they had any questions about it.
This week we asked the man/woman in the street about their plans for Easter and what the holiday meant to them.
This week, we asked the man/woman in the streets about Community Policing Groups in their communities and whether they would be a part of them.
This week the man and woman in the street were asked their thoughts on online shopping—whether they make use of it and why they choose to make purchases through that medium.
This week we asked the man/woman in the street if more emphasis should be placed on arts education in schools.
Kevin Thomas `I would not upload to social media my colleagues fighting or arguing because, first thing first, it can damage the company’s integrity, and also an investigation could come about and it could also affect my job.
Misha Goodchild: `I use it on my phone, I use it on my laptop, at home and at work.
Photos and interviews by Oliceia Tinnie and David Papannah In light of the upcoming international women’s day we asked the man and woman in the street their thoughts on the progress of women.
Othneil Chance, contractor, ‘From day one when I heard about the parking meter I said government should rethink putting it in place.
Colin Kay: `They should tax private education simply because the schools are charging a fee so it should be taxable, whereas you go to the public schools, you pay no charges so there is no fee.