There is something frighteningly repetitive about media reports regarding women… wives, paramours, girlfriends, all of whom share the common fate of having been brutalized, abused and often slaughtered in the most heinous ways by intimate partners.
After the results of the 2011 general elections and the consequences for the mathematics of the National Assembly had become clear, a fairly sizeable constituency of Guyanese roundly applauded the verdict of the electorate.
Dr Jo-Anne S Ferreira
Many popular myths surround Patois (known to linguists as French Creole or French-lexicon Creole), one of which, is that it is not a ‘real’ language, or that it lacks a ‘real’ grammar, or that it cannot be written, or that it is ‘simplified’ French.
It surprised me considerably that the turnout at the St. Sidwell’s Anglican Church Memorial Service for the late Courtney Gibson included few of his contemporaries; I wondered whether it was that news of the event might not have reached them up to that time; but then it occurred to me that we live in a society where word gets around and once I got to thinking that there was probably no good reason why news of the event did not get around the circuit of Courtney’s contemporaries, I begun to reflect on times past and how different it was ‘in those days.’
News of Courtney’s death had reached me via Bert Wilkinson.
“The history of the Caribbean Examina-tions Council cannot be written without the name Archibald Moore occupying a stellar position. Very often when people talk about the establishment of CXC, they speak about William Demas and Prime Minister the Right Excellent Errol Barrow of Barbados.
By Barrington Braithwaite
The issue of publishing and the national ethos has never been treated with deserving seriousness. Guyana has never had a publishing establishment outside of newspapers though there were publications that persisted on account of the persistence of individuals.
Musical tradition has decided that Trinidad and Tobago is the “home” of the Calypso, that art-form that once outsiders defined as “a West Indian Song.”
The origins of calypso are somewhat varied but a common thread is that it has a base in African lament and rhythm.
Guyana, in April 2013, celebrates its 60th anniversary of cabinet government. The Cabinet is an essential element in the state. It makes decisions and promulgates policies on behalf of the entire executive branch of government.
40th Anniversary Celebratioins Commemorative Address by CXC Registrar Dr. Didacus Jules
Forty years ago on the 11th January 1973, the inaugural meeting of the Caribbean Examinations Council was held in Barbados. At this historical event, two visionaries of the regional integration movement Rt.
After all of the official fuss and public anxiety that has been expressed over the issue of violence among schoolchildren and in schools in recent years, we were more than a little surprised that both the Chief Education Officer and the General Secretary of the Guyana Teachers’ Union passed up the offer made to them by The Guyana Review to publicly pronounce on these issues and even to say what, individually or together, their respective institutions are doing in order to seek to remedy these problems.