Legacy Of The Now

For people to say I am good I must be in the Museum of Modern Art. To hell with the Museum of Modern Art! I am building my…

Hurting For Haiti From Exile

From his home-in-exile in the hills of Johannesburg, South Africa, former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide sat down for an exclusive, wide-ranging two-hour interview with filmmaker Nicolas Rossier in…

Leroy’s Legacy House

The weight of our world seems heavy on the shoulders of Leroy Clarke, even as his deep, penetrating eyes reflect the youthful hope still strong inside him.…

Art & Money

As 2010 grinds its way to a weary end, I feel compelled to throw in my two cents on the debate on Art and funding for Art in…

A Self-inflicted Recession

Any lingering doubt that the honeymoon of the Kamla Persad-Bissessar-led People's Partnership Government (PPG) is over would surely have been erased by last week's show of strength…

Heartbreak Headquarters

On Dundonald Street in Port of Spain, there is a notorious den of one-way love. A string of cheery gentlemen with a spring in their step enter the…

Uwi And The Independent Mind

Reginald Dumas has raised a number of important issues concerning the UWI and what it is about. (Sunday Express,17 Oct, 2010) using Dr. Eric Williams as a point…

Appeasement Before Transformation

AS the first major post-election policy statement of the People's Partnership Government (PPG), the national community hung onto every word of budget 2011, searching for indications of the…

Polishing The Sparkle

The recently-concluded FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup got more than its fair share of attention from a national media starved of local material; it is doubtful, however, as…

Black Powerless

The possibility that the Black Power uprising in 1970 had negative effects on Trinidad and Tobago as a whole, and on Afro-Trinidadians in particular, is rarely discussed, save…

Surviving The Opening Act

For all of Trinidad and Tobago, including the People’s National Movement, the political imperative of this moment is the success of the Government of the People’s Partnership.…

Carnival By Cart

CART, Kwynn Johnson’s art documentary film which was launched at the Globe Cinema on September 4th, focuses on the lowly beverage cart and its history in the Hart’s…

Walking The Tightrope of Budget 2011

The wait is all but over. On Wednesday Sept 08, 2010, the Dream Team of key sectoral partners assembled under the People's Partnership Government delivers the financial plan…

Catalan ‘no’ To Spanish Bullfighting

The Parliament of Catalonia recently voted in favour of declaring bullfighting illegal in the Catalan territory that lies within the borders of Spain. …

Celebrating Daaga

The following feature address was delivered at a ceremony held by the Hindu Prachaar Kendra to honour Makandal Daaga at its headquarters in Enterprise on Sunday, August 15,…
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