Author: Ravi Dev

Ravi Dev is a consultant with the Guyana Times.
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...

Back to the future: Peripherilising Indians

Back to the future: Peripherilising Indians

There are some, who, when they become advanced in years, do not think anymore –...

Déjà vu minority rule

Déjà vu minority rule

What is unfolding in Guyana is a return to the rule by a minority regime that was...

The PNC and Crime Inquiries

The PNC and Crime Inquiries

Last month, I wrote about the 20th anniversary of the Ethnic Riots of Jan 12, 1998....

Seeds of ethnic conflict

Seeds of ethnic conflict

Commendably, there are a significant number of commentators who have realized that...

PNC’s nation

PNC’s nation

With the PNC is back in power (under the fig leaf of “APNU”) and its leader Mr David...

Integrating Guyana

Integrating Guyana

Politically, Guyana is a country like a bear caught in a trap and can only eat away...

Anti-Indian Political violence

Anti-Indian Political violence

This Friday will mark the 20th anniversary of the Jan 12th 1998 Ethnic Riots, when...