Four years ago I was elated after viewing the trailer for the then, new DC Comic TV Series, called Arrow. I guess it was because I was extremely enthused to see how CW will deliver on their franchise of the Green Arrow. Consequently, after watching the first episode I was immediately hooked and now three… Continue reading IT’S A MAN’S WORLD!
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 is said that the success of a Government and by extension the development of a nation can be measured by the way the most vulnerable citizens are treated. The elderly, children, and women are often times if not always a part of the nation’s vulnerable citizens. As such, as we prepare to usher in… Continue reading Expectations of the New Government: The Reduction of Sexual Violence is a Battle We Must All Fight
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.
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
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