There he lay, forever still, alone, gone. It is an image I will never forget for as long as I live. I screamed for the first time in my life as if it would open a gateway from my soul to the world, as if the old house, the trees, the very air could help to carry my pain. Continue reading Grief – A journey for a lone traveler
7 minutes read – This is a good article if you’re trying to get a basic understanding of the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy over the years. The January 2020 capture of Sea Wolf and Lady Nayera and their crews by naval officers of Venezuela (Thomas n.p.) has signaled the country’s use of familiar military tactics. This is not the first time our western neighour has used … Continue reading How far will Venezuela take the border dispute with Guyana this time?
[5 mins read] There is no doubt that we have produced many brilliant politicians. The problem is that they have misused their intelligence. The following is an adaptation of a speech delivered decades ago by a politician who used his intelligence to serve (in so far as I am aware). After decades of hurt and suffering too many of us have still not had enough … Continue reading Guyana’s Tragedy: Race is the tool, Oppression the result
[8 mins read] Be warned, the following contains mature language and could produce volatile emotions if you suffer from blind loyalty. For some people, it’s been a fucking nightmare waking up every day in a country which seems to have gone politically mad. Many Guyanese of African and Indian ancestry spew their hate for each other daily by any means possible. Any African or Indian … Continue reading Surviving Guyana’s Political Madness
When I am an old lady with spotted skin and bones tired of carrying life, I will still remember 2020 as the year leaders of my youth ripped open deep wounds filled with the rankness of racism. I will never forget because the memory of the pain will be buried deep in my cells. Even if they don’t know it yet, the people of my … Continue reading Colour