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Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Wowetta in the North Rupununi is one of the five satellite villages of Annai and is home to approximately 400 people of 78 households predominantly of the Macushi and Wapishiana tribes.


This week we asked the man/woman in the street about their plans for Easter and what  the holiday meant to them.

  • Essequibo brush aside mighty Demerara by three wickets

    GCB/Igloo Ice Cream U17 Inter-County Cricket Tournament

    -Berbice dispatch GCB U15 Select XI by nine wickets By Royston Alkins Essequibo Under-17 defeated their counterparts from Demerara by three wickets yesterday, at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC), in the second round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Igloo Ice Cream Inter-County Under-17 tournament. 0

  • Young gospel singer ministers through music

    Christian rap recording artiste Onassis ‘Valon’ Roberts, who is also a songwriter and producer,  recently burst onto the local scene and has been creating waves with his hit songs “Still All Good,” “Don’t Deserve You” and “Misunderstood,” which was released back in January on 98.1. 0

  • “End the injustice” pleads Venezuelan official’s son over unrest

    CARACAS,  (Reuters) – The son of Venezuela’s pro-government human rights ombudsman has surprised the country amid major protests against the leftist administration by publicly urging his father to “end the injustice.” The opposition has accused ombudsman Tarek Saab, whose title is “defender of the people,” of turning a blind eye to rights abuses and a lurch into dictatorship by unpopular President Nicolas Maduro.

  • Diplomatic noises on Guyana’s two most contentious borders

    Even at a time when the attention of Guyana’s coalition government is focused on energizing the country’s underperforming economy, the administration still cannot afford to allow its attention to wander from a foreign policy agenda that includes managing relations with two neighboring countries with which separate territorial controversies loom large.