I am a disabled (blind) resident of New Diamond Housing Scheme. Within the past three weeks I have been overcharged by minibus conductors from Diamond New Scheme to Georgetown on three occasions.
I do hope that the recent fire at Lethem, which completely destroyed Wayka’s store, serves as a wake-up call to the regional authorities for the provision of fire-fighting facilities at Lethem.
As a regular reader of Cynthia Nelson’s fine pieces on Guyanese/Caribbean cooking in The Scene in Saturday’s edition of Stabroek, I should not have been surprised at the quality of her book Tastes Like Home.
The idea that Indians are voting race because of fear has replaced, in some narrations, one of the politicians’s explanations that was current from the fifties and which had become a standard by the end of the twentieth century.
All across Caricom, within the physical confines of its geopolitical space and beyond, in the diaspora and the broader sphere of cyberspace, tough, painful questions are being asked of those charged with the region’s collective welfare.
Last week’s launch of the Scotia/Pepsi Schools Football Academy and plans for a grassroots countrywide football programme in April are encouraging signs and have the potential to tap in on the embryonic stage of sport locally.