Category: Columns

The checkmated Indian

The checkmated Indian

In the last few weeks, as the countdown to March 21 drew closer, there was apprehension...

 Tribute to Businessman Indi Beharry

Tribute to Businessman Indi Beharry

The Caribbean community has lost a prominent business tycoon, Shri Inderjeet (Indi)...

Phagwah and Power

Phagwah and Power

A short while back, there was a dispute about which day exactly should we celebrate...

The PNC and the Armed Forces

The PNC and the Armed Forces

As Guyana appears headed for another round of rigged elections under the leader...

Bullshit in Politics

Bullshit in Politics

ROAR of Ravi Dev (3-1) About a decade or so ago, the Philosopher Harry Frankfurt’s...

Food crisis hits Venezuela, can Trinidad be next?

Food crisis hits Venezuela, can Trinidad be next?

Trinidadians who have been shocked at the spectacle of starving Venezuelans dashing...

Being Guyanese: unity with many roots

Being Guyanese: unity with many roots

 In “Gardening in the Tropics”, the mixed heritage Jamaican poet Olive Senior uses...

Stay of CJ Ruling is to delay Guyana Elections

Stay of CJ Ruling is to delay Guyana Elections

Government has appealed Acting Chief Justice Roxanne George’s decision on the successful...

Race and Slavery

Race and Slavery

Some would dismiss the ubiquity of race and racism but these constructs, arising...

Race and Racism

Race and Racism

With elections on the horizon, “race”, of course, has taken centre stage once again....

Roadside Hang-outs in Rural Guyana: a fading tradition

Roadside Hang-outs in Rural Guyana: a fading tradition

If you are unfamiliar with rural Guyana, particularly in the Corentyne, and happen...

Caribbean and South American Hindus in growth and decline

Caribbean and South American Hindus in growth and decline

If you ask me how Hindus originally from the Caribbean and South America are doing...

For agonistic, not antagonistic politics

For agonistic, not antagonistic politics

The no confidence vote (NCV) and its subsequent passing in the House of Assembly;...

Guyana Times Section on History of Chatnee Music Misleading and Inaccurate

Guyana Times Section on History of Chatnee Music Misleading...

The Sunday edition of the Guyana Times newspaper (January 27, 2019) did a special...

Tackling Corruption in Guyana

Tackling Corruption in Guyana

The highly respected Transparency International, a global anti-corruption body,...

Venezuela ushers the Caribbean on centre stage of world’s geopolitics

Venezuela ushers the Caribbean on centre stage of world’s...

Fifty-seven years later, the Caribbean in now centre stage of world’s geopolitics....

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