03 July 2020
When will we get it right?

When will we get it right?


-Reprehensible attack on Justice Saunders
As of today, Vincentian Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves assumes the role of Chairman of CARICOM for the nex...
26 June 2020
Cross-party agreement on conduct of elections needed

Cross-party agreement on conduct of elections needed


The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in spite of it being predominantly composed of small island-nations and, in international terms, miniscule populat...
19 June 2020
Seize the moment, make maximum use of space

Seize the moment, make maximum use of space


It was most heartening to see attempts by concerned groups and individuals in the Caribbean last week to organize activities in solidarity with those ...
12 June 2020
Mob rule? Bun Dem!

Mob rule? Bun Dem!


Chant: “What we want?” Crowd response: “Justice!” Chant : “When we want it?” Crowd response: “Now!” That in a nutshell sums up t...
05 June 2020
George Floyd Murder – An affront to African Liberation

George Floyd Murder – An affront to African Liberation


In what has been one of the biggest affronts to black people the world over, four white police officers in the city of Minneapolis, USA, blatantly an...
22 May 2020
One hand can’t clap!

One hand can’t clap!


Whatever we try to do, COVID-19 and its damaging effects continue to dominate our day-to-day lives on a global scale. There is no news bulletin and ha...
15 May 2020
Mother’s Day  under COVID – 19

Mother’s Day under COVID – 19


I had another Mother’s Day, always a very special occasion for me, without my dearly beloved deceased mother, but, I tell you what, I am far from b...
08 May 2020
‘POWER’ was the slogan, ‘BLACK POWER’ – Part 2

‘POWER’ was the slogan, ‘BLACK POWER’ – Part 2


Following the publication of the first part of this article two weeks ago, I was confronted by a couple readers who couldn’t understand why, in the ...
30 April 2020
Don’t turn pandemic into ‘Panic Dem’

Don’t turn pandemic into ‘Panic Dem’


comments on pandemic issues by Renwick Rose – (Note to readers: In light of the ongoing COVID threat, I crave your indulgence in postponing the se...
24 April 2020
“POWER” was the slogan –“BLACK POWER!” – The 1970 Black Power revolt in Trinidad and Tobago

“POWER” was the slogan –“BLACK POWER!” – The 1970 Black Power revolt in Trinidad and Tobago


Introduction: On April 21, 1970, Dr. Eric Williams, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, faced with mounting social and political unrest, responded ...