Small acts will add up to big changes

Dear Editor,

Wake up Guyana, Wake up!

Many of us grow up with a dream; it is a dream that relates to either transforming Guyana into a better place or running far away from this country and never looking back.  However, as we progress through time we get caught up with the hardships of life and most of us are stuck here, with nowhere to go. And instead of striving to carry out the one dream that is possible, we choose to just live.  We carry on our lives with just accepting the situation around us and minding our own business, sadly only ranting and raving for change when we see fit.

We as Guyanese need to understand that we have power. It may not be the kind of power that we would want to have, but I believe it’s the type of power that can move mountains. That power is called change. It is about time that we stop pointing fingers and get things done. There are little things that we can implement in our lives such as recycling; abstaining from littering; and providing a meal or a listening ear to the homeless.

If you want a better country to live in, act like it. In the words of David Dabydeen “One-one dutty make dam cross the Canje”; small acts will add up to big changes.

Yours faithfully,

Lizanna Gordon

Volunteer Recruitment

Manager

Youths for Guyana

Comments  

City Constabulary should be guided by police orders regarding when you may fire

Dear Editor, According to media reports the police are presently investigating the shooting to death of Marlon Fredericks by a City Constabulary lance corporal.

Fly Jamaica should be made to publicly apologise

Dear Editor, Passengers of Fly Jamaica OJ275 out of JFK airport last Saturday went through a nightmare none of them ever wish to experience again.

The government should tell the public why Guyana participated in Indian parliamentarians conference

Dear Editor, Director of Public Information, Mr Imran Khan, last week used his personal Facebook page to question why the Government of India invited 20 opposition PPP Indo-Guyanese Members of Parliament (MPs) and only 3 ruling coalition Indo-Guyanese MPs, to an all Indian parliamentarians’ conference in New Delhi, India. 

Security for President, Prime Minister is arranged by Head of Presidential Guard

Dear Editor, The Guyana Police Force is responding to a letter in the January 16 edition of the Stabroek News, under the caption ‘The PM has forgotten his former principles of frugality, – lean and clean government’ by Rohit Persaud.

Is Fyrish water safe for consumption?

Dear Editor, Since Dr Van West-Charles was appointed the CEO of Guyana Water Inc, I have observed that he has been a very proactive professional who is always on the ground looking at issues affecting the citizens of this country with regard to potable water, and trying his best to alleviate their problems.

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