Guyana Review

Fixing West Indies cricket


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.

Putting the PNC/R back together again

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.

Education: CAPE – The Post-Secondary Advantage

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.

Society: Making the violence go away

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.

Books: Bridging The Artificial Division Of Race

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.  

The Woodside Choir turns Sixty

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.

Religion: A history of Kingston Methodist church

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.

CARICOM: A failure of effective leadership

Byron Blake

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.

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