Author: Dr. Kumar Mahabir

Dr. Kumar Mahabir is an anthropologist who has published 11 books.
Prayer should pacify Hindustan volcano

Prayer should pacify Hindustan volcano

On Carnival Tuesday, the volcano in Hindustan in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) began...

The fake news media in Trinidad

The fake news media in Trinidad

It was political scientist Dr Kirk Meighoo who first mentioned the concept of fake...

Is Chutney out of place in Carnival?

Is Chutney out of place in Carnival?

When people get angry, they tend to speak their mind. Their emotions explode in...

The alternative to poverty is NOT crime

The alternative to poverty is NOT crime

Please allow me space in your newspaper to reply to letter writer Noble Philip whose...

NEW BOOK RELEASE - Multiple Identities: Essays on Caribbean Literature

NEW BOOK RELEASE - Multiple Identities: Essays on Caribbean...

This collection of eleven essays focuses mainly on a variety of literary works by...

Why we should talk about race

Why we should talk about race

Even academics like me who often view certain topics through the lens of race sometimes...

Obesity, Diabetes and Ethnicity in T&T

Obesity, Diabetes and Ethnicity in T&T

World Diabetes Day was observed on November 14th. The epidemiological information...

AmerIndians related to East Indians

AmerIndians related to East Indians

Ricardo Bharath Hernandez is the Chief of the Santa Rosa First Peoples in Trinidad...

The invisible “coolie” shines in The Cutlass

The invisible “coolie” shines in The Cutlass

“Coolie” is the name of the character played by Narad Mahabir in the play by Errol...

  Dr Mahabir appointed by CXC on its History Task-force Committee

Dr Mahabir appointed by CXC on its History Task-force Committee...

The decision to include Dr Kumar Mahabir in the task-force was made at a meeting...