Take a Bow, Jean-Claude

Yuh eva eat food and talk recession? Pick seasonin in yuh front yard and reason about the economy? Then Jean-Claude tell me dis: “Linked to the idea of youth is that someone is there to look after you. I think the nation is entering a general phase of adulthood where children are asking themselves questions …

Red Pill or Blue Pill? Murders in Laventille

“How many rivers do we have to cross before we can talk to the boss? All that we’ve got, seems we have lost we must have really paid the cost.” – Bob Marley, Burnin and Lootin If yuh think the shooting of Denelson Smith and Mark Richard does not affect you because your particular class …

Letter To Chris Gayle: Do Not Apologise

Do not apologise, Chris. Cricket is a sport that reserves commentary to expert journalists and legendary (male) players. But Mel McLaughlin is beautiful. Mel is also a woman. So it is okay for you not to do your job when she is doing hers. It is okay for you to deny her a professional interview …

Recipe: Ital Pelau [Shiitake Mushroom]

Nazma Muller: As a child, Amilcar Sanatan was awakened on Saturday mornings by the spicy aroma of delectably seasoned meat as it cooked in bubbling brown sugar and hot oil. This, he would think, is what bliss smells like, as Aunt Valerina once again made her magic pelau. For Sanatan, a former president of the …