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Guyanese politicians cut di crap and let the

Chrissy 2024-02-18 15:59:21 

little girl sing her song. Damn foolishness. 6.5 cyan do a damn ting. Tek yuh licks and move on. We have free speech.

How a guh Survive with 6.5?

In the face of a limited explanation by the Ministry of Education for its decision to disqualify an eight-year old girl from the national Mashramani Calypso Competition, the opposition said the move violates the child’s rights and accused the government of removing her because the song, ” “How a guh survive with 6.5” criticises government’s 6.5 percent salary increase.

Shadow Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Nima Flue-Bess said the opposition coalition of A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) condemned the decision to remove 8-year-old Ezeka Minty from the Mashramani Calypso Competition. The girl won the Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) leg of the competition but was disqualified from the national finals.

“The situation definitely is a violation of the child’s rights, as outlined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The rights to rest, play, and participate in cultural and creative activities are indeed essential for a child’s well-being,” Ms Flue-Bess said in a statement.

Allyuh post di song please

cricketmad 2024-02-18 17:39:18 

In reply to Chrissy

Democracy is becoming more, and more a meaningless word these days. Why do so many so-called democratic countries are restricting freedom of speech ?

Chrissy 2024-02-18 18:16:00 

In reply to cricketmad
They have been restricting free speech for ages.

cricketmad 2024-02-18 18:21:05 

In reply to Chrissy

It is getting worse! They seem to believe the right to vote is enough.

Chrissy 2024-02-18 18:34:31 

The right to vote for people subservient to the global dominant interests

kgbcan 2024-02-21 02:44:14

Chrissy 2024-02-21 09:02:49 

In reply to kgbcan

Thanks for this - now let’s get the song on YouTube, etc.

Please tell Teach #1 that it’s have not has. She got it wrong two or three times.

doosra 2024-02-21 11:52:50 

In reply to Chrissy

there is no room for freedom of expression here unless you are willing to pay a heavy dissenting voice etc

and you might (not) be surprised that it is even worse in places that are supposed to be the beacons of free speech, higher learning etc. some of those leaders are softer than baby porridge

Chrissy 2024-02-21 12:46:51 

In reply to doosra

Dis planet is real sick bro - authoritarians are everywhere