Author: Ravi Dev

Ravi Dev is a consultant with the Guyana Times.
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Conscripted by (western) modernity

Conscripted by (western) modernity

Some years ago, taking my son to write his CAPE Literature exams, he waxed enthusiastically...

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Indians not really in our textbooks

Indians not really in our textbooks

I was illustrating the  point made about Indians not being mentioned in our school...

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Politics for new presidential aspirants

Politics for new presidential aspirants

With the elimination of the presidential candidacy of the PPP’s Bharat Jagdeo in...

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Professionalise the Police Force

Professionalise the Police Force

In the last two weeks, I looked at the composition of our disciplined forces from...

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 Indians in the Armed Forces

Indians in the Armed Forces

Last week, I discussed the exacerbation of the “Indian Ethnic Security Dilemma”...

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Indian extinction threat

Indian extinction threat

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

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Rodney: On Organising

Rodney: On Organising

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

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Arrival and Indian connections II

Arrival and Indian connections II

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

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180th Arrival Centenary: Indian connections

180th Arrival Centenary: Indian connections

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

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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...

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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...

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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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Burnham and the PNC

Burnham and the PNC

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

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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...

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One own’s drummer

One own’s drummer

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

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Cheddi Jagan: Through Official American Eyes

Cheddi Jagan: Through Official American Eyes

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

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