25 February 2005

West Indian Politics, Cricket and Malcolm X


Caribbean politicians are a strange breed of people. I have often wondered if it is the acquisition of power that makes them so or that individuals wi...
18 February 2005

The Caribs and Pirates of the Caribbean


The war brewing in Dominica between the Caribs and those behind the filming of Pirates of the Caribbean should have serious lessons for us. We need fi...
11 February 2005

Challenges to Caribbean Nationhood


The road to what I call Caribbean nationhood is never an easy one as obstacles continue to pop up in the search for the identity and unity of Caribbea...
04 February 2005

My Dear Jomo


Candy EdwardsAs promised last week, I will continue my response to Jomo's piece. I do this mainly because there are a number of issues raised in Jomo'...
28 January 2005

My Dear Jomo


With one swoop of the pen I was downgraded from being balanced and measured in my comments (See article of September 10 – "Dr. Fraser, Kamara Ros...
14 January 2005

The big clash, the UWI’s regional focus


The Big ClashAndrew Cummings’ article captioned “The Big Clash” that appeared in the Searchlight newspaper of last week was a very time...
07 January 2005

As we enter 2005


Another year has come and with it the usual resolutions and pledges that will soon peter out. Everyone hopes for a better year, more productive and pr...
23 December 2004

It is Christmas time


Well, in a few days it will be Christmas, the day we have all been waiting for, Christians and non-Christians alike. But things are so different these...
17 December 2004

George Charles and the Eight Army of Liberation


"The crowd, which had now grown to about two thousand headed by their leader, wearing evening dress with a six inch scarlet red sarong across his shou...
10 December 2004

The 1975 teachers strike – some reminiscences (Part iv)


An incident of Thursday, November 13, was a harbinger of developments that erupted on the following Friday, November 14, a day when teachers lost thei...