Posts Tagged ‘Christmas holidays’

MISAPPROPRIATING FOOD

MISAPPROPRIATING FOOD

By Ewalt Ainsworth

Dysfunctional, dreadful and dependent is what the PPP government is about.  And this became pellucidly clear at the airport as throngs and throngs of Afro-centric Guyanese with bulges in their bosoms, laden hand pieces and smelly suitcases with carcasses of both birds and animals got thru customs easy-easy-easy. Processing in was simplified but simultaneously obvious that it was ‘food-less-food’ that will be carried forward into the new year with an intoxicating effect worst than the spirits smuggled in, backtrack.  Continue reading

DOUBLE HAPPINESS IN THE GT SKIES

DOUBLE HAPPINESS IN THE GT SKIES

By Ewalt “Waltie” Ainsworth

During the Christmas holidays, a Sunday at that too, saw the launch of the store front E-Z-JET commercial passenger airline from New York to GT but Guyanese are not biting.   The double happiness promise of cheap fares and great customer service seems to have gone the way of so many other great promises made and never kept. Reports of technical problems, late departures, limited local offices and in-sufficient food have surfaced already.

A member of the Coffee Street ensemble who was on a recent flight narrated the in-agility of the flight crew and personal friends of the owners, taking charge running between kitchenette and cabin serving, cleaning up and awkwardly trying to keep things cool.  This type of behavior may be cool on the Mahaicony bus but for an airline, no way Jose. Continue reading