As with so much in politics it is often what is not seen, said or fully understood that drives events.
This is particularly so in the case of Venezuela’s changing relationship with the countries of Caricom.
Someone approached me out of the blue this week outside a store on Sheriff Street to ask for advice on the music business; he was not a musician, but interested in recording and was wondering how to proceed.
Let me admit upfront, I agree entirely with Ramesh Gampat’s headline statement as reported in his SN letter of October 26, 2015: `While Guyana’s data is too weak to be subjected to rigorous analysis it allows for broad trends’.
In last week’s offering, I made the point that if we want Guyanese to move beyond their ethnic positions to be comfortable under the wider umbrella of a bona fide nation, we need to work to ensure that the populace knows of the achievements and successes behind that national entity.