Author: Dr. Vishnu Bisram

Dr. Vishnu Bisram is a pollster, political analyst, and newspaper columnist. He writes extensively on Indo-Caribbean diaspora Affairs
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...

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...

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...

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...

Prof Beckles Claim of 100th Anniversary celebrations Unfounded

Prof Beckles Claim of 100th Anniversary celebrations Unfounded

University of West Indies Vice Chancellor Sir Hilary Beckles comments in July that...

Sugar Workers can turn around Industry

Sugar Workers can turn around Industry

In country after country, sugar production in the hands of private cane farmers...

New York Humanitarian group helps Trinidad Victims of Bret

New York Humanitarian group helps Trinidad Victims of Bret

Last Saturday, the "Helping Hands," a non-profit organization from New York City...