17 August 2018
The Ross University issue

The Ross University issue


The recent announcement about the relocation of Ross University from Dominica to Barbados should force us to look at certain realities that our countr...
10 August 2018
Does August 1 mean anything to us?

Does August 1 mean anything to us?


Although our Emancipation Day Anniversary has been changed from August Monday to August 1,  it has not meant a great deal to us. We have not been gi...
03 August 2018
50 years ago-  Walter Rodney  remembered (part 3)

50 years ago- Walter Rodney remembered (part 3)


In the latter part of the 1970s Guyana had been experiencing rough times. 1978 and 1979 were horrible years. Do you recall the Jonestown ritual that i...
27 July 2018
50 Years Ago –  Walter Rodney  remembered (part 2)

50 Years Ago – Walter Rodney remembered (part 2)


After being banned from Jamaica, Walter Rodney returned to a teaching position at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. That was an exciting pe...
20 July 2018
50 Years Ago – Walter Rodney remembered

50 Years Ago – Walter Rodney remembered


Oscar Allen died on July 28, 2017, and this piece is in his honour. Over the past years Oscar had been reminding me of our pledge to do articles aroun...
13 July 2018
There is life after Carnival

There is life after Carnival


Let me first congratulate the winners of the different carnival shows. I want to single out Fireman Hooper and Man Zangie. This I believe is the 10th ...
There is life after Carnival

There is life after Carnival


Let me first congratulate the winners of the different carnival shows. I want to single out Fireman Hooper and Man Zangie. This I believe is the 10th ...
06 July 2018
Last Saturday I joined the Owia Heritage Organisation for the opening ceremony

Last Saturday I joined the Owia Heritage Organisation for the opening ceremony


Last Saturday I joined the Owia Heritage Organisation for the opening ceremony of their restored historic gunpowder magazine. With funding from SusGre...
29 June 2018
A view of the Public Service from outside

A view of the Public Service from outside


Searchlight’s editorial of last week, captioned “Take Another Look, Mr Prime Minister”, might have opened a can of worms. In any event it is, ho...
22 June 2018
United States has lost its moral compass

United States has lost its moral compass


Is that America?
Are those images we are seeing on TV really coming from America? From the America we know, or thought we knew? From the America we dre...