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Raymond Ramcharitar

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
​With all the talk about child marriage and religious politics, the act which looms behind the sermonising and shouting, the defilement of children, remains un-discussed, if its emotional force imbues
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
In recent times, Mr Sat Maharaj of the child-marriage imbroglio has solidified his position as a spokesman for the “Indian community.” This isn’t true.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
​The last few weeks have been rife with stories about Indians. The Indian Arrival gang did a reenactment, complete with ethnic costumes, ships and wailing about how awful Indentureship was.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
​“Eight years ago, I said it was time to change the tone of our politics,” said a sardonic Barack Obama at his last White House Correspondents’ dinner a few weeks ago.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
​A few years ago, in a discussion about the possibility of a Caribbean literature prize, I proposed that it wasn’t a good idea, as the politics would make it into a literary Special Olympics (no insul
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
​Sometimes discovering an idea, or a single word, leads to an unexpected vista of meaning, which clarifies the past, present and future.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
​Imagine my surprise when scrolling through The Daily Beast on Monday, I see, as a featured article, “Why Trinidad Hates its Olympic Gymnast”, by the DB’s London editor, Nico Hines.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
​You can’t turn on a television and miss it—on the right, the Trump phenomenon in the US, and its natural opposite, on the left, the Hillary Clinton/Bernie Sanders show.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
​A few years ago, in a discussion about the possibility of a Caribbean literature prize, I proposed that it wasn’t a good idea, as the politics would make it into a literary Special Olympics (no insul
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
​Dear Minister of Tourism, greetings.

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