Fears of dying in a traffic collision are real for many.
“One foot in the grave” is an expression used to describe people who are very sick or near death.
“We are a nation that needs to repent.” This sentiment is a common response to social ills and the politics that exploit the vulnerabilities, ignorance and prejudice of the people.
Disturbing stories are so common that often they are the focus for a day or two and then we wait for the next manifestation of the mental illness that permeates our society.
Curse Defined as an expression of evil, misfortune or doom, many believe that curses are inexorable.
A funeral service in the United States in early September, when signs of Fall, like mild chills, seep into the pores and linger for days.
Every year thousands of pageants are held around the world. Many of these pageants are about empowerment and celebrating femininity.
Recently alarms have been sounded about the Amazon burning. It is estimated that there have been over eighty thousand fires in Brazil this year and most are taking place in the Amazon as a result of deforestation.
It has been 47 years since the Caribbean Festival of the Arts (Carifesta) was first hosted in Guyana.
The xenophobic attacks on Haitian immigrants is an attack on humanity and an attack on the essence of what it means to share this space we call Earth.
Years ago, on Emancipation Day, an elder called me in London from Cameroon and greeted me with song.
The voices that speak the truth about sexual violence in our society should never be silenced.
A martyr is someone who dies because of a cause or belief.
Many Guyanese now refer to the period of July and August as summer.
When freedom of expression is challenged, we all are at risk.
Food shortages and medical drug scarcities; crime and hyperinflation; mismanagement and dictatorship.
The silly season can be applied to any situation that is ludicrous, farcical, or that demonstrates a lack of intellect or common sense.
Political parties campaign on promises. More jobs, improved living standards and, in the case of Guyana, an end to blackouts.
The nation mourns again. This time it is for a child who was killed in an accident a week ago.
Guyana’s 53rd Independence anniversary and the second Guyana Carnival just ended.