In The Diaspora

A Crucian Parable

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.

Gas to Energy Project: Let us practice our constitutional and democratic duty

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.

The Gas to Energy Project: More questions than answers?

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).

An Antiman’s Survival Despite

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). 

Remembering Walter Rodney

      (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).

The Responsibilities of Caribbean Intellectuals, Part II

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

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