Policing the Caribbean: Transnational Security Cooperation in Practice Ben Bowling Oxford/New York,Oxford University Press 2010 ISBN 978-0-19-957769-9 By PETER D FRASER This admirable book is a pioneering examination of the workings of the upper echelons of the policing family of the Commonwealth Caribbean in a comparative fashion .
A year after their son’s decomposed body was removed from the Ekereku River a week after his disappearance from the Guyana Defence Force border post at Eteringbang, Julian and Denise Marks talk with Guyana Review editor Arnon Adams about the still unexplained circumstances of Private Julian Machel Miquel Marks’ untimely death .
Reprinted from the Trinidad and Tobago Review – October 2010By anka PriceDavid Thompson, Prime Minister of Barbados who died of pancreatic cancer two Saturdays ago, was the 14th prime minister in the English-speaking Caribbean to die in office in the last 43 years .
The following editorial was published by the Jamaica Gleaner on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 .
Introduction The disputed Kenyan Presidential elections of 2007 sparked horrendous clashes among supporters of the incumbent President Mwai Kibaki and his losing challenger Raila Odinga .
Importance of partnerships and human rights in the global, regional and national response to hiv and aids: Address by he kofi a annan to the Tenth Annual General Meeting of the pan Caribbean Partnership against hiv and aids (pancap) 31 october 2010, st maartenThank you for that warm welcome .
The August 1961 general election – nearly fifty years ago – was one of the most significant in the pre-Independence period .
About Pauline Melville Pauline Melville was born in Guyana in 1948 .
One swallow decidedly does not make a summer and we must be mindful that what, for the West Indies, was a commendable outcome to the just concluded first Test match against Sri Lanka does not engender a misplaced sense of euphoria .
Kashif Muhammad gives the signal that plans for the 21st annual K&S tournament are underway One doubts that the twenty first annual Kashif & Shanghai football tournament can match the spectacle of its immediate predecessor, though, over the years, the promoters have proven quite adept at springing surprises .
Two years before the end of what would have been his fourth five-year term as Secretary General of the Caribbean Community, (CARICOM) Edwin Carrington, the 72 year-old Trinidad and Tobago-born career diplomat, announced that he will step down from what is widely regarded as the foremost and arguably most demanding regional public service assignment, at the end of 2010 .
Guyana Review talks with Robert BadalRobert Badal is Chairman and CEO of Guyana Stockfeeds Inc of Farm, East Bank Demerara, a company with interests in the rice and edible oils sectors .
Time flies, and Ken Corsbie, arguably the most talented and versatile Guyanese creative artists of his generation turned eighty recently .
President Bharrat Jagdeo’s address to the Sixty-Fifth Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, September 24, 2010Mr .
In the world of local theatre Mahadeo Shivraj is perhaps one of the least known of the outstanding pool of local creative talent .
Part twoGERARD BEST continues his interview with Bevil Wooding, Programme Director for the Caribbean ICT Roadshow .
The Ovaltine Programme was one of the best-loved children’s radio programmes in GuyanaThe origin of radio broadcasting in Guyana is located somewhere in the 1920’s and the first evidence of radio is credited to several local ‘buffs .
Darren Sammy’s surprise appointment as West Indies captain appears to mark another ‘fresh start’ for Caribbean cricketSurprising though the decision may seem to appoint Darren Sammy captain of the West Indies cricket team, the selectors may well have felt that they had little choice .
One of the largest teams ever fielded by Guyana at the Commonwealth Games concluded their assignment in India with a single medal, a bronze plus the considerable embarrassment of the defection of its entire three-member boxing team .
Bartica is much more than the ‘gateway to the hinterland .
Donald Ramotar, bar the shouting, seems to be the last man standing in the race for the nomination as the People’s Progressive Party’s presidential candidate .
Head of the Commission of Enquiry into the Operations of City Hall, Keith Burrowes talks with The Guyana ReviewKeith Burrowes is altogether unsurprised over the fact that the outcomes of the 2008 Commission of Enquiry into the operations of the Georgetown Municipality have not, so far, brought the citizenry bountiful returns .
Gerard Best goes one on one with Bevil Wooding, the Caribbean’s very own technology ambassadorBevil WoodingSince news broke in the international media that a Trinidad and Tobago technology evangelist was one of only seven persons in the world trusted with keys for the Internet, the spotlight has turned to this tiny Caribbean state and to Bevil Wooding, the man with a key to the Internet .
What happened to the Amazon Conquerors in South Africa was a considerable and predictable humiliation .
The Guyana Missionary Baptist Church (GMBC-Lott-Carey) is currently celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of its founding[caption id="attachment_95705" align="alignright" width="192" caption="Rev .
A motor accident several years ago may have cut short a promising cricketing career; life, however, is full of ironies, and when one door was closed to Vincent Adams another threw itself open for him to step in[caption id="attachment_96259" align="alignleft" width="72" caption="By Orin Davidson"][/caption]Even as the Guyana twenty/20 cricket team reflects on its failures at the just concluded Champions League tournament in South Africa, a former Guyanese cricketer continues to climb the ladder of success in an entirely different field .
An outspoken Caribbean policeman has chosen to tackle what he believes to be corrupt practices by the political administration in his country .
Trevor RhoneBeginning with this issue The Guyana Review seeks to shine a spotlight on Caribbean Writers whose works are widely felt to have made a significant impact on the literature and culture and in an understanding of the West Indian condition .
By JAMES LEE WAHI first saw Trevor Rhone’s Two Can Play in the 80s when, if my memory serves me right, Trevor himself brought his production, I believe to The Little Carib Theatre .
Once again, a political battle for Buxton appears to be brewing .
For an administration that says it sets much store by freedom of thought and expression, the Government of Guyana gradually earned a well-deserved reputation for frowning harshly on public utterances that either challenge or contradict its own point-of-view .
What does the current murder rate and motives tell about living in Guyana? A country’s murder rate is an infallible indicator of the value that its people place on human life .
The Police Complaints Authority is still the fittest institution to function as a watchdog to detect misconduct by members of the Guyana Police Force .
The wave of criminal violence that erupted on the East Coast was the most severe and sustained spell of murder in the country’s history .
By Horace Campbell Reprinted from the Trinidad & Tobago ReviewEdward SeagaThe arrest of Christopher “Dudus” Coke in a road block in Jamaica on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 opens the possibility once and for all to reveal the full extent of the corruption of the politics of Jamaica and the Caribbean by the rulers in collaboration with the intelligence, commercial and banking infrastructures of the United StatesFrom the streets of West Kingston to the hills of Port of Spain, Trinidad to Guyana and down to Brazil, gunmen (called warlords) allied and integrated into the international banking system had taken over communities and acted as do-gooders when the neo-liberal forces downgraded local government services .
Suriname’s President Désiré Bouterse has an opportunity to change the course of Suriname’s relations with Guyana .
Venezuela’s illegal occupation of Ankoko Island has poisoned relations with Guyana for 44 years .