After May 2015, the coalition had every reason to throw him out of office as was done to others. Such as the likes of Nigel Dharamlall and what not. Instead what we saw was Omar Shariff retaining his post at the Ministry. Why?
So there I was at the National Round-table conference on social cohesion on Thursday and during an informal conversation (which I had no business listening to but was listening to anyway) one of the speakers brought up the issue of Guyanese having a dream that speaks to their “Guyanese-ness” – essentially she was referring to… Continue reading The Guyanese dream
Over the past week Guyana’s media corps – well some of it – has been fuming over reports that the Prime Minister’s Office will overlook the daily headlines of the Guyana Chronicle – a claim which has been sternly denied by the Office of the Prime Minister. This of course, according to the report will… Continue reading Muzzled Media and Backtracking
It’s a complete shame that Guyanese youths have not been granted the privilege and freedom to embrace and explore “nonconformity, instead they have to adhere to societal norms or face the option of being ostracized – detrimental developments. How are you supposed to be unique when you’re to follow the crowd? It’s practically saying ‘you can be anything you want but not yourself.’
The answer would be some pretty negative shit that we as humans have no need for? Why the big hue and cry over who is black and who is Indo and who is in power? Guyanese feel that because “a black man in power” Afro-Guyanese will be granted certain privileges? F**k NO! The respect I have for this man the person I think he is. Such a thought doesn’t sit well with me.
First off allow me to beg your forgiveness for the repugnant coinage of the phrase phoenixation to describe what I perceive to be the death and rebirth of creolese in the Guyanese society from the days whence it was scorned and indicated the level of one’s education or lack thereof. Now, for those of us who… Continue reading Of Guyanese vernaculars – The phoenixation of creolese
Come May 11 when you step into that booth at your respective polling station your vote is just between you and the Supreme Being – no one will know which Party or parties you voted for. So just for the sake of clarity, I took the opportunity to scramble together a list of things you… Continue reading Voting – Things you should know