Category: Columns

180th Arrival Centenary: Indian connections

180th Arrival Centenary: Indian connections

It is of course, widely known today that Indian immigration continued until the...

Call for Farming Innovations

Call for Farming Innovations

9th May 2018: Innovative interventions needed for vulnerable areas and among disparate...

Personal letters between relatives in India & Trinidad during indentureship

Personal letters between relatives in India & Trinidad...

The theme of this year’s edition of an Indian Arrival Day magazine is “Personal...

Challenges for Indian Arrival Day Recognition in Caribbean

Challenges for Indian Arrival Day Recognition in Caribbean

This article briefly addresses challenges to commemorate Indian Arrival Day (IAD)...

Silencing and Erasure of Indians in the Caribbean

Silencing and Erasure of Indians in the Caribbean

Over the last two weeks we have discussed the refusal of leaders in the Caribbean...

Is the Bocas Literary Festival biased?

Is the Bocas Literary Festival biased?

It seems that the city of Port of Spain has a no-entry sign for Indo-Trinidadian...

Jagan and WI Pan Africanism

Jagan and WI Pan Africanism

in 1958, we noted CLR James saw  Cheddi Jagan’s vacillation and refusal to clearly...

Fighting to Prevent Executive Excesses: Is not a Mockery of the Judicial System!

Fighting to Prevent Executive Excesses: Is not a Mockery...

Guyana’s Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, describes the PPP’s filing of private...

Dodging the race question

Dodging the race question

In his column, “Cheddi Jagan on the WI Federation: CLR James on Cheddi Jagan” (SN4-25-18)...

The Little India tourism plan for Trinidad that never got its chance

The Little India tourism plan for Trinidad that never got...

Trinidad and Tobago’s new tourism minister Randall Mitchell wants to re-brand TT...

Cries of Discrimination against Indians & Amerindians at CCJ

Cries of Discrimination against Indians & Amerindians at...

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), headquartered in Trinidad, celebrated its...

Burnham and the PNC

Burnham and the PNC

The PNC is commemorating its 60th anniversary. Exactly thirty years ago, as part...

Few Indians joined Black Power in 1970

Few Indians joined Black Power in 1970

Saturday April 21st marks the 48th anniversary of the declaration of the State of...

The CCJ and Peoples’ Sovereignty

The CCJ and Peoples’ Sovereignty

Is the legislature sovereign over the people or the people sovereign over the legislature?...

Nehru Cap on Indian Females

Nehru Cap on Indian Females

Indian females look most beautiful when decked out in traditional clothing – sari,...

Who speaks for whom? Blaming the messenger

Who speaks for whom? Blaming the messenger

Recently, Mr Tacuma Ogunseye of ACDA and the WPA made a rather startling claim in...