God, the villages - and “African” business
Bartica, Byderabo: What’s “Best”?
Because I appreciate all the elements of the national issue that is the fate and future of this country’s sugar industry; and because I do have a connection with Sugar Union GAWU- however distant- I make bold to offer a few simple but pointed and fundamental comments on a challenge that is bound to be “nationally sensitive”.
Victoria: A God neither Black nor White?
It doesn’t take any rabidly – anti-PPP individual or group to raise their eyebrows – or ire whenever that Party essays a particular type of criticism of the Granger administration’s style of governance, missteps or obvious blunders.
-As concerns seriously linger
-My simple anti-crime suggestions
The commentaries, analyses and dissertations regarding the stunning upset electoral victory of billionaire-businessman-playboy Donald J Trump are not likely to end.
-Gunmen in the National Assembly?
-Elections USA: Some “Black” Presidents
Okay friends, bear with me as I return yet once more to my dubiously-favourite theme of a modern-day moral dilemma.
-Independent thinkers- The Party/ Government line
Far be it for me, an ageing patriot who chose to live and stay solely and only in this country of my birth, to bad-talk it negatively in a consistent manner.
-some puzzles from the Coalition Cabinet
Firstly, I am aware of the numerous analyses, predictions and conclusions being published daily regarding this 2016 (unconventional) election campaign now raging in the USA.I still add my layman’s bit as anyone with just a bit of interest in electoral politics – and has Cable TV- must be enthralled by the rather strange goings on across the US at this time.
“C” is for Corrica, Calypso, Canary- and clay blocks
Up front I’ll concede that today’s lead topic above consists of my layman’s ramblings on a societal issue that is very complex, complicated, technical, even profound.
– junk-city Georgetown?
I often hesitate to jump into debates on issues of national significance when many other knowledgeable and eminently-qualified minds are weighing in on such matters.
-Coalition politics and victors
The man I knew as “father” was a policeman all his life. Even in his retirement when he taught young recruits to drive and was himself the driver and “Man Friday” for Sir Shridath Ramphal, he remained an “Ole police” at heart.
-The Brigadier’s first major press conference
I realise that, most likely, it is because I am at the cusp of plunging into the heart of that demographic that is the Guyanese elderly that I return to this theme almost annually.
To his socio-political credit, David Arthur Granger, whilst on the pre-May 2015 Election Campaign trail did visit and interest himself in many hinterland communities at a very personal level.
- ‘Thief man nah like see ‘e mattee wid bag’
Whether the reason or cause is personal economic hardship, innate disrespect for honesty and the law, greed or some disdain for (hard) work, there are parents or guardians who will knowingly accept stolen items generated by their younger relations.
On apologies – and being `honourable’
I suspect that it’s because “hope springs eternal (in the human breast/spirit”) that I return to the issue of the status, role and effectiveness of our Guyana Police Force or Service.
“Everybody is somebody’s friend”: Joe H.
A powerfully-worded letter by Mr Clairmonte Lye in this past Sunday Stabroek (Aug 21, 2016) motivated my short lead-piece today.
Frankly Speaking, Mr Lye’s correspondence captioned “When you lie to Parliament you lie to the people”, will rankle and intimidate some in the coalition Cabinet of ministers along with some in senior executive power-spaces in the corridors of governmental authority.
- another PPP strategy session
Attention Vice-President/Senior Education Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine. Attention Minister Nicolette Henry. Attention Chairman, National Sports Commission. Attention Director of Sport. Attention Chairman, Guyana Olympic Association.