Jamaica For Sale

In 1989, before the general elections of that year, the PNP Opposition accused Edward Seaga’s government of having a “Going out of business sale” of Jamaica’s assets, privatising…

New Blood Energises The Old

The launch of the Trinidad and Tobago Art Society's November Annual Exhibition last Tuesday was bolstered by the display “People's Canvas” recently mounted in the Queen's Park Oval.…

Claiming A Large Space

November was a month of celebration of the art of LeRoy Clarke as the artist turned 70. Among the events hosted in his honour was the El Tucuche…

Precious Thyme

Given that long ago thyme was used for its antiseptic properties and medicinal uses, and in ancient times some bathed in its water to renew their energy while…

The Passionate Publisher

David Francis de Caires (known to his friends as 'Dex') was born on the 31st December, 1937. His father was a businessman who had played cricket for…

The Case For A New Budget

The Government’s belated response to the global financial crisis and plummeting export commodity prices falls short of the requirements for a meaningful fiscal adjustment. …

Ah Fraid Carl…

Trinidad and Tobago could find itself in the sporting headlines for all the wrong reasons when Usain Bolt comes here for the inaugural Caribbean Games next year. …

Mystery, Magic And Maturana

Quick! What do Superblue and the late Sir Alf Ramsey have in common? Give up? Shame on you! The answer is easy… if your mind is open. …

Highest Of The High

The 46th anniversary of Independence brought overdue prominence to the national instrument of Trinidad & Tobago, as two important pioneers and one engineer received the highest award—The Order…

Sadness Of A Statesman

A conversation with Sir Shridath Ramphal During a recent visit to Guyana former Commonwealth Secretary General Sir Shridath Ramphal granted The Guyana Review a frank and extensive interview covering…

To Go Or Not To Go?

EARL BEST considers the WICB’s $64,000 question “Would you step into my parlour,” said the spider to the fly, “I can’t guarantee your safety but I’m sure prepared to…

The Sacking Of Simoes

By KEN CHAPLIN The issue that caused the separation of service of the technical director of Jamaica’s national team, Rene Simoes, and the Jamaica Football Federation has to do…

Emancipation ’69

The August 1st celebration of emancipation in Trinidad and Tobago coincided with an event that took place thirty-nine years ago that may have eluded those who have survived…

The Pyramid Falls

Neo-liberal Free Market Exposed As Dotishness By Lester Henry When Wall Street moguls of high finance find themselves running to Uncle Sam for public assistance you know that we are…

A Kaiso Doctor

Give Praise and Thanks! Winthrop Holder offers a wide-ranging appreciation of Black Stalin’s ‘Hard Wuk’ as the University of the West Indies prepares to confer the Honorary Doctor of…