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OPINION: Black Hair Care — Corona Virus Fear – By Yvonne Sam

It is no secret that hair plays a major role within Black culture.

By Yvonne Sam

As the rapid spread of COVID-19 — the novel virus that has affected hundreds of thousands globally — continues to upend lives and livelihoods, it seems hair care would be the least of any person’s concern. While the world is reeling from the ever–increasing death toll, the black hair care industry is feeling the effects of the virus in a different way—the importers cannot meet the orders due to restrictions meant to contain the virus. https://www.blackenterprise.com/black-haircare-vendors-say-they-their-business-is-being-affected-by-the-coronavirus-outbreak/

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Commentary: Aggravation from the Congregation – By Yvonne Sam

 People cannot change the truth but the truth can change people

 By Yvonne  Sam

Now that Covid 19 has forced us all to worship in a different style and aisle, it is time to

take a careful look at behaviours that run contrary to the Good Book, and leave  the church in a lurch. No need to shoot the messenger, except to remember that it is clearly stated “You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free. John 8:32, and it shall always remain the truth regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.            Continue reading

Guyana: Is there a barrel of bad fruits in the police force? – commentary

Is there a barrel of bad fruits in the police force?

Oct 05, 2016  Letters Kaieteur News

Dear Editor;
Opinion - commentary -analysisIt is no secret to the world at large that corruption in its broadest and most inclusive sense has hung like the proverbial sword of Damocles over the head of the Guyana Police Force. However, while I wholeheartedly laud the recent efforts of Acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine in producing visible results regarding combating corruption in the Police Force namely, the dismissal of thirty members of the ranks, my optimism became somewhat short lived as negativity began to creep in insidiously.

Backtracking to just little over a year ago, a stern warning was issued to the same Police Force by the Vice President and Minister of Public Security, KhemrajRamjattan, notifying them of zero tolerance for harassment in any form, bullyism or torture, any of which will result in dismissal from the force, followed by criminal prosecution wherever necessary. Plainly put there would be no place for rogue cops.   Continue reading

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