Derwayne

President Granger vs. The Media (To Be Announced)

After reading the morning buzz from the GT Mosquito, I am pleased to know that there are other folks who share my concern of President David Granger not sitting down with the press corps since his coming to office after the May 11 elections. It has been 80 days to the point of publishing this… Continue reading President Granger vs. The Media (To Be Announced)

Derwayne

How Youth Participation Revolutionised Guyana’s Politics

This post was written by Derwayne Wills. It was first published on UNICEF’s Voices of Youth on May 11, 2015.  Like a phoenix reborn from the ashes of a J.K. Rowling novel, old perceptions of youth in Guyana will burst into flames to make way for a rejuvenated, politically-conscious generation. A generation that isn’t afraid to… Continue reading How Youth Participation Revolutionised Guyana’s Politics

Brusheildon

Why condemn one and ignore the other?

On March 10 2015, within minutes of each other two men were brutally gunned down in Guyana on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) corridor within a relatively short distance of each other. The two incidents may have been completely unrelated but at the end of the day, it is unfathomable how the death of… Continue reading Why condemn one and ignore the other?

Derwayne

Day of ‘Prorogation’ (Recording from Special Meeting- November 10, 2014)

Somewhere about the 2pm mark yesterday , A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and Alliance For Change (AFC) Parliamentarians in a special meeting with House Speaker Raphael Trotman and other Parliament officers, met in the Chambers of the Public Buildings (Parliament) to collectively denounce, with outrage, the decision of President Donald Ramotar to prorogue a Sitting… Continue reading Day of ‘Prorogation’ (Recording from Special Meeting- November 10, 2014)

Derwayne

SOVEREIGNTY AT RISK; Population Dynamics, the 2012 Census

What does Guyana’s population dynamics mean for our sovereignty? It seems to me that the concept of “sovereignty”- specifically Guyana’s sovereignty- has enjoyed some amount of media time. While we bicker amongst ourselves whether the United States foreign policy, and the actions of one western diplomat, who is no stranger to conspiracy and ‘feral blasts’,… Continue reading SOVEREIGNTY AT RISK; Population Dynamics, the 2012 Census