Baracara

Story and photos by David Pappanah

 

Baracara is a predominately African community that is located approximately fifty miles up the Canje River. The village is accessed by speedboat, which takes about three hours from the coast.

The settlement sits on both the east and west banks of the river. While most residents reside on the east bank, certain public facilities such as the health centre, the school and the newly constructed resource centre are located on the western bank. The two recreational grounds, two liquor stores, six shops and the Scottish Presbyterian, Adventist and Pentecostal churches,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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