Di Govament a Guyana never like how Rodney did a stir up di people dem. African an Indian! A it mek dem murder im./ Di Govament a Guyana neva laik ou Rodney did a stor op di piipl dem. Afrikan an Indiyan! A it mek dem morda im./ The Government of Guyana did not like how Rodney was stirring up people. Africans and Indians! That's why they murdered him.
All of us who have been questioning the policies and practices of government agencies want to see our country grow in a systematic way. We cannot reasonably be disregarded as ‘bad-mind’.
The teaching of West Indian literature at UWI could have enabled the healing of the ruptures of language, culture and society.
In 2001, the founders of the festival – Colin Channer, Justine Henzell and Kwame Dawes – could not possibly have anticipated the grand reach of their vision. The Calabash International Literary Festival thrives on serendipity.
Costly high-rise apartments in Kingston 6 are not likely to solve the housing crisis in the city. Many will remain empty for a long time, waiting on wealthy investors.
Traffic a go lock down. Tighter than covid curfew./ Chrafik a go lak dong. Taita dan kuovid korfyuu./ Traffic is going to be locked down. Tighter than a covid curfew.
The imperial history of The UCWI did not impede the growth of both national and regional consciousness. As students sat in classes with their counterparts from all over the Creole-Anglophone Caribbean, they learned that they shared a common identity. They were citizens of the wider Caribbean, not just their country of birth.
The people of Jamaica need a truthful statement from both the JLP and Parliament about why George Wright has been forced to take leave of absence from both institutions.