Category: Opinions

Indians, Africans have no ancestral land rights

Indians, Africans have no ancestral land rights

ACDA President Eric Phillips and some other African nationalists err when they claim...

No free land for Indians during indentureship

No free land for Indians during indentureship

Ultra-nationalistic Africans, including Eric Phillips of the Caricom Repatriation...

UG Conference on Indian Diaspora disappointed Indians

UG Conference on Indian Diaspora disappointed Indians

The Guyana’s Diaspora Engagement Conference was held from 23 – 26th July 2017. It...

Indentured Indians did not affect wages of ex-slaves

Indentured Indians did not affect wages of ex-slaves

Indians, because of numerical size, were not competing with the ex-slaves for work...

Link emancipation to indentureship and reparations

Link emancipation to indentureship and reparations

Every year since 1985, the emancipation of enslaved Africans is celebrated in Trinidad...

Indians also helped to build Guyana

Indians also helped to build Guyana

Afro nationalist, Eric Phillips, suggests that only Africans built Guyana and are...

Call for Equal Opportunities for Indo-Guyanese as well.

Call for Equal Opportunities for Indo-Guyanese as well.

Prof David Hinds, an Afro-Guyanese, calls for affirmative action plan to correct...

Police Shake Downs of Indians & Others in Guyana

Police Shake Downs of Indians & Others in Guyana

Police shakedowns (demand for a bribe for an alleged moving violation) of motorists...

Indians & Emergence of the concept of Guyanese Diaspora

Indians & Emergence of the concept of Guyanese Diaspora

The University of Guyana and the government of Guyana hosted a diaspora engagement...

Guyana Constitution Restricts Diaspora from elective office

Guyana Constitution Restricts Diaspora from elective office...

The Guyana government is hosting a diaspora engagement conference in Guyana. The...

CXC syllabi in History and Literature exclude Indians

CXC syllabi in History and Literature exclude Indians

Saraswati Vidya Niketan wishes to congratulate Dr Kumar Mahabir of Trinidad for...

Call for Reparations for Descendants of Victims of indenture

Call for Reparations for Descendants of Victims of indenture...

Slavery and indentureship were among the most heinous and inhumane crimes -- human...

PPP treated its Supporters with Contempt

PPP treated its Supporters with Contempt

A handful of overseas based (primarily Indo) Guyanese (and a few Indo Trinis) assisted...

Immigration Bill will hurt Caribbean Illegals in US

Immigration Bill will hurt Caribbean Illegals in US

A new bill recently passed by the Republican-dominated US House of Representatives,...

Who will commit to fight for Free and Fair Elections

Who will commit to fight for Free and Fair Elections

During the period (1966-92) of the PNC ethnic dictatorship, a handful of Guyanese...

Minister Ramjattan blamed spending on Sugar Industry for Prison Riot in Guyana

Minister Ramjattan blamed spending on Sugar Industry for...

Prisoners rioted and burnt down the main prison in Guyana in July 8. Public Security...