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A Look at Press Freedom

(by Wesley Gibbings) Accurately determining a country’s press freedom status has always been a difficult task. International human rights groups sometimes quibble over the precise metrics and there have been known to be interestin...

Language Prejudice

(by Alim A. Hosein) In my last Insight article, “Attitudes to Guyanese” I argued that, as Guyanese, we should change our attitude towards the language we speak. We call it Guyanese Creole, Creolese, Guyanese Creole English, or eve...

The Great Weed Debate

(by Mark Jacobs) On December 10, 2013 Uruguay became the first country to legalise the use of cannabis sativa popularly known as “marijuana”. Put another way, President and former guerilla fighter Dr Jose Mujica is the defacto wee...