Category: Columns

Identity and politics

Identity and politics

One of the most poignant cries heard in Guyana has to be, “Why do we have to call...

THE BLAME-INDIANS EXCUSE FOR THE BLACK CRISIS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

THE BLAME-INDIANS EXCUSE FOR THE BLACK CRISIS IN TRINIDAD...

Blacks in Trinidad and Tobago are describing the situation of the black community...

Legitimacy vs Legality of Parliament’s Amendment Power

Legitimacy vs Legality of Parliament’s Amendment Power

With our Court of Appeal granting the application of the government to refer its...

Searching for the next Chandragupta

Searching for the next Chandragupta

Mahatma Gandhi did not only smile, pray and clean drains but also launched a nationwide...

Race Talk is for Africans, not Indians

Race Talk is for Africans, not Indians

Race talk in Trinidad and Tobago is for Africans, not Indians. Barry Padarath, Member...

Courtiers, Parasites and Pilloukis

Courtiers, Parasites and Pilloukis

As we mark the anniversary of the labour uprising of 1937 (June 19) tribute must...

Support for the Richmond Hill Protest

Support for the Richmond Hill Protest

I applaud and salute the efforts of the Guyanese Solidarity Movement -New York (GSM)...

CRISIS IN THE JUDICIARY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

CRISIS IN THE JUDICIARY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

There is no doubt that there exists a deep crisis in the Judiciary of the country,...

Ireland Chooses PM of Indian Descent

Ireland Chooses PM of Indian Descent

Ireland has elected Dr Leo Varadkar who is of Indian descent as its Prime Minister...

The Order Line

The Order Line

The “order line” is the spot designated on every sugar estate for the cane-cutters...

Afghanistan is far from order

Afghanistan is far from order

My heart goes out to the 400 wounded and the more than 90 dead in the recent suicide...

 Shah convicted in 1968 for Criminal Action

Shah convicted in 1968 for Criminal Action

Raffique Shah’s column “Tribalism Among Indians” (Express 16th May, 2017) represents...

CORRECTING THE HISTORICAL RECORD ON INDIAN ARRIVAL DAY IN TRINIDAD AND THE CARIBBEAN

CORRECTING THE HISTORICAL RECORD ON INDIAN ARRIVAL DAY...

Jai Parasram’s article on Indian Arrival Day was a well written and an adequate...

Unity in Diversity not “One People; One nation; One Destiny ROAR

Unity in Diversity not “One People; One nation; One Destiny...

The following is a response in 2001 to Mr. David de Caires, then publisher of the...

The Struggle for Indian Arrival Recognition in Guyana

The Struggle for Indian Arrival Recognition in Guyana

Last May 5 marked 179 years since the people of East Indian ancestry first came...

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