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Choosing life

By Mosa Telford stabroek news july 21, 2018 Jahseh Onfroy was a young rapper. He was known by the stage name XXXTentacion. He died on June 18th. He was murdered at just twenty-years-old. Before his death, I never listened to his music. However, I was aware of his existence by way of…

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Road to freedom

By Mosa Telford stabroek news july 14, 2018 I knew an elderly man who was not in agreement with women and girls wearing pants. A teenager at the time, I used to be fearful about him seeing me when I was dressed in pants even when I was not on the premises…

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A medium for change

By Mosa Telford stabroek news The MARCH (Modeling and Reinforcement to Combat HIV/AIDS) project was initiated in Guyana in 2006 to specialise in Behaviour Change Communication. Interventions with the aim of inspiring behavioural change are imperative. Many social issues demand such interventions. In many instances, the issues exist because people are ignorant…

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A big blow to racism?

By Mosa Telford stabroek news june 30, 2018 ‘Big Blow to Racism’ the headline read in the Guyana Chronicle after it was announced that the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled to uphold the presidential term-limit. But was it really a big blow to racism? Are prejudiced Guyanese still not comfortable in…

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A threat to peace

Think on That By Mosa Telford stabroek news june 23, 2018 “There will be consequences. If they think that they can rig the elections and have the kind of peace that we have now, they’re wrong; very, very wrong. I hope they are not taking that in their calculation.” Those were words…

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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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