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Enmore is a village in the Demerara-Mahaica region along the coastal belt of Guyana. It is about two square miles (5.1 km2) in size and has a multi-ethnic population of 1,002 as of 2012, with large concentrations of Indo-Guyanese.
Enmore has an Arya Samaj Mandir and a Community Centre Ground
Enmore has a long history in the sugar production.
In 16 June 1948, five workers killed during a labor protest against the harsh conditions and low wages.Referred to as the Enmore Martyrs and buried at Le Repentir Cemetery in Georgetown, events are held annually to remember their sacrifice, and they are also included in the mural 'Memorabilia II' painted in 1976 at the National Cultural Centre.
The decline of the price of sugar pushed the government to try and privatize the industry. Enmore Estate includes 25 acres of freehold land with 60,000- tonnes sugar capacity, and factories.In 2018, many GuySuCo estates were closed, impacting 1,480 employees from the East Demerara Estate. In attempting to recover the sugar industry, the Enmore estate returned a small number of employees.
The Enmore Martyrs Monument was designed by Dennis Williams, which was erected by Zenith Industrial and Construction Co-operative Society at a cost of $10,000. It was unveiled by Prime Minister Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham on June 16, 1977 on the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the death of the five martyrs.
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