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Angelo Bissessarsingh

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Before the removal of the garrison in 1854, the Royal Gaol had been in downtown Scarborough, in a cramped stone building best suited for about 20 persons but accommodating 50, both male and female.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
​Around 1769 the capital of Tobago moved to Scarborough from Studley Park and thus needed some sort of garrison.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
​Before bake and shark, before doubles, before accra, there were oysters.
Sunday, November 6, 2016
​In 1887 James Henry Collens noted with amazement about his observances among indentured Indian labourers and the depth of their faith, particularly their knowledge of the Hindi epic, the Ramayan:
Sunday, October 30, 2016
One of the most complex characters in Sir V S Naipaul’s The Suffrage of Elvira is Ramlogan, the fat, hairy rumshop keeper who constantly feuds with his neighbour, the Goldsmith, over a multitude of gr
Sunday, October 23, 2016
​“He cycled down the High Street. Just past the shop with the Red Rose Tea Is Good Tea sign, he looked back.
Sunday, October 16, 2016
​The epic novel of Sir V S Naipaul, A House for Mr Biswas is based largely on the life of his own father, Seepersad Naipaul.
Sunday, October 9, 2016
​“With this boy, whose name was Alec, Mr Biswas became friendly.
Sunday, October 2, 2016
​This year would have marked the 110th birthday of Seepersad Naipaul, who died quite suddenly in 1953.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
​Last week we examined the existence of a typical lower to lower-middle-income child in the city of Port-of-Spain over a century ago.