Women’s Equality Day 2020: 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

By Chaitram Aklu 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which declared “The right of citizens of the United States...

We Failed Stacy Singh

By Aminta Kilawan Narine, Esq. It is the kind of headline more likely seen in Guyana’s headlines. “Woman fatally stabbed in Queens home. Abusive husband...

Reform or Downsizing of the Sugar Industry has left a Trail...

COMMENTARY By Dr. TARA SINGH The by-passing of David Ramnaine for the position of Commissioner of Police; the seemingly one-sided Exxon contract; and the teachers’ strike...

The Closure of the Sugar Industry and Its Consequences

Sugar was first cultivated on a plantation scale in Guyana in the 1630s, that is, nearly 400 years ago. Apart from our Amerindian brothers...

Charrandas Persaud: The Gandhi of Guyana

By Dr Kumar Mahabir Love him or hate him, Guyanese Member of Parliament (MP) Charrandas Persaud had the courage to stand and swim against the...

A Tribute to Sir V.S. Naipaul

By Dr. Vishnu Bisram Indo-Trinidadian Vidiadhar Surujprasad Naipaul has written extensively commenting on societies in his travelogues. His scholarship has touched every corner of the...

PPP and UNC Failed to Give Land to Sugar Workers

By Dr Vishnu Bisram The PPP and UNC governments in Guyana and Trinidad failed to give land to sugar workers, the base of their political...

The Evolution of Guyana Politics: Issues-based Support and Voting are on...

By Dr. Tara Singh When politically aligned groups utilize incendiary rhetoric and make subliminal and even open calls for violence and revolution, such moves reflect...

It’s Racism!

They went in ships to work on the plantations. They were torn from their families, their culture and their lands as they slaved for...

Thankful for Being in America

By Vishnu Bisram Caribbean people are thankful for being in America that allows them to realize a dream that was/is not possible in their home...
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