18 September 2020
STORMY SEPTEMBER (Part 2) – The September Showdown

STORMY SEPTEMBER (Part 2) – The September Showdown


It is said that “where there is smoke there is fire”, and the puffs of smoke generated by Hon. E.T. Joshua whilst still a Minister in the Allianc...
11 September 2020
Stormy September

Stormy September


Let me begin on a positive note in extending hearty congratulations to well-known social activist Mr Junior Bacchus on his appointment as honorary Con...
04 September 2020
Challenging the foundations- part 2

Challenging the foundations- part 2


It must be clear to all who follow developments in the USA that it has failed to solve its problems of inequality, injustice and racism. To understand...
28 August 2020
Challenging the foundations of racism and inequality

Challenging the foundations of racism and inequality


A fundamental tenet of the Christian religion, according to the Bible, is that only a foolish man builds his house upon the sand as opposed to buildi...
21 August 2020
COVID and elections

COVID and elections


It has taken just over a week for the official results of the 2020 general elections in Trinidad and Tobago to be announced officially. Thankfully, w...
14 August 2020
Ting Fo’ Tark, but time and space Na’dey

Ting Fo’ Tark, but time and space Na’dey


There is an old local saying which goes like this-“Ting dey fo’ tark, but time na dey”, meaning that there are many issues to be discussed but t...
07 August 2020
Learning from Guyana: and, COVID elections?

Learning from Guyana: and, COVID elections?


The most meaningless holiday weekend of my life has at last elapsed. It would have been so refreshing if the weekend holidays, a span of Saturday to W...
31 July 2020
Our continuing struggle for emancipation

Our continuing struggle for emancipation


Emancipation, the legal ending of chattel slavery in the Caribbean, is supposed to be one of the biggest days in the English-speaking Caribbean calen...
24 July 2020
Subverting The Will of The People

Subverting The Will of The People


Sometimes I wonder whether those persons who put themselves forward for political office and aspire to become Parliamentarians, Ministers or even to r...
17 July 2020
Cricketing lessons

Cricketing lessons


In a world starving badly for live sport, cricket has not had such a golden opportunity for decades to grab international attention as it did last wee...