“Keeping up with the Jones” is an old American saying, which is to mean that a person is doing whatever it takes to keep up with the economic pace of their neighbors (even if they can’t afford it). In other words, if your neighbor buys a 52 inch TV, (and you are egoistic) then you […]
Kingston, Jamaica: In April 2015, a member of Jamaica’s Rastafarian community, Miguel “Steppa” Williams, asked US President Barack Obama at a town hall meeting in Kingston, Jamaica, whether he would support the legalization of Marijuana. While it had seemed like an awkward question, President Obama appeared to have long anticipated the question, and had probably […]
Los Angeles, California: Representatives of the more than 30 thousand Guyanese-Americans living in the Los Angeles area are praying for peace as the electorate in their South American homeland go to the polls to elect a new Government on May 11. Straddled by poverty, racial hostilities, and corruption, Guyana has always been a hotbed for […]
Doha, Qatar; – Some construction firms and consultants associated with building projects for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar are of the view that they are not being treated fairly by a handful of Labor Organizations claiming to represent workers rights. Referring to a 2014 report by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) as […]
Monrovia, Liberia – As a Friday morning sun gradually beams its rays into the streets of Monrovia, hundreds of itinerant vendors began to show up in preparation to ply their daily trade. While some chose to be mobile salesmen, hundreds of others would usually ply their trade on makeshift canopies, (Read more)
Georgetown, Guyana: Samsung, the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer is investigating dozens of complaints that were made against a Guyanese electronics store by consumers who felt that the store is selling mostly fake mobile phones that were not procured from Samsung.