Just one year after spending more than $1.3 billion for the construction of the D’Urban Park, the government is once again putting money into the venue, which is being readied for this week’s independence flag raising ceremony.
Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin, recently presented to Brazilian farmer and investor, Nelson Itikawa, a lease for 5,000 acres of land through the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC), GINA said.
Two Guyanese were among the recipients of this year’s Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence. The laureates included sculptor Winslow Craig nominated for Arts and Letters while Arif Bulkan was nominated for his work as a lawyer under the Public and Civic Contributions category.
This ambulance with a sick patient travelling from the Industry Health Centre to the Georgetown Public Hospital was among the hundreds of vehicles caught in the gridlock yesterday as a result of the erection of an arch at Cummings Lodge.