Category: Columns

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...

Get ready for the annual Indian Arrival Day deniers

Get ready for the annual Indian Arrival Day deniers

Indian Arrival Day (IAD) is coming on fast and for certain this year some donkey...

Closure of Sugar Estates Does not Mean Closure of Workers’ Lives: Re-Casting Sugar Industry Debate  to Center Stage

Closure of Sugar Estates Does not Mean Closure of Workers’...

When any government cannot give a simple answer to a simple question, it's time...

HINDUISM IN HOLLYWOOD AND THE MESSAGE IT SENDS!

HINDUISM IN HOLLYWOOD AND THE MESSAGE IT SENDS!

Movies like Avatar, Matrix, Interstellar, Star Wars, Inception and many others are...

Diversify the economy with marijuana cultivation

Diversify the economy with marijuana cultivation

A few days ago, Independent Senator Dr Dhanayshar Mahabir called for a debate in...

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