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Angelo Bissessarsingh

Sunday, February 21, 2016
On December 29, 1921, acting Governor of T&T, T A V Best, proclaimed Chapter 8 of Ordinance 42 before the Legislative Council in the Red House.
Sunday, January 24, 2016
​Few people are aware that within the great dystopia that is the Ministry of Health, there is a small department known as the Hansen’s Disease Control Unit which is dedicated to monitoring the presenc
Sunday, January 17, 2016
​In 1895, Port-of-Spain was illuminated with electricity by the Trinidad Electric Company under the directorship of Edgar Tripp.
Sunday, December 27, 2015
In 1884, T&T was a very different place from what it is today. Sugar prices, which were an economic mainstay, were plummeting and cocoa was king.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Many decades after the failure of the 1806 project to introduce Chinese hired labour to Trinidad, the ship Australia set sail for the West Indies, arriving in Port-of-Spain on March 4, 1853.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
​On the lands of the old Peru estate (later known as St James), and in what was later to become Boissiere Village, Maraval, a number of Tamils from Kerala, in India, settled after indentureship in the
Sunday, September 20, 2015
​One of the greatly depressing symbols of our fall and decline as a nation is that to date we cannot repair the official home of the President of the Republic of T&T whose roof caved in and remain
Sunday, May 24, 2015
​The 1920s saw Siparia expand as a commercial centre, especially with the steep rise in the price of cocoa which still occupied considerable acreages around Siparia.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
In the 1850s, Siparia was a sleepy little village lost in the high woods with a population of a few dozen people of mixed Amerindian and African descent.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
​ To every bred in the bone Trini, a banana is a fig regardless of variety—Gros Michel, Lacatan or the diminutive Chiquito.