In The Diaspora

Remembering Edgar Mittelholzer Part II

By Colin Rickards Colin Rickards is an author, journalist, broadcaster and Caribbeanist with long connections to Guyana and its authors. The 24 novels and two works of non-fiction by the late Guyanese writer Edgar Mittelholzer (1909-65) — the majority of them published in a 15-year period — was a remarkable achievement.

Complexities and Contradictions: CARICOM and Haitian Elections

By Kevin Edmonds Kevin Edmonds is a freelance journalist and graduate student at McMaster University’s Globalization Institute in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Editor’s Note: Next week we will return with the concluding column on Edgar Mittelholzer The upcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Haiti on November 28th highlight the complexities and difficulties of intergovernmental organizations which seek to chart foreign policy positions outside of the umbrella of American regional power and influence.

Remembering Edgar Mittelholzer: Part 1

By Colin Rickards Colin Rickards is an author, journalist/broadcaster and Caribbeanist with long connections to Guyana and its authors. The republication of four of the early novels of the late Guyanese author Edgar Mittelholzer (1909-1965), and the intended republication of six more, along with his autobiography, and a detailed evaluation of his work, as well as a full scale biography, is giving a fresh lease of life, and a whole new readership, to a near-forgotten author who died more than half a century ago.

Relations Within the Network: Thoughts on Social Media

In The Diaspora Terry Roopnaraine is a Guyanese social anthropologist with research interests in Amazonian ethnology. He currently works as an independent consultant in the social development and poverty alleviation sector By Terry Roopnaraine “…if networks had lengths, they would stop themselves” (Marilyn Strathern) A few months ago, I caved in and joined Facebook.

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