By Justice for Walter Rodney Campaign, London, England
While Walter Rodney’s assassination in 1980 remains Guyana’s most traumatic political murder in living memory, Guyanese can cite several others which shocked the nation, paralysed its progress, and which are still awaiting proper formal investigation.
Sandra Brewster is a Toronto based visual artist and community arts practitioner. For information on her work go to www.sandrabrewster.com.
By Sandra Brewster
I grew up hearing stories of various family members’ participation in the Theatre Guild in Guyana, and suspected that the urgency of making a life for themselves after the move to Toronto limited their ability to further pursue the arts.
By Frank Birbalsingh
Frank Birbalsingh is Emeritus Professor of English at York University, Toronto, Canada.
The chief focus of Rosie McAndrew’s memoir – Wordsworth’s White Wife – is her relationship and marriage to Wordsworth McAndrew (Mac), poet, folklorist, radio producer and broadcaster who died in 2008.
By Anthony Autar
Anthony Autar is a New York-licensed attorney-at-law, with a background in mental health and healthcare law. Mr. Autar holds a Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the Hofstra University School of Law where he was a Health Law & Policy Fellow, and Associate Editor for the Hofstra Law Review.
By D. Alissa Trotz
Alissa Trotz is editor of the
In the Diaspora Column.
In the last two weeks, there has been a robust and outraged response by individuals and various organizations (SASOD, Citizens Against Rape, Help & Shelter, GRPA, Red Thread, ChildLink Inc., GAWL) to the abysmal lack of gender representation on the newly formed boards.
By Krystal Ghisyawan
Krystal Ghisyawan holds a Double Honours B.A. in Anthropology and South Asian Studies, from York University, Toronto, and is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine in the field of Sociology, doing multi-disciplinary research with same-sex loving women in Trinidad.
Iman Khan is a graduate of the York University BA (Hons) programme in Political Science and Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the MA programme in Political Science and International Development Studies at Guelph University, Canada.