Many Guyanese seem overhyped about this development, but the truth it is, the newfound privilege is not as glorious for the average citizen as it may seem on the surface. Yes, it does mean that the Guyanese passport has gotten a tad bid stronger. It does mean that other first world countries might consider granting visa-free travel to Guyana as well, and it does mean that Guyana’s oil wealth is talking. But this privilege, most all might agree, is geared mostly to the upper class or the financially wealthy.
A young Guyanese woman who has been chronically ill for several years has taken to social media to appeal for help from the general public. Amanda Hendricks explains that of recent, her condition has deteriorated, putting her in a critical state. As such, her mother is now providing intensive care for her. She is in need of financing for a medical operation.