A young Guyanese with a passion for wildlife photography would soon be taking us on a journey to remote areas with the launch of his mini documentary series on adventure tourism titled ‘Inside REEL.’ Filmed and produced through his production company, REEL Guyana, Alex Arjoon is all excited about the launch, which takes place on May 20 via online media.
Aerial shots of what appeared to be remnants of an oil spill in the Essequibo River has turned out to be huge beds of sargassum seaweed which is now a major nightmare for fishermen.
Iris Madave, 24, is looking forward to spending her first Christmas in Guyana but sadly it would be without her mother who died after she could not access health care in Venezuela.
Down at Now-or-Never, Mahaicony, Nadira Puran has lived her childhood dream of creating a little fairytale house nestled amid a beautiful flower garden.
Battling Lymphatic Filariasis for most of her life, it has become a struggle for 63-year-old Edna (not her real name) to move around as the disease has progressively degenerated her body, but she marches on, putting her fingers to work and earning an income through knitting.
When Nadira Lall’s four children drove out of her yard at Barnwell, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) on Sunday October 8, 2006 she never realized that three of them would never make it back alive.
While many mothers are enjoying this Mother’s Day with their families, it would be just an “ordinary” day for Dhanrajie Seebarran, who is more concerned about where her next meal would come from.
A Venezuelan national who came to Guyana almost one year ago as she fled the country’s economic and social decline is on a desperate humanitarian mission to help others who have sought refuge here.
A number of Guyanese who have faced hardships in Venezuela due to the country’s crumbling economy and escalating crime wave, have been returning home, leaving hard-earned assets behind.
The two survivors of the Jonestown tragedy who recently revisited the scene and relived memories of what they once called home,’ are looking to have renewed a personal friendship with Guyana.
Two American women who survived the Jonestown tragedy on November 18, 1978 have finally returned to Guyana to show appreciation and have dialogue with the residents of the mainly Amerindian community.
Describing the diaspora as a “sleeping giant,” Professor Dhanpaul Narine of New York (NY) says more systems and policies need to be put in place to encourage overseas-based Guyanese to return home to invest.
In a bid to ensure that the target of 40,000 tonnes of cane for the Uitvlugt Estate Improvement Programme [UEIP] is achieved by 2020, the estate is implementing new strategies, including the planting of “block cane.” General Manager of the estate, Yudhisthira Mana said that the block cane would span 400 hectares of land and would be better for aerial spraying.
Eighteen-year-old Sarafena Martin got the scare of her life when she went to pick up her nephew at the Farm Nursery School on Friday and saw a caiman coming out of the weed-infested trench.
Housewives in the Wales community, West Bank Demerara are at their wit’s end on how to make ends meet with the little money that they have been surviving on since the estate closed its sugar operations in December.
With the closure of the Wales estate last December many lives have been disrupted, including those of the cane-cutters and cane transporters who are desperately trying to figure out their next source of income.
Harry, a vegetable vendor at the Friday market at Wales, West Bank Demerara takes up his spot early even though business has dwindled, so he can please his few customers.
Life would be made easier for working people when the Giftland Mall opens its FoodMaxx supermarket that offers “next generation shopping” at competitive prices, the company says.
With the price for paddy remaining below $3,000 per bag for the past two years, President of the Rice Producers’ Association (RPA) Leekha Rambrich says less land is being planted and more farmers are “falling out” of the industry.
Henry Hinds, a process foreman at the Wales estate, received severance payments three months ago and failing to secure another job, has decided to invest the money in fixing his car to work taxi.