Ways of Looking & Feeling
Aunty Baba, 90, wakes up every day looking forward to her calm, peaceful, tranquil lifestyle at her Canje, Berbice home .
Hope for our future as one nation, with one destiny, stirred our hearts this week when House Speaker Raphael Trotman and former Speaker Ralph Ramkarran echoed each other in scolding their quarrelling colleagues, while calling for good conscience to govern public behaviour .
How could we motivate and inspire our fellow citizens to live their best, to wake up every day believing in the Guyana Dream, to tackle the task of self-development with zeal and gusto?At the end of the day, this nation would develop only to the extent of our citizens achieving their own personal development .
Our nation plunges to pathetic social depths so often that citizens may now be immune to the shock .
News reports in the State media show that senior Government officials persist in branding independent thinkers in this country as agents of the “opposition” .
How could we build a decent society if our leaders sap their own energy, inspiration and initiatives with constant strife and quarrels?Citizens watch our politicians engage in one bitter verbal battle after another .
Inspiring people, accomplishing amazing feats, live all around us in our nation .
We used to be a generous, kind, friendly nation .
- Experiencing the frustrating New Amsterdam Hospital .
We could learn two valuable lessons from Jamaica, in fast-tracking our leap into a 21st century society .
Electing leaders for villages, towns and the city offers Guyanese exciting prospects .
High Commissioner of Guyana to Canada, Harry Narine Nawbatt, and Sattie Sawh, Consul General in Toronto, Ontario, hosted a New Year’s get-together at the Guyana Consulate office in Toronto last Friday .
Could our Guyanese nation resolve to make 2013 the best year in our history?Given the way we govern ourselves as a people, the question may provoke cynical scepticism rather than an inspired resolve to indeed make this our best year yet .
Looking forward to a brand new year, and looking back at the last, we want as a nation to both resolve to make 2013 our best year yet, and reflect on 2012 with sober wisdom .
Government ends 2012 with its draconian abuse of the Guyana Chronicle, our State newspaper, showing no sign of relief .
To solve a critical problem, one has to first face up to it .
For such a poor country, we seem to generate enormous wealth through organized crime .
Hope renews the heart, re-energizes the soul and regenerates one’s optimism to strive for a fruitful life .
How could a ship with goods from Guyana end up in Malaysia with US$7M worth of cocaine?News floated around the world this week that Malaysian police snagged a ship with cocaine-laced .
Official world reports continue to paint an awful picture of our homeland .