Author: Ravi Dev

Ravi Dev is a consultant with the Guyana Times.
Indian extinction threat

Indian extinction threat

In Guyana, “the land of six peoples”, with the introduction of the universal franchise...

Rodney: On Organising

Rodney: On Organising

Thirty-eight years ago, Dr Walter Rodney was assassinated when he was just thirty-eight....

Arrival and Indian connections II

Arrival and Indian connections II

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

180th Arrival Centenary: Indian connections

180th Arrival Centenary: Indian connections

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

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...

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...

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)...

Burnham and the PNC

Burnham and the PNC

The PNC is commemorating its 60th anniversary. Exactly thirty years ago, as part...

Who speaks for whom? Blaming the messenger

Who speaks for whom? Blaming the messenger

Recently, Mr Tacuma Ogunseye of ACDA and the WPA made a rather startling claim in...

One own’s drummer

One own’s drummer

Last Saturday was Ram Naumi, the celebration of the birthday of Sri Ram, the seventh...

Cheddi Jagan: Through Official American Eyes

Cheddi Jagan: Through Official American Eyes

The following excerpts are taken from interviews of US Diplomatic personnel done...

Addressing Objections to a Federalised Guyana

Addressing Objections to a Federalised Guyana

Most of the objections to the federalist proposals have come from African-Guyanese....

Rose Hall: leaden argument vs slow death

Rose Hall: leaden argument vs slow death

On March 13, 1913, the manager of the Rose Hall, Canje sugar plantation, called...

Marginalisation and Anti-African Racist discourse

Marginalisation and Anti-African Racist discourse

The following was first offered in 2008 and republished several times. I have always...

On movies and culture

On movies and culture

Some were surprised at the reaction of people of African Origin to the Marvel movie...

The legacy of the terror

The legacy of the terror

There are increasing signs we are fast descending into a repeat of the widespread...