The Minority Report

Return to school

With the exception of those who have been preparing for and writing entrance and exit examinations, the majority of children have been out of the physical school environment for well over a year.

Addressing child labour

Defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, potential and dignity and that is harmful to their physical and mental development, child labour today continues to wreak havoc on the lives of many of our nation’s youth.

Mining impacts

Guyana has had a long tortuous history with extractive industries. From the heydays of bauxite to the steady allure of a wealthy oil nation, the pursuit of these finite resources has resulted in environmental health and citizen wellbeing constantly being put on the backburner.

Haitian visa requirements

In the past, when countries implemented harsh immigration laws and policies that targeted specific countries and ethnicities, it was believed that time would soften these stances.

Pride in visibility

Over the years, the celebration of Pride month in the Caribbean has slowly been morphing from one that has operated in hushed spaces, towards one that is steadily visible in all of its flamboyant glory.

No liberation for the individual

“While we need organizing that is anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist, our organizing must also be anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-homophobic, and against all forms of exploitation, subordination and discrimination.”

Achieving herd immunity

As the tepid battle against COVID-19 continues, the push for achieving herd immunity through vaccination has been one enthusiastically adopted by local, regional and international governments.

Neglect of teachers

Long before the arrival of COVID-19, teachers within the public service have had to deal with disrespect for their profession.

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