Friday, May 29, 2009

Holding Out For a Hero

(GV)Well it’s not exactly a hero. What we are really holding out for is a statesman - but that wouldn’t have made a catchy title. Yet it is a statesman that is needed in Sri Lanka at this juncture in its history. Having finally made it over the daunting hurdle of terrorism, which had us mired in a mud heap for so many decades, Sri Lanka is now emerging, scarred but optimistic, out of the wasteland of war. As flags fly in a uniting show of joy - a vast majority of people look forward with hope to a new dawn - a new country and another chance to catch up with the economic success of the nations around us. Full text