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Angelo Bissessarsingh

Sunday, July 29, 2012
When one thinks of Maroons (runaway slaves) the mind immediately rushes to the Cockpit Country of Jamaica, where escaped slaves resisted attempts to recapture them and whose descendants exist today as
Sunday, July 15, 2012
In 1985, the Discovery Day holiday was abolished and replaced with Emancipation Day, which celebrated the end of slavery in the British Empire.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Emancipation in 1834 did not hit Tobago nearly as hard as Trinidad since Tobago had no free crown lands for ex-slaves to squat upon and thus those who did not emigrate were compelled to continue worki
Sunday, June 3, 2012
A few weeks ago, the country lost one of its greatest heritage assets, the forlorn little stump of drill-pipe, which marked the genesis of this country’s energy sector.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
This Wednesday, the nation celebrates the 167th anniversary of Indian Arrival.
Sunday, May 20, 2012
When Indian indentured labour began arriving in the British colony of Trinidad in 1845, certain provisions had to be made for accommodating the newcomers.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Anyone from T&T who has dined on authentic Indian dishes, immediately realises that Indo-Trinidadian cooking is a Caribbean experience all on its own and owes as much to its evolution in the west