Posts Tagged Angelo Bissessarsingh

‘FMD’ blog history… “A look at Trinidad and Tobago’s history (#6)”… 

The following articles about the history of the oil industry in Trinidad were posted in June 2016, the young historian Angelo Bissessersingh passed away in February 2017. Enjoy a recap of some of Trinidad’s history – https://formuchdeliberation.wordpress.com/2016/06/27/a-look-at-trinidad-and-tobagos-history-6/ Advertisements

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Trinidadian historian Angelo Bissessarsingh… 

Recently Trinidad & Tobago lost one of its great young historians Angelo Bissessarsingh. Angelo was a researcher, historian, author and a national award recipient…  http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20170202/news/angelo-bissessarsingh-has-died Some articles by Angelo are posted here on FMD: https://formuchdeliberation.wordpress.com/tag/angelo-bissessarsingh/

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A look at Trinidad and Tobago’s history (#7)…

Articles by local historian Angelo Bissessarsingh – entry #7 on ‘FMD’ Due to its ideal location and fertile lands, Trinidad has always been a hub for trade in the southern Caribbean. In the following article previously published in the Trinidad Guardian newspapers, historian Angelo Bissessarsingh presents some history into trade situations of yester-year… Enjoy the […]

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A look at Trinidad and Tobago’s history (#6)…

Articles by historian Angelo Bissessarsingh – entry #6 on FMD The following articles published in the Trinidad Guardian newspapers on June 19th and 26th, and on the 3rd July, 2016, highlight the development of the oil industry in south Trinidad, focusing on the village of Fyzabad… Read the articles here: Part 1 – Fyzabad’s about-face […]

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A look at Trinidad and Tobago’s history (#5)…

Articles by historian Angelo Bissessarsingh – entry #5 on FMD A brief history of local government (published in the Trinidad Guardian newspapers October 20th, 2013) Summary: “Local government in T&T is a vague and sketchy concept, eclipsed by blaring music trucks and much heated talk without either the electorate or the candidates fully grasping the true portent […]

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A look at Trinidad and Tobago’s history (#4)…

Articles by historian Angelo Bissessarsingh – entry #4 on FMD The North Post (published in the Trinidad Guardian newspapers September 15th, 2013) The North Post was an element in the development of a better communications system for Trinidad and Tobago… Read about its history here: THE NORTH POST…

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A look at Trinidad and Tobago’s history (#3)…

Articles by historian Angelo Bissessarsingh – entry #3 on FMD The Maraval Reservoir (published in the Trinidad Guardian newspapers Sunday December 1st, 2013) …The upper reaches of the Maraval River were chosen as the place for the construction of a dam and filtration system. Pipes would be laid alongside the river… Read about “The Maraval Reservoir” here: THE […]

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A look at Trinidad and Tobago’s history (#2)…

Articles by historian Angelo Bissessarsingh – entry #2 on FMD THE FIRE WALKERS (published in the Trinidad Guardian newspapers September 27th, 2015) On the lands of the old Peru estate (later known as St James), and in what was later to become Boissiere Village, Maraval, a number of Tamils from Kerala, in India, settled after indentureship in […]

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A look at Trinidad and Tobago’s history (#1)…

Articles by historian Angelo Bissessarsingh – entry #1 on FMD THE ECCLES TRAGEDY OF WORLD WAR I (published in the Trinidad Guardian newspapers November 30th, 2014) Introduction: Among the dozens of T&T men who registered to fight in Europe during World War I (1914-18), there are many who never returned to their homeland. Their stories were quickly […]

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