In Nobody’s Backyard: Rejecting Geo-Political and Historical Fatalism

Gerald A. Perreira Except for the hum of US helicopters flying overhead, there was a deafening silence throughout the Caribbean region, during the recent Operation Tradewinds, Progressive and Pan-African forces did not utter a word, as soldiers from Guyana, Brazil, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago participated in this region-wide…

Long Live the Cuban Revolution – A Beacon of Hope for Humanity

PRESS RELEASE Long Live the Cuban Revolution – a Beacon of Hope for all Humanity. July 12, 2021 Organization for the Victory of the People (OVP) stands firmly with the revolutionary government of President Diaz-Canel and all the patriotic and anti-imperialist citizens of our Caribbean sister-nation Cuba, as they struggle against this most recent US-backed…

Oil Fuels Guyana’s Internecine Conflict

Arif Bulkan and Alissa Trotz Guyana’s historically oppressed peoples direct their hostility at each other while neo-imperial powers hide in plain sight and reap the country’s wealth. “Claims of absolute differences between the two major parties contending for state power are belied by their joint complicity as brokers overseeing the massive give-away of Guyana’s resources.”…

Esquibo: Global Britain’s Aggressive Caribbean Colonization Strategy

María Alejandra Díaz Marín Aquatic spaces are essential. Not only for their quality as a source of life and food, but also as a means of communication, their binding role between peoples, and for the wealth and resources they contain, they made international trade possible. “The sea is the beginning of all geography,” wrote Jules…

US Masterplan for Guyana…….and the Caribbean

Arturo Rosales Historical Background – Summary Between 1803 and 1959 the US expanded its territory from 13 states to 50. This was achieved by purchasing large tracts of land such as the Louisiana purchase from France in 1803 and the purchase of Alaska from czarist Russia in 1867.Other expansions came through conquest such as the…

When the Arsonist Returns to the Scene of the Crime Dressed as a Firefighter

A.T. Freeman Photo caption: Protests erupt in Guyana in response to racist killings Photo credit: Newsroom Guyana On 9 September, Irfaan Ali, the president of Guyana issued a statement that he would be making a request to Britain and the US-organised Regional Security System (RSS) to support the Guyana Police Force, establishing an international Commission…

Venezuela: US Occupation Has Already Begun and Is Being Conducted by ExxonMobil

Misión Verdad Exxon wants to topple Venezuela for geopolitical and geo-economic reasons. ExxonMobil awarded contracts to Guyana for infrastructure, drilling and storage with a view to extracting the huge oil and gas reserves from the so-called “Liza Project” located in maritime territory claimed by Venezuela as stipulated by the Geneva Agreement of 1966. In 2015…

Cheddi Jagan: The First Democratically Elected Marxist

Unlike most of the leaders of the Caribbean Left, Jagan long described himself as a Marxist and his ideologies grew with time. “This court is not interested in justice but in law but what I want to say is that justice has been dead in this country since the troops arrived here in October last,…