Monthly Archives: November 2010

Responses to David Hinds et al


The following are a series of letters in the Guyana media responding to David Hinds and others who had replied to my letter of December 30, 2009 entitled ‘We Must Eschew Us vs Them Mentality’. It is important to point … Continue reading

Posted in Guyana Politics | Leave a comment

Rally Against Domestic Violence


Domestic violence has risen to the fore of everyday existence in Guyana in a manner that seems to indicate that it is just another one of those socially acceptable traits that typify the prevailing normative framework. It is an open … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We Must Eschew Us vs Them


By Annan Boodram Anyone following the Ravi Dev’s series of articles on revisionism with an open mind cannot help but conclude that, for once, a columnist/analyst has been able to stitch together an almost objective rendering of the practice of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ogunseye Failed to Fill The Gaps


In his letter entitled “Ravi Dev attributes failure of PCD negations to the WPA and ignores it was the PPP that unilaterally ended the talks“ (SN, Sept 26, 2010), Tacuma Ogunseye failed to fill in the gaps created by refuting … Continue reading

Posted in Guyana Politics | Leave a comment

A New Political Culture


The election of Kamla Bissessar as leader of the United National Congress (UNC) is a welcome change in Trinidad and Tobago and Caribbean politics, and a profound indication of democracy at work in a political party. On this International Women’s … Continue reading

Posted in Guyana Politics | Leave a comment

Need for Systematic and Concerted Effort to Tackle Violence in Schools


In its issue of February 25, the Stabroek News carried an article on violence in schools entitled “Out of Control” which opened with two significant sentences, “Violence in schools poses serious challenges to the fabric of the country’s education system. … Continue reading

Posted in Education - Guyana | Leave a comment

Revisionism versus Historicity…


A few letter writers in the Guyana media and online bloggers have dismissed the need to focus on the past, arguing instead that it is the present and the future that are imperative. However, historicism (the organic connection of the … Continue reading

Posted in Guyana Politics | 1 Comment