RECENTLY, I Market Vendor was struck by the amount of hostility we all have as Caribbean people for one another and wonder whether we will ever be as one.
And while a lot of hostility has been directed at Bubbadus for the perception that Guyanese were being being targeted for deportation and mistreatment, I have to ask a few pertinent questions about Guyana.
Explain to me how a country with such vast resources, gold and other minerals, apparently oil, water, wild hog, wild duck (and other kinds of wild meat) all kinds of seafood and fresh water food, rivers and mountains, savannahs with thousands of head of cattle, majestic waterfalls, rivers and rapids, unihabited islands bigger than Bubbadus, every type of wood known to man and womankind, good woods that last long and never break, good squash players, great cricketers and poor footballers, real bright people (Bubbadus benefit from plenty of them - Massey, Nicolson, Defreitas, Allsop, Ramphal, Drayton (the late) da Silva, Choy, Foster, Mcdonald, Leacock, Rodney and many more - how come this country that got all that is in such a poor state? Continue reading
July 29th, 09