Guyana Review

Brazil’s hemispheric geopolitics

Brazil’s hemispheric geopolitics

The HemisphereThe Federative Republic of Brazil used the occasion, nine years ago in 2000, to celebrate the historic 500th anniversary of its discovery which coincided with the start of the new millennium .

Caribbean insecurity in the age of apathy

Caribbean insecurity in the age of apathy

Regional securityThe euphoria of Cricket World Cup has evaporated .

The class of 1979 - Pre-tested, tested, proven!

The class of 1979 – Pre-tested, tested, proven!

EducationBy Astrid WatermanWhen I walked up the steps of the Caribbean Examinations Council on that first day of November 1977, I knew what I was going to do .

Caribbean judiciaries in an era of globalization:Meeting the challenges of the time

Caribbean judiciaries in an era of globalization:Meeting the challenges of the time

The Paradox of heritage and hesitancyLaw & SocietyAddress by Sir Shridath Ramphal at the Inauguration of the Caribbean Association of Judicial OfficersPort-of-Spain,  June 25, 2009(The salutations have been edited from this presentation) From the time we lost the Federal Supreme Court in 1962, I had dreamed of the creation of this Court as the Court of final jurisdiction in our Region, the fountain head of our jurisprudence .

NAMILCO – ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System Certification

NAMILCO – ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System Certification

Industry“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives .

When writers meet

When writers meet

LiteratureAl CreightonEvelyn O’Callaghan writes in the Editorial of the Journal of West Indian Literature (JWIL) Vol .

Six outstanding men in British Guiana’s history

Six outstanding men in British Guiana’s history

HistoryBy Vincent RothKyk-Over-Al is one of this country’s oldest and most respected literary journals .

St James-the-Less Anglican church

St James-the-Less Anglican church

Historic EdificesLennox J HernandezSt James-the-Less Anglican Church in David Street, Kitty, Georgetown, was described by its designer, Rev George Fox, as “… an ideal model of what a church in the tropics should be .

Richard Allsopp: words, work and willpower

Richard Allsopp: words, work and willpower

ReflectionInspired by a lifelong love of words, his exceptional capacity for work and an indomitable will, Richard Allsopp created the monumental Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage – a priceless asset to the nation and region .

Ranji Chandisingh: The enigma of a trilemma

Ranji Chandisingh: The enigma of a trilemma

ReflectionRanji Chandisingh’s motivation for his resignation from the People’s Progressive Party and his affiliation with the People’s National Congress was the greatest political enigma of the 20th century .

Strengthening Guyana’s road network the Romix way

Strengthening Guyana’s road network the Romix way

(A farewell to potholes)Infrastructure DevelopmentRomix, a South African company known for research into road construction technology believes it can  play a role in improving Guyana’s coastal  and interior road networks, including the  road link between Guyana and Brazil .

Face of Fear

I met Paula through a friend of a friend .

Waging war on women: domestic violence in Guyana

Waging war on women: domestic violence in Guyana

Some men seem to be waging war on women who, overwhelmingly, have been the victims of domestic violence .

Face of fear

Face of fear

I met     Paula through a friend of a friend .

Waging war on women: domestic violence in Guyana

Waging war on women: domestic violence in Guyana

Some men seem to be waging war on women who, overwhelmingly, have been the victims of domestic violence .

1979 CSEC Experience  – The Registrar’s Perspective

1979 CSEC Experience – The Registrar’s Perspective

By Wilfred BecklesI am grateful to CXC for the invitation to join in celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and am happy to respond .

Caribbean Diplomatic Training Programme for Mid-Career Diplomats

Caribbean Diplomatic Training Programme for Mid-Career Diplomats

Caribbean diplomacy Presentation by Sir Shridath Ramphal Georgetown, 20 May 2009I want to begin by congratulating the CARICOM Secretariat on the mounting of this Workshop .

The Indian presence in Guyana

The Indian presence in Guyana

The descendants of indentured Indian immigrants and settlers who came to British Guiana between 1838 and 1928 constitute the largest group in the population .

Glimpses of Guyanese History

Glimpses of Guyanese History

Kyk-Over-Al is one of this country’s oldest and most respected literary journals .

Policing the region

Policing the region

Professional Caribbean police officers believe that serious social problems are propelling crime in the region .

Ignorance on the periphery

Ignorance on the periphery

The indigenous people of the Guianas are largely ignorant of their governments’ intentions for the environment and of their inalienable rights .

Flour Milling and Fortification

By Jillian DewarWhen one looks at a simple grain of wheat it is hard to imagine the culinary wonders that result from its processing into the flour products we enjoy everyday! Wheat is a type of grass grown all over the world for its highly nutritious and useful grain .

More gloom

More gloom

To say that the future of the West Indies as a test-cricketing region is in a state of deep uncertainty would be to indulge in considerable understatement .

Janet Jagan:  politics, party and the pursuit of power

Janet Jagan: politics, party and the pursuit of power

Janet Jagan was a household name in this country for over six decades .

Everybody’s Obama

By Arnon AdamsI can still remember the sense of anticipation that preceded the swearing in of Barack Obama as the forty-fourth President of the United States of America on January 20th .

Glimpses of Guyanese History

Glimpses of Guyanese History

Kyk-Over-Al is one of this country’s oldest and most respected literary journals .

The People’s Progressive Party: A break with the past

The People’s Progressive Party: A break with the past

With their hands in a three-fingered salute pointing at the ceiling and the stirring lyrics of the battle song “Oh Fighting Men” on their lips, delegates to the People’s Progressive Party’s triennial congresses renew the vows and reenact the rites of an  anachronistic creed .

A House Divided: Ethnicity and Security in Guyana

A House Divided: Ethnicity and Security in Guyana

The Report on Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Including the Right to Development by the United Nations Expert on Minority Issues has ignited a firestorm of controversy .

The civic legend

The civic legend

The formation of the People’s Progressive Party-Civic alliance was a useful political expedient in 1992 .

CSEC – the Jewel in CXC’s Crown

CSEC – the Jewel in CXC’s Crown

This is the third in a series of articles provided by the CXC Secretariat for exclusive publication in the Guyana Review to mark the 30th anniversary of the CSEC examinations .

Janet Jagan the: last Immigrant

Janet Jagan the: last Immigrant

In the early forties in then British Guiana when Mrs Janet Jagan as a young bride of a young Guianese Dentist came to this colony of migrant workers as it then was, she was in fact an immigrant from the United States .

Cricket calamity

Cricket calamity

By Troy PetersGuyana’s cricket,  once the admiration and envy of most of the regional territories  for its astute leadership and sound developmental programmes because of its domination of regional cricket especially at the U19 level over the past years now finds itself reeling towards a stage of destruction never experienced before .

Our Own Olympics

Our Own Olympics

The significance  of the Inter Guiana Games reposes both in its importance as a symbol of friendship among the three Guianas and in the opportunity that provides for healthy competition among young people .

 Society-Torture

Society-Torture

Questions about torture in the Guyana Defence Force have still not been answered satisfactorily .

Politics-The point of no return?

Politics-The point of no return?

Four successive electoral defeats have badly weakened the People’s National Congress Reform party .

 Foreign Policy-How the foreign service lost its way

Foreign Policy-How the foreign service lost its way

For the foreign service to fulfill its mission of promoting friendly relations, fostering conditions for economic development and protecting the country from adversaries it must find its way out of the wilderness of mediocrity and return to the path of professionalism .

“Small states in stormy weather”

“Small states in stormy weather”

Feature address by the RT .



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