Just over a year ago on September 30, 2013 Stabroek News paid a visit to St Cuthbert’s Mission on the Mahaica River and interviewed the villagers about their livelihood.
During a recent visit to St Cuthbert’s Mission, we asked residents how the destruction of the Umana Yana by fire had affected them.
Last week, in response to hikes in fares and at least one strike by minibus operators plying an East Coast Demerara route, the government instituted a free bus system along different routes using large buses hired from the Knight Rider bus company.
With a new school term having started two Mondays ago, this week we asked ten parents in Essequibo whether it was costly to get their children ready for the new school term.
This week we asked members of the public to comment on the motion of no-confidence which is to be moved by the opposition in Parliament against the government.
Last week, the Health Ministry reported that there are 76 confirmed cases of Chikungunya, the mosquito-borne disease that causes acute joint pains and fever.
The Concerned Citizens of Danielstown located across the Diaspora held their Anniversary & Homecoming Celebra-tions August 9-16, 2014.
Interviews and photos by The last census report has pointed to a reduction in the population due to migration, especially in Region Six.
This week we asked the man and woman in the street what they thought of the 2012 census draft report, which recorded a decrease in the population.
This week we asked Lindeners to comment on the state of the roads in their various communities.
Interviews and photos by Desilon Daniels This week we asked the man and woman in the street what they thought about the recent results of the National Grade Six Assessment examination.
Interviews and photos by Shabna Ullah Although commuters have found the Berbice River Bridge quite convenient, they are finding it difficult to pay the high toll and passenger fares.
Interviews and photos by Jannelle Williams This week we asked vendors in the New Amsterdam Market to talk about issues of concern they might have about the market.
Interviews and photos by Dacia Whaul This week the man and woman in the street shared their thoughts on the decision by the West Indies Cricket Board to pull the third Test of the New Zealand vs West Indies series from Guyana.
Interviews and photos by Kenesha Fraser As the scourge of domestic violence (DV) continues throughout Guyana, this week, we asked men and women along the Essequibo Coast whether they felt enough was being done to help victims of DV and whether they knew where they could send victims for assistance.
Interviews and photos by Shabna Ullah Roopnarine Somwaru, fish vendor: ‘From my experience the toll is really too high.
This week we asked the man/woman in the street about the absence of local government elections over the last 20 years.
This week, we asked New Amsterdamers: What would you like to see improved in your environment?
In the light of the recent incident where a Trinidad and Tobago mother beat her daughter and posted a video of it on Facebook, after she found out that the 12-year-old had sent partially nude pictures to an older boy, the man and woman in the street were asked to share their views: David Adams Shauncy Henry David Adams, student – ‘I saw the video and I thought the girl deserve the whipping, because for a 12-year-old child to be taking those kinds of photos is very inappropriate.
Interviews and photos by Kenesha Fraser The National Science, Mathematics and Technology Fair 2014 was held last week at the Anna Regina Secondary School, Essequibo Coast in Region Two under the theme ‘Science, Mathematics and Technology: Providing Solutions for the 21st Century’.
Today, Easter Monday, traditionally being a day when families picnic and fly kites at various venues around the country, we asked the man/woman in the street how they planned to spend the Easter holidays.
Photos and interviews by Desilon Daniels With road accidents continuing unabated, quite a number of which are fatal, we asked the man/woman in the street what they thought was the cause of so many crashes.