Daily Archives: 10/31/2017

Whither to?—– Respect & Morality – By Yvonne Sam

Whither to?—– Respect & Morality

By Yvonne Sam

“To educate a man in mind and not n moral is to educate a menace to society”. (Theodore Roosevelt)

Permit me to respond to the impassioned plea for a return of moral values made by Mrs. Paula Hamilton the headmistress of St. Rose’s High School. (Caribbean Life, October 24, 2017).     Continue reading

The AFC at 12: The journey has ended – by Freddie Kissoon  

The AFC at 12: The journey has ended31

 Yesterday marked one dozen years since the Alliance for Change came into being at the Ocean View Hotel, Liliendaal on October 29, 2005. I thought of doing this article yesterday, the actual birthday, but I considered the topic on the insensitivity of our leaders to poverty in Guyana more pressing and relevant for a Sunday column.

Has the AFC become a fading superstar? I think the final performance on stage will be 2020. It is definitely outside the scope of one newspaper column to analyse the twelve-year journey of the AFC. The AFC has not had an attractive birth or continuation of its life. It was essentially a middle class formation that followed Raphael Trotman out of the PNC, and Sheila Holder brought a few middle class admirers with her.   Continue reading