By The Caribbean Voice According to the World Health Organization (WHO) one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives.
By Tara Patricia Cookson Tara Patricia Cookson is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia and director of Ladysmith, a research consultancy focused on gender equality and social protection.
By Angelique V. Nixon Angelique V. Nixon is a Bahamas-born, Trinidad-based writer, artist, and scholar-activist.
By Esther Figueroa, Ph.D. 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 D. Alissa Trotz and Christian Campbell D. Alissa Trotz is editor of the In the Diaspora column.
by Angelique V. Nixon Angelique V. Nixon is a Bahamas-born, Trinidad-based writer, artist, and scholar-activist.
Felician Medino Abraham is from Moruca. He produced a study on the impact of school education on Indigenous people using ethnography in South Rupununi.
Vidyaratha Kissoon lives in Guyana. This article is an edited version of his blogpost that appeared on August 19: https://churchroadman.blogspot.com/2019/08/the-dignified-life-in-guyana-respecting.html Afternoon of a Sunday which started with a lot of rain and there is a gathering of people to talk about the right to dignified lives in Guyana.
By Clare Anderson Clare Anderson is Professor of History at the University of Leicester.
By D. Alissa Trotz D. Alissa Trotz is editor of the In the Diaspora Column A little over a week ago, Guyanese woke up to what can only be described as a racist and xenophobic attack on Haitians in the Guyana Times newspaper.
By Yarimar Bonilla Yarimar Bonilla is a founder of the Puerto Rico Syllabus project and co-editor of Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm.
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 Lear Matthews Lear Matthews is professor, State University of New York, Empire State College.
By Carolyn Cooper Carolyn Cooper, PhD, is a specialist on culture and development.
By Ron Fanfair Ron Fanfair is a freelance writer/photographer for Share (sharenews.com) and ronfanfair.com.
By Eusi Kwayana Reports of governmental and public shortcomings in Guyana are not many, but are important.
By Eusi Kwayana A longer version of this tribute was first carried on Pambazuka.org on June 15, 2019.
By Andaiye Note by Alissa Trotz, Diaspora Column Editor: On Friday May 31, Guyanese social activist Andaiye died.
By Roberta Clarke Roberta Clarke is a human rights and social justice activist.
By Medino Felician Abraham SJ and Joel Thompson SJ Medino Felician Abraham SJ works in South Rupununi and holds an MSc in Society and Frontier from the Federal University, Roraima Brazil.