Under the theme ‘Quality Education Leadership: Improving Schools from Within,’ Education Month 2015 was celebrated in Guyana in September.
This week we asked the man and woman in the street for their views on the controversial 50% increase for some ministers in the APNU+AFC coalition government.
Interviews by Dreylan Johnson with photos by Keno George The sod has been turned and the rebuilding of the Umana Yana has been set for completion by the end of the first quarter next year.
Residents of St Cuthbert’s Mission were asked about whether there are jobs available to villagers in the community and what recommendations they wanted to make as regards the creation of jobs.
Interviews and photos by Jeffrey Trotman Chairman of the Linden IMC Orrin Gordon and the rest of IMC members expressed disappointment at the July statutory meeting over the slow pace at which the current administration is moving to meet their expectations, which include reopening the Kara Kara Toll Point, making speedy arrangements for a new system of operating the Mackenzie-Wismar Bridge, increasing councillors’ stipend and employees’ wages among other issues that they feel should be urgently addressed.
Interviews and photos by Shabna Ullah This week on What the People Say, we asked members of the public to comment on the current crime situation and other issues affecting them.
This week on What the People Say we asked members of the public to comment on this year’s budget.
Interviews by Mariah Lall, Aliyah Briggs and Dhanash Ramroop with photos by Keno George On a recent visit to Linden, First Lady Sandra Granger expressed her hope of one day seeing a woman appointed Police Commissioner or Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force.
This week we asked vendors at the Bourda Market what they thought could be done to address the continual flooding of the market.
With Giftland opening the doors of its Mega Mall to the public, Stabroek News took the opportunity to hear from the ordinary citizen about their thoughts on it.
Interviews by Sharda Bacchus Photos by Arian Browne This week on ‘What the People Say’ we asked members of the public about the top three things they would like the government to do.
Interviews by Rae Wiltshire and photos by Arian Browne and Rae Wiltshire The Guyana Police Force has moved to implement parallel parking on Robb and Regent streets, saying that it will reduce congestion.
This week on What the People say, we asked residents to comment on the post-election situation and flooding in their area.
With the elections over and a new president sworn in, we asked persons to comment on the process as well as their expectations of the new government and what should be their priorities.
Interviews by Jeanna Pearson and photos by Rae Wiltshire This week we asked residents of Plastic City, a squatting area on the foreshore of Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara, about their views on the upcoming General Elections and what changes they would like to see happen.
This week on What the People Say we asked persons to comment on whether they would be voting at the May 11 elections and if the campaigns are addressing their issues.
This week we asked stakeholders at the University of Guyana which issues they wanted to see addressed in the elections campaign.
Joy Europe `An issue that needs fixing is garbage. I would like to know if they can clean up the city, because Georgetown is where people come to do business and Joy Europe after that we need to maintain the city.
Rice farmers on the Essequibo Coast have been lamenting for some time now about the prices they are paid for paddy compared with the cost of production.
Concerns have been expressed about the state of the Vreed-en-Hoop Stelling which accommodates a number of vendors now that there is no longer a Georgetown-Vreed-en-Hoop ferry service and just a small section is used for speedboats.
Interviews and photos by Jannelle Williams National and Regional Elections billed for May 11, will see Guyanese exercising their franchise to elect a government of their choice.
Interviews and photos by Rae Wiltshire With general and regional elections less than two months away and political campaigns picking up steam, this week we asked the man and woman in the street how they felt about the upcoming period.
In view of International Women’s Day which was observed yesterday, this week we asked women whether they believed enough was being done for women who are exposed to domestic violence in Guyana and if not, what needs to be changed or improved.
Interviews by Rae Wiltshire Photos by Rae Wiltshire and Gaulbert Sutherland During a recent visit to Lethem we asked the man and woman in the street how they felt about living there.
In response to calls for bus operators to reduce their fares given the decrease in the price for fuel, we recently asked Route 32 (Vreed-en-Hoop to Parika) bus operators whether they would comply.