In The Diaspora
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Challenging the Constitutional Tribunal Ruling in the Dominican Republic: Where is CARICOM Leadership?
Alissa Trotz is editor of the In the Diaspora ColumnEditor’s Note: November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women .
By Miguel Ceara-HattonMiguel Ceara-Hatton is a professor and researcher in economics from the Dominican Republic .
By Honor Ford-Smith Honor Ford-Smith is Associate Professor of Community and Environmental Art in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University, Toronto, Canada .
By Arturo VictorianoArturo Victoriano, Ph .
By Peter Fraser Peter Fraser, currently at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London University,previously taught at the University West Indies,St .
Rory Fraser is Professor of Forest Economics and Policy at Alabama A & M University, and has spent 36 of the last 40 years in the UK, Canada, Jamaica, USA, and Guyana either attending or teaching at universities and working in forestry related fieldsBy Rory Fraser.
By Andy HigginbottomAndy Higginbotham is Secretary of the Colombia Solidarity Campaign and Principal Lecturer at Kingston University, LondonEditor’s Note: This is an adapted version of an essay that was carried on the 1804 Caribvoices blog (http://1804caribvoices .
Suzanne Narain – is first generation Canadian, born in Toronto of Guyanese parents .
Alissa Trotz is editor of the In the Diaspora ColumnThis column is dedicated to the memory of Dwayne Jones, murdered in Montego Bay, Jamaica, in July of this year .
By Ewart Thomas (Professor of Psychology and former Dean of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, California, USA, Thomas teaches a large introductory Statistics course and graduate-level Statistics and research methods courses .
By Rory Fraser, PhDProfessor of Forest Economics and Policy, Alabama A&M UniversityRory Fraser has spent most of the last 40 years in academic institutions in the United Kingdom, Canada, USA, Jamaica, and Guyana .
With the support of the UN Women Multi-Country Office for the Caribbean, this Joint Statement was generated by high level government officials and civil society representatives from CARICOM countries, with inputs from regional inter- governmental bodies and international partners in the Caribbean .
Toronto-based professional Ruchika Arora is an aspiring non-fiction writer with a particular interest in examining contemporary issues through a social-political lens .
By Sunity Maharaj Editor’s Note: In this week’s diaspora column, first carried in the Trinidad Express Newspaper on August 10,2013, columnist and social activist Sunity Maharaj reflects on the struggle to recognise domestic employees as workers .
By Margaret PrescodEditor’s Note: This week’s column is being carried because of its subject matters .
By Stephanie Leitch Stephanie Leitch is an independent gender and equality advocate and a postgraduate student at the Institute of Gender and Development Studies at the University of the West Indies, St .
Adom Philogene Heron is a doctoral candidate in Social Anthropology and associate of the Centre for Caribbean, Latin American and Amerindian Studies (CAS) at the University of St .
By Kimalee Phillip An African woman born and raised in Grenada, Kimalee Phillip is an anti-colonial labour and community organizer and independent researcher .
By Vidyaratha Kissoon2013 is an interesting year in the Caribbean for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) equality .
By Joel SimpsonJoel Simpson is one of the Founders and current Co-Chairperson of the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) in GuyanaAs SASOD marked its 10th anniversary on June 7, it seems an opportune time to reflect on where we are as a nation in achieving human rights and equality for all Guyanese – especially lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens of this country .
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By Joel Simpson Joel Simpson is a Guyanese Chevening scholar currently pursuing a Master of Laws in Human Rights Law at the University of Nottingham, and Co-Chair of the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) .
By Jeremy PoyntingJeremy Poynting is Managing Editor of Peepal Tree PressWe came to Guyana after four days at the Bocas Litfest in Trinidad and Tobago .
By Nalini MohabirThis essay was originally written for the commemorative magazine of the Vedic Cultural Centre in Markham, Ontario .
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By Selma JamesSelma James is founder of the International Wages for Housework Campaign and author of The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community, and Sex, Race, and Class – the Perspective of WinningEditor’s Note: This article first appeared in the London Guardian, April 2, 2013 .
By Nick DraperThousands of absentee slave-owners in Britain, as well as in the Caribbean, received compensation for their ‘property’ in enslaved people when slavery was abolished between 1834 and 1838 .
Diana Paton is Reader in Caribbean History at Newcastle University in the UK .
Gaiutra Bahadur is a Guyanese-American journalist who has devoted much of her career to telling the stories of immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers .
By Zenita NicholsonZenita Nicholson is a Guyanese human rights advocate and Secretary on the board of trustees for the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) .
By Saieed KhalilEditor’s Note: A few weeks ago, former Prime Minister of Jamaica PJ Patterson gave a feature address to the Rotary Club of Georgetown, titled, ‘Cri de Coeur – Lest we wither on the vine’, in which he outlined significant challenges to the regional integration movement and renewed calls for its intensification .