Police in T&T seeking advice from Rudy Giuliani? I hope not!

From time to time, I've heard of police officials of T&T seeking to learn about urban policing from Donald Trump's lawyer and media mouthpiece Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City. I hope this is not the case. The historical records show that the tactics employed by the police under Giuliani, particularly the … Continue reading Police in T&T seeking advice from Rudy Giuliani? I hope not!

The Origins and Evolution of Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago — Retrospect Journal | History, Classics and Archaeology Magazine

Written by Candice Maharaj Image: Melton Prior, Carnival in Port of Spain Trinidad, 1888, Illustrated London News. Carnival is a festival that is celebrated annually during the weeks leading up to Lent. It is a period of celebration that involves music, costumes, processions, feasting and a lot of alcohol. Traditionally, during Lent people had to … Continue reading The Origins and Evolution of Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago — Retrospect Journal | History, Classics and Archaeology Magazine

 GRATEFUL FOR GRAVEDIGGERS       

  A TALE FOR HALLOWEEN  BY DALTON NARINE                          Ah ketch him hanging out like a bride and groom                                 with a female jumbie inside a tomb   Lord Christo, Jacob From Panama (1956)   It is very much alive, the cemetery, gravediggers and all making a quarry there day after day to inter … Continue reading  GRATEFUL FOR GRAVEDIGGERS       

On the subject of Religion

Since so many are concerned about my spirituality and may be curious about it, I will give you an answer. This would be the first time I've actually publicly mentioned this , since I usually do not discuss religion. Though I'm technically Episcopalian (Anglican) I follow no religion , since I do believe that once … Continue reading On the subject of Religion

THE PANMAN WHO RELEASED THE “BOMB” TURNS 91 BY DALTON NARINE

Monday May 21 , 2018 Neville Jules turned 91 this week. At the Duke Street panyard, even the young players call him Cap. They see him around Hell Yard, a shrine to pan, but can’t fully fathom his weight. Founder of Trinidad All Stars, Jules led the band and arranged its music for 25 years … Continue reading THE PANMAN WHO RELEASED THE “BOMB” TURNS 91 BY DALTON NARINE