Nabaclis

By Mandy Thompson
Photos by Anjuli Persaud

Nabaclis sits between the communities of Golden Grove and Cove and John on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD), and is well known for its numerous food stalls that sell white pudding, homemade bread and pastries on a daily basis.

According to local tradition, the village got its name after residents opposed a list comprising the names of leaders who were in charge of it in colonial days. In expressing their antagonism towards the list residents choose to encourage each other to “nah back d list,” hence the name, Nabaclis.

The small village comprises of a population of about 1000 people whose main economic activities are small businesses and farming. Food vendors and small enterprises line the entrance of  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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