As they come

For many years, foreigners like Chinese and Brazilians have been coming to Guyana to set up businesses and to make lives for themselves.

Beautiful experiences

Solitude Solitude is often necessary for our sanity. Man’s ongoing suffering often enters our circle of awareness and tries to hijack our emotional wellbeing.

Facing reality

If people could have foreknowledge of kismet, many would undoubtedly make attempts to change the course of their lives.

In search of a hero

“Black Panther” recently premiered and T’Challa, the lead character, is the super-hero many are still talking about.

Mashramani

The consensus seems to be that this year’s Mashramani was one of the best in years.

A little more oil in my lamp

A little more oil in my lamp to keep it burning A little more oil in my lamp I pray A little more oil in my lamp to keep it burning Keep it burning till the break of day The chorus is a snippet from a popular song that is sang in many Christian churches.

Empower you

It is not often that women come together in our society for the purpose of inspiring each other and reclaiming and rediscovering the feminine power.

Marlon

In Buxton, where I grew up, it is the custom of the Anglican Church to sound a bell to indicate the death of a person.

Do you believe in God?

In our society, there are many “judges” who are not qualified to operate in courts of law, but they are performing the roles nevertheless.

Joy, pickpockets and gluttony

A woman’s purse was snatched. Stunned, she tearfully held her head as her cash, ATM cards and ID were in the hands of a thief, who ran through the unaware crowd too fast to be apprehended and too desperate to care about the devastating effects of his actions.

Put Guyana First

Hecklers, offensive statements that go against the nature of national unity, a surprise appearance by a Santa Claus, secrets exposed around oil bonuses – haven’t the Guyanese people been betrayed enough?

Something stinks

Many of us are repulsed when we encounter people of unsound mind, who are often unwashed and smelly.

We are not objects

It is almost impossible to find a woman who has not been subjected to some form of sexual harassment.

Slack and loose

Our society makes it is difficult for people to admit that they were abused because victims are often manipulated into believing that they are blameworthy.

Letter to Kescia

Dear Kescia, Your name will not be forgotten. Your relatives and friends and colleagues and the thespians will make sure of that.

Some mothers

Not every mother deserves praise or respect. The process of bringing a child into the world is not a simple task and maybe all women who commit to nine months of drastic changes to their bodies and possible health risks, such as hypertension and diabetes, should be commended for that.