Daily Archives: 04/15/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – April 15, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 15 April 2016 – Kaieteur News

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

US Election 2016: Clinton and Sanders raise the volume in feisty debate – analysis

US Election 2016: Clinton and Sanders raise the volume in feisty debate

From the section US Election 2016 – BBC News

Democratic Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) debate during the CNN Democratic Presidential Primary Debate

Tensions have risen between Mr Sanders and Mrs Clinton ahead of the New York primary

The Democratic race has turned increasingly negative in recent days as the candidates traded barbs about their qualifications for the presidency.    Continue reading

The Indo-Caribbean Experience: Now and Then – by Elizabeth Jaikaran

The Indo-Caribbean Experience: Now and Then

by Elizabeth Jaikaran

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Indian immigrants to Guyana in the 1800’s

To be precise, I am an Indo-Guyanese-American: The mother of all hyphenated identities and an illustration of a historic journey from India to the Caribbean. This heritage is commonly packaged in a number of different terms, all of which are heavily used as referential identifiers: Indo-Guyanese. Indo-Caribbean. Caribbean. West Indian. Indian. It is most aptly described as the Indo-Caribbean experience—an experience that is shared by Indians living throughout the Caribbean diaspora and thus serving as the blueprint for my existence.

This unique cultural disposition is why the Indo-Caribbean are able to culturally identify with public figures ranging from Hasan Minhaj to Nicki Minaj. It is why bursts of Caribbean intonation in Rihanna’s voice blanket me in the comfort of home, while the ballads of A.R. Rahman awaken pained demons within me, crying to connect with a history that was ripped from my hands long before I was born.  Continue reading

Last Lap Lime 2016 – Toronto – Woodbridge Fair Grounds- Monday August 1, 2016

LLL 2016 revised

Guyana Government News Brief – April 14, 2016 – video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – April 14, 2016 – video

Guyana- Capitol TV News videos – 13 April 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana- Capitol TV News videos – 13 April 2016