Dom Basil Matthews- Priest And Passionate Pan-americanist

Dom Basil Matthews, the erudite Trinidadian-born Benedictine monk (1911-1999), ought to be a fixture in the popular mind of Trinidad and Tobago and the Americas. …

Because I Deserved The Best

In a world of many choices Dr. Dom Basil Matthews went out his way to find me where I was hidden. He chose me, again and again. He…

Bobby Mohammed Memories In Pan

Lennox Bobby Mohammed, in many ways has to be considered a trailblazer, because it was back in 1965-just two years after Panorama started-that he achieved the status of…

A Force Of Discipline And Harmony

A scholarship winner, Patricia Bishop, returned to Trinidad and Tobago with an Arts degree from Durham University in the United Kingdom and then set off to the Mona…

Poems

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What’s The Story With Africa?

In the history of mankind, the last century has probably seen more change and certainly has been the period of the most rapid rate of change than any…

Energy Chamber’s Foray Into Africa

The Energy Chamber’s involvement in promoting trade between Trinidad & Tobago and various countries in Africa began in earnest in July 2008, with a visit from an Economic…

So You Think You Not Beautiful?

On Saturday, in the Botanic Gardens, 22-year-old Kalifa will take her “Un-Defining Beauty Project” to a whole new level as she presses ahead with her celebration…

Slavery Myths Busted

>Slavery is morally indefensible. This is so obvious that the a-historical majority of people find it hard to grasp that, for most of human history, slavery was an…

Talkin’ Emancipation

2011 celebrates both the centenary of the birth of Eric Eustace Williams and the IYPAD – one long forgotten, the other soon to be forgotten. One invites us…

Emmaus

If words are a country where we also meet, you gave us large presence as love alone can incarnate the word, make faint hearts burn. …

Torture & Pleasure

“Is it really that good down there?” a beautiful stranger and her friend asked in passing, as I sat four inches above the ground on an expansive slab…

Clr And Selma An Unfinished Reminiscence

In the summer of 1962, at the end of my graduate studies in civil engineering, while waiting for London engineering firms to decide after several applications whether one…

1970, The Movie Black Power Undefined

One of the proofs that Trinidad and Tobago is yet to get to grips with the Black Power phenomenon of 1970 is the lack of consensus over nomenclature.…

Indian Diaspora Gathering At Uwi

A major international conference on the Indian Diaspora takes in Trinidad next month, drawing scholars from around the world.…
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