“Despite the horrendous history of Columbus, his statue represents a tangible historical link to Europe, Africa, and Asia since 1498.”

In T&T today a minority is in control of the majority of the nation’s productive wealth and property. The average Trinidadian finds himself a wage slave who is being paid just enough to need the job he has and yet not enough to be able to develop and thus abandon it.

For example, when the minister of transport makes a pronouncement on the subject of his ministry, he is making a pronouncement on something which although he has control over, really is more belonging to the ordinary man than it is to him. After all, I have never seen the minister of transport in a maxi.