Articles in 'Guyana Independence Issue'

WELCOME FROM THE PRIME MINISTER OF GUYANA

To many, Independence means merely the formal conceding of political and constitutional power by the imperialists to representatives of the local populace. Some may go further and contend that to be real, it must also mean local control of the...

  • BALLAD OF MY TWO GRANDFATHERS Shadows that only I can see My two grandfathers go with me.   Lance with...

  • BLACK MIDAS (Extract)

    A light drizzle was sweeping across the river when we boarded the steamer for Bartica. The rain had been falling...

  • BUT ALAS EDGAR

    My meetings with the late Edgar Mittleholzer were never peaceful. I did not much like him; and this failure he...

  • DECORATED FOR A KISS

    I come to her house for love with a basket of red petals Men-friend tell me what a fool to...

  • DISCOVERY OF GUYANA

    The West Indies were first offered her Majesty's grandfather by Columbus, a stranger, in whom there might be doubt of...

  • The years between 1956 and 1966 have been the most fateful in the history of the relationship between the developed...

  • ELEGY

    Over the sea came the pirate messenger of the Devil, with his steady fixed stare and his monotonous wooden leg....

  • FOR THE THIRD WORLD

    Oh my island, half asleep and so restless on the sea. And suddenly from the points of danger history makes...