This week residents of Rupununi were asked about the issues affecting them the most. Their comments follow:
Interviews by Mariah Lall with photos by Keno George
Alfreda Charles – ‘I think we are running short of drugs in the Moco Moco health centre.
With a few days remaining for the Local Government Elections, we asked members of the public if they would be voting and if they have seen the candidates that would be representing them in their communities.
This week on What the People Say we asked persons to share their views about this year’s budget. Here are their responses:
Photos and interviews by Shabna RahmanAlfred Stephens, security
‘As a pensioner I agree with the new government and what they plan.
This week, we asked residents of Linden about the upcoming local government elections and if they will be voting. Their answers follow:
Leslie Mc Curdy :I am aware of Local Government Elections and I welcome the decision by the Government.
This week on What the People Say, we asked residents to comment on the upcoming Local Government Elections. Here are their responses:
Photos and interviews by Shabna Rahman
Shakeela Basdeo, businesswoman
‘Yes, I would be voting at the Local Government Elections.
The festival of Diwali is over but Hindus are still talking about the controversy over the date. The national holiday for the occasion was given on Tuesday, November 10, although many people believed that the correct day was on Wednesday, November 11 and observed on that day.
Facing the effects of a prolonged dry season and the depletion of the forest as well as a poor price for lumber, residents of Moraikobai, Region Five share what life is like for them in their community:
Havan Smith, logger,
‘At this time the logging business slow up a lot, especially in the market area with the price.