What has changed in Caribbean cricket apart from the fortunes of the Westindies team is the extent to which issues relating to what one might call the politics of the game surface in the mass media and in public discourse.
It will be some time before a definitive determination can be made regarding the real significance of the leadership change that occurred a matter of days ago inside the People’s National Congress/Reform.
Long after the contest between David Granger and Carl Greenidge for the PNC/R’s presidential candidature had passed and gone, Party insiders were alluding to what they claimed was a lingering division between the rival camps that wasn’t going away.
By Sam Lochan
This move to emphasize citizenship and values education in schools in Trinidad and Tobago, we are told, is motivated by the high incidence of murderous crimes by young males and the anti-social behaviour of our children.
By Cheryl Stephens
Through the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), the Caribbean Examinations Coun-cil (CXC) and its stakeholders have created a post-secondary system that is seamless, inclusive, democratic, socially responsible, developmentally focused and internationally recognised.
The sense of shame that I feel cannot easily be explained; nor can it be wished away. I live in a suburban middle class neighborhood where professional men, accountants and attorneys, mow their front lawns at weekends in shorts and sneakers as a sort of concession to physical exercise.
I feel privileged to join my Colleague Heads of State and Government here in St Lucia at this Thirty Third Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community and I am pleased to reaffirm Guyana’s commitment to the integration process.
By George Lamming
The following statement titled “Rodney and the Concept of Labour” was delivered via skype at the re-launch of Walter Rodney’s seminal work “How Europe Underdeveloped Africa” which took place on June 13, 2012 at the CLR James Auditorium at Cipriani Labour College.
Guyana’s longest surviving secular choir, The Woodside Choir, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.
The origin of the choir as set out in various written and oral accounts, goes back to a February 1962 Bishops’ High School Old Girls Guild Tea Party during which the now deceased Chairperson of the National History and Arts Council announced the initiation of the British Guiana Music Festival.
This year, Kingston Methodist Church is commemorating the One Hundred and Eighty First Anniversary of its establishment. To mark the occasion The Guyana Review has agreed to publish two separate accounts of the history of the Church, the first by the renowned Guyanese writer A.J.
By Margaret Walcott
It is the week before the Panorama Competition semi-finals. They turn off the main road into Hamilton Street and down the poorly lit path that leads to the ‘Village’ the pan yard of ‘Petrotrin Phase II Pan Groove’.
For as long as he remains captain of the West Indies team Darren Sammy’s credentials as a cricketer deserving of a permanent place in the Caribbean side, far less the distinction of being its leader, will probably always be in question.
Leadership – political, institutional and business – has failed the Caribbean integration process and people over the last decade in the thrust to move from common market to single market and economy and to cope in an unsympathetic global environment.