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Angelo Bissessarsingh

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Just like Charles Dickens, the great Michael Anthony shows in his writings—The Year in San Fernando and the classic coming-of-age novel, Green Days by the River—what life was like through the eyes of
Sunday, September 11, 2016
​St Clair has long been known as the finest real estate in the island.
Sunday, September 4, 2016
​Last week we looked at how Sangre Grande emerged from the forests to become a major cocoa trading centre. It was a rip-roaring environment and was described in 1910 as follows:
Sunday, August 21, 2016
​It would be hard for a continental dweller to understand that in an island as small as Tobago, there could be great diversity and isolated communities though the extent of the place is only 116 squar
Sunday, July 24, 2016
​Steaming callaloo with crab claws poking from the tureen, a rich oil-down with plenty of coconut milk, slippery ochro rice and sweet toolum are a part of the local food culture that every schoolchild
Sunday, July 17, 2016
​Tabaquite, a sleepy cocoa belt village, in the early 1900s was to have a unique place in Trinidad’s oil history as well as British military history.
Sunday, July 10, 2016
​Car guys in Trinbago of the 1950s and 1960s would remember a greenish motor oil of excellent quality called Duckham’s which at the time was second only to Castrol in the world as a manufacturer of th
Sunday, July 3, 2016
He came to Fyzabad in 1921 along with hundreds of his countrymen from Grenada to work in the expanding oilfields, and the name of Tubal Uriah ‘Buzz’ Butler will always be associated with that town.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
​The outbreak of World War I in 1914 coincided with the birth of the oil age in Fyzabad. The production coming out of the new wells at Forest Reserve exceeded all expectations.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
​Archaeological evidence suggests that in the area known as Perriman Corner, Delhi Road, Fyzabad, a settlement of Amerindian peoples existed as far back as 350 AD.