The utter shame of CJIA

V. S. Naipaul’s insight, in identifying a sort of unconsciousness, a lack of feeling and seeing, in his native Trinidad and Tobago and India, comes home with force upon landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport.

Intellectual Property is valuable

How corrupt is the soul of our nation? When our leaders resort to the unethical behaviour of buying pirated textbooks for our school children to be educated, we know our nation’s soul lies in a moral mess.

Mapping the future

– designing the Guyana Dream We face two possible kinds of future. We could either stumble along into the default future, or design and create the future we want.

The People and Parliament

Social Media worldwide buzzes with talk, pictures and videos of a new hangout in Georgetown, dubbed ‘the People’s Parliament’, taking shape at Brickdam and High Street, just outside the National Assembly.

The culture of Cabinet

Power plays its most crucial role in this country not at Parliament, but within the Cabinet – that mysterious government forum where ministers and state officials choose programmes and policies.

The State is our servant

-curbing the arrogance of big government

Central Government in this country so pervades every nook and cranny of our society, that we see big government as the answer to our problems.

The State is our servant

-curbing the arrogance of big government

Central Government in this country so pervades every nook and cranny of our society, that we see big government as the answer to our problems.

Media key to solving corruption crisis

Solving the two crucial challenges that confront our nation, in the ethnic insecurity showing up in our politics, and pervasive, endemic corruption, calls for an ethical, independent, professional and investigative national media industry.

The inner devastation

From deep inside the belly of our society, like a quiet hookworm eating away at the core of our country, a devastating social decay is overtaking our people.

Impacting another person

-like a writer to a reader

Loud touts at the international airport at Timehri, and at bus parks in Georgetown, present a graphic picture of the social decay afflicting our Guyanese nation.