Future positive as Guyana discovers oil reserves but fears country not ready.

The Guyanese economy is at a critical time in its own industrial development given the burgeoning of its hydrocarbon sector. Analyst says that the discovery helps solidify the area offshore Guyana as an “exploration province” for at least the next fifty years.

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Making Cents for At-Risk Youths in Guyana by Derise Williams.

From being overwhelmed with the responsibilities of providing day to day for her family, under the program Siddiqa has transitioned to a life full of zest. Her self-confidence has dramatically improved. She is in the process of applying for another grant to further expand her services to a full party service and rental.

WHY WALKING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD IS SAFER. By Clevern Liddell

This week’s guest blogger is Clevern Liddell.
Anyone who lives along the EBD knows how frustrating early morning traffic can be. I saw her lift her daughter up under her arms, secure her school bags and make a bolt across the road as if she herself were clad in a traffic police’s uniform forcing the oncoming traffic to halt in whichever direction it was flowing.

HOW THE WORLD MADE RELIGION A SCAPEGOAT FOR CONFLICT.

In this new, not so brave world, most pervasive and violent conflicts is not and will not erupt because of religion but increasingly from civilizations which are culturally different. The world is in the simultaneous process of fragmentation and integration not because of religious difference, but because of a “Clash of Civilizations”

CRASH AND LEARN

We have always stigmatized failure to the point that we wish to avoid it and hide it when we experience it. No one can succeed every time, so what do we do with failure when it occurs?

TO DISSENT IS TO BE REASONABLE.

Without dissent, many of us would still be slaves and indentured servants, silenced and afraid of retribution in our own democracies.