Guyana

Walter Rodney and the Question of Power

A talk by CLR James' given six months after the assassination of Walter Rodney, with introduction by the Race Today Collective.

Walter Rodney - Eusi Kwayana

Walter Rodney

Eusi Kwayana's political and biographical sketch of Walter Rodney, dealing with the period 1975-1980 in Guyana. As well as details about Rodney's activity in Guyana before his assassination, it details the complex relationship between some of the political formations in Guyana, the official trade unions, and self-organised struggles of Bauxite and sugar cane workers.

Street Speech - Walter Rodney

A street speech in Guyana by Walter Rodney arguing against racial antagonism and explaining its role in the functioning of capitalism. Note: It is important to understand that the following comments were made specifically in the context of the Guyanese situation.

Qué hacer

Exposición de la historia del concepto de comunización, acompañada de una crítica de algunos sus usos más recientes y frívolos

Yard Roots Vol. 1, No. 1 (April-May 1981)

The Vol. 1, No. 1 (April-May 1981) issue of Yard Roots, a radical, anarchistically inclined political, cultural and health oriented newsletter produced out of Oakland during the 1980s.

Complexities of Autonomy: Part Three of Four

A brief look at Latin American autonomous movements and their contradictions, third part of a four part overview of autonomous movements

Mass strikes in Guyana, 1917

Indentured labourers from Southeast Asia in the Caribbean

A short article about the mass strikes of workers in Guyana during World War I. Dockworkers walked out for pay increases amid wartime inflation, sparking nationwide strike action which won big improvements in pay and conditions.

Announcing @latinlibnews: keeping you up to speed on Latin America in 140 characters

Announcing a new Twitter account that will provide irregular and brief updates on social movements and news of interest to libertarian communists in Latin America.

Sugar workers strike against bosses and union, striking airport workers fired in Guyana

The striking workers outside the GuySuCo factory on the Wales Estate.

Guyanese sugar workers have taken wildcat action against a disappointing pay award and their union's attempt to take a larger cut from it. Meanwhile, Guyana's Minister of Transport and Hydraulics Robeson Benn has fired 15 air traffic controllers who had been on strike for a week.

Guyanese sugar workers strike again

Sugar cane.

Workers striking for higher pay shut Guyana's sugar industry for a second full day on Wednesday (27th August), seriously threatening sugar exports to the European Union according to the government.