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No miracles now

By Mosa Telford stabroek news june 16, 2018  Share   It is too late for actions that could have prolonged or saved the life of Beyoncé Ross. No wishes or prayers and no outrage or sorrow can change the reality of the casket or coffin made of fine wood, the white dress and…

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Gunplay

By Mosa Telford stabroek news may 19, 2018 As long as guns exist, some will believe that they can confidently stand their ground. Emboldened citizens will play games and even kill in an instant. As long as guns exist, gun violence will claim lives. Idiocy, fury, larceny, mass shootings and gang wars…

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Road to Rebuilding

By Mosa Telford stabroek news Our material possessions are often a large part of our happiness. However, even though for many it is next to impossible, it may not be wise to emotionally attach ourselves to those possessions. Events like natural disasters and unpredictable occurrences like domestic fires often disrupt lives, are…

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Are we tired yet?

Think on That By Mosa Telford  Am I tired of writing about women being murdered in Guyana? Yes. Can I ignore this crisis and never write about it again? I could. But voices exist not only to document occurrences in our society; people must not only grieve when they read our writings…

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As they come

By Mosa Telford April 21, 2018 stabroek news For many years, foreigners like Chinese and Brazilians have been coming to Guyana to set up businesses and to make lives for themselves. Many Guyanese have silently observed them; some welcome them, while with others, the xenophobia is constant. Some have expressed concerns because…

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Put Guyana First

By Mosa Telford December 16, 2017  stabroek news Hecklers, offensive statements that go against the nature of national unity, a surprise appearance by a Santa Claus, secrets exposed around oil bonuses – haven’t the Guyanese people been betrayed enough? Insubordination – the ‘Bishop had not exhausted his queries about proposed expenditure under the…

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Something stinks

By Mosa Telford December 9, 2017  stabroek news Many of us are repulsed when we encounter people of unsound mind, who are often unwashed and smelly. Regardless of the circumstances that led to their illness, we do not venture near them because we fear contamination. They can serve as a symbol of…

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We are not objects

By Mosa Telford stabroek news december 2, 2017 It is almost impossible to find a woman who has not been subjected to some form of sexual harassment. Disparagement is familiar to many women due to the unwelcome attention of men, with whom they often have no affiliation. And it is sad that…

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Slack and loose

By Mosa Telford stabroek news Our society makes it is difficult for people to admit that they were abused because victims are often manipulated into believing that they are blameworthy. Victims of sexual abuse are often dismissed or quieted and this culture makes it difficult for them to speak. Why is there…

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Letter to Kescia

By Mosa Telford November 18, 2017 stabroek news Dear Kescia, Your name will not be forgotten. Your relatives and friends and colleagues and the thespians will make sure of that. For days, I fought with idea of penning my thoughts, finding it difficult to even start for never would I have imagined that…

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