Lowliness is young ambition’s ladder,
Whereto the climber upward turns his face.
But when he once attains the upmost round,
He then unto the ladder turns his back,
Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees
By which he did ascend.
By: Naicelis Rozema
Naicelis Rozema is an independent researcher and former teacher at Queen’s College, Guyana. She was born in Venezuela and spent a considerable amount of time living near the Soesdyke/Linden Highway.
Photos by Jonelle Fields
This week we asked the public’s opinion on whether or not workers should post comments about fellow co-workers on Facebook or other social media
‘It is my opinion that the principle of freedom of expression is grounded in controversial commentary.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj
Onderneeming, Essequibo Coast is a relatively large village when it comes to square miles, but many of its residents, particularly those who lived along the Public Road, have migrated.
A liar, racist, demagogue and misogynist is the presidential candidate of the once great Republican Party. He won the nomination by exploiting the deep insecurities generated by decades of growing inequality in the United States.
When I was young, and benefited not only from a fresh and eagerly absorptive mind but also from a strong belief that an eternity of life stretched in front of me, I loved to read big books, books of immense length.
I came into music at a time when comedy was a big ingredient in the popular music of the Caribbean. It was a salient feature in calypso, particularly in the array of comical songs featuring every year in Trinidad’s carnival, continuing that history of clever humour that came from the artistry of Atilla, Beginner, Spoiler, Roaring Lion, etc.
Ten per cent of Guyana’s women believe that a husband is justified in beating a wife if she neglects the children, demonstrates her autonomy ‒ for example by leaving the house without his permission ‒ refuses him sex, argues with him or burns the food.
Last’s week column identified several key trends on the demand side of the global energy market. This was done in order to contextualize Guyana’s future insertion into this market, when its production and export of oil and natural gas come on stream in the early 2020s.
Following the conclusion of round six of the 42nd Chess Olympiad currently in progress in Baku, Azerbaijan, India’s men have taken the lead ahead of such behemoths as Russia, the US, China, Ukraine and the Netherlands.