by Ryan Persadie and Natasha Ramoutar Ryan Persadie is an artist, educator, and writer based in Toronto, Canada.
By Neville Trotz Dr. Neville Trotz served as Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of Guyana and Director of the Institute of Applied Science and Technology at Turkeyen, Guyana, before becoming Science Adviser to the Commonwealth Secretary-General (1991-1997).
By Melinda Janki Melinda Janki is a Guyanese attorney-at-law and an international environmental lawyer.
By Pauline Melville Pauline Melville is a British Guyanese writer who has worked in theatre, television, film and cabaret.
By Esther Figueroa Esther Figueroa, Ph.D. is an activist independent film maker, writer, linguist and educator who focuses on the environment, social justice, indigenous knowledges and local content.
By Ruth Rodney Dr. Ruth Rodney is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at York University, Canada.
By Alexander Ramdass (Legal Officer), Lisa Premchand (Programme Director) and Gary Aboud (Corporate Secretary) For Fishermen and Friends of the Sea.
By Felician Medino Abraham Felician Medino Abraham is from Moruca. A Jesuit, he holds a Master’s degree in Society and Frontiers from the Federal University of Roraima, Brazil.
By David Bond St. Croix stands at a crucible. For 50 years, a massive oil refinery underwrote economic development on this US territory in the Caribbean before the plant closed abruptly in 2012 to avoid facing up to its environmental legacy.
By Alfred Bhulai, Janette Bulkan, Jocelyn Dow, Danuta Radzik, Vanda Radzik, Troy Thomas, Maya Trotz This “In The Diaspora” article describes how the Guyana Constitution with 2003 Amendments and the Environmental Protection Act of 1996 address the oil and gas sector, and provides recommendations for how, as Guyanese, we can use them to safeguard a healthy environment and our human well-being.
By Marsha Hinds Marsha Hinds is the immediate past President of the National Organization of Women of Barbados and the co-founder of Operation Safe Space.
By Alfred Bhulai, Janette Bulkan, Jocelyn Dow, Danuta Radzik, Vanda Radzik, Troy Thomas, Maya Trotz The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Public Notice on June 25, 2021 stating that an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) was required for the “Gas to Energy Project” led by Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL).
By Karen Dubinsky and Susan Lord Karen Dubinsky and Susan Lord teach at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where they teach and coordinate a Cuban cultural exchange program.
Matthew J. Smith Matthew J. Smith has written extensively on Haitian political and social history.
Keynote address delivered at ‘Live Pridefully: Love and Resilience Within Pandemics,’ Caribbean Equality Project (CEP), June 24, 2021 By Rajiv Mohabir Rajiv Mohabir is the author of three collections of poetry, the most recent is Cutlish (Four Way Books 2021).
By Faizal Deen Along with numerous creative and scholarly publications, Faizal Deen is the author of Guyana’s first LGBTQ+ poetry collection, Land Without Chocolate, a Memoir (1999).
By Anthony Bogues Anthony Bogues is a Professor of Humanities at Brown University.
(In memory of Aziz Choudry, 1966-1921) By David Austin David Austin is the author of Dread Poetry and Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution, Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal (winner of the 2014 Casa de las Americas Prize) and editor of Moving Against the System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Shaping of Global Consciousness (2018).
By Aaron Kamugisha By Aaron Kamugisha (Aaron Kamugisha is Professor of Caribbean and Africana Thought at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus) Part I was published on May 31, 2021 and can be accessed at https://www.stabroeknews.com/2021/05/31/features/in-the-diaspora/the-responsibilities-of-caribbean-intellectuals/
Part One Almost every summer, as the academic year ends, I am drawn towards re-reading a short, compelling article published over seventy-five years ago.