Interviews and photos by Tiffny Rhodius and Frances Abraham Government launched its Education Television Broadcasting Service (ETBS) on Friday, promising to narrow the gap in the quality of education delivered countrywide.
At a recent meeting of the Linden Foundation Secondary School’s Parent-Teacher Association, it was proposed that students should be subjected to searches by police officers prior to entering the compound, as a measure to stem violence in the school.
This week on What the People Say persons commented on the ICC World Cup Cricket, especially the match between West Indies (WI) and England and the performance of the newcomer to the WI team, Devindra Bishoo of Albion, Berbice.
Interviews and photos by Tiffny Rhodius This week we asked the man and woman in the street if they have been following the local 10/10 softball cricket which is sponsored by GT&T.
This week we asked the people of Victoria village, East Coast Demerara about some of the issues affecting the community.
This week we asked the man and the woman in the street what they thought of the government’s plan to import Mathematics and Science teachers because of a shortage of teachers in the subject area.
On Saturday, the Children’s Mashramani concluded with a short parade and the display of costumes in the National Park.
This week, in the light of the action taken by staff at the Linden Hospital Complex to press demands for their twice-yearly gratuity to be paid this month, we asked people at Linden for their views on the situation.
This week we asked the man and the woman in the street to share with us their expectations for Mashramani 2011.
The overseer from the Bath/Woodley Park Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) has informed vendors from the Bath market that they would have to relocate to an open tarmac that government has constructed nearby.
Interviews by Tiffny Rhodius and photos by Jules Gibson This week we asked the man and woman in the street whether they listen to the radio drama Merundoi and what are their thoughts on the show.
This week we asked the man and woman on the streets what they thought of the Stabroek Market Square following the demolition of stalls and removal of vendors.
This week we asked business people in Linden to compare last year with 2009 and give us their projections for this year.
Interviews by Tiffny Rhodius and photos by Jules GibsonIt’s a New Year and this week we asked the man and the woman in the street what their expectations were for the New Year.
This week we asked residents of Linden and Georgetown about their plans for the Christmas holidays and resolutions for 2011.
This week we asked the man and the woman in the street whether they will be attending any of the events planned for the holidays.
Photos by Jules Gibson This week we asked the man and woman in the street what they thought of the government giving $40 million to the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) to pave the race track at South Dakota.
Last week the headmaster of the Wismar/Christianburg Secondary School Cleveland Thomas was taken to task when he refused to promote children who had not passed their exams contrary to the Ministry of Education’s new ‘no child left behind policy’.
This week more differently-able persons speak of their challenges and accomplishments and how being part of the National Disabled People’s Network (NDPN) has helped them.
Interviews by Tiffny Rhodius and photos by Jules Gibson This week differently-able persons shared with Stabroek News some of their challenges and accomplishments and how being part of the National Disabled People’s Network (NDPN) has helped them.
As Toshaos from across the country gathered at the Liliendaal Conference Centre for the annual Toshaos Council Meeting last week, we asked the leaders what were some of the difficulties their communities face and what they hope to come out of the meeting.
On Friday, the Government of Guyana and the UNDP together with the executing agency, the Board of Industrial Training, launched the East Bank Demerara training programmes which will give 101 youths from the area a chance to learn a skill.
This week on What the People Say we asked persons: If the president gave you a laptop what would you and your household use it for?
This week we asked the man and woman on the street what they thought of the President’s plan to spend $30 million to provide one laptop per family.
The Guyana Elections Commission had earlier announced that continuous registration would begin on September 6, and had urged persons who had already registered to uplift their identification cards, 7,000 of which have not yet been collected.