Pomona

Glass bottles as a stylish border for this plant

Just 11.5 kilometres from Supenaam is the serene and peaceful little village of Pomona. It is divided into two sections: Pomona Village and Pomona Housing Scheme and has about 2,000 residents.

Pomona begins at a bus shed or Supermarket Street and ends at the Riverstown famous black water creek.

When I arrived in Pomona not much stirred. However, at one house where Bhajans belted from speakers, a resident looked on as his son fixed their vehicle, giving him directions. This man was Deodat Singh, a contractor who owns his own construction firm and builds sea defences, bridges and culverts in parts of Guyana. Singh has been living in Pomona for two decades now, having moved from the neighbouring village Riverstown…..

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