Category: Columns

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....

Ethnic Impact Statements

Ethnic Impact Statements

Whether the PNC’s delaying tactics in the courts and in GECOM work or not, elections...

The same politics of domination

The same politics of domination

With elections in the air – this time by the shock no-confidence vote – the ethnic...

Rewarding the PNC for jettisoning the rule of law: again

Rewarding the PNC for jettisoning the rule of law: again

Once again, the PNC is refusing to heed the strictures of the Constitution to insist...

Desperately seeking loopholes

Desperately seeking loopholes

Everyone has recourse in the courts to seek justice but it does appear to me that...

India's hidden years of nuns sexually abused by priests

India's hidden years of nuns sexually abused by priests

The stories spill out in the sitting rooms of Catholic convents, where portraits...

PNC cathartic violence in the offing?

PNC cathartic violence in the offing?

Last Friday night, after Charandass Persaud voted his conscience on the PPP’s no-confidence...

Trinidadians blamed for Guyanese political crisis

Trinidadians blamed for Guyanese political crisis

The People’s National Congress (PNC)-led coalition government in Guyana has refused...

India cancels scholarships of 2,000 Ghanaian students after students and faculty members pulled down the statue of Mahatma Gandhi

India cancels scholarships of 2,000 Ghanaian students after...

The government of India has cancelled the Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship, a scholarship...

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