Monthly Archives: May 2015

Let’s Go to the Movies

There are a number of things that either straight up do not exist or barely exist in Guyana. I’ve been planning to write a post about some of these things for some time now. Unfortunately, this post is not that … Continue reading

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Open Letter to My Students

Dear Boy, You’ve got so much potential. Are you ready to unlock it? I am. Would you like my help? I’m here if you need me. Do you know what it means to have someone “in your corner”? Because I’m … Continue reading

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Illegal Existence

Ireland just became the first country in the world to pass marriage equality by popular vote. This got me thinking. Then I found this: I wish this information wasn’t relevant to where I am in the world. Here are all … Continue reading

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A Time to Celebrate

Well, the elections are behind us. After an interesting week, the votes have been counted and for the first time since 1992, a new party will be running the government. I can’t say I know much about what goes on … Continue reading

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The Most Holidays, the Highest Suicide Rate

A few decades ago, the population of Guyana hovered around 500,000. Today, the population of this country is less than 750,000. Why is the population so low? The line at the passport office is always out the door, with people … Continue reading

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Elections

Well, here they come. The date was announced in December, and now, the elections for President and Prime Minister are just two days away. Monday has officially been declared  a national holiday so people can get out and vote for … Continue reading

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First Goosebumps of the Year

There was a moment today that gave me goose bumps. This may have been the first time that this happened to me this year, so I have to share what happened. There have been many happy, life-altering moments in the … Continue reading

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