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Angelo Bissessarsingh

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Last week, we looked at the story of the battle for Guadeloupe wherein the interloper British forces were expelled by a brutal fighting force under the island’s former French administrator, Victor Hug
Sunday, January 18, 2015
​In the Holy Trinity Cathedral there is a memorial which had a very odd past and is connected to a violent episode of Caribbean history.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
​As some of you may have noticed by now, I have a fascination with cemeteries.
Sunday, January 4, 2015
When the Trinidad Guardian commenced publication in 1917, there were occasions when the advertisements reflected the very diverse nature of society.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
One of the most poignant memories of a Tobago Christmas I have ever read was written by the tragic poet, Eric M Roach (1915-74) who penned a piece for a sort of anthology of Trinbago...
Sunday, December 21, 2014
​When indentured labour began entering Trinidad from India in 1845, the overwhelming majority of these people were Hindus with a small number of Muslims.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
​Christmas has become commercialised to the point where it has lost some of its special savour.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
​For a very long time, Port-of-Spain has been the shopping capital of the Eastern Caribbean.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Among the dozens of T&T men who registered to fight in Europe during World War I (1914-18), there are many who never returned to their homeland.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
One of the most solemn reminders of the role T&T played in the horrors of two World Wars is the cenotaph at Memorial Park.