All the things that were not said

The worst country in the world, Untitled, Untitled, The oil man cometh, Things I would like to get rid of in Guyana, Which Guyana do you want to live in?, Guyana on screen, Where’s the music at?, One year in

All the things that were not said

The worst country in the world, Untitled, Untitled, The oil man cometh, Things I would like to get rid of in Guyana, Which Guyana do you want to live in?, Guyana on screen, Where’s the music at?, One year in

Moving Circle of Artists take a spin to Rewa

In Pakuri (St Cuthbert’s Mission) in the early 1990s, Guyanese artist and archaeologist George Simon began a movement to promote and encourage indigenous art and artists. Its name was the Moving Circle of Artists. It led to various outreach projects,

Moving Circle of Artists take a spin to Rewa

In Pakuri (St Cuthbert’s Mission) in the early 1990s, Guyanese artist and archaeologist George Simon began a movement to promote and encourage indigenous art and artists. Its name was the Moving Circle of Artists. It led to various outreach projects,

Into the Rupununi Music & Arts Festival 2018

This blog is for the forthcoming Guyana Annual. It’s late afternoon at Manari Ranch and the sun is just setting over the savannah. On the stage, a group of Brazilian dancers lead a forró lesson – arms twisting, feet bouncing

Into the Rupununi Music & Arts Festival 2018

This blog is for the forthcoming Guyana Annual. It’s late afternoon at Manari Ranch and the sun is just setting over the savannah. On the stage, a group of Brazilian dancers lead a forró lesson – arms twisting, feet bouncing

Indian indentureship exhibition at Guyana’s National Archives

“It took them about four months,” said Karen Budhram, Senior Assistant Archivist at the Walter Rodney Archives. She was standing in front of a row of amazingly well-preserved emigration forms of her relatives who had come from India to what

Indian indentureship exhibition at Guyana’s National Archives

“It took them about four months,” said Karen Budhram, Senior Assistant Archivist at the Walter Rodney Archives. She was standing in front of a row of amazingly well-preserved emigration forms of her relatives who had come from India to what

Guyana’s social media party seeks youth followers

“My friends, if I have rats in my house, I would need a cat to take out the rat. I wouldn’t care if the cat is a white cat, a brown cat, or a black cat. I want the mouse

Guyana’s social media party seeks youth followers

“My friends, if I have rats in my house, I would need a cat to take out the rat. I wouldn’t care if the cat is a white cat, a brown cat, or a black cat. I want the mouse

Why we need critics

A Guyana Restaurant Week review inspires fury from an apparent staff member. “Ur full fo shit!” People talk of being slighted or blacklisted for having criticised institutions or individuals. “Guyanese don’t do criticism”, say some. Others complain, “People always knock you down

Why we need critics

A Guyana Restaurant Week review inspires fury from an apparent staff member. “Ur full fo shit!” People talk of being slighted or blacklisted for having criticised institutions or individuals. “Guyanese don’t do criticism”, say some. Others complain, “People always knock you down

51 things to do in Georgetown

There’s nothing to do in Georgetown? Think again. Here are 51 ideas to get you started – one for every year of independence in Guyana. Lime on the seawall on a Sunday afternoon with friends, beers and hotdogs. Take your

51 things to do in Georgetown

There’s nothing to do in Georgetown? Think again. Here are 51 ideas to get you started – one for every year of independence in Guyana. Lime on the seawall on a Sunday afternoon with friends, beers and hotdogs. Take your