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Angelo Bissessarsingh

Sunday, October 26, 2014
Last week, we began our look at the cholera epidemic of 1854 which bears frightening similarities to the threat of Ebola today.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
In the late 19th century, severe civil unrest in Venezuela saw an influx of thousands of Venezuelans to Trinidad.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Probably because it happened nearly 60 years ago and lasted for only a short time, many cannot now remember when T&T, for one brief interlude...
Sunday, September 21, 2014
​This is the final chapter in the four-part series which I commenced a month ago when I learned that the historic Greyfriars Church on Frederick Street had been sold and is now threatened with demolit
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Over the past week, the Trinidad Guardian reported on the developing tragedy of the sale and dubious future of the historic Greyfriars Scots Presbyterian Church on Frederick Street.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
In last week’s column we looked at the events surrounding the arrival of the Scottish Presbyterian missionary, the Rev Alexander Kennedy, in Trinidad in 1836 and ended at his acquisition of a parcel o
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Port-of-Spain has one of the finest natural harbours in the world. Being almost completely landlocked, it is not susceptible to swells or powerful currents which would make for a dangerous anchorage.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
​Recently I read a deeply saddening post on my Facebook blog, Virtual Museum of T&T: the longstanding Palladium Cinema, which since 1918 (the year World War I ended) has provided endless motion pi
Sunday, August 3, 2014
William “Panchoo” Campbell was possibly the last person in T&T who had been a kidnap victim of the slave trade.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Trinidad has many fine examples of Islamic architecture which have reflected the status, dignity and size of the Muslim community in the island.