General Secretary of the Caribbean Congress of Labour and former General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress Lincoln Lewis talks with the Guyana Review about the agenda of the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL) and the challenges facing labour in the Caribbean
GR: In what respects does your role as General Secretary of the Caribbean Congress of Labour differ from your previous position as General Secretary of the Guyana Trades Union Congress?
“I am not being pedantic. In these metaphysical matters you can misplace a comma and be thereby liable to ten thousand words of aesthetic damnation.” (Beyond A Boundary)
What James writes of aesthetic theory is true of Marxism.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz
NEW YORK – We are all Keynesians now. Even the right in the United States has joined the Keynesian camp with unbridled enthusiasm and on a scale that at one time would have been truly unimaginable.
(an extract from Schomburgk’s expedition to the interior. The work was translated from German by Walter E. Roth, Stipendiary Magistrate of the Demerara River District and author of several scholarly works, in 1920)
Colin Klass’s refusal to step down as President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) in the face of the rejection of his leadership by the players whom he purports to represent may have plunged local football into its most serious crisis ever.
With the ink barely dry on the historic maritime jurisdiction ruling by the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Guyana and Suriname are at it again, this time, following the October 14, 2008 seixure by Suriname navel vessels of the Lady Chanrda, a privately –owned Guyanese boat on the Corentyne River.