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Leomie Willis of Mabaruma

School had just let out for lunch when the World Beyond Georgetown arrived in Mabaruma, one of this country’s newest towns.

The coconut industry

Last week, a coconut festival was held in Guyana to highlight the potential of the industry. This week we asked the man/woman in the street for their views on the industry.

  • Nicole Bissoo-Williams: Savouring memories through art

    Nicole Bissoo-Williams at work with one of her students at the Burrowes School of Art.

    Nicole Bissoo-Williams, painter and ceramist, goes back in time to savour memories through art. The semi-abstract and realism artist portrays her work mostly using oil and acrylics and dabbles a bit in watercolours but regardless of what she uses the end product takes you down her memory lane. 0

  • Getting to Golden

    Lifestyle Toast

    For this edition of Lifestyle, in keeping with the celebrations of 50 years of independence—Guyana’s Golden Jubilee—our theme is ‘Golden’. In a historical piece, we trace the steps to independence.

  • Celebrating our Jubilee

    Jubilee day

    We are still in our Jubilee Year though the ceremonies and celebrations put together to mark the 50th Anniversary of Guyana’s independence have passed and gone without matching the hype and hoopla that had been attached to the buildup to the event.