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 ...
17 April 2020
‘Groovy’s passing reminds us of unrecognized contributions

‘Groovy’s passing reminds us of unrecognized contributions


No matter how hard one tries, it is impossible to escape from the tentacles of the latest pandemic to engulf the world, COVID-19. Almost 100 per c...
09 April 2020
Shades of 1979

Shades of 1979


As I write this column, the House of Assembly is in the process of discussing, debating and hopefully approving a Supplementary Appropriation Bill tri...
03 April 2020
Economic disruption a major challenge

Economic disruption a major challenge


The fight against the relentless coronavirus pandemic dwarfs all else on the global stage today. In the process it continues to shatter myths, mistake...
27 March 2020
Fighting COVID-19 – with gratitude, fortitude and remembering Guyana

Fighting COVID-19 – with gratitude, fortitude and remembering Guyana


AS WE ALL STRUGGLE in the Caribbean to cope with the many- sided effects of COVID-19, let us not for a moment forget or lose sight of the struggle fo...
20 March 2020
The best gene is…

The best gene is…


IF WE HAD any doubts about the danger of modern diseases to the entire world then those must have been quickly and crudely dispelled within the last m...