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Why I'm Rising
On February 14, The S4 Foundation will join with activists from 196 countries for “One Billion Rising,” a global event gathering millions from all over the world to demand an end to violence against women. S4 is bringing this monumental event to Guyana. O… View Post
A future in TV?
Print journalism is what I know. I love writing, always have. I have been scribbling on paper since my first box of crayons and then came my love for poetry. Guess what I’m saying is I am a writer. Then I decided to take up an internship with The… View Post shared via WordPress.com
Normalcy has to include justice and equality →
Dear Editor, The Stabroek News of August 14 reports that Ms Gail Teixeira has indicated that “Government will not be engaging with issues in Linden until normalcy is restored. It is the government’s version of ‘normalcy’ what the people in Linden have had to raise up against? It is tragic that Ms Teixeira’s and her government have forgotten that even during the ‘normalcy’ the government was not...
http://wp.me/p1SsGp-bujK0i Iana- Thank you Code Red for this important observation. View Post shared via WordPress.com
Caribbean Community Shamefully Silent on Linden... →
On July 18, 2012 “three men were shot dead by the police during a day of community protest” in Linden Guyana. Guyanese activists used the Stabroek News In The Diaspora column, edited by Guyanese feminist scholar-activist, Alissa Trotz, to ask of the Caribbean community to “all stand with Linden.” They had this to say about the violence: It is now five days since the deadly events in Linden, in...
How Many More?
I woke up yesterday on the 174th anniversary of African emancipation from slavery reflecting on life back home in Guyana and thinking that not much has changed in our country since I was a little girl. Inequalities are still present, racism is eating away… View Post shared via WordPress.com