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Fashion after the jubilee

I have been bombarded by pictures on my Facebook timeline of women decked out in their Golden Arrowhead dresses. While I love my country and all, I honestly don’t want to see Guyana’s flag again anytime soon.

How poetry ‘holds down’ Yerrodin Bowen

Spoken word poet Yerrodin Akeel Bowen has had tongues wagging since his return to Guyana in 2011. Yerrodin made his debut at the former Upscale Restaurant but his love for writing poems began when he was just ten years old while still living in the Bahamas during which, one of his first poems was published in a book pf poetry called The Master.

Ras Leon Saul brings Victoria story to stage

Legend of Victoria Village, a musical, dramatic, historical reenactment of slavery, which includes sacrifices, murder, resistance and aggression, church and education, indentureship, social life, love and marriage, opened last evening at the National Cultural Centre.

Work wear chronicles

Last week, I came across an article on the UK Telegraph’s website about a woman’s work wear fiasco. Receptionist, Nicola Thorp was sent home unpaid from her job on her first day, for refusing to wear high heels.

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  6. ‘We are in this for the long haul’

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