Rupununi scenes

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Caiman concentration: Guides at the Caiman Field research station in Yupukari, Region Nine prepare to release an 11-foot, four inches black caiman after taking measurements last week.

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Sunning out:  Yellow-spotted river turtles taking some sun in their pond at Yupukari, Region Nine. Allowing the vulnerable turtles to grow to a certain size in the pond before being released into their natural habitat is part of a new conservation programme in the community.

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Placid: A view of the Central Rupununi savannah last week from a lookout point on the Kanuku Mountains at Moco-Moco, Region Nine.

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A hut in the forest below the Kanuku Mountain range at Moco-Moco, Region Nine.

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Looking for caimans? Fearless children from Yupukari in Region Nine last week look for something in this lake which has a healthy population of black caimans.

 

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Under construction

  Under construction: Work ongoing on the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court after the old wooden structure was demolished in February of this year.

Wakapao, Pomeroon River residents during the meeting with Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Sydney Allicock and team (GINA photo)

Ministerial team visits Pomeroon

Several hinterland communities in the Pomeroon River, Region Two were visited by Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Sydney Allicock and his team on July 20-21, GINA said.

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Preliminary Report on Drop-In Centre fire handed over

The Preliminary Report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) to probe the fire at the Hadfield Street Drop In Centre, which resulted in the deaths of two young children, was today handed over to Minister of State,  Joseph Harmon, at the Ministry of the Presidency by Commissioner, Retired Colonel Windee Algernon.

Chief Executive Officer of NAREI, Dr. Oudho Homenauth (second from right) presents a copy of the contract to the contractor S&K Construction Services. Also in the picture are head of the Mangroves Department Kene Moseley and NAREI's Engineer Luandra Jack. (Ministry of Agriculture photo)

$21.5M contracts inked for river defence

The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) on Wednesday inked two contracts totaling $21.5M with S&K Construction Services to improve river defence on the coastland, a release from the Ministry of Agriculture said.

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