Innovation stands as the new buzz word of the world’s top business leaders.
Once the Garden City. Known for friendly, hospitable people. And St George’s Cathedral, the tallest wooden building in the world.
Something is indeed rotten in the state of our nation. We’ve got so much going for us, with natural resources including quality gold and diamond, expensive wood and lumber, golden sugar and rice,
“Some people don’t just live: they lead a life. They don’t sit around waiting for a lucky break; they create opportunities for themselves.
What kind of society do we live in? I am friends with a former senior St Lucia government official and top businessman there who, when he heard about the gross corruption rampant here, said business-state corruption riddles Caribbean societies.
In this Information Age where knowledge ranks as the top traded commodity in the global village, our society seems deformed and dysfunctional.
“Where shall wisdom be found?” This question forms the title to a probing book by literary critic Harold Bloom that seeks to investigate where humankind may find the fundamental answers to life’s fundamental challenges.
Who is a Guyanese? What makes a person qualify to be a Guyanese?
We look up to our leaders as mentors, inspiring examples of how to live well, and as having our best interests at heart.
One laptop hooked up to wireless internet hands power to the single individual in society.
How Government spends public money generates controversy year after year. While ministers came out of Parliament on Monday applauding themselves after Finance Minister Ashni Singh’s Budget speech, most of the nation yawned in knowing boredom.
Who inspires this nation? Men and women proclaim themselves leaders – in business, politics, civic organizations and even religion.
News on the dawn of 2011 that the Inter-American Development Bank wants to work with enterprising entrepreneurs comes with a huge sigh of relief.
Small village living comes easy to us. Big global thinking comes hard. Marshall McLuhan taught literature as an eccentric professor for most of his life in Toronto, Canada.
When people look in to Guyana what do they see? What do others feel about us as a society?
Where do new ideas come from? Such a question may sound strange to us, especially in our Guyanese society still obsessed with the little things of daily existence.
Georgetown suffers from poor management. The country knows this, and accepts it as a fact of life.
Think design – life design: I could design my life the way an architect designs a building, for aesthetic beauty, for creative flair, to be a human being of value, living to transform my world into a just social space.
Stabroek News introduces a weekly column by journalist and former SN reporter, Shaun Michael Samaroo.