quote:Originally posted by Wally:
I agree the Jagans were very simple people with simple needs. Joey once said when his father died he had nothing. I believe that. I may not like Janet's bad temper and other things but I admire her modest life. Same thing with Dr.Cheddi. I think all Guyanese should try to live like that.
The American/Canadian influence is driving many people to live above their means.
I remember a domestic-worker single-mother with five children, asked an NGO for assistance to build a house in a cemetary in Berbice. Two weeks later she had a mouthful of gold teeth.