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Raymond Ramcharitar

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
​The Al Jazeera documentary, From Caribbean to Caliphate, on Trinidad’s seemingly outsize per capita contribution to ISIS’s ranks wouldn’t have been news to anyone here with eyes, ears, and average in
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
​Looking at the country via the news these last few weeks, I’ve gotten the distinct impression of a preternatural repetitiveness.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
​I remember a Gary Larson Far Side cartoon showing a flying saucer with its embarkation plank extended, and a fat alien with googly eyes sprawled out on the ground (having tripped on his way down the
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Like everywhere else, Trinidad & Tobago has its issues.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
​It must be decades since I saw a Gary Larson Far Side cartoon which depicted “tribal”-looking people (bones through noses and so forth) scrambling to hide electrical appliances, while through the win
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
​Listening to Prof Patrick Hosein’s professorial lecture last Thursday night at UWI, St Augustine, I found myself alternating between irrational exuberance and cynical disgust.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
​Listening to Prof Patrick Hosein’s professorial lecture last Thursday night at UWI, St Augustine, I found myself alternating between irrational exuberance and cynical disgust.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
​I’d only planned on one column on Terrence Farrell’s book (We Like it So?) but Kito Johnson’s article on Darcus Howe in last Wednesday’s Guardian made a point that’s obvious to me but which Dr Farrel
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
​I was most curious to see what Terrence Farrell had to say about the cultural roots of economic underachievement in Trinidad and Tobago, which is the subtitle of his new book, We Like it So?
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
​One determined man or woman can change everything. From the current US president to the first prime minister of Trinidad & Tobago, examples abound. But was Derek Walcott such a one?

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