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Dexter Wharton

Dexter Wharton was born in Georgetown, Guyana and spent the early years of his life exploring his environment with the enthusiasm of a child that knew no borders. He migrated to Jamaica in the early 1980s where he continued his formal education into adulthood.

He moved to Barbados in his twenties and has travelled the Caribbean extensively.

Dexter Wharton is an educator, a former media practitioner, a linguist, a student of philosophy and a theologian.

He is an avid reader; loves to discuss and debate current issues; and is a proud father and husband.

He lives by the mantra “diligence, discipline, dedication”.

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Latest posts by Dexter Wharton

22 August 2015

Guyanese Police Officers Punished for Being Pregnant

Outdated laws in Guyana make it possible for the police service to dismiss female officers who get pregnant while on probation. Could that change sometime soon?

11 August 2015

Jamaicans Stage Milestone LGBT Pride Celebration

Arguably one of the most homophobic countries in the world, Jamaica has staged its first ever—and incident-free—LGBT pride celebrations.