Good Hope, Essequibo Coast(Part 2)

The ferry moored at Good Hope stelling

Photos by Joanna Dhanraj   Abigail Brand was born and raised at Good Hope and is a former teacher at Good Hope Primary School.

The Jubilee celebrations

This week, we asked the man and woman in the street about their preparations for the 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations and whether they will attend any of the planned events.

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    Lifestyle Toast

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