Our own doing

It’s not something that strikes you if you live in Guyana and don’t travel much, but if you are based outside for some time and then return here permanently, you immediately notice the obvious shortage of systematic approaches, in both government and private sector, many of which impact directly across the society on a daily basis. 

Book review: Years of High Hopes

By Dorothy Irwin Review by Donald Trotman (737 pp Published by Hansib Publications Limited)   Just when the traditions of keeping personal diaries and of writing substantial personal letters have almost fallen into desuetude, here comes a book that loudly invites their revival, while at the same time straddling two eras and two continents.

Date first published March 12,1988

A Rough Crossing for West Bank Commuters

Food, Fuel In Short Supply In Wake Of Collapse Of Bridge By SHARIEF KHAN   CHAOS dominates the Demerara River ferry service, flour and other food items are in short supply west of the river and prices have jumped steeply in the wake of the collapse of the Demerara River bridge.

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