Uploading videos of office confrontations

Kevin Thomas 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.  

Internet service

Misha Goodchild: Misha Goodchild: `I use it on my phone, I use it on my laptop, at home and at work.

The progress of women

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.

The parking meters

Othneil Chance, contractor, Othneil Chance, contractor, ‘From day one when I heard about the parking meter I said government should rethink putting it in place.

VAT on education

Colin Kay 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.

Paid parking

Interviews by Oliceia Tinnie, photos by David Papannah This week we asked taxi operators about their views on the parking meters.

The parking meters

  Arlo Layne, Vendor ‘I think the parking meters are something good but I do not think that a person should have to pay for it all day, every hour you top up your meter.

Tattoos in the workplace

By Dreylan Johnson and David Papannah This week we asked the man/woman in the street their views on tattoos in the workplace and the military.

New Year’s resolutions

What Lindeners say about…

Photos and interviews by: Oliceia Tinnie and David Papannah Leslie Barnwell- Security ‘My new year’s resolution is to ask God almighty for health and strength, prosperity and success in the future and the future years to come.

Plans for Christmas

Shondell Peters Shondell Peters, University Student: ‘I don’t really have any plans for Christmas because I’m at the university and I have exams until Wednesday.

Plans for the Christmas season

What the people say about...

Photos by Shabna Rahman   Ignatius Jones Ignatius Jones, self-employed, ‘I just plan to have a normal Christmas with my aunt who lives with me.

What the people say about…

VAT on utilities

This week we asked the man/woman in the street what they thought about the government’s budget proposal to implement the value-added tax on water and electricity where bills exceed $10,000 and $1,500 respectively.

The food they eat

Interviews and photos by Dreylan Johnson and David Papannah This week we asked the man/woman in the street about their eating habits; whether they consider their diets to be healthy, what they can do to improve it and if a family history of diseases such as diabetes and hypertension influences their diet in any way.

Use of the internet

Kevin Thomas `I mainly use the internet for the usual social media things, like WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

Restaurant experiences

Photos and interviews by Dreylan Johnson and David Papannah

Restaurant Week will be celebrated later this month. This week we asked the man/woman in the street if they eat out at restaurants and if so, how often and what their experiences have been like?

Recent blackouts

Photos and interviews by Oliceia Simon-Tinnie and David Papannah This week we asked the man/ woman in the street about the blackouts that have been occurring.

The coconut industry

Interviews and photos by Jonelle Fields and David Papannah

Last week, a coconut festival was held in Guyana to highlight the potential of the industry.

Six months maternity leave

Interviews and photos by Dreylan Johnson and David Papannah

This week we asked the man/woman in the street for their take on the proposed six months of maternity leave for women.

Rupununi residents speak out

What the people say…

Interviews and photos by Shabna Rahman This week on What the People Say, residents of Rupununi, Region Nine commented on issues affecting them and what they would like the government to change.