was different this year new venues for Dimanche
Gras and Panorama, the one-song rule and maximum security...
resignations in the last two weeks involving Members
of Parliament in different Caricom countries have
brought to the fore the question of when it is desirable
that an MP resigns, especially if his reputation is
in some way tarnished...
use of the pitch between Memorial Park
and the Boulevard at the Queens Park Savannah
for Carnival seems to have worked. It certainly was
the only really enjoyable area during the Panorama
Mohammed updated 11/02/07
You know things bad when you stand dumbly at the
entrance of an all-inclusive fete waiting to be
frisked, searched, patted, spun around and scanned,
and the security not even worrying with you...
Hamid Ghany updated
Thursday, John Spence, writing in the Daily Express,
expressed the view that his conclusion about the draft
constitution by Sir Ellis Clarke would shift
our governance very much in favour of increased power
of a single individual, the Executive President...
Mathur updated 25/02/07
Carnival raged in Trinidad and Tobago, I stood a spectator
with a group of tourists at the drama in the sky...
Grant updated 25/02/07
the many were wining up in a band or otherwise movin
to de riddum of de road, the brave few who downstaged
the Carnival proved to be nervous souls alternately
biting their lips and praying...
George updated 11/02/07
recent uproar over the objections to the appointment
of a sitting magistrate to the position of High Court
judge have been analysed and described by itinerant
columnist and veteran journalist Andy Johnson...
Padmore updated 25/02/07
Merry Monarch has ended his glorious reign confounding
the countless Cassandras that Carnival 2007 would
have been calamitous largely because of crime and
resistance to change...
Quentrall-Thomas updated 25/02/07
my article on Jamaica provoked some interesting responses!
Let me start by thanking everyone who wrote about
Lee updated 31/12/06
one to shirk the obligations of scribbling from the
periphery and with an eye for synchronicity, I sit,
or rather slump, on this glorious festival of boxes
to write out the old year...