Category: Columns

The 180th Anniversary of East Indians’ Presence in Guyana: Was not a Time for Celebration but Rather for Reflection

The 180th Anniversary of East Indians’ Presence in Guyana:...

It was sugar that brought our fore-parents to Guyana to build a better life, and...

Arrival and Indian connections II

Arrival and Indian connections II

One of the consequences of the marginalizing and silencing of the Indian presence...

The Indian response to racism-“Me chile is a dactar.”

The Indian response to racism-“Me chile is a dactar.”

Indians have no reason to complain about racial discrimination! In T&T Indians are...

PBD 2019 in Varanasi

PBD 2019 in Varanasi

The next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the 15th edition, Jan 2019, is slated for the...

Larry Diaram Boosted Indo-Carib Presence on TV

Larry Diaram Boosted Indo-Carib Presence on TV

Ramnarine Diaram, more popularly known as Larry, died last month at age 71 (1947...

Diaspora Played a Role in Restoring Democracy in Guyana

Diaspora Played a Role in Restoring Democracy in Guyana

There is an ongoing debate in the Guyana media on whether the PNC led coalition...

Some Media Critics Admired in Guyana

Some Media Critics Admired in Guyana

As I traveled around Guyana, people (of all ethnicities, classes, faiths, ages)...

180th Arrival Centenary: Indian connections

180th Arrival Centenary: Indian connections

It is of course, widely known today that Indian immigration continued until the...

Call for Farming Innovations

Call for Farming Innovations

9th May 2018: Innovative interventions needed for vulnerable areas and among disparate...

Personal letters between relatives in India & Trinidad during indentureship

Personal letters between relatives in India & Trinidad...

The theme of this year’s edition of an Indian Arrival Day magazine is “Personal...

Challenges for Indian Arrival Day Recognition in Caribbean

Challenges for Indian Arrival Day Recognition in Caribbean

This article briefly addresses challenges to commemorate Indian Arrival Day (IAD)...

Silencing and Erasure of Indians in the Caribbean

Silencing and Erasure of Indians in the Caribbean

Over the last two weeks we have discussed the refusal of leaders in the Caribbean...

Is the Bocas Literary Festival biased?

Is the Bocas Literary Festival biased?

It seems that the city of Port of Spain has a no-entry sign for Indo-Trinidadian...

Jagan and WI Pan Africanism

Jagan and WI Pan Africanism

in 1958, we noted CLR James saw  Cheddi Jagan’s vacillation and refusal to clearly...

Fighting to Prevent Executive Excesses: Is not a Mockery of the Judicial System!

Fighting to Prevent Executive Excesses: Is not a Mockery...

Guyana’s Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, describes the PPP’s filing of private...

Dodging the race question

Dodging the race question

In his column, “Cheddi Jagan on the WI Federation: CLR James on Cheddi Jagan” (SN4-25-18)...

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