Archive for February 5th, 2012

HURT AND RESCUE TO THE RESCUE

HURT AND RESCUE TO THE RESCUE                    02 04 2012

By EWALT AINSWORTH

The argument has been posited in some quarters that previous government organizations in Guyana were essentially welfare disbursement agencies in disguise.

Recent floods are disproving this argument because the farmers have no place or policy or program to fall back on.  Redeeming their glory, efforts and lifestyles is bringing out the worst among the best of us.  The farmers are blocking roads, burning tyres and refusing to disperse showing the police what a united population can do.  They are that hurt because the government has destroyed the agencies that traditionally brought help, money and infrastructure to ensure that continued growth and development.   Those agencies took them from despair and disdain to a platform of democracy and development. Continue reading