Caribbean

Bharatiya community in Barbados

Barbados is located in the Caribbean near Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Martinique. It is 34 kilometres (21 miles) in length and up to 23 km (14 miles) in width…


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Bharatiya Diaspora Studies in universities in Bharat

Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) who live in the Caribbean, and in the Caribbean diaspora, are descendants of indentured, immigrant labourers. They were brought by the British, Dutch, Danish and…




(East) Indian Art and Caribbean Aesthetics

The following is a synopsis of a paper I presented recently at the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA). It was presented at UWI’s Department of Creative and Festival Arts in…




Hindu Dharma In West Indies Hindu Beliefs

Discrimination against Bharatiyas in the Caribbean

Dr. Kumar Mahabir presented a research paper on the marginalisation and exclusion of Bharatiyas by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC – www.cxc.org) in the CSEC and CAPE History and Literature syllabi. His…