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.
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.
Interviews and photos by Jonelle Fields and David Papannah This week we asked the man/woman in the street for their views on the US election and President-elect Donald Trump.
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?
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.
Last week, a coconut festival was held in Guyana to highlight the potential of the industry.
Interviews and photos by Dreylan Johnson and Dhanash Ramroop This week, we asked people in Linden to speak about issues that were affecting them.
The Ministry of Education has said it will move to charge parents who keep their children away from school without a valid excuse.
Fees at the University of Guyana have been increased by five per cent.
This week we asked the man/woman in the street for their take on the proposed six months of maternity leave for women.
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.
Photos by Jonelle Fields This week we asked the public’s opinion on whether or not workers should post comments about fellow co-workers on Facebook or other social media Jameel Grahame ‘It is my opinion that the principle of freedom of expression is grounded in controversial commentary.
Photos by Oliceia Simon-Tinnie This week we asked the man/woman in the street for their views on how the Mayor and City Council has performed since historic local government elections in March this year.
Photos by Mariah Lall With the National Toshaos Council (NTC) five-day conference having concluded at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, participants were asked for their opinion on President David Granger’s recommendation for the establishment of a five-member authority to implement and monitor decisions made by the NTC.
Interviews by Dreylan Johnson with photos by Keno George This week, we asked the man and woman in the street for their thoughts on the Caribbean’s participation in the Olympics, the performances of the Guyanese athletes and what has been the highlight of the Olympics for them so far.
Interviews and photos by Dreylan Johnson and David Papannah Given Guyana’s recent oil find and preparations to begin exploiting it in five years the man and woman in the street were asked to say what areas should be focused on and what projects should be embarked on by the government once Guyana begins receiving revenue from oil.
Photos and interviews by Dhanash Ramroop With the growing popularity of T20 cricket, does test cricket have a future?
The 14th Caribbean Cuboree was held in Guyana from Sunday to Friday at the Scout Association of Guyana’s (SAG) Headquarters on Woolford Avenue.
Interviews and photos by Jonelle Fields and Oliceia Simon This week, we asked students of the University of Guyana for their opinions on the recently announced new fee that graduating students would have to pay.
This week, we asked the man/woman in the street whether they had gone to any of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty/20 games at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence and what the experience was like.
With photos by David Papannah With Guyana having just co-hosted the Caricom Heads of Government Summit, we asked the man/ woman in the street what Caricom means to them as Guyanese, if they were aware of the recently concluded conference and whether they believe we are benefiting from being part of the community.
Photos by Shabna Rahman This week we asked the man and woman in the street to talk about their favourite show on television, the last movie they would have seen, the last book they read or their favourite radio station and why they consider them to be their favourites.
Interviews by Oliceia Simon with photographs by Shabna Rahman With domestic violence being a front burner issue, this week we asked the man/woman in the street why they felt men who are abused often choose not to make police reports and why women tended to remain in abusive relationships.