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The dinghy contextualises the shore and the vast expanse of Rupununi forest

Alex Arjoon’s ‘Inside REEL’ to launch mini documentaries on majestic hinterland

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.

Beautifully designed chair-backs created by the hands of Edna.

Knitting keeps filaria patient on the move

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.

Tractors in front of the Uitvlugt estate

Uitvlugt implementing new strategies for 40,000-tonne target –estate manager

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.

Wales housewives struggling to make ends meet

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.

The market along the roadside

Wales vendors taking licks

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.

Less rice being planted as farmers exit industry

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.

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