Joanna Dhanraj

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Crane mother of three murdered

A Crane, West Coast Demerara mother of three died yesterday after being brutally stabbed, allegedly by her husband, who subsequently ingested poison and is currently hospitalised.

Toshao Cleveland Henry


Micobie is a picturesque Amerindian settlement two hours outside of Mahdia, which can only be accessed by climbing what are among the steepest and most dangerous hills in Guyana or via the Potaro River.

Bartica youth explores talents in photography, music

Malcolm Yusuf Hinds, the founder of M Blitz Photo-graphy at Bartica, produces work that remarkably surpasses his 18 months of being in the profession and is one of the most sought-after digital artists in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni).

Anita Daniels surrounded by her granddaughters: Ferisa John, Leewana De La Cruz and Lena Daniels


Princeville is in Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni), a half an hour’s ride from the mining town of Mahdia and home to more than 100 residents who are still learning to co-exist with the wildlife that was there before them.

The cleared blackwater canal that separates Cane Grove Estate from Coconut Dam, Cane Grove

Cane Grove

Nestled at the far end on the left bank of the Mahaica River, 28 miles from Georgetown and surrounded by rice fields, is the fairly large village of Cane Grove.

Visitors petting the chickens

Glamourous camping, organic food, mobile hen houses

In a country where tourism ranks the highest in terms of contribution to the economy, Barbados benefits from approximately half a million visitors each year and the Peg Farm and Nature Reserve offers a unique mixture of glamorous camping and farm life to tourists.

A view of Planters Hall

Planters Hall

Just over 31 miles from the city on the East Coast Demerara, and bordered by Zealand and Cottage, is a community called Planters Hall where the people live up to the name.

Denise Jennings set to turn up local couture

Designer Denise Jennings returned to Guyana three years ago after 20+ years designing of elegant gowns and alluring costumes in Barbados and plans to turn up the heat in the couture arena with her Hibiscus Couture House of Fashion.

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