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Raymond Ramcharitar

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
​The priest here refers to Fr Clyde Harvey, the country’s most high-profile robbery victim.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
​I’ve been looking with some interest at two political dramas unfolding over the last months. The first, of course, is the Strangelovean insanity that is the Trump presidency.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
​On the CNC3 morning show last week, a guest on to observe world No-Tobacco Day caught my ear when he said the tobacco industry sells the only product that is guaranteed to kill or make sick the major
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
​On Monday, the Guardian’s front page showed a performance tableau of a barefooted young man and woman in Indian costume.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
​The Al Jazeera documentary, From Caribbean to Caliphate, on Trinidad’s seemingly outsize per capita contribution to ISIS’s ranks wouldn’t have been news to anyone here with eyes, ears, and average in
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
​Looking at the country via the news these last few weeks, I’ve gotten the distinct impression of a preternatural repetitiveness.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
​I remember a Gary Larson Far Side cartoon showing a flying saucer with its embarkation plank extended, and a fat alien with googly eyes sprawled out on the ground (having tripped on his way down the
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Like everywhere else, Trinidad & Tobago has its issues.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
​It must be decades since I saw a Gary Larson Far Side cartoon which depicted “tribal”-looking people (bones through noses and so forth) scrambling to hide electrical appliances, while through the win
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
​Listening to Prof Patrick Hosein’s professorial lecture last Thursday night at UWI, St Augustine, I found myself alternating between irrational exuberance and cynical disgust.