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True evil

By Mosa Telford stabroek news september 22, 2018 “I was raped,” she said. Stunned by her confession, I wondered: Should I hug her? Should I tell her it was not her fault and that she would be fine? She was not and the path of self-destruction she had chosen finally made sense….

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Around Stabroek

By Mosa Telford stabroek news sept 15, 2018 I rarely visit the Stabroek Market and its environs by choice. The camaraderie among ordinary Guyanese mostly earning an honest living is good to witness but there is also often the risk of being confronted by belligerence and harassment. Those few who choose to…

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Celebrate and unite

stabroek news september 8, 2018 By Mosa Telford  Pride Indigenous Heritage Month this year is being celebrated under the theme ‘Proud of Our Indigenous Identity, Celebrating in Unity.’ It is a theme from which we can all draw inspiration. Every Guyanese should be proud of their identity and celebrate their progress…

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Standing with our teachers

By Mosa Telford August 25, 2018 stabroek news Most Guyanese are not paid adequately. Often, when we compare remunerations here to places outside our country—even if we only examine the remunerations in other Caribbean territories—significant disparities are revealed. It is the reason many graduates leave. It is the reason many of our best…

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Doom and gloom

By Mosa Telford stabroek news august 18, 2018   Share   Oil will do nothing for Guyana. This is a bold, thought-provoking, fear-inducing and disconcerting statement. But is there any truth to it? Most Guyanese are not economists or financial analysts. Most are not politicians or lawyers. Most will probably never see or read…

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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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