Guyana Review

Picking a Winner


David Granger APNU The quality of life for the majority of Guyanese has deteriorated under the People’s Progressive Party Civic’s 19-year administration.

Political sketch: Raphael Trotman

Raphael Trotman

Up to the time that this issue of the Guyana Review was published, Raphael Trotman was still the only named Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2011 General Elections A friend Raphael Trotman’s remarked recently that he felt that while the law was his profession politics was his “real calling.” The commentator was quick to add that the remark was not intended to call Mr.

TUF returns to the political affray

Peter D’Aguiar

To many people’s surprise The United Force (TUF) announced earlier this year that it would contest the 2011 general elections. Up until the announcement the general feeling among the electorate was that the party’s best moments were behind it, that its time had come and gone.

Celebrating Victoria

The Indaba, and the Future of the Village Economies in Guyana

The church ...... played a major role in landmark developments in Victoria

By Leyland Lucas, PhD, Donald Ainsworth, MA, Rawle Lucas, MA, CPA, Sheranne Doorgasingh Wickham, M. Sc. Background In November 2009, The Friends of Victoria Diaspora Inc., an organization made up of Victorians and descendants of Victorians based in the New York area, held the 170th Commemorative Anniversary of the purchase of the village by the 83 Ancestors.

Remembering Dag Hammarskjold

Dag Hammarskjold

My search for reflections on the life and work of Dag Hammarskjold emanating from Caribbean thinkers and institutions concerned with International Relations may well have been less than vigorous, though, even if it was, I doubt that a great deal was written in the region about the man who is still thought of by many as the best Secretary General the United Nations ever had.

St Barnabus Anglican, Bourda, 1884-2011: A church re-aligned from North-South to East-West

St Barnabas - floor layout with additions

Lennox J Hernandez Broken and spartan, the Anglican Church of St Barnabas, located at Regent Street & Orange Walk, Bourda, Georgetown, opened as a relatively small building in 1884 in a north-south orientation with the main altar at the northern end, and, after a series of grand additions and alterations, consecrated in 1938 with an east-west orientation and the main altar at the east end, is no more.

Searching for life after Warner

Kenwyne Jones

LASANA LIBURD says despite the recent damage done to the CFU, Caribbean Football is moving forward on a stronger footing. Conceit, according to United States sales guru Zig Ziglar, is the one disease that makes everyone sick except the one who has it.

Football and the politics of the perverse

Hothouse: The office of the Guyana Football Federation

Football of yesteryear flourished in the urban working-class communities that border Georgetown to the east and to the south. The best teams, the most attractive players have emerged mostly from those communities……… Albouystown, Charlestown, Ruimveldt, Lodge and Campbelville being the communities that produced many of the best footballers.

Campaigning on continuity

Guyana Review Editor Arnon Adams talks with PPP/Civic presidential candidate Donald Ramotar

Warming to the task?

On a Donald Ramotar presidential agenda Donald Ramotar cannot be separated from the PPP and the PPP/C Government. Donald Ramotar has been at the core of the Party and the formation of its manifesto which informs what the government does, even moreso, because I am General Secretary of the Party.