Sailing From Heart To Heart

By LAURIE ANDALL  On January 13th 1995 Lloyd Best blessed Scherzando panyard with his presence and gave an historic lecture entitled “Schools in Pan”, the seminal thesis on…

Tribute

Whitney Houston is dead! A cloud, we never imagined to be darker than night, rushes across the sky, reviving in us such depth of melancholy; we are forsaken!…

Browsing Through Life

As I get older, the attractions of foreign travel and the lures of encountering new places and fresh faces are rapidly fading. …

Rhythms To Revive The Spirit

Music from cultures across the Caribbean, mixed with 3-Canal, Steelpan, Mungal Patasar and the voices of the Freetown Collective will come together in a single production designed to…

Young Designers Make Waves In London

A group of thirty T&T designers created quite a stir when their work went on display in London last month.…

Distinguished Trinis, Cuban Join Common Sense Convois

Two distinguished Trinidadians working abroad and a highly respected Cuban academic are among the key speakers at the upcoming Common Sense Convois.…

Media Integrity In The Dock

For those who are only now joining the story, this is a summary of what I feel are the vital issues here.…

An American Journey

Within 48 hours of my arrival in Washington DC on October 18 last year, via Houston, Texas, I was astounded by the heavy coverage, almost on a 24-hour-a-day…

The Griot, Single As The Eye Of A Needle

Some of us are too noisy and more voracious than over-pixilated billboards. Too busy-busy to gather things that moss the prow of our intent with that careful turning…

The Mystic Artist

Death is a bold stalker of life and appears unannounced at any time, day or night, like a thief or murderer, without ample warning. Everybody referred to…

Pan As Tourist And Business

When Pan Am North Stars won back to back Panoramas with Sparrow’s ‘Dan is de Man in de Van’ and Kitchener’s ‘Mamma Dis is Mas’ at the beginning…

On Being West Indian In Panama

West Indians made so many contributions to this country. The great journalist and historian George Westerman (1910-1988) was one of our biggest champions.…

Community Groups Join Common Sense Convois

The Sugar Heritage Committee and the Manatee Trust Foundation are among the groups that have come on board as partners in the Common Sense Convois 2012.…

Return Of A Voice From The Past

The Warao way of life, our religion, our traditions and eventually our freedom to determine our destiny, have been forcefully taken away from us.…

The Scramble For Haiti

In the aftermath of the 7.2 earthquake that ravaged Port-au-Prince and environs on January 13th, the international policy response was swift.…
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