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?
THE other night I sat in an event hosted by the Guyana National Youth Council at the ‘elitist’ Georgetown Club. I witnessed something that made me proud; young people coming together to talk. Talk about issues that worry them, about race, about unfair treatment, about political misfortunes, about the Guyana they live in and even… Continue reading YOUTH, ACTIVISM, AND THE INSANITY OF GUYANA’S ‘TALKSHOP’ CULTURE
Written by Tricia Teekah and edited by Francis Bailey I am not a youth policy expert but here is my attempt to the questions asked above. Since the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for youth in 1998, and the adoption of the Lisbon Declaration on Youth Policies and Programmes, many countries that did not have a… Continue reading What is a National Youth Policy and why is it important?