ALL ARE INVITED

July 4, 2011 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Peeping Tom 

June is the month of brides but surprisingly, for me, there were not many wedding invitations in my mailbox last month. It seems that December is now becoming more popular and the time when many Guyanese prefer to get married. And it is not a bad time at all since Guyanese always seem to have […]

LOVELY DAY FOR CRICKET

July 4, 2011 | Filed Under Features / Columnists, Tony Deyal column 

In our case, despite what Relator the Calypsonian said, it was not Gavaskar.  “Real master” he might be, but he was not the reason we went to the Queen’s Park Oval in Port-of-Spain on March 6, 1971.  It was a pilgrimage that I have embarked upon over a period of more than fifty years with […]

Let’s examine the other side of domestic violence

July 4, 2011 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, Kindly permit me space in your informative newspaper to share some thoughts on the topic “domestic violence; is anyone hearing us (men)?” I have decided on this excursion partly because within recent times the media have been highlighting a plethora of efforts designed to raise awareness and intensify programs aimed at minimizing domestic […]

Let’s send the PPP and its hollow promises a message

July 4, 2011 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, As we approach general elections we should examine the stewardship of the incumbent party. Five years ago, as they did 19 years ago, the PPP entered a contract with the Guyanese people to form a government and manage our country. As part of the contract, we were promised infrastructure development, public security, improvements […]

It’s indeed a travesty, laws in Guyana are made to be broken

July 4, 2011 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, Guyana is a place where anything goes, as laws that were set up to ensure the smooth and orderly management of society are   flagrantly disregarded.  Take for example the laws governing the littering of the environment. There are laws on the statute books that speak out against such misdemeanors, but when you look […]

The food conspiracy message of Dev and Bisram is teeming with racist overtones

July 4, 2011 | Filed Under Letters 

Dear Editor, I recognized that demagogues masked as intellectual political analysts averring in these opinion columns that the banning of food items during the 80s was an orchestrated plan directed and designed specifically to hurt Indians and more so, Hindus of Guyana. I refer specifically to Ravi Dev and Vishnu Bisram, Svengalis, feeding readers with […]

Cricket Impasse

July 4, 2011 | Filed Under Editorial 

The West Indies held off India to secure a draw in the second test at Kensington Oval on Saturday. It is important to look carefully at that simple statement. It was the West Indies playing against India. And this is not just the hyperbole of a commercialized sporting event. Cricket is a peculiar game that […]

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