Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Authors Posts by Akola Thompson

Akola Thompson

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NEIGHBOURING Brazil holds the world record for hate-based LGBT murders. In 2016, over 300 hate killings were recorded. That roughly translates into one LGBT...

ONCE again, we have lost another life to suicide. The reason this time appears to be one that is wrapped in homophobia and the...

CLOSE to a week ago, I lay in bed watching cartoons when I heard screaming. It jolted me, but I didn't immediately get up....

ONCE again, the issue of race has raised its head within Guyanese society. Not surprisingly, the problem began where it most often does, amongst...

“THEY…brought us parrots and balls of cotton and spears and many other things, which they exchanged for the glass beads and hawks’ bells. They...

I NO longer expect much from politicians. The person, who had excitedly travelled to the Linden highway to vote in an election for the...

OVER the past few days, two news stories concerning the security sector caught my attention. The first was a disturbing story posted on News...

I’M going to start off with some interconnected questions that I want you to think about for a few seconds. What does the term...

RECENTLY, the long-awaited and contentious Tobacco Bill was passed in Parliament. The bill that prohibits smoking in public spaces is one that has been...

I AM depressed. I am not depressed right at this moment as I write this, but it is something I have battled with and...